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South Africa, Nigeria trade barbs over attacks on migrants

South Africa, Nigeria trade barbs over attacks on migrants

26 April 2015 | 0 comments

The South African government reacted angrily Sunday to Nigeria's decision to recall its ambassador from Pretoria over a wave of mob attacks on African migrants that killed at least seven people."We are...

Monument to South Africa's "Hottentot Venus" vandalised

Monument to South Africa's "Hottentot Venus" vandalised

26 April 2015 | 0 comments

Vandals in South Africa have vandalised a monument to Saartjie Baartman, Africa's "Hottentot Venus" who was paraded in 19th century Europe like a circus freak, police said Sunday. The incident in Hankey,...

South Africa suspends parliament to fight xenophobia

South Africa suspends parliament to fight xenophobia

24 April 2015 | 0 comments

South Africa's parliament will be suspended next week to enable lawmakers to return to their constituencies to spread the anti-xenophobia message, in the wake of deadly attacks on African migrants.The...

S.Africa suspends parliament to fight xenophobia

S.Africa suspends parliament to fight xenophobia

24 April 2015 | 0 comments

South Africa's parliament will be suspended from next week to enable lawmakers to return to their constituencies to spread the anti-xenophobia message, in the wake of deadly attacks on African migrants.The...

Johannesburg marchers condemn attacks on immigrants

Johannesburg marchers condemn attacks on immigrants

23 April 2015 | 0 comments

Several thousand demonstrators marched through central Johannesburg on Thursday to protest against a spate of deadly attacks on immigrants, after further raids by the authorities on suspected gang hideouts.Watched...

Johannesburg marchers condemn attacks on immigrants

23 April 2015 | 0 comments

Several thousand demonstrators marched through central Johannesburg on Thursday to protest against a spate of deadly attacks on immigrants, after further raids by the authorities on suspected gang hideouts.Watched...

S.African police say murdered nun, 86, may have been raped

23 April 2015 | 0 comments

Police in South Africa were on Thursday investigating whether an 86-year-old nun of Austrian origin found murdered had also been raped.The body of Sister Getrud Tiefebacher from the Sacred Heart Home...

Anti-xenophobia marchers gather in Johannesburg after attacks

Anti-xenophobia marchers gather in Johannesburg after attacks

23 April 2015 | 0 comments

Thousands of demonstrators readied to march through central Johannesburg on Thursday to protest against a spate of attacks on immigrants, after further raids by the authorities on suspected gang hideouts.Two...

Zuma vows action over immigrant attacks as army deployed

Zuma vows action over immigrant attacks as army deployed

22 April 2015 | 0 comments

President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday pledged to tackle xenophobia in South Africa as troops were sent in to support police in a crackdown against attacks on immigrants that have left at least seven people...

Zuma vows action over immigrant attacks as army deployed

Zuma vows action over immigrant attacks as army deployed

22 April 2015 | 0 comments

President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday pledged to tackle xenophobia in South Africa as troops were sent in to support police in a crackdown against attacks on immigrants that have left at least seven people...

Nigeria protests to South Africa over anti-immigrant attacks

Nigeria protests to South Africa over anti-immigrant attacks

22 April 2015 | 0 comments

Nigeria has complained to South Africa about a wave of attacks targeting foreigners and called on Pretoria to punish the culprits and compensate the victims, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday.Junior...

11 arrested as S.African army deploys over immigrant attacks

11 arrested as S.African army deploys over immigrant attacks

22 April 2015 | 0 comments

South African authorities arrested 11 men in a raid on a hostel in downtown Johannesburg, officials said Wednesday, as troops were sent in to support police in a crackdown on deadly immigrant attacks.The...

South Africa sends in army to quell anti-immigrant attacks

South Africa sends in army to quell anti-immigrant attacks

22 April 2015 | 0 comments

South African soldiers were deployed overnight to tackle gangs targeting and killing foreigners after at least seven people died in a wave of anti-immigrant violence, AFP photographers witnessed.Dozens...

11 arrested in S.African police and army raid

11 arrested in S.African police and army raid

22 April 2015 | 0 comments

South African authorities arrested 11 men in a joint police and army raid on a hostel in downtown Johannesburg as part of a crackdown to end attacks on immigrants, officials said Wednesday.The raid late...

South Africa deploys army to quell anti-immigrant attacks

South Africa deploys army to quell anti-immigrant attacks

21 April 2015 | 0 comments

South African soldiers deployed overnight Tuesday to tackle gangs hunting down and killing foreigners after at least seven people died in a wave of anti-immigrant violence, AFP photographers witnessed.Dozens...

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