Around 100 people were arrested on Wednesday as part of an operation to disperse a group of refugees and asylum seekers who had staged a prolonged sit-in near the United Nations refugee agency in Cape Town, South African police said.
You’re Some Of The Best Human Asset That Nigeria Has, Don’t Forget Home, Buhari Tells SA Based Nigerians
President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Pretoria, South Africa, advised all Nigerians in The Diaspora to always remember their country with skills, resources and talents, and work towards living decent and dignified lives that bring honour to their fatherland.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Pretoria, South Africa, called for more tolerance, vigilance and heightened security in countries to ensure safety of citizens, noting that competition heralded by globalization, especially with ease in migration, will only get more intense for businesses.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Pretoria, South Africa, called on the South African government to open up its economy for more Nigerian businesses, while guaranteeing their safety, stressing the need for reciprocity in promoting trade and investments between both countries.
President Muhammadu Buhari will departed Abuja on Wednesday on an earlier scheduled three-day visit to the Republic of South Africa; a visit many expected him to cancel in protest because of the recent deadly #XenophobicAttacks on Nigerian nationals living in the country.
In sharp contrast to the “reprisals against a few Nigerian criminals” narrative of President Muhammadu Buhari, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, South Africa’s Defence Minister said on Monday that the attacks against foreigners in South Africa were planned by criminals and that government can’t prevent it.
President Muhammadu Buhari seems to provide an excuse for the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africans by suggesting that what’s happening there are reprisals against a few Nigerian criminals and not Xenophobia.
#SouthAfrican President Condemns Resurgence Of #XenophobicAttacks, Orders Police To Deal Firmly With Offenders
“Lawlessness, injury and death inflict a great psychological and economic cost that lasts long after victims are buried, arrests are made and streets are cleared. This cost holds back our country and undermines all the efforts we are making to grow a South Africa that offers opportunity to all who live in it,” says South African President Ramaphosa
As part of the International Organisation for Migration’s (IOM) efforts to increase awareness of migration as a key driver in the development agenda, the IOM Mission in South Africa this week supported an educational visit for students to the African Union Commission (AUC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The Nigerian Minister of Information and culture, Lai Mohammed has alerted Nigerians to the spread of fake videos of purported attacks on citizens in South Africa.