September 5, 2019 #Xenophobia: South African High Commission in Nigeria shuts down its offices and consulate in Lagos over fear of reprisal attacks

#Xenophobia: South African High Commission in Nigeria shuts down its offices and consulate in Lagos over fear of reprisal attacks

The South Africa High Commission to Nigeria has shut down its offices and consulate in Lagos over fear of reprisal attack by youths in the country.   The acting High Commissioner, Amb. Bobby Moroe in a chat with Punchng this morning confirmed that he had directed the Mission to suspend all consular activities until the situation improved. He […]

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September 5, 2019 Xenophobia: Zambian Students attack South Africa Embassy, burn down its signpost (video)

Xenophobia: Zambian Students attack South Africa Embassy, burn down its signpost (video)

Some Zambian students moved on from pillaging businesses owned by South Africans in the country to attacking the South African embassy in Lusaka, Zambia’s capital.   Though addressed by the Zambian general Police inspector Kakoma Kanganja and his police team, the angry students defied the huge police presence at the embassy to attack the diplomatic facility whose […]

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September 2, 2019 Xenophobia: Presidency reacts as South Africans loot, burn Nigerians’ businesses, property

Xenophobia: Presidency reacts as South Africans loot, burn Nigerians’ businesses, property

Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, has condemned the looting and burning of businesses and property belonging to foreigners in South Africa. DAILY POST reports that viral videos on Monday showed widespread attacks on Nigerians and their businesses in South Africa. The President of the Nigeria […]

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