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Nigeria pulls out of SA summit after deadly riots

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Published on September 08, 2019 with No Comments

Withdraws from WEF gathering in Cape Town in the aftermath of attacks on foreigners in South African cities.Nigeria has pulled out of an African economic summit in South Africa,  intensifying a diplomatic row after a series of deadly attacks on foreigners, including Nigerians, in South African cities.The withdrawal of Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo from the World Economic Forum (WEF) gathering in Cape Town cast a cloud over initiatives to boost intra-African trade. The rioting has killed at least five people in Johannesburg and Pretoria in recent days.

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