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NUSA: Another Nigeria allegedly tortured to death by South African Police

Another Nigerian Citizen, Maxwell Ikechuku Okoye, from Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State, has been allegedly killed by members of the South African Police Service in Ladysmith, Kwa-zulu-Natal Province.
The Acting High Commissioner of South Africa to Nigeria, Bobby J. Moroe, issued a statement assuring of foreigners safety in the Rainbow Nation.

South African envoy to Nigeria assures foreigners of safety

In the aftermath of the recent attacks against foreign nationals in the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and Limpopo Provinces of South Africa, the Acting High Commissioner of South Africa to Nigeria, Bobby J. Moroe, issued a statement assuring of foreigners safety in the Rainbow Nation.

Attacks on foreigners in South Africa irk ex-AU chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Dr Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma, ex-Chairperson of African Union Commission, has expressed disappointment that her country, South Africa, was experiencing attacks on foreign nationals.
Turkey has called an emergency meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to discuss the New Zealand mosque attacks and increasing violence based on Islamophobia.

Turkey calls OIC meeting on Islamophobia after NZ attacks

Turkey has called an emergency meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to discuss the New Zealand mosque attacks and "increasing violence based on Islamophobia".

UN: Bigotry ‘moving at lightning speed on internet’

The UN has raised an alarm over what it termed the “alarming increase” in bigotry fuelled by the Internet.
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UN: Nigerian migrants face ‘unimaginable horrors’ in Libya

The United Nations has released a new report, which detailed the unimaginable horrors Nigerian migrants were being subjected from the moment they entered Libya and throughout their stay in that country.
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FC Zurich condemn fans who threw a banana at Basel’s Aldo Kalulu

Swiss club FC Zurich have condemned fans who threw a banana at rival player Aldo Kalulu when he went to take a corner during their league match at FC Basel on Sunday.

Don: Poverty, bad governance fuelling militancy, insurgency in Africa

Victor Ojakorotu, Professor of Politics from North-West University, South Africa, on Friday in Lagos said rising poverty, youth unemployment and bad governance were aggravating militancy and insurgency in Africa.

Nine Nigerian-owned shops burnt in South Africa

As Xenophobia on Sunday reared its ugly head again in South Africa, Nigerians lost more than nine shops to arsonists in Hillbrow, central Johannesburg.

AU: Internet connectivity triples in Africa amid rising cybercrime

The African Continent is exhibiting one of the fastest growth rate in internet penetration worldwide with digital connectivity almost tripled in the last five years, the African Union (AU) revealed on Tuesday.
German chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to the press before leaving the first day of a European Union leaders’ summit focused on migration, Brexit and eurozone reforms. Aris Oikonomou|AFP|Getty Images

Angela Merkel: Germany has ‘everlasting responsibility’ to combat anti-Semitism

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Israel’s Holocaust memorial on Thursday and spoke of her country’s “everlasting responsibility” to remember the tragedy and oppose anti-Semitism.
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Muhammadu Buhari condemns xenophobia, discrimination

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended former South African President Nelson Mandela for his rare virtues, especially in the promotion of peace, unity and reconciliation.
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Kenyan police raid state-owned Chinese TV

Kenyan police on Wednesday raided the African headquarters of the China Global Television Network, briefly detaining several journalists as part of an ongoing crackdown against illegal immigrants, an employee told AFP.
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Union: No Nigerian casualty in latest South Africa xenophobic attack

The President of Nigerian Union, South Africa, Adetola Olubajo, on Friday said no Nigerian was affected in the Wednesday xenophobic attack in Soweto, South Africa.
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Venezuela claims ‘thousands’ of migrants want to come home

Thousands of Venezuelans are clamoring to return home to recession, hyperinflation and a collapsing economy, President Nicolas Maduro's government claimed on Wednesday as Brazil sends troops to the border with its crisis-ridden neighbor.
Police officers wait for the arrival of German Chancellor Angela Merkels visit to the Saxony branch of Trumpf in Neukirch, Germany, August 16, 2018. Picture taken through a window. REUTERS-Matthias Rietschel

Police under fire after Germany far-right mob violence

Police in eastern Germany were accused Wednesday of stoking tensions by leaking to far-right groups the arrest warrant over a fatal stabbing that sparked racist mob violence.
Nelaon Mandela's widow, Graça Machel, center left, greeting Barack Obama on Tuesday - EFE

Barack Obama rebukes Donald Trump in address marking Nelson Mandela’s 100th posthumous birthday

Obama’s speech to a cheering crowd of thousands in South Africa countered many of Trump’s policies, rallying people around the world to keep alive the ideas that Mandela worked for including democracy, diversity and tolerance.
13 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received Cyril Ramaphosa, his South African counterpart, in Abuja.

President Ramaphosa: Criminals behind killings of Nigerians in South Africa

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has put the blame of the persistent killing of Nigerians in his country on criminality and not xenophobia, vowing to bring perpetrators to book.

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NUSA: Another Nigeria allegedly tortured to death by South African Police

Another Nigerian Citizen, Maxwell Ikechuku Okoye, from Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State, has been allegedly killed by members of the South African Police Service in Ladysmith, Kwa-zulu-Natal Province.

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BMO: Former President Obasanjo, Atiku Abubakar are villians of June 12

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