WATCH | SA businesses targeted in Nigeria in protest against xenophobic violence

04 September 2019 - 11:05
By Zama Luthuli

Nigerian protesters took to the streets of Lagos on Tuesday to vent their anger after the violence inflicted on foreigners in SA.

The protesters threw stones and destroyed property around the area, targeting SA businesses such as MTN, Shoprite and MultiChoice. They were unable to access the Shoprite building after the military was deployed.

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