Xenophobia: South Africans attack Nigerians in renewed violence

October 22, 2019

Reports indicate tension in the Mpumalamga province of South Africa as the country’s citizens have taken on Nigerian residents in renewed xenophobic attacks.

Though details about the fresh attacks are still sketchy at the time of this report, Channels Television confirms the development through its correspondent in the country.

The report added that the leadership of Nigerian Citizens In South Africa (NICASA) and Nigeria’s consular general in the country are still gathering information concerning the incident and are said to be on their way to Witbank in Mpumalanga province to ascertain the situation.

The decision reportedly followed the public outcry over the incessant xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa.

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