No Ghanaian in South Africa has been attacked amidst xenophobic attacks - Government

No Ghanaian in South Africa has been attacked amidst xenophobic attacks - Government

- Ghana government has revealed the state of Ghanaians living in South Africa amidst xenophobic attacks

- According to the deputy foreign affairs minister, no Ghanaian has so far been attacked

- He noted there were no reports of Ghanaian-owned shops or interests been looted

The Deputy Foreign Affairs minister Charles Owiredu has revealed that no Ghanaian has so far been attacked in the xenophobic issues in South Africa.

He noted there were no reports of Ghanaian-owned shops or interests that have been attacked.

Speaking to in an interview on the Morning Starr, the deputy minister said Ghana is keenly monitoring the development in order to effectively protect its citizens.

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The minister said the government of Ghana was liaising with Ghanaian authorities in South Africa and are informed that so far, no Ghanaian has been counted among the dead.

According to the statesman, Ghanaians in South Africa have been asked, for the safe of their safety and to avoid uncertainties, stay away fro trouble zones. He however added that there had not been any reports of a Ghanaian-owned shop being torched or looted.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that South Africa has been the subject of outrage across the country following the wave of xenophobic attacks in the country.

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Some citizens of the country have gone on rampage, destroying and looting properties belonging to other African nationals.

The situation escalated, with some gory photos and videos capturing happenings in Johannesburg.

In some of the viral videos, South African citizens are seen beating and torturing other African migrants, who they claim have taken over their jobs.

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