The New Face of Prejudice

It is the kind of row that happens all the time in South Africa. A local woman, confronted by a Nigerian immigrant, told the man to go home where "millions of black people" needed him. You "should not have run away" from your own country, she said. Incensed, the Nigerian's colleague demanded she retract her comments. She refused.

Just another day in South Africa? Well, yes, except that this heated exchange took place not on the mean streets of Johannesburg, where locals and immigrants from across Africa regularly clash, but on the floor of the South African Parliament...

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