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Xenophobia Attacks

15 Nov 2019
A South African Anglican archbishop was among the injured Friday when violent scuffles broke out at a Cape Town church where hundreds of foreign nationals have been sheltered, clerical and human rights officials said.
29 Oct 2019
The Consul General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, has confirmed the murder of another Nigerian, Mr Chikamso Ufordi, in South Africa.
10 Sep 2019
Beverlyn Nyamakwenje was fast asleep in her home in the east Johannesburg township of Katlehong when she was woken by gunshots.
5 Sep 2019
Nigeria's foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama Thursday said the participation of Kaduna and Ekiti State governors at the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) in South Africa is not a counter decision to the Federal Government's decision to boycott the event. Onyeama explained that Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and his Ekiti State counterpart Kayode Fayemi…
3 Sep 2019
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday condemned a wave of xenophobic violence unfurling in several parts of South Africa.
3 Sep 2019
African Union Commission Tuesday asked South African authorities to ensure the administration of justice to perpetrators of xenophobic attacks on foreigners in the country. The chairman of the commission Moussa Faki Mahamat in a statement by his spokesperson Ebba Kalondo condemned the incidents of violence against nationals of fellow African countries in South Africa, including the…
3 Sep 2019
South African police patrolled central Johannesburg on Tuesday after the financial capital was hit by a new wave of anti-foreigner violence.
2 Sep 2019
South African police on Monday arrested more than 60 people following looting in Johannesburg and protests in the transport industry linked to a wave of anti-foreigner sentiment.
12 Aug 2019
South Africans are not responsible for the deaths of Nigerians in the country a senior official of South Africa's High Commission in Nigeria said on Sunday. The counselor in charge of political Affair at the South African High Commission in Abuja Anna-Maria Jojozi said such claims were unwarranted. "I wish to express my department’s concern…
19 Jul 2019
The Centre for Protection of Nigerians in the Diaspora (CPND) says many Nigerians living abroad are now in palpable fear as a result of Xenophobic attacks, especially in South Africa.

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