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The United Xenophobic Republic Of South Africa, By Majeed Dahiru

Once again in the Republic of South Africa, the frustrations of the majority Black people have found violent expression in the killing of fellow Africans of foreign nationality and the destruction of their properties. This expression of hate and intolerance is fast becoming an alias for Black South Africans. Unfortunately, xenophobia is now elevated to state policy as demonstrated by the denial of its occur ...

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Coming After Abike Dabiri With A Sledgehammer, By Azu Ishiekwene

 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs finally came out of the woodwork. And it did so with a sledgehammer aimed at President Muhammudu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Diaspora Matters, Abike Dabiri. Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama who, besides addressing occasional press conferences and taking pictures, has yet to do much else, lounged at Dabiri after she made a statement advising Nigerians to make only essential ...

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My Nasty Encounter with South African High Commission – Funke Osae-Brown

Towards the end of January this year, I got an invitation to be in South Africa on the 1st of March, 2017 to experience the new BMW 5 Series. It was an event I had looked forward to considering my love for fast cars and the kind of beat I cover as a journalist. As soon as I received the itinerary and other documents needed for my journey, I applied for the South African visa on the 13th of February. Conscio ...

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Xenophobic Attacks: Ekweremadu Leads Senate Delegation to South Africa

Deputy Senate President , Senator Ike Ekweremadu will lead the strong delegation from the Nigerian Senate to South Africa Parliament to express the country’s  anger over  the continuous killing of Nigerians. The Senate resolved on Tuesday to send a strong parliamentary delegation to South Africa parliament to condemn in strong terms the return of xenophobic attacks and extra-judicial killing of Nigerians by ...

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Xenophobic Attacks: Nigerian Senate Sends Strong Delegation To South Africa

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday resolved to send a strong parliamentary delegation to the South Africa parliament to express the country's dismay over the continuous killing of Nigerians. The upper chamber of the National Assembly also condemned in strong terms the return of xenophobic attacks and extra-judicial killing of Nigerians by the South African police and South Africans. The resolutions followed a m ...

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Xenophobia and the Nigeria in South Africa, By Isah Ismail

Chima Unigwe (not real name) runs a small business in a Johannesburg suburb. He often serve his customers through locked gates for fear of being attacked by mobs in the neighbourhood. Chima left Nigeria about 5 years ago to join a friend who was doing well as a spare parts dealer in Jo'burg. In April 2015, Chima and his friend, another Nigerian, lost everything they had as violent erupted across South Afric ...

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South Africa: Groups Say No To Reversed Xenophobia

(Press Release) IndustriALL Global union with over 100 affiliate unions and 800, 000 members - workers in Africa largely from Nigeria and South Africa joins the progressive forces world wide to strongly condemn the recent reckless violent reactionary attacks on African working people and nationals in South Africa with unacceptable resultant avoidable destruction of lives and properties. Serial xenophobic at ...

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Stop Xenophobia, Follow Examples Of Christianity, Humanity And Pan-Africanism, By South African Minister

Address by the Minister of Home Affairs, Honourable Malusi Gigaba MP, at the Lighthouse Chapel International Church in Pretoria on 26 February 2017 I am happy to join you today in this, the House of the Lord “This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” (Psalm 118:24) I wish to express my sincerest gratitude at the opportunity granted to us attend mass this morning, to join with you ...

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Xenophobia In South Africa And Nigeria, By Omano Edigheji, PhD

Nigerians are rightly outraged by the xenophobic attacks by some South African against Africans from other parts of the continent. The attacks bring shame to the country of Nelson Mandela.  In condemning the attacks, there should not be the mistaken belief that all South Africans are xenophobic – the xenophobes are the minority. It is also justifiable for anyone to criticise the South African government for ...

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Responding to the Xenophobic attacks in South Africa, By Raphael Ogar Oko

The Universal Peace Federation - Nigeria is concerned by the new turn of reactions to the xenophobic attacks in South Africa as the reactions may be more dangerous than the original actions that we have condemned. The recent statement credited to the leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) is capable of inspiring further reactions that will undermine peace and unity. We hereby cau ...

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AANI Condemns Renewed Xenophobic Attacks On Nigerians In South Africa

The Alumni Association of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (AANI) has strongly condemned the indiscriminate unprovoked xenophobic attacks on Nigerians resident in South Africa. President of the Association, Maj. General (rtd) Lawrence Onoja, made  condemnation during the historic courtesy visits by the National Executive Committee of the Association to the Governor of Edo State, Mr. G ...

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Presidency Urges South Africa To End Renewed Xenophobic Attacks Against Nigerians

The Senior  Special Assistant to the President  on Foreign  Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has called on the South African government to take decisive and definitive measures to protect Nigerian citizens and other Africans within South African borders. She equally called on the African Union to intervene urgently in the renewed xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa. In ...

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