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    New Political Backlash Against Indians Is Brewing

    Are they wearing out their welcome? Politically influential Indians are making waves in South Africa and Uganda — accused of funding despots — and some worry their influence, combined with xenophobia and economic woes, will lead to retaliation. Indians have been cautioned against attending political rallies in Uganda, and populists have accused President Zuma of selling South Africa “over a plate of curry” — reviving concern that had receded significantly since attacks against Indians flared in Uganda in the ’70s, Fiji in the ’80s and Kenya in the ’90s.

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