SOUTH AFRICAN LOOTERS TURN TO PAKISTAN SHOPS, LOOT MANY

Days after stealing and vandalising some of the Nigerians stores and properties in South Africa, South Africans move towards the Pakistanis by looting their shops. Watch the video below https://misspetitenaijablog.com/2019/09/12/xenophobia-south-africans-launch-attack-on-pakistanis-loot-their-shops-video/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neNR_ivcoUk 2 Shar

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SOUTH AFRICA FRUSTRATES RETURN OF NIGERIANS, HOLD BACK MANY, CANCELS VISAS FOR RETURNEES

Adelani Adepegba, Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi and Anna Okon The number of Nigerians that made it back to Nigeria drastically reduced following moves by the South African government to frustrate the evacuation efforts. Only about 187 adults and children were successfully evacuated on Wednesday as against the 320 Nigerians expected back home. The flight arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 9.43pm. One of the returnees, Uche Victor, told journalists that he left his wife who he said was a Cameronian and a young daughter behind. He said, “I’m bleeding because…

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SOUTH AFRICA DEPORTS 10,000 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

South Africa Department of Home Affairs, on Wednesday, said that more than 10,000 illegal migrants have been deported from South Africa in the first six months of 2019. Home Affairs Minister spokesman Siya Qoza said it was clamping down on illegal migration and that plans were in place to secure the country’s porous borders. “These deportations happen regularly, following the prescribed legal processes”, Xinhua quoted him as saying. “In the same period we have charged 1,048 employers for breaching immigration laws and more than half of these were in Gauteng.…

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OVER 400 NIGERIANS WANT TO BE EVACUATED FROM SOUTH AFRICA – NIGEEIAN MISSION

The Nigerian Mission in South Africa says no fewer than 400 Nigerians have indicated interest and registered to be evacuated from South Africa following the recent xenophobic attacks. Nigeria’s Consul General in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, said this in a telephone interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja. Adama noted that Air Peace had offered to airlift those willing to return home sequel to the attacks on Nigerians and their businesses by South Africans. According to him, the first batch of Nigerians who are willing to return…

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REAL REASON FG COULD NOT NATIONALISE OR TAKE OVER SOUTH AFRICAN ASSETS, INVESTMENTS IN THE COUNTRY

We’ll not tolerate reprisal, lawlessness, says Lagos Gov Standard Bank Group: We stand ashamed before our African brothers and sisters FG: No Bomb Explosion at SA High Commission Tobi Soniyi and Segun James Nigeria stands to incur a huge cost if it decides to nationalise South African businesses in Nigeria in retaliation against xenophobic attacks on its citizens living in South Africa. This is because there is a clause in the trade agreement between both countries that clearly forbids such action, THISDAY has learnt. This is just as the Governor…

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SOUTH AFRICA: 497 ARRESTED AS LOOTING CONTINUES

The South African police on Friday reported that they have arrested 497 suspects who have been looting shops in Gauteng Province. Xinhua reports that Police spokesperson, Brigadier Mathapelo Peters, said 74 persons were arrested in Katlehong on Thursday, bringing the total number of arrests since violence erupted in Johannesburg to 497. She said the situation in Katlehong and other areas in the Province remains calm as the number of incidents continue to decline. Peters said while 11 people were killed during this period, only seven deaths have been directly linked…

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CYRIL RAMAPHOSA, SOUTH AFRICA GIVES ACTUSL FIGURE OF CASUSLTIES IN SOUTH AFRICA’S XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday said that at least 10 persons have been killed, two of them foreigners, in a wave of riots and attacks. The president said this in a televised address in Johannesburg. “Over the past few days, our country has been deeply traumatised and troubled by acts of violence and criminality directed against foreign nationals and our own citizens,” Mr Ramaphosa said. “People have lost their lives, families have been traumatised … We know that at least 10 people have been killed in the violence.…

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FG EXPLAINS RECALL OF ITS HIGH COMMISSIONER IN SOUTH AFRICA

[FILES] Lai Mohammed. PHOTO: LUCY LADIDI The Federal Government has clarified that it is only recalling the country’s High Commissioner in South Africa for consultation, over the recent escalated xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in that country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, offered the explaination on Thursday on Channels Television’s live programme “Politics Today’’, monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The minister reiterated the position of his Foreign Affairs counterpart, Geoffrey Onyema, that the high commissioner’s recall for consultation would be after the President’s…

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MAN REVEALS HOW HIS CLEARING COMPANY HAS BEEN BRINGING 4-5 CORPSES OF NIGERIANS EVERY WEEK FROM SOUTH AFRICA, SEE TWEETS

A Nigerian on Twitter who co-owns a clearing company has revealed how his company brings 4 to 5 corpses of Nigerians in South Africa every week, many of them shot point blank. In the Twits, he also reveals that the Nigerian Health Ministry is in the know and should have raises alarm over the killings before now. See the Tweets

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