South Africa Apologises to Nigeria for Xenophobic Attacks

A South African envoy has expressed the country's "sincerest apologies" to Nigeria, over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other African citizens, fuelling diplomatic tensions. Jeff Radebe, who apologised on behalf of President Cyril Ramaphosa for what he called "acts of criminality and violence" that recently occurred, said "such do not represent our value system, nor those of the larger number of South Africans."

South Africa apologises to Nigeria for xenophobic violence.

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