South Africa’s xenophobic agenda is impeding its coronavirus response

“South Africa declared a state of disaster in mid-March and became the first African country to impose a lockdown a week later. Ordinary life has been upturned – except that when it comes to the government’s treatment of migrants and asylum seekers, it is mostly business as usual. This is damaging not just for the wellbeing of migrants but for the public health of the whole nation.”

via African Arguments