Xenophobia: Nigeria, Botswana and Lesotho issue travel advisories for citizens headed to South Africa

The government of Nigeria has issued a travel advisory against South Africa over xenophobic violence. “Due to the tension created by the attacks, the Government of Nigeria wishes to advise Nigerians to avoid travelling to high risk and volatile areas until the situation is brought under control,” a statement signed by Foreign Affairs spokesperson Ferdinand Nwonye said. The statement said it was engaging the relevant South African authorities via the Nigerian High Commission in Pretoria, Consulate General in Johannesburg and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja to ensure measures are…

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