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The Fear of ‘Black’ Foreigners, By Dele Agekameh

Rather than its policy of demonising African immigrants, the South African government can reassure its people through relevant legislation, identifiable progressive policy and by simply doing the job it was elected to do. In his Unpopular Essays, first published in 1950, Bertrand Russell says: “Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and…
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Opinion

Time To Call South Africa To Order, By Nigeria Independence Group

To put a decisive halt to these attacks, the New Independence Group (NIG) believes that it is of utmost importance for the Nigerian government to become alive too to its responsibilities to Nigerians both at home and abroad. It must begin by recognising the office of the citizen as the…
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Opinion

Still on the South African Xenophobic Attack, By Gidado Yushau Shuaib

"We of alien looks or words must stick together.” ― Sansom According to Wikipedia "Xenophobia is the unreasoned fear of that which is perceived to be foreign or strange. Xenophobia can manifest itself in many ways involving the relations and perceptions of an in-group towards an out-group, including a fear…
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Opinion

No Matter Where You Come From, By Owei Lakemfa.

Human beings are first migrants. Then they become settlers, and settlers become citizens. In every clime, it is not so much your status, but your contributions. Kenneth Kaunda was synonymous with Zambia. He pronounced prophetically that Zambia shall be free! When colonial Britain tried to amalgamate present day Zambia, Zimbabwe…
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