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2 days ago
In South Africa, a xenophobic movement called Operation Dudula is accusing illegal immigrants of taking jobs from South Africans. Operation Dudula vigilantes are known to raid small businesses owned by foreigners. With an unemployment rate close to 35 percent, the situation is tense and the populist rhetoric of Operation Dudula supporters is raising fears of new xenophobic riots in South Africa, like in 2008, 2015 and 2019. Our correspondents report.
21 Sep 2020
Former Malian dictator Moussa Traore is laid to rest... Members of the military junta among those present at his state funeral. Traore died earlier this week at the age of 83. In Cameroon, appeals court upholds life sentences for ten anglophone separatists including Ayuk Tabe, the leader of the self-declared state of Ambazonia. They were sentenced last August on charges including secession and terrorism. Also, our correspondent in South Africa tells us about 'routine' xenophobia against African and Asian foreigners in the country, following a Human Rights Watch report.
18 Dec 2019
Facing xenophobia in many countries where they seek refuge, young Venezuelans are settling on street corners in downtown La Paz, Bolivia to sell candies to survive and to send a little money back home.
6 Nov 2019
Refugees in Cape Town are protesting increased xenophobia. But demonstrations have been violently broken up and now migrants are seeking shelter in an overcrowded church, reports Adrian Kriesch.
20 Sep 2019
Xenophobia: 30 children among latest returnees
19 Sep 2019
Reps threaten Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, over Xenophobia
15 Sep 2019
The proposed exchange programme between Nigerian students and their South African counterparts may have ended before it kicks off.
8 Sep 2019
South African High Commissioner in Nigeria, Bobby Moroe, speaks on attacks Xenophobia
8 Sep 2019
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu visited the Novare Mall, Sangotedo, to assess the vandalisation and looting that took place at the mall on Tuesday.
25 May 2018
A federal lawmakerToby Okechukwu, has challenged Nigerian government to rise against the spate of xenophobia among South Africans, which he said had led to deaths of over 160 Nigerians in the last two years.
16 Mar 2017
Xenophobia attacks - Minister of foreign affairs, interior meet with Nigerians in SA.

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