Tag "Xenophobia"

NALEDI PANDOR ON ‘AFROPHOBIA’

South Africa has seen a spate of xenophobic attacks in recent months. The country’s Minister for International Relations, Naledi Pandor, has told BBC Hardtalk’s Stephen Sackur she could not deny

SOUTH AFRICANS NEED TO FACE SOME HARSH TRUTHS

South Africans need to take a long, hard look at themselves and stop blaming foreigners for their country’s woes, says South African journalist Shaazia Ebrahim. The photos and videos of

WHY NIGERIANS WILL NEVER LEAVE SOUTH AFRICA – FASUA

A lot has been said about xenophobia and on the strained relationship between South Africa and the rest of black Africa with particular reference to Nigeria. In the past week,

SOUTH AFRICA MUST IMPLEMENT STRICTER IMMIGRATION LAWS

A remarkable and significant development happened at the funeral service of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe at the weekend – the booing and then cheering of President Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa

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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

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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

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

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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

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