Malawi to boycott South Africa goods after xenophobia attacks

In response to the increasing xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa, a group of concerned Malawians is making a strong appeal to fellow countrymen to boycott goods and services from South African business empires like Shoprite, Game Stores, Pep and Inter-Cape Bus Service.BOYCOTT

A branch of South African chain Shoprite targetted for goods boycott

A branch of South African chain Shoprite targetted for goods boycott

In a statement posted online, the grouping says it’s disgusting that brothers and sisters are being hacked; slaughtered, chased wildly a development that is making life unbearable to them and all their relatives.

“The disgusting pathetic new apartheid order in back in South Africa. The only crime they’re earning this victimization is for being foreign citizens… This is a qualification that natives of South Africa, not Immigration officers, have used to brutalize migrants and the reality on the ground is shockingly inhumane,” reads the online statement in part.

The statement says the barbaric actions happening in South Africa illustrate that South Africans have no regard for the values of Ubuntu; “they have turned into enemies of other Africans; they are detached from the Africans’ family; they hold no dignity for fellow Africans; they have defied international solidarity.”

The grouping is accusing the African Union, SADC, UN and other organization of “just snoring and ignoring the status quo as if those being victimized in South Africa are aliens”.

They say South Africans are committing grievous crimes against humanity and their government must be taken to task accordingly.

Malawians are also being urged not to ot fly on South African airways until the murderous savagery ends.

Thousands of people from Malawi, Burundi, Zimbabwe and Congo have reportedly fled their homes in South Africa since a spate of xenophobic attacks and looting erupted two weeks ago.

Media reports said four people had been killed since the beginning of the month, including an Ethiopian man whose shop was petrol-bombed by a mob.

One Malawian was reportedly killed but Information Minister Kondwani Nankhumwa told reporters in Lilongwe on Wednesday: “So far, only three Malawians have been reported seriously injured.”

“However, one person who was also heavily injured has been evacuated from the camp by his relatives, and he is being taken care of by his family,” added Nankhumwa.

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mzamba wamkulu
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Zuma headless stupid maggot. president or spectator? shame on u Zuma.God will punish u alive I swear.

Juku
Guest

South africans they don’t what they are doing lets pray to God to 4gv them.

Dealextreme Sucks
Guest

Yes! Finally someone writes about online shopping.

BOX 13 BILILA, N U
Guest

Jesus is coming,these are signs of the time,nowhere in this world is peace,just watch aljazeel for 1hr then you will agree with the bible’s prophencies,this is time to repent

Mbangi Johnson
Guest

South African economy survived international boycott and can do without Malawi. Reminder: Malawi never supported South African struggle for independence, your former puppet president Kamuzu Banda was in the payroll of apartheid south Africa

Msangaambe Phiri
Guest

Boycott buying from those shops,bcz these ppl are very very stupid uncivilised Nation.If their economy collapse its when they will realise that there is no country which may survive in isolation.

wadyapo chikwawa
Guest

Their president knows nothing than fucking around, he can’t control them but he knows all what is happening them shame! Shame! Let us fire back.

Kulibe kantu
Guest

Ezekiwe, you are just another silly person. Kugona bwanji? People like you are failures in life, selfish. This is time to support your fellow Malawians. In Zimbabawe and Zambia have already demonstrated.

Ethiopian
Guest

Hey all Africans,

We all helped South African gain independence just the other day from their oppressors the whites. This time they are killing us mercilessly. Let’s chase them too from all over Africa back to South Africa to be colonized by thief whites…
Let’s get them one by one, and take them back!!! This is not fair at all, Use hash tag take South Africans back to thier country!!

Joleen
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I am so sorry about these Xenophobic attacks. No one deserves 2 b murder.I am South African and I am so sorry.God created us all in his image we have no right 2 kill another human being. I don’t have the power or wealth 2 stop these attacks bt I will do is pray everyday and ask God 2 protect every foreign person in this country. God loves every1 equally n he taught us 2 love not 2 kill. Not once was I ever attacked or harmed by a foreigner in South africa,they are peaceful n loving people.May Jesus protect… Read more »
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