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South Africa closes embassy in Nigeria after xenophobic violence

Media playback is not supported on your device. Media Title Companies were destroyed in the attacks. South Africa temporarily ceased its diplomatic missions in Nigeria after Nigerians cracked down on xenophobic violence in South Africa Between Sunday and Wednesday, mobs plundered and destroyed stores in the South African commercial center of Johannesburg, many of which were foreign-owned. The Nigerian government …

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Xenophobic Attacks: Anger in Nigeria as xenophobic attacks in South Africa trigger plunder

Protesters set fire to many entrances that led into a bustling mall that housed the South African retail store Shoprite, and plundered groceries and toiletries from the Lagos supermarket, Nigeria's commercial center. MTN was founded Tuesday in the city of Ibadan Southwest Nigeria devastated despite peace calls from the government. Many other Nigerian businesses were also plundered during the raids. …

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