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Xenophobia: The man whose death shocked the world



Nothing portrayed the beastie, or barbaric nature of man to fellow men than the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the world was shocked by stories of poverty stricken South Africans who blamed foreigners in their country for their woes, and took their anger out on them by attacking, and looting their shops.

They also inflicted bodily injuries on a lot of foreigners.

But if there was one single act that shocked the world more than anything, it was the cold blooded public murder of a Mozambique national, Emmanuel Sithole, who was brutally stabbed and clubbed to death right in front of a news crew, who photographed the whole episode.

The attack which went viral within a few minutes took place Alexandra township in Johannesburg on April 18, 2015. The photographer rushed him to the hospital after his attackers left him to loot his shop, but he later died from his wounds.

At the day clinic less than 100m away the doctor scheduled to be on duty did not show up because he was a foreigner and feared being a victim of xenophobia.

See the pictures:


Mozambique national Emmanuel Sithole is attacked by men in Alexandra township during the anti-immigrant violence  in Johannesburg




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  1. naughtynot

    April 22, 2015 at 5:45 pm

    Signs of the end time . This is bloody real. It is amazing how man will do this to man. Same color, same race? Jesus!

  2. Apachee zooma

    April 22, 2015 at 5:53 pm

    Really sad! Beasts!!

  3. Ifenkili

    April 23, 2015 at 6:46 am

    animals. lazy barbaric idiots. senseless.

  4. Koyata Senju

    April 23, 2015 at 7:24 am

    So none of the crew present stepped in…wow! So they just stood by as the murder was committed, they were watching action film.

  5. Jedimaster

    April 23, 2015 at 9:58 am

    The white South Africans are unharmed by this, why are so many blacks ignorant? It always baffles me as their stupidity defies logic. Not one single white South African embroiled in this fracas.

  6. damizzle!!

    April 23, 2015 at 10:13 am

    omg!!!!brutality…. the heart of man is desperately wicked…. Lord have mercy

  7. kenny

    April 23, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    Some Human beings are lesser animals

  8. Swagtyt

    April 24, 2015 at 8:14 am

    sometimes i wonder what these people think about everyday to arrive at such act conveniently. DEVIL NO GO GREE MAKE THESE KIN PEOPLE ENTER HELL FIRE….BECAUSE IF THEY ENTER HE WILL RELOCATE TO HEAVEN…”I SWEAR”

  9. otega.

    April 24, 2015 at 12:42 pm

    oh my God , this act is satanic and barbaric.

  10. otega.

    April 24, 2015 at 12:46 pm

    this kind of people are not true humans they are satanic, and they are here to carry out the work of the devil remember the devil is a destroyer from the beginning.

  11. OmaOjor

    April 30, 2015 at 7:52 am

    If you remember, the guy who shot Lucky Dube said he thought Lucky Dube was a Nigerian. There was no quarrel or confrontation of any kind; just for ‘being a Nigerian’, Lucky Dube, who turned out to be a South African to the realization of his murderer, had to die. You can imagine how lazy and backward somebody who had time to purchase or steal a gun could be not to even know Lucky Dube of all people, even within South Africa. For so long there has been hatred for Nigerians in South Africa. This is most unfortunate.

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