Foreign Minister to visit South Africa after xenophobic attacks

Shirley Ayorkor BotchwayForeign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey

Ghana’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, will visit South Africa on Monday, 13 March 2017.

The Minister’s visit follows a wave of xenophobic attacks on non-South Africans in recent weeks.

The visit will give the Minister the opportunity to ascertain at first hand, the events that led to the attacks and bring clarity to the issue of reported casualties.

She will also meet with South African authorities and secure assurances about the safety of Ghanaians in the country.

Ms Ayorkor Botchwey returns to Accra on March 14, 2017.