John Robbie: #SowetoAttacks are xenophobic - or opportunistic?

John Robbie ended his broadcast week presenting his Breakfast Show live from Moroka Police Station in Soweto.

He spoke to Gauteng MEC for Community Safety, Sizakele Mkosi-Malobane, who doesn't believe that this looting is Xenophobic in nature.

It's not a random attack on individuals who are foreign nationals, it is different from 2008.

Gauteng MEC for Community Safety, Sizakele Mkosi-Malobane

Caller Munier immediately disagreed with the MEC - saying the looting is Xenophobic, as his father who is a foreign national living in the community for 50 years. He is well known yet his shop was looted!

It's just an opportunity to loot.

Munier

Lincoln, a South African, shared a very different sentiment... He believes that the looting is definitely sparked by Xenophobia.

They treat our people with arrogance.

Lincoln

A looter by the name of Tebogo called in to the show admit that his own acts were opportunistic - in no way Xenophobic. He felt that was a motivation shared by many of the looters with him.

I just happened to take part

Tebogo

Listen to Tebogo's call to John Robbie:

What do you think?


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