Despite sending an envoy and a follow-up trip to South Africa by President Muhammadu Buhari in a wake of Xenophobia that has made Nigerians more of an endangered species in the hand of their host country, the Nigerian community in South Africa has confirmed the killing of one of its members, Ikenna Otugo.
Africa may seem to be getting it right as Rwanda’s Mara Group yesterday 7th October 2019 launched two smartphones. Ashish Thakkar, Mara Group CEO described them as the first “Made in Africa” models, opining that the development would give a boost to the country’s ambitions to become a regional technology hub.
The Presidency on Tuesday revealed the reason why President Muhammadu Buhari will visit South Africa on Wednesday. Speaking on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York, United States, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama said trade relations between Nigeria and South Africa, including security and compensation for victims of xenophobic attacks, will be top priorities during President Muhammadu Buhari’s state visit to South Africa.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on South Africa yesterday for the strengthening and implementation of all action geared towards mitigating further re-occurrence of xenophobic attack that was targeted against Nigerians in S/Africa that nearly threatened the bilateral relationship between the two countries.