Nigerian Police Rescue 300 Boys, Men Held Against Will, Sexually Abused, Tortured, Starved at Alleged Islamic School

Nigerian police confirmed that more than 300 boys and men were “rescued from a building thought to be an Islamic school where they were held against their will, sexually abused, starved and tortured.” Some of the boys rescued from the town of Kaduna were as young as 5 years old. According to reports, “most of […]

Violence, Rioting Overshadows South African World Economic Forum as Tensions Continue to Rise Between South Africa, Nigeria; At Least 10 Killed Over Past Week

On Thursday, South Africa vowed to combat the “prejudice fueling a wave of deadly riots and xenophobic attacks, as international anger over the violence overshadowed a pan-African economic conference in Cape Town.” South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said that at least 10 people have been killed over the past week in the ongoing violence, including […]

South African-Owned Businesses in Nigeria Forced to Close After Being Violently Targeted in Retaliation for Xenophobic Attacks Carried Out on Nigerians Living in South Africa

South African-owned businesses that operate in Nigeria are being forced to shut their doors after “being targeted with violence in retaliation for xenophobic attacks carried out against Africans working in South Africa.” MTN and Shoprite closed their Nigerian stores on Wednesday. After reports surfaced about “the attacks on many Nigerians living in South Africa, youths […]