News24 | ‘This is the danger’: Expert blames govt failures for PA’s Limpopo River ‘standoff’ with foreigners

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Patriotic Alliance leader, Gayton McKenzie.

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The government’s failure to effectively guard South Africa’s borders has created conditions favourable for political parties to mobilise against foreigners ahead of the general elections, an expert says.

Sysman Motloung, a political studies and international relations lecturer at North West University, warned that political parties would stage even more protests in the build-up to the elections.

He was reacting to videos of Patriotic Alliance (PA) leader Gayton McKenzie and people in PA T-shirts in what McKenzie termed “a war” and a “standoff” at the Limpopo River.

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