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A former External Affairs Minister and Professor of Political Science, Bolaji Akinyemi, has urged the Nigerian government to take South Africa to the International Criminal Court of Justice. The violence against Nigerians and other Africans in parts of South Africa had erupted on September 1, forcing the Nigerian government to evacuate its citizens from the […]

189 Nigerians have arrived from South Africa on Wednesday following a wave of xenophobic violence that swept through the country and sparked sharp exchanges between the two countries. A flight carrying 189 Nigerians landed in Lagos, with some of those onboard punching the air and singing the national anthem. “We were expecting 317 but from […]

Nigeria has recalled its Ambassador to South Africa, Kabiru Bala, and also pulled out of the World Economic Summit holding in Cape Town today. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria also demanded full compensation for the loss of life and property of Nigerians affected by the xenophobic attack. There has been a […]

The Football Association of Zambia has reportedly cancelled the international friendly match between its national team and South Africa on Saturday. FAZ President Andrew Kamanga confirmed that the international friendly was cancelled over xenophobic attacks in South Africa. “The game is off, and we communicated that to South Africa Football Association and they understood. We […]

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has sent a special envoy to South African President Cyril Ramaphosa following reported attacks on Nigerian citizens and property in Johannesburg. Buhari also summoned the South African High Commissioner to seek assurances of the safety of Nigerians, his special adviser, Femi Adesina, said  on Tuesday. South Africa has been hit […]

South African looters since Sunday night, have reportedly been attacking foreign-owned businesses in central Johannesburg, a situation which affected many Nigerians. This attack comes barely one week after a group of Nigerians staged a protest at the Nigerian High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa’s capital. The protesters, mostly victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa said they […]

The spectacular Drakensberg, meaning “Dragon Mountains,” is one of the most popular vacation destinations in South Africa. And, it’s no wonder that it has earned this name because some of the peaks are mammoth in size and stature. The average height of the range is 2 900 metres. However, it is home to some of […]

Fans of South African rapper; Casper Nyovest were in meltdown mode on Tuesday after their idol claimed on Twitter that he wished he was Nigerian, because he felt he would get more support there. The Drama started over the weekend on Twitter, during a discussion about the state of the South African music industry, in which […]

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