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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 »

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 Congress · Herman ...and more »

Mashaba: Opening of clinic in Alexandra cancelled due to thuggery - Eyewitness News

Alexandra residents have accused Herman Mashaba of trying to take credit for the newly built clinic. A woman and child walk past a burning barricade in Alexandra, put in place to close the road to the new clinic that was meant to be opened. Picture ...and more »

Mashaba denies fuelling xenophobic eruptions - eNCA

File: Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba, accused of fuelling xenophobic violence, says he wants only to make the city safe. Photo: eNCA/Bafana Nzimande. JOHANNESBURG - Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba won't back down on calls for illegal foreign ...and more »

Seal SA's borders, mayor Herman Mashaba urges - Business Day

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has called on the Department of Home Affairs to seal the country's borders and ensure that no one comes into the country illegally. He said this in a march by the DA to Gauteng premier David Makhura's office in central ...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 »

Zimbabwe: Inconvenient, Unspoken Truths About Xenophobia -

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 foreigners in 2015 by likening them to ants and lice ...and more »

Mashaba not happy with City Power - Randburg Sun

JOBURG — With one MMC removed and an MD on leave, the investigation of alleged corruption in City Power continues. February 28, 2017. The Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba. Photo: File/Chantelle Fourie. JOBURG — Mayor Herman Mashaba ...and more »

Plans to curb xenophobic attacks in Joburg - Randburg Sun

Mayor Herman Mashaba and Public Safety MMC Michael Sun at the launch of the refocused K9 Narcotics and Tactical Unit within Metro police. Photo: File/Chantelle Fourie. JOBURG — The City of Johannesburg's mayor, Herman Mashaba, said he is working ...and more »

ANC wanted Parks Tau to open clinic, says Mashaba - Independent Online

Johannesburg – The African National Congress (ANC) wanted former Johannesburg mayor Parks Tau to open the new R22 million clinic in Alexandra instead of incumbent mayor Herman Mashaba, which would have been against the wishes of city residents. Mashaba ...and more »