Nigeria and Zambia, now its in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC; that South Africa is under attack.
Photos on social media showed that protesters had violently displayed at the premises of the South African embassy in Lubumbashi, capital of the Katanga Province.
Elsewhere, businesses belonging to South African brands have also been attacked and looted.
Over in the SADC region, Tanzania’s national carrier, Air Tanzania; announced that it had suspended flights to South Africa over the violent incidents of the last few days.
Works Transport and Communication Minister, Isack Kamwelwe, on Thursday said all flights scheduled for South Africa effective Friday had been cancelled till the South African authorities get a grip on safety of foreigners in the country.
Bullet points of major incidents around the issue:
Madagascar calls off friendly with South Africa
Air Tanzania suspends flights to South Africa
Anti-South Africa protests in DRC
Nigerian Airline to airlift citizens back home for free
South Africa says arrests at 289, death toll stands at 5
Kenya says two of its citizens were killed
South Africa must do more to stop xenophobia – Amnesty International
Nigeria issues South Africa Travel Advisory
Local airline, Air Peace, offers free evacuation of Nigerians
Nigeria pulls out of World Economic Forum on Africa, ongoing in Cape Town
Reprisal attacks were recorded in Lagos and Ibadan
Abuja issued statement calling for calm and restraint
Nigeria police beefs up security at SA-owned businesses
Regional body, Southern Africa Development Community, SADC; voices condemnation
Botswana issues South Africa travel advisory
MTN shuts all shops across Nigeria
Zambia shuts three South African malls
Zambia football body cancels match with SA.