South Africa descends towards a new apartheid: Immigrants create armed gangs and patrol the streets in the face of violence from black locals aimed at foreigners

Immigrants carrying machetes have clashed with police in a search for locals that attacked foreign shop owners in Durban

  • Anti-immigrant protests have been ongoing in South Africa for two weeks and at least five people have been killed
  • Foreign nationals have been loading trucks with their wares as they flee Johannesburg and neighbouring towns
  • Protesters are angry about foreigners in the country when unemployment is high and wealth isn’t distributed equally
  • Immigrants wielding machetes have clashed with police as they hunt for locals that targeted foreign shop owners 
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