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XENOPHOBIA: AIR PEACE PLANE LEAVES FOR SOUTH AFRICA AT MIDNIGHT

The Air Peace Flight B777 will depart Nigeria at midnight of Wednesday to evacuate about 319 Nigerians from South Africa following the xenophobic attacks on foreigners in that country. The

CAN SOUTH AFRICA REPAIR ITS IMAGE DAMAGED BY XENOPHOBIA?

SA needs to end the denialism around xenophobia and engage in frank dialogue with its continental partners. Liesl Louw-Vaudran and Mohamed Diatta for ISS TODAY Televised footage last week showed

WHY THIS NIGERIAN CHOSE TO STAY WHEN OTHERS FLED XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS IN SA

Last week in the midst of xenophobic attacks, hundreds of Nigerians went home. But, for some, South Africa has been home for them for over ten years. CNBC Africa’s Karabo

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OGUN TOPS LIST OF SOUTH AFRICA RETURNEES

Ogun state has the highest number of returnees from South Africa, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has revealed. Speaking at a media briefing on Monday, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, CEO of

‘10,000 NIGERIAN GIRLS’ FORCED INTO PROSTITUTION IN BURKINA FASO – AMBASSADOR

Ramatu Ahmed, Nigeria’s ambassador to Burkina Faso, says 10,000 girls of Nigerian origin have been forced into prostitution in Burkina Faso. NAN reports that Ahmed spoke in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso’s

BILL GATES: NIGERIAN GOVT NEEDS TO GAIN CREDIBILITY WITH CITIZENS

Bill Gates, the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), says the Nigerian government needs to gain credibility with citizens in order to generate more revenue domestically to

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CONGOLESE PUPIL HOSPITALISED AFTER CLASSMATES SEVERELY BEAT HER IN XENOPHOBIC ATTACK

Cape Town – A Congolese Grade 10 learner at Salt River High School was beaten so severely in a xenophobic attack by classmates that she remains in hospital two weeks

WHAT’S BEHIND THE DEADLY VIOLENCE IN SOUTH AFRICA?

The attacks on immigrants are neither irrational nor spontaneous. By Loren B. Landau Mr. Landau is a professor at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. JOHANNESBURG — The past few

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XENOPHOBIA: OBASANJO ASKS NIGERIA, OTHERS TO REPORT SOUTH AFRICA TO AU

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has reacted to the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africa citizens living in South Africa. In a letter to the President of the Inkatha Freedom

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XENOPHOBIA: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT TO EVACUATE 319 FROM SOUTH AFRICA TUESDAY

No fewer than 319 Nigerians will be evacuated from South Africa on Tuesday. The PUNCH learnt on Sunday that arrangements for the evacuation would be tidier than the previous one,