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South Africa, Nigeria mend relations, agree trade deals

By Reuters
04 October 2019   |   10:36 am
South Africa and Nigeria's leaders have sought to mend ties, signing a range of trade and cooperation agreements just weeks after anti-foreigner violence strained relations between the two economic powerhouses.

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