The Chinese who call South Africa home, despite the violence and xenophobia

South Africa is facing numerous challenges, from low economic growth and high unemployment and crime, to occasional outbreaks of xenophobic violence where foreigners have been routinely accused by locals of stealing jobs.Despite these problems, Chinese working and living in South Africa remain largely optimistic about the country’s future – and none interviewed in recent weeks by the South China Morning Post say they want to leave.Kim Lee, the 76-year-old proprietor of Lee’s Chinese Restaurant…

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