Thabo Mbeki’s xenophobia denialism
Returning to last month’s APRM meeting, Mbeki warned that “To attach this label ‘xenophobic’, results in many instances of us not understanding…what is the source of this issue.”
The xenophobes are ingrates
Given the recent xenophobic attacks, this piece is to prove that South Africans are confirmed ingrates. That country emerged as an independent country in 1910, and was the fourth member-nation of the Commonwealth.
The humiliation of Nigerians abroad
Just when it seemed the worst had been seen of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians, the phenomenon went on the increase the other day with reports of many innocent Nigerians coming under racial and vicious attacks in different parts of the world. This is unacceptable by any standards.
Xenophobic attacks, killings: Isolate South Africa, Aremu urges African leaders
Labour leader and Vice President, Industrial Global Union, Comrade Issa Aremu, has called on all Africa countries to rise against attacks and killings of migrant workers, as recently exhibited by South Africa.
Animo-Cities: Trouble in places of animosity
We call up these two wise recitations to call attention to the mutual destruction that is killing the people of South Africa who refuse to hang together, preferring to hang alone. Like other African and world communities.
South Africans and the blame game
Black South Africa’s social imaginary is one that seems distorted and tormented by the ghosts of the past. They seem to be always fixated on creating metaphors to enable them to escape from both self and a worldview.....
South Africa and a peculiar problem
It is a tragedy that the spate of xenophobic attacks by South Africans on fellow Africans which this newspaper described the other day as a snake only scorched and not killed has, indeed, continued to bare its fangs with more ferocity.
Senate cancels trip to South Africa over xenophobic attacks
The Senate has cancelled its planned trip to South Africa over recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country. Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, who presided at yesterday’s plenary, announced the cancellation of the trip after a closed-door session of the upper chamber. He said the cancellation became imperative to avoid multiple…
The xenophobe in all of us
The Nigerian state manifests intolerable indifference to the plight of her people. Many Nigerians are thereby driven abroad with the hope of finding help to ameliorate their situation or circumstance.
Nigerian, South African unions to meet over xenophobic attacks
The union expressed concern over the ongoing xenophobic attacks against foreigners in South Africa, calling on the Federal Government to immediately evacuate Nigerians to prevent further killings.