Ethiophobia, Afrophobia In South Africa


According to this BBC report, “kwerekwere” is a derogatory word in South Africa for African immigrants. In contrast, this article on Quartz says, white immigrants are treated differently, often referred to as “expats” or simply categorized as “tourists”. Therefore, Afrophobia (as opposed to xenophobia) has become the preferred term to describe the ongoing attacks on foreigners in South Africa …

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