Africa In South Africa, poverty fuels a xenophobic flame

Most of the culprits behind the recent attacks on foreigners live in shantytowns where 40 percent of residents are unemployed and most feel profoundly marginalized.

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On a recent afternoon in the factory-lined Johannesburg suburb of Actonville, a small crowd of men sit huddled over cups of umqombothi, a frothy traditional beer, and describe their homes.