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Chinese Businesses Grapple With Violence, Crime in South Africa and Angola

Protestors gather outside of the Chinese-owned Weng Family Supermarket to protest against a shooting incident at the store. Image via Witbanknews.

Foreign-owned businesses in the northwestern South African city of Witbank (aka Emalahleni City) have been closed all week in response to street protests against a Chinese-owned supermarket. 

On Monday, a family entered the store when the father got into some kind of altercation. The family quickly left the supermarket but a security guard followed and shot him point-blank. The incident sparked large protests outside the store. Police say an investigation into what happened is now underway. (WITBANK NEWS)

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