Hostel residents protest against foreigners

eNCA reporter Nqobile Madlala is in Jeppestown covering the clash between foreign nationals and hostel residents in the Johannesburg CBD. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Hostel residents from various parts of Johannesburg took to the streets in protest against foreigners on Sunday.

The residents are also demanding that those arrested during xenophobic attacks last week be released.

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The crowds had gathered earlier in Jeppestown for a meeting with IFP President Emeritus Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi.

However, some stormed off as Buthelezi appealed for calm.