The South African Council of Churches (SACC) says it is concerned that government officials are not taking the xenophobic threats seriously, claiming that these are just rumours.
SACC general-secretary, Eddie Makue, points out that, “This is not just a rumour. The threats for us are real and we want to see action from the police."
Makue says the SACC as a civil society organisation is not happy that the Minister of Police, Nathi Mthethwa, adding that the threats were just rumours to discredit the World Cup.
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