South Africans and the blame game
Black South Africa’s social imaginary is one that seems distorted and tormented by the ghosts of the past. They seem to be always fixated on creating metaphors to enable them to escape from both self and a worldview.....
South Africa and a peculiar problem
It is a tragedy that the spate of xenophobic attacks by South Africans on fellow Africans which this newspaper described the other day as a snake only scorched and not killed has, indeed, continued to bare its fangs with more ferocity.
Senate cancels trip to South Africa over xenophobic attacks
The Senate has cancelled its planned trip to South Africa over recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country. Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, who presided at yesterday’s plenary, announced the cancellation of the trip after a closed-door session of the upper chamber. He said the cancellation became imperative to avoid multiple…
The xenophobe in all of us
The Nigerian state manifests intolerable indifference to the plight of her people. Many Nigerians are thereby driven abroad with the hope of finding help to ameliorate their situation or circumstance.
Nigerian, South African unions to meet over xenophobic attacks
The union expressed concern over the ongoing xenophobic attacks against foreigners in South Africa, calling on the Federal Government to immediately evacuate Nigerians to prevent further killings.
The xenophobic war against Nigerians
As a Nigerian who has lived in South Africa for over 13 years, it is quite distressing having to write articles after periodic bouts of xenophobic attacks against African citizens.
Nigeria and South Africa in globalisation’s context
However, foreigners who commit crimes must be dealt with within the ambit of the law. This is a matter of the utmost significance and seriousness. Modernity is anchored in this reality.
Xenophobia attacks: FG wants NEPAD Continental to intervene
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal, has called on the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Continental to intervene in the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
Fresh xenophobic attacks in South Africa, TUC kicks against killing of Nigerians
In Lagos, the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has expressed concern over the attacks calling on the Federal Government to immediately evacuate Nigerians to prevent further killings.