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Analysis: The awful politics of xenophobia - Daily Maverick

South Africans have a certain reputation for public robustness. We fight, scream, and shout at each other, all in the name of deciding what would make for a better country. At times, though, this robustness threatens to derail us at a time when many ...and more »

Mashaba denies fuelling xenophobic eruptions - eNCA

JOHANNESBURG - Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba won't back down on calls for illegal foreign nationals to face the full might of the law. After another night of violent confrontations on Sunday, Mashaba said he was interested only in providing a safe ...and more »

Inconvenient, unspoken truths about xenophobia - The Herald

Tichaona Zindoga Political Editor Herman Mashaba. Remember that name: he is the Mayor of Johannesburg, representing the opposition Democratic Alliance. If you recall that Zulu monarch, King Goodwill Zwelithini, who sparked off deadly attacks on ...and more »

Workers protest delay in opening of new clinic in Alexandra - Eyewitness News

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba was supposed to open the new River Park Clinic this morning but had to cancel. Police on scene during a protest by Jozi@Work employees on 28 February 2017. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. African National ...and more »

Home Affairs Department responds to Herman Mashaba - Business Day

The Home Affairs Department hit back at Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba on Tuesday over his criticism of its attitude towards xenophobia‚ saying the mayor had not responded to requests for his input on amendments to migration bills under ...and more »

Mashaba not happy with City Power - Randburg Sun

JOBURG — Mayor Herman Mashaba acknowledged City Power board's acceptance of its managing director, Sicelo Xulu's request to go on leave,. But he said he is deeply dissatisfied with the manner in which the board of City Power has handled the serious ...and more »

Jozi@Work protest disrupts opening of clinic - Independent Online

Johannesburg – Mayor of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba had to cancel the opening of the R22 million River Park clinic in Alexandra after a group held a protest and blocked roads around the precinct on Tuesday. The protesters were from the the city's job ...and more »

Mayor Mashaba vows to uplift Joburg - Independent Online

Johannesburg – The employment of 1 500 metro police officers, functioning traffic lights, additional homeless shelters, more Metro buses and the fixing of potholes. These are some of the changes that Joburg residents can look forward to in the next few ...and more »