Being foreign in SA can make you want to kill yourself
Xenophobia and other hardships mean immigrants account for a disproportionate share of attempted suicides
When Moira left Zimbabwe two years ago to work in SA, she hoped to save enough to fund her business management studies then start a small business to help her raise her five-year-old daughter, who was just three at the time.
But a month after she started her new job as a domestic worker in Cape Town, SA went into lockdown.
“My husband and I both lost our jobs and for six months we did not have any form of income. We depended on relatives to give us food,” she said...