Brian Sokutu
Senior Print Journalist
3 minute read
21 Oct 2021
6:30 am

Gqeberha violence proves SA jungle needs a rainbow

Brian Sokutu

Whether you are a local or foreign national, no one has a right to attack and burn anyone’s vehicle – an incident smacking of xenophobia.

Picture: Flickr

Korsten, one of Nelson Mandela Bay’s oldest areas, is not only known for its history, but has for decades been a multicultural suburb, which has developed into a major trading zone – a strategic business and industrial hub. Whether you need Indian or Malay spices, cuisine, fish and chips – Korsten comes to mind when I am in the Friendly City. Named after Frederick Korsten, one of the first colonial traders to settle at Algoa Bay, Korsten was established in 1896, but only began to develop after 1902. It was the land of our forefathers who were cattle farmers –...