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.
South Africa president calls for tolerance towards migrants
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday urged South Africans to be tolerant of migrants following recent xenophobic violence, as hundreds of refugees camped outside UN offices demanding to be removed the country, fearing for their safety.
Buhari arrives in South Africa after xenophobic violence
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in South Africa on Wednesday for a state visit after an outburst of xenophobic violence in and around Johannesburg...
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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
Adeshina: Nigeria’s foreign policy is weak, just as country
The reprisal was not a good idea. But it was clearly beyond the South African xenophobia issue. That became an excuse by the hoi polloi to vent their anger against the middle class and the ruling elite...
Xenophobic attacks may affect African trade deal, ActionAid cautions
ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has raised concerns that the raging Xenophobia attack in South Africa may negatively impact the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCTA) if not curtailed.
Falana blasts South African government for justifying xenophobic attacks
SERAP seeks $10b compensation for victims National Chairman, Peoples Alternative Front, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), yesterday berated the South African government for justifying xenophobic attacks. The human rights lawyer noted that before the recent attacks on African immigrants in South Africa, some highly-placed political figures were inciting the youths of that country against foreign traders.…
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 between the countries.
‘Government of Nigeria must not allow new manifestation of apartheid in Africa’
Since early this week, we have had renewed xenophobic attacks on foreigners particularly Nigerians in South Africa. The attacks that are shown in videos and are circulated clearly suggest that the brutality of the apartheid regime is not as terrible as the brutality being meted out to Nigerians ...