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Expansion Of Operation Dudula Worrisome

Expansion Of Operation Dudula Worrisome

There are fears that more Zimbabweans living in neighbouring South Africa could be in danger of xenophobic attacks as Operation Dudula has spread to Durban and other areas.

Operation Dudula is an anti-African immigrant movement in South Africa led by Nhlanhla “Lux” Dlamini, whose real name is Ntlantla Mohlauhi.

The activists blame undocumented foreigners, particularly Zimbabweans, for the high crime and unemployment rates in South Africa and are pushing for all illegal immigrants to leave.

South African television channel, eNCA recently reported that Operation Dudula was extending its branches to other provinces with its first launch being in KwaZulu Natal.

Zimbabwean national, Mbodazwe Banajo “Elvis” Nyathi, was killed and set on fire by vigilantes in Diepsloot, Johannesburg

on Wednesday last week, the day Lux visited the area.

Local political analysts say the spread of Operation Dudula to other provinces in South Africa is worrisome. Analyst Rejoice Ngwenya said:

Our countrymen can only be safe if vigilante groups like Dudula are immediately disbanded.

The SA government and the SA police (SAP) cannot continue to condone the wanton abuse of rights.

What this really means is that we now also have a right to wage war against anything South African in Zimbabwe.

If the South Africans don’t value our lives, why should we value our business co-operation?

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is in denial and his high sounding rhetoric counts for nothing until he directly confronts Dudula as another loss of life cannot be tolerated.

Another political analyst, Vivid Gwede, said regional leaders should come together to address the challenges in both South Africa and Zimbabwe. He said:

Operation Dudula and its attendant fallout of xenophobic violence are inexcusable on the part of the people and government of South Africa.

Equally, there should be a reflection in the whole of SADC on how to deal with historical inequalities in South Africa, poor economic performance and political problems in countries like Zimbabwe and the challenges of scarce economic opportunity and migration.

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa said the ruling African National Congress (ANC) cannot support Operation Dudula, describing the movement as a “vigilante-like force”.

He accused the group of trying to divide African people.

More: NewsDay


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37 Comments

Kodo 1 month ago

Pane nyaya pa Dudula apa,, if there is anythng Mr President fears is the return of more than 3 million Zimbabweans in the diaspora before election, that is why he denies Diaspora vote,,anoziva kt vano supporter CCC..
Then on the part of Ramaphosa,,he feels this operation is well timed kt if Zimbabweans return before 2023 they will go and vote against zanu, thats why his govt is scrapping the Zim Exemption Permits..so Zimbo guys dzokai hatichadiwa officially and otherwise.


Simboti Simboti 1 month ago

revenge is sour , zim tiri ve ground force saka tovalakasha s.a ya booker match


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yup 1 month ago

ko America irikupi nemasanctions ayo?


is not* 1 month ago

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Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 1 month ago

SADC should stop boot licking South Africa and its dog section, i see south africa as wanting to be a leader of other Nations and that has to stop because we are not scared of south africans but respect them as humans not animals.

if south africans behave like dogs, its time we treat them like dogs and its an easy road. Ramaphosa is now stoping this dudula thing but jus comment on it as if its not happening where he is and its 2uu bad...


. 1 month ago

mabrirish vanoenda everyday ku France kunotsvaka mabasa

Paul Piki 1 month ago

Vanhu hawana kutanga kuenda kuSouth nhasi. Even ichiri Rhodesia vanhu waitoenda kunotsvaga mabasa ikoko. It's only kuti maSuthAfricans apindwa nemweya wakaipa chete.

Shona 1 month ago

The Zanu pf regime has destroyed our beloved country to the extent that we are now a nuisance to our neighbors. If we had a functional economy, non of this would be happening.

Moyondizvo 1 month ago

This Lux Nhlanhla Dlamini guy thinks he is god. He has no moral campus he deserves the worst and most painful death. Anoda kudirwa petrol mumukanwa tyre richidonhedzerwa richibvira mumusoro make. Ane huZANU mumoyo sathane wemunhu


Valentine chinya 1 month ago

Hondo irikunoaone


Kanda 1 month ago

they are hard core criminals I say this from experience hapana one month vabata that Zim guy who raped and killed more than 20he only person who has said the truth is mkanya Zimbabweans when they are down south


Emmerson Dambudzoo 1 month ago

Last warning to all south africans citizens include your commanders and presdent i will chop you very soon

vakauya kuno ndovapei vana ivava


R.G Mugabe 1 month ago

Drama king, munofamba navo netsoka kuenda Mozambique zvamakaita gore riye 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

cute 1 month ago

why can't we declare war to southafrica


Paul Piki 1 month ago

Hapana, hapana, kaSouth tinokarova aka. Bob akatora zvombo zviri advanced

Shona 1 month ago

Isu hatina kana dhiziri

Unifier General 1 month ago

South African iri pa #3 muAfrica in terms dzekurwa hondo plus ine ma weapons ari advanced ,,,muno tino svasvangwa,,,

Soljarboy 1 month ago

They killed one Zimbo but now they are dying like mice in floods,God is great he can revenge immediately according to the 2017 prophecy.Let them like that they will perish sons of the devil 😈


Miss A. 1 month ago

Consider the fact that Zimboz are also dying there. Its not a win situation really.

soljarboy 1 month ago

Why can't you **** a bullet in Lux thick head once and it will be the end of Dudula.We are sick and tired of Lux.


Addy 1 month ago

l would have provided one gun if l had

Chawabvunza 1 month ago

What surprises me is that we rush to offer state assistance for the funeral and stop there. Why do we not say out what steps we have put in place to help to stop these xenophobic attacks. Our struggling economy and Government draconian policies are driving our people out of the country. Recently we drove and still driving doctors and nurses out of the country. No matter where one goes, home is best. There are Zimbabweans who want to come home, but they have no busfare. I propose that the second administration arranges buses to go down south to pick those who want to come back home. Let us not start talking about their voting patterns when they come back home. Let us champion bringing our children back home. [[ VOTE CCC FOR REAL CHANGE ]].


Addy 1 month ago

the bus drivers will surely stay after they see what a developed economy which will change their lifes really looks like

R.G Mugabe 1 month ago

Dudula is their own creation and they hide behind it. If South Africans want this to stop, it can but they are benefiting silently. I foresee a dead economy soon in SA due to this vigilantism nonsense. Durban port will be deserted for other ports soon.


Mkanya 1 month ago

South Africans are right.most robberies in that country are committed by Zimbabweans and moscans. Criminals wanted here are hiding in SA. Zimbos must come back and together we sort things home. Look at Harare today go to mbare foreigners are running tuckshops there yu go in CBD the same thing. Locals are being pushed to locations


putin 1 month ago

come back and vote mwana wevhu


Addy 1 month ago

nothing will change man we both know that

mhofu 1 month ago

y is it nations like zim cants retaliate nekuvharisawo ma s. a trucks that pass thru zim or s. a business to stop buyin or doin business navo til vagadzira nyika yavo. yes we kno we r there coz our country is not ryt yakaparara but that doesnt mean we shud die violently kwavo,


Addy 1 month ago

true

Mkanya 1 month ago

We can't retaliate with a dead economy. Most commodities we use are from SA.we have nothing

dacker 1 month ago

de different is de same ,ngavagare ikoko ,hondo yatiri kurwa nayo muZim macho ma1


ghettoyouth 1 month ago

dzokai kumusha ...makhandenu


Denver 1 month ago

home is the only solution dzokai kumusha


Moyondizvo 1 month ago

kumusha kune ZANU vana voendepi

zoe 1 month ago

kumusha kune Alshabab saka vana vodii

Joe Brownn 1 month ago

The vigilantes are a law unto themselves but there's nothing we can do about as foreigners. My advice to my fellow Zimbabweans is, please return home safe before it's too late zvirinani tife nenzara pane kupiswa please dzokai kumba hama dzangu.


Addy 1 month ago

dieing is better than bonddege l have been working in industry for the past 3 years since l have finished my attachment but they is nothing big l have achieved.Man here we an't going know where with our lifes wake up.


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