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 3, 2019 Xenophobia: ‘My heart broke as I helplessly watched everything perishing into flames’ – Nigerian car dealership owner laments

Xenophobia: ‘My heart broke as I helplessly watched everything perishing into flames’ – Nigerian car dealership owner laments

Several foreign shop owners in Jeppestown South Africa, are still counting the cost of the destruction left behind in the aftermath of their shops being shattered on Sunday night  September 1. Two car dealerships in Kaal and Jules streets were among those damaged, and over 50 cars were burnt at night. The Sunday night violence […]

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