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).
At least 187 people have returned from South Africa following a wave of anti-immigrant, xenophobic violence in the cities of Pretoria and Johannesburg. The returnees were assisted ... Read more »
Governments of Mozambique and Zimbabwe are reportedly processing the repatriation of their citizens from South Africa after continuing xenophobic violence resulted in 500 ... Read more »
International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor has said that a "toxic mix of socio-economic challenges", caused by the legacy of apartheid, is to blame for recent ... Read more »
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa and Nigerian Ambassador Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, the Special Envoy of President Muhammadu Buhari, met to discuss the rapidly deteriorating ... Read more »