CONFLITS | CONFLICTS

14-Sep-2019 to 11:37

Ramaphosa apologises for xenophobic attacks, pledges action

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday said his government apologises for the recent xenophobic attacks against African migrants and promised to ensure that his compatriots are more receptive of peoples of other countries on the continent.

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13-Sep-2019 to 13:57

Malawi gov’t approaches court to block proposed protests

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi government has applied to the court for an order blocking rights activists from going ahead with proposed nationwide protests set for next week, Attorney General Kalekeni Kaphale said on Friday.

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12-Sep-2019 to 23:56

ECCAS welcomes national dialogue in Cameroon

APA- Libreville (Gabon) — President Ali Bongo of Gabon in his capacity as the current chair of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), on Thursday welcomed the peace initiative by the Cameroonian leader who convened a national dialogue in his country rocked by nearly two years of a separatist crisis in its English-speaking region.

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06-Sep-2019 to 07:30

Malawians in S/Africa urged to take refuge at safe zones

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi has urged its nationals living in violence-hit South Africa to stay away from communities with incidences of xenophobic attacks for their safety, APA has learnt.

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06-Sep-2019 to 07:04

S/Africa: Malema blames ‘whites’ for instigating xenophobic attacks

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s opposition leader Julius Malema on Thursday heaped blame of the current violent xenophobic attacks and protests that have pitted African migrants against their hosts on the country’s white population.

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06-Sep-2019 to 06:55

S/African leader appeals for calm, prayers amid violence

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday night urged his compatriots to desist from fuelling tensions in the wake of xenophobic violence that has gripped Africa’s most industrialised country in the past five days.

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06-Sep-2019 to 06:45

S/Africa arrests over 400 for xenophobic violence – Police

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Five days after South Africa’s Gauteng Province erupted into mindless xenophobic attacks that have left 10 people dead, more than 400 people have been arrested in connection with the violence and subsequent looting of property, the police confirmed on Thursday.

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