Nigeria, South Africa Kiss and Make Up at Binational Commission

Nigeria and South Africa have patched up their fallout over recent xenophobic violence against Nigerians and have agreed on steps to avoid a repetition and to increase co-operation between the two countries. The two governments kissed and made up at a meeting of the Binational Commission in Pretoria on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. South Africa's International Relations and Co-operation Minister Naledi Pandor and her Nigerian counterpart Geoffrey Onyeama have set the scene for a friendly meeting between their presidents on Thursday October 3, writes Peter Fabricius in the Daily Maverick.

South Africa's Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Naledi Pandor greets Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari as he arrives in South Africa for a state visit, October 2, 2019.

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