Capital Connection: Examining xenophobia towards refugees, rise of violence in South Sudan

PUBLISHED: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:59:31 GMT

On this week’s episode of capital connection, we examine the link between rising xenophobia and the growing number of asylum seekers, the growing violence in South Sudan which has uprooted more than 5000 people in the last few months; then we discuss the economic strain on Uganda’s economy after its altruistic decision to open its borders to asylum seekers; joined by Matthew Kindinger, Senior Sub-Saharan Africa Analyst from Ducker Frontier; Geno Teofilo, Regional Head of Communications at the Norwegian Refugee Council; and then lastly a panel discussion on the link between xenophobia and rising refugee numbers with Tino Mambeu, Independent Zimbabwean Political Analyst; Struan Robertson, The knowledge Management co-coordinator at Seriti Institute and Robin Lenahan, candidate attorney from Lawyers for Human rights.…

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