South Africa high commissioner denies attacks on Nigerians, foreigners
South Africa’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Monroe, has denied reports of Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreign nationals in his country. The commissioner denied the claims at a news conference with Nigeria’s foreign affairs minister Geoffery Onyeama in Abuja. Monroe said the attacks in South Africa were not xenophobic and targetted at Nigerians.…
Xenophobic Attacks: Nigerian Celebrities React
In the wake of the trending xenophobic attacks by South Africans on Nigerians, celebrities are taking to their different social mediapages to condemn the attacks and killings. The social media space has been agog with horrific videos of Nigerians being killed in South Africa and while some are aggrieved at the heinous crimes, others are…
Xenophobic attacks: FG summons SA High Commissioner
The minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has invited the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Moroe, for a meeting over the attacks on Nigerians and Nigerian businesses in South Africa. The meeting is scheduled to hold at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs this morning. Onyeama had said on Monday that definitive measures would…
Atiku condemns persistent attack on Nigerians in South Africa
Former Nigerian vice president Atiku Abubakar Tuesday condemned persistent attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa. "Reported attacks against Nigerians in South Africa is unacceptable and stands condemned," Atiku said in a tweet. Atiku, the presidential candidate of Nigeria's opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) at the country's general election, said such actions against fellow Africans…
Nigeria to take actions against 'sickening' attacks in South Africa
Nigeria Monday said it will take "definitive measures" as xenophobic attacks against Nigerian-owned businesses continue in South Africa. Describing the attacks as sickening, Nigeria's foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama said South African police protection for Nigerian businesses has been "ineffective". "We will take definitive measures," Onyeama said, describing the attacks as "sickening and depressing". The…
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.