Nigeria: SA’s Shoprite shuts down after students protest

A branch of South Africa’s grocery chain, Shoprite has been forced to shutdown after protests by students in Ogun State. The students, all members of the National Association of Nigerian Students on Saturday picketed at the shopping mall. They were agitating over what they described as “unrestrained xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.” The students carried placards with inscriptions: “South Africans must go.” “Enough of the killing of our brothers, sisters and relatives in South Africa.” “You can’t continue to kill our people and still feed fat on us.’’…

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