Ramaphosa Appeals to African Leaders to Ease Xenophobic Tension

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent a team of special envoys to the leaders of Nigeria, Niger, Ghana, Senegal, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia to deliver messages of solidarity following a spate of xenophobic riots which saw the looting and destruction of foreign-owned businesses in parts of South Africa, and the repatriation of Nigerian citizens as a response to the violence.

President Cyril Ramaphosa (file photo).

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