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A special envoy from South Africa apologize to Nigeria

A special envoy from South Africa has sent their apologies to the government of Nigeria following the recent xenophobic attacks.

The special envoy consisting of Mr. Jeff Radebe conveyed President Cyril Ramaphosa’a apology saying as a country they condemn the attacks.

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They further added that they are dealing with the issue and that the necessary action will be taken.

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria accepted the apology as he thanked South Africa and the government for explaining what happened.

Also read: South African music not to be played by a Zambian station

The envoy also confirmed that ten people died from the attacks, two were from Zambia and eight others from South Africa.

President Buhari spoke of how Nigeria fought to ensure South Africa become Free State back in the 1970s.

In turn, the envoy thanked Nigeria for their role to ensure they attained independence back in the year 1990.

Meanwhile, Nigeria was repatriating its citizen’s with about 300 people already landed and others expected to come soon.

Addressing the media they vowed not to return to the country again given the kind of treatment they had received.

They also spoke about how much they have lost and how their businesses were brought down despite having been in the country for over 10 years.

Other African countries joined in to scold South Africa saying they won’t accept their treatment on fellow Africans.

In unison, some boycotted playing their music from now henceforth as others vowed not to perform in the country until further notice.

Slavian Mwangecho
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