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VIDEO: “No Need To Apologize To Nigeria Over Xenophobia” – Mayor Of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba

Mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba has revealed that he feels that apologizing to Nigeria over the xenophobic attacks was unnecessary. Speaking on CNBC Africa’s Political Capital on Tuesday, September 17, the South African Mayor said he doesn't see the xenophobic attack as an "incident" as it was bound to happen. “No, there is nothing for... Continue Reading →

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Xenophobia: South Africa Finally Grants Landing Permit To Air Peace To Evacuate 320 Nigerians

South African authorities have granted landing permits to Air Peace Flight B777 to enable it to evacuate some 320 Nigerians escaping from xenophobia in that country, a Nigerian consular officer has confirmed. Nigeria’s Consul- General in Johannesburg, Mr. Godwin Adama, made the confirmation in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on... Continue Reading →

187 Nigerians return, South Africa employs rules to stop others

The number of Nigerians that made it back to Nigeria drastically reduced following moves by the South African government to frustrate the evacuation efforts. Only about 187 adults and children were successfully evacuated on Wednesday as against the 320 Nigerians expected back home. The flight arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 9.43pm.... Continue Reading →

South African Authorities Delay Evacuation Of Nigerians

The planned evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa has been delayed by at least six hours by authorities in that country. The returnees were initially billed to arrive Nigeria at 2:00pm on Wednesday but the time was shifted to either 6 or 8:00pm. An Air Peace Boeing 747 aircraft had in the evening of Tuesday... Continue Reading →

Xenophobia: Nigerian Students Rejects Proposed Offer By South Africa Government

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NAN) has rejected the proposed cultural exchange program between Nigerian and South African youths to address xenophobic attacks and promote unity between the two countries. According to report the Acting High Commissioner of South Africa to Nigeria, Bobby Moroe, disclosed the proposal during a meeting in Abuja on Wednesday,... Continue Reading →

President Buhari’s Special Envoy, Ahmed Abubakar Arrives In South Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari’s special envoy has arrived in Johannesburg, for a meeting with South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa. The special representative of the President is the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Abubakar. Ambassador Abubakar was received at the O.R. Tambo International Airport by the Nigerian High Commissioner and other mission officials. He... Continue Reading →

It’s Not Xenophobia, They Were “Mere Sporadic Acts Of Violence”- South Africa Government

South African government have denied reports that their citizens are carrying out Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians. The country’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Monroe, made this known when he met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, in Abuja this morning. Speaking at a media briefing after the meeting with Onyeama, Monroe said the... Continue Reading →

VIDEOS: We Will Kill All Foreigners Before They Become President In South Africa

South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa has openly declared disdain for foreigners coming into the country, in his words, the president stated that the "issues of foreigners coming into South Africa to set up shop and sell items will be addressed accordingly". This distasteful statement comes at the back of the South Africa Deputy Minister of... Continue Reading →

VIDEO: South African president says Xenophobic violence unacceptable

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday condemned a wave of xenophobic violence unfurling in several parts of South Africa. Attacks on businesses run by “foreign nationals is something totally unacceptable, something that we cannot allow to happen in South Africa,” Ramaphosa said in a video address diffused on Twitter. “I want it to stop immediately,” said... Continue Reading →

We Find Your Statements Unfortunate – South Africa Government Replies To Threat By Nigerian Students

South African Government describe NANS’ call as ‘most unfortunate’, as it does not reflect the strong relations that exist between the people of South Africa and Nigeria. The Government of South Africa has responded to a protest call made by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) for the expulsion of South Africans and their... Continue Reading →

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