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IN PICTURES / South Africa

Homes burned, shops looted in anti-migrant attacks

Renewed anti-foreigner violence has raised fresh fears and uncertainty among members of migrant communities in S Africa.

by Ihsaan Haffejee
27 Feb 2017 GMT+3
Anderson Mapata, a migrant from Malawi, is seen in a home destroyed in an arson attack in the Johannesburg suburb of Rosettenville. Ihsaan Haffejee/Al Jazeera


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