3 Nigerians injured in fresh xenophobic attacks in South Africa
Three Nigerians are among other foreign nationals who on Tuesday suffered from fresh xenophobic attacks on foreigners in different locations of Witbank, Mpumanlaga Province...
‘How education can foster unity, national development’
With the recent xenophobic attacks and hate speeches among young people, educationist has said that proper education is key to addressing the wide range of global issues.
Buhari urges protection for foreigners in South Africa summit
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday began a visit to South Africa with a call to beef up protection of foreign nationals, weeks after xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg stirred tension between Africa's leading economies.
Open letter to the editor of Nigeria Standard
Journalism is a tough job. And journalists are under a lot of pressure to churn out news stories. Features stories however are not like news stories. News stories must be sent on the go without latitude for the opinions of the reporter.
Buhari pledges stronger tie with South Africa despite xenophobic attack
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Monday pledged a “solidified” relationship with South Africa despite a spate of xenophobic attacks that killed at least 10 persons including two foreigners.
Ending spasmodic xenophobia
The spasmodic xenophobic attacks, which commenced around 2000 and escalated recently, has placed South Africa front and centre of global criticisms. It is also fraught with correlations. This would have been anecdotal, if it wasn’t tragic.
Jeered over attacks, South Africa's president apologises at Mugabe funeral
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa was jeered and whistled at on Saturday during his speech at Zimbabwe ex-leader Robert Mugabe's funeral before he apologised for recent xenophobic attacks.
Airline suspends evacuation of Nigerians over South Africa’s restrictions
Air Peace airline yesterday suspended further evacuation of Nigerians in South Africa until the remaining voluntary returnees have been cleared and released by the host government.