South African government denies xenophobic attacks—
South African government have denied reports that their citizens are carrying out Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians.
The country’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Monroe, made this known when he met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, in Abuja this morning.
Speaking at a media briefing after the meeting with Onyeama, Monroe said the recent attacks were not ”xenophobic” in nature but are rather mere ‘sporadic acts of violence’.
According to Monroe, businesses belonging to other South Africans were also affected in the violence that erupted yesterday Monday September 2nd.