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Themba Hadebe/AP
Zimbabwean Lewis Dube, a father of
three boys who has been living in South
for ten years, said that he was
attacked by a mob and chased out of his
shack in a squatter camp. (AP)

Focus on South Africa

June 27, 2008
by Liz Colville
South Africa’s political situation looks increasingly dire after an era of relative peace in the country. Immigration to South Africa from neighboring countries in crisis, chiefly Zimbabwe, has increased xenophobic violence and caused dozens of deaths in 2008.

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