NEW YORK, NY - JULY 13: A mural painted by artist Kenny Altidor depicting George Floyd is unveiled on a sidewall of CTown Supermarket on July 13, 2020 in the Brooklyn borough New York City. George Floyd was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis and his death has sparked a national reckoning about race and policing in the United States. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP

Lessons from George Floyd unintentional killing

The killings of African Americans in the United States by police officers have become so irrational that one attributes such experiences more to xenophobia than racism.
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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari shakes hands with South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa (R) after a joint press conference during his official state visit at Union Buildings in Pretoria, on October 3, 2019. - Recent xenophobic attacks threaten to dominate Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's three-day official visit to South Africa and the presidency in Abuja has said he would use the state visit to discuss the "welfare of Nigerians". (Photo by Phill Magakoe / AFP)

South Africa may compensate Nigerians affected in xenophobic attacks

Nigerians who lost property in recent xenophobic attacks might be compensated after South Africa and Nigeria agreed to set up a committee on compensation.
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A woman sings as she holds a banner during a civil society groups march against the recent rise of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, on September 14, 2019, in Johannesburg’s Central Business District. At least twelve people have been killed and hundreds of shops destroyed since the start of September in a surge in attacks targeting foreign-owned businesses in and around South Africa's largest city. PHOTO: Michele Spatari / AFP

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“Tufiakwa! Perish that thought there is no pleasure in that position. Anyway, you have just exposed yourself as one of those envying President Muhammadu Buhari’s job
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Troubling times in South Africa

Xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in particular and black Africans in general, has made the past weeks to be very traumatic for all black foreigners living in South Africa.
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[FILES] President Muhammadu Buhari (right) and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa

Buhari to visit South Africa after xenophobic attacks

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to pay a state visit to South Africa in October, the South African presidency said Saturday after a spate of xenophobic violence in Johannesburg caused tensions
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