2008: Protesters chant slogans during a wave of xenophobic violence that was the deadliest in South African history. There have been many more since then, most recently in February 2017. (Photo/ SA HistoryOnline/ REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko)

Xenophobia Rears Its Ugly Head In S. Africa Again: Anti-Immigrant Sentiment ‘Deep And Wide’, Studies Show

The country “exhibits levels of intolerance and hostility to outsiders unlike virtually anywhere else”; 3.8 million South Africans would be prepared to use violent means to rid their neighbourhoods of foreigners