Repatriation of Nigerians from South Africa is not a permanent solution - Obasanjo
Former President Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo Monday said the repatriation of Nigerians from South Africa is not a permanent solution but a palliative action. “Repatriation of Nigerians from South Africa is obviously not a permanent solution," Obasanjo said in a letter written to the founder of the Inkatha Freedom Party, in South Africa, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi.…
Afrophobia not Xenophobia
Of the terms plastered across the front pages of dailies in the past few days following the attacks on Nigerian businesses in South Africa, xenophobia has been prominent.
South Africa closes missions in Nigeria over 'Afrophobia'
South Africa Thursday said it has closed its diplomatic missions in Lagos and Abuja after reprisal attacks on some of its businesses. South Africa Foreign Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor told Reuters that the closure was necessary after series of attacks on foreign-owned businesses in South Africa caused a diplomatic spat. She said South Africa was…