Angered by the recent South Africans xenophobic attacks, some Zambian students on Wednesday took to the South African Embassy in Lusaka, the country’s capital.
The visibly-angry students of the Rainbow nation defied huge police presence and approached the embassy to achieve their aim.
Despite being addressed by Kakoma Kanganja, the Zambian general Police inspector and his police team, the angry citizens seems not to be pleased with his remark.
The action comes shortly after Zambia has cancelled an international friendly football match which was slated for Lusaka next weekend against South Africa.
“This is because of the security concerns, you never know what can happen,” Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) secretary-general Adrian Kashala, told AFP. “We want to be sure of the security of (the) visiting team”.
The attacks on foreigners came a day after South African truckers started a nationwide strike on Sunday to press their demand against the employment of foreign drivers. They blocked roads and torched foreign-driven vehicles mainly in the southwestern KwaZulu-Natal province.
See photos from the protest below: