AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Sbu Zikode

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

POLITICAL “ETHNICITY”

Last week three people were killed and scores of others injured or left homeless in attacks on members of a poor squatters movement, Abahlali baseMjondolo, outside the country’s third-largest city, Durban. The attackers shouted: “‘The AmaMpondo are taking over Kennedy. Kennedy is for the AmaZulu.” AmaMpondo is a veiled reference to identify the squatter movement