South Africa’s Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said on Monday that the attacks against foreigners in South Africa were planned by criminals and that government can’t prevent it.
Mapisa-Nqakula who said this in an interview with eNCA, a local channel described South Africa as an angry nation and insisted that the government can’t prevent the ongoing violence.
“The reality is that we have an angry nation. What’s happening can never be prevented by any government,” she said.
According to her the death of two people during a clash in Johannesburg CBD on Sunday Sept. 8, could have been avoided but that it was well orchestrated by criminal elements.
She however, said the xenophobic attacks were not politically motivated
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