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3 Aug
This August marks the 20th anniversary of the United Nations World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance which took place in South Africa
6 Jun
Rainbow Nation? is a historical and sociopolitical account of the apartheid struggle in South Africa. Authored by Professor Emeka Aniagolu, the book provides an in-depth analysis of the apartheid struggle
20 Mar
US President Joe Biden on Friday denounced the upsurge of violence against Asian-Americans, telling a community plunged into grief after this week's Atlanta murders that the nation must not be complicit in the face of racism and xenophobia.
8 May 2020
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Friday for an "all-out effort" to end the "tsunami of hate and xenophobia" sparked by the novel coronavirus pandemic, without naming specific countries.
6 Jan 2020
It’s sad, very sad but we must admit that xenophobia is still subsisting in today’s world.
Burna Boy
20 Nov 2019
Following threats of violence, the highly publicised anti-xenophobia concert "Africa Unite" which Burna Boy was billed to headline in South Africa has been cancelled. The concert organisers Phambili Media and Play Network confirmed Wednesday morning, that after engagement with Burna Boy’s management a decision to withdraw his name from the line-up and as a result…
30 Oct 2019
South African police on Wednesday arrested around 100 foreign nationals occupying an office building in Cape Town as part of a sit-in protest against xenophobia.
29 Oct 2019
Former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has drawn the attention of International Parliament on Tolerance and Peace (IPTP) holding in Ethiopia to the wave of xenophobic attacks. Speaking yesterday at the opening plenary of the parliament in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, Ekweremadu
22 Oct 2019
Nigerians living in South Africa have once again been subjected to an anti-foreigner attack on Tuesday. South Africans living in Mpumalamga province attacked Nigerians in fresh violence which the leadership of Nigerian Citizens In South Africa (NICASA) confirmed. Nigeria’s Consular General to South Africa is also on their way to Witbank in Mpumalanga province to…
9 Oct 2019
Yes, there have been differences between the beginnings of the presidential system, which is understood universally and, of course, what is happening now is a peculiar case to Nigeria.
8 Oct 2019
The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) recently beckoned on President Muhammadu Buhari to take steps to immediately nationalise telecommunications giant, MTN and other South Africans investments in the country.
8 Oct 2019
I was working on a piece on the raging xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa before I was provoked by the TheGuardian newspaper front-page headline of Sunday, September 8, 2019, titled: Tribunal Verdict ‘!9: D Day Scares Buhari, Atiku Camps.

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