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The President of the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA), Adetola Olubajo, on Friday said that victims of the recent xenophobic attacks in that country deserved to be compensated.

Expert: Why sustainable solution to xenophobia may be difficult

Grant Masterson, an expert in pan-African governance, says the South African government may find it difficult to find a sustainable solution to the killings in the country as long as it continues to deny the prevalence of xenophobia among its people.
The president of Spanish football giant Real Madrid is planning to organise a tennis match between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at the club's Santiago Bernabeu stadium, according to Spanish media reports.

Real Madrid wants to stage Nadal-Federer match at Bernabeu

The president of Spanish football giant Real Madrid is planning to organise a tennis match between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at the club's Santiago Bernabeu stadium, according to Spanish media reports.
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed 50 percent women in his new cabinet, a first for Africa's second biggest economy.

South African leader condemns Johannesburg violence after two killed

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday condemned weekend violence in Johannesburg that claimed two lives after security forces clashed with looters involved in fresh xenophobic attacks.
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed 50 percent women in his new cabinet, a first for Africa's second biggest economy.

South African leader condemns Johannesburg violence after two killed

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday condemned weekend violence in Johannesburg that claimed two lives after security forces clashed with looters involved in fresh xenophobic attacks.
The 28th World Economic Forum on Africa has ended in Cape Town, South Africa, producing notable outcomes.

WEF ends in South Africa amidst boycott

The 28th World Economic Forum on Africa has ended in Cape Town, South Africa, producing notable outcomes.
The Founder-Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, has withdrawn from further activities at the World Economic Forum Africa 2019, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa.

Jim Ovia withdraws from the World Economic Forum

Before taking his exit, Mr. Ovia stressed the need for youth empowerment and better government policies to curb continual attacks on persons living within and outside Africa. He belaboured that until positive change towards collective growth happens on this front, the continent would not reach its potential.

Xenophobia: Air Peace’s evacuation plan suffers setback

The plan by the Air Peace Airline to evacuate Nigerians in South Africa from Sept. 6 suffered a setback as majority of those interested in the process have expired passports.

Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwean leader rushes home from Cape Town

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa is reported to have abandoned the closing ceremony of the World Economic Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, to return to Harare.
South African Foreign Affairs Minister, Naledi Pandor, has accused Nigerians of dealing on drugs, human trafficking and other related criminal activities in their country.

Many Nigerians in South Africa are drug traffickers – minister

South African Foreign Affairs Minister, Naledi Pandor, has accused Nigerians of dealing on drugs, human trafficking and other related criminal activities in their country.
The Chinese government has pledged to fund the office of the President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Prof. Tijjani Muhammad Bande, for the next one year, Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama disclosed on Wednesday. 2

President Buhari: We will honour all agreements with China

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assured that Nigeria is ready to provide counterpart funding on all agreements reached with China for the provision of infrastructure that directly improves the livelihood of Nigerians.
Kayode Fayemi

Xenophobia: Why I travelled to South Africa – Ekiti governor

Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has stated the reason he travelled to South Africa, despite the protests that had greeted the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians resident there.

Xenophobia: President Buhari’s actions not enough – Sule Lamido

The former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, on Thursday, said the actions taken by President Muhammadu Buhari so far on the ongoing xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa are not enough.

Xenophobia: South Africa shuts embassy in Nigeria after reprisal attacks

South Africa said Thursday it has closed its diplomatic missions in the Nigerian cities of Abuja and Lagos following violence carried out against South African businesses in reprisal for attacks on foreign-owned stores in Johannesburg.
The Founder-Chairman of Zenith Bank and Author of Africa Rise and Shine, Mr. Jim Ovia

Xenophobia: Jim Ovia withdraws from World Economic Forum

The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, has withdrawn from further activities at the ongoing World Economic Forum Africa 2019, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa.
Amnesty International has condemned the escalating attacks against refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, and looting of foreign-owned shops in South Africa.

Xenophobia: Amnesty condemns attacks in South Africa

Amnesty International has condemned the escalating attacks against refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, and looting of foreign-owned shops in South Africa.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, are currently meeting to discuss xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreign nationals in South Africa.

Xenophobia: Nigeria recalls ambassador, special envoy to South Africa

In its strongest reaction in protest of the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa, Nigeria has confirmed that it has recalled its ambassador to that country, Kabiru Bala and also recalled a special envoy that President Muhammadu Buhari had dispatched to meet with President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Nigeria has recalled its Ambassador to South Africa, Ambassador Kabiru Bala.

Xenophobia: Nigeria recalls ambassador, demands compensation

Nigeria has recalled it Ambassador to South Africa, Ambassador Kabiru Bala and also pulled out of World Economic Summit holding in Cape Town on Wednesday.
Nigeria has recalled its Ambassador to South Africa, Ambassador Kabiru Bala.

Xenophobia: Nigeria recalls ambassador to South Africa, shuns economic summit

Nigeria has recalled its Ambassador to South Africa, Ambassador Kabiru Bala.

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Ex-foreign affairs minister wants Nigeria to sue South Africa over xenophobic attacks

Former Nigerian minister of foreign affairs Professor Bolaji Akinyemi Sunday called on the Nigerian Government to drag South Africa to the International Criminal Court of Justice for the xenophobic attacks that claimed the lives of Nigerians.