A viral video saw moment a South African business outlet, Pick n Pay in the East Park Shopping Mall in Lusaka, Zambia, was attacked by protesters on Wednesday morning.
At Thabo Mbeki Road in Lusaka, in a mall, the protests saw houses Builders Warehouse and Food Lovers Market, both South African companies led to its closure.
It was reported that some University of Zambia students engaged in the protest in which they broke through a barricaded door of the Pick n Pay outlet, armed with shopping trolleys.
The protests which rocked Nigeria and Zambia over the xenophobic attacks launched by South Africans against foreigners especially Nigerians, has also led to the closure of Multichoice offices and branches in Nigeria and Zambia.
The giant Telecommunication, MTN has also closed some stores and service centres in Nigeria, while Shoprite confirmed that several stores in South Africa, Nigeria and Zambia were unable to open due to protest action.
The Zambian-born superstar, B’Flow disclosed that a Zambian radio station Hot FM will no longer play South African music till further notice.
He averred that South Africans are teaching other African countries to be hostile and also expressed fear that the violence which South Africans instigated might spread to other African countries.
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Lusaka Zambia. Protests over the violence in SA. Video as received pic.twitter.com/x4OZ1v3oxT
— Yusuf Abramjee (@Abramjee) September 4, 2019
University of Zambia students marching against xenophobia in South Africa. pic.twitter.com/eKHUmjl5FI
— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) September 4, 2019
Zambia students have taken to the streets boycotting and looting SA businesses. The mess we have created in this country has a dire ripple effect. Can our politicians get off their mansions and do something now pic.twitter.com/awG4msEyEO
— PO$H HAIR COMPANY (@poshhaircompany) September 4, 2019
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