South African looters take items from foreign-owned shops during a riot in Johannesburg in September. Photo: AFP

The Chinese who call South Africa home, despite the violence and xenophobia

  • Chinese have been spared the sort of xenophobic violence that has been directed at poor, black migrants in South Africa
  • Migrants are seen as competition for scarce jobs and government services in a country with a 29 per cent unemployment rate
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South African looters take items from foreign-owned shops during a riot in Johannesburg in September. Photo: AFP
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