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XENOPHOBIA: BUHARI PLEDGES ‘SOLIDIFIED’ NIGERIA-SOUTH AFRICA TIES AS RAMAPHOSA APOLOGISES

President Muhammadu Buhari has responded to profuse apologies from South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. In the wake of the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreigners in South Africa, the

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SOUTH AFRICA APOLOGISES TO NIGERIA AFTER ANTI-MIGRANT VIOLENCE

A South African envoy expressed the country’s “sincerest apologies” to Nigeria on Monday, after a wave of anti-migrant attacks swept through Johannesburg and surrounding cities in recent weeks, fuelling diplomatic

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NIGERIANS LEAVING SA: ‘WE CAN’T WAIT TO GET OUT OF THIS PLACE’

Later, the same day, a 34-year-old Nigerian mother of three found herself seated on the steel benches in the departure terminal at OR Tambo International Airport. Nigerians who took up

NIGERIA MAY SUE SOUTH AFRICA OVER XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS

Nigerian government may take legal action against South African government over the xenophobic attacks on its citizens. Nigeria’s foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama told The Guardian that the West African

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BLADE NZIMANDE URGES AFRICAN LEADERS ‘TO GET THEIR COUNTRIES IN ORDER’

Durban – In light of recent attacks on foreign nationals South African Communist Party (SACP) General Secretary Dr. Blade Nzimande says African leaders to get their countries in order by

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MANY OF OUR CITIZENS ARE DOING GOOD THINGS IN SA-NIGERIAN AMBASSADOR

EWN spoke to Nigerian High Commissioner to South Africa Kabiru Bala about allegations levelled against Nigerian nationals following xenophobic attacks in Gauteng. Demi Buzo / EWN

‘MEDIA IS DEPICTING SOUTH AFRICA AS XENOPHOBIC’: NALEDI PANDOR

International relations and co-operation minister Naledi Pandor has blamed local media for deliberately pushing a narrative that paints the country as xenophobic. Pandor was briefing the media in Pretoria on

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XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS NOT AN SA PROBLEM, IT’S AN AFRICAN PROBLEM – ANALYST

JOHANNESBURG – A political analyst said that any attempt in trying to make African leaders understand the country’s position on the recent spate of attacks on foreigner nationals will be

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ENVOYS TO REASSURE AFRICA ON SA’S COMMITMENT TO RULE OF LAW – RAMAPHOSA

JOHANNESBURG – President Cyril Ramaphosa said that the special envoys he’s sending to various African countries will have a difficult time explaining government’s positions on the recent attacks on foreign

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NIGERIA RANKS 146 ON EASE OF DOING BUSINESS — OFFICIAL

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has said that Nigeria ranks 146 out of 190 countries on the Ease of Doing Business globally. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Yewande