Despite being flooded with millions of immigrants fleeing persecution and economic meltdown in their countries, the South African government strives to provide a safe environment for migrants.
Nigeria’s new High Commissioner to South Africa Ahmed Musa Ibeto says there is a need for intensified engagement amongst government and civilian organisations, to harmonise tense relations between Nigerians and local citizens.
Nigeria’s leader in the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says Nigerians only hear about violence in South Africa.
A Meeting between International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and her Nigerian counterpart, Geoffrey Onyeama is underway in Pretoria.
South Africa has deported 97 Nigerians for various offences following a series of raids, Nigerian officials said on Wednesday.