South African President Apologizes to Nigeria After Anti-Immigrant Violence

Nicole Rojas
Sep 20, 2019 - 12:00

South Africa delivered an apology to the Nigerian government following a series of deadly xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg and Pretoria. President Cyril Ramaphosa sent an envoy to Nigeria to deliver his nation’s “sincerest apologies about the incident that has recently transpired in South Africa.” “The incident does not represent what we stand for,” South African envoy Jeff Radebe said in a meeting in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, on September 16. Radebe promised that South African police would “leave no stone unturned, that those involved must be brought to book,”
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