Xenophobic attacks Ghanaian buried in South Africa

Emmanuel Quaicoe has been buried in South Africa.

  • Published: , Refreshed:
South Africa xenophobia play

South Africa xenophobia

24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Ghanaian Emmanuel Quaicoe, who was found dead on the streets of Durban in South Africa during the heightened periods of the recent xenophobic violence, was interred on Sunday, April 26.

Quaicoe, 48, was found dead on April 7 with head injuries.

According to South African authorities, he died of natural causes, specifically epilepsy.

“He had an [epileptic] attack on the streets of KwaMashu in Durban and died,” South African High Commissioner Lulama Xingwana said last week.

“He was taken to hospital and postmortem reports stated that he died of natural causes.”

Though he hails from Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghanaian residents in Durban decided to bury him there.

Ghana’s High Commission was said to have provided funds for the funeral and burial activities.

About $2,500 was provided by the High Commission to the Ghanaian residents’ association for Sunday’s activities.

Officials of the High Commission as well as two National Security operatives - who had been dispatched to South Africa by government - attended the activities in Durban. They also took the opportunity to interact with Ghanaians over the recent wave of xenophobic attacks in the rainbow nation.

Meanwhile, the High Commission was said to be liaising with Ghanaian churches to have Ghanaians officially registered.

Source: Tv3network

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Ghana Armed Forces GAF announces date for 2017/18 recruitment screeningbullet
2 Adult Content We will continue showing porn on TV - Ice TVbullet
3 Freemasonry Here are prominent Ghanaians who are also freemasonsbullet
4 Alleged Stealing 5 Tamale Teaching Hospital staff face dismissalbullet
5 Accra vs Kumasi 6 pictures that perfectly capture the...bullet
6 Fraud Three Ghanaians arrested over £5million romance fraudbullet
7 Kofi Opoku Manu Former Ashanti Regional Minister is deadbullet
8 Illegal Drugs Ghana leads Africa in marijuana use; ranks...bullet
9 Ghana Police Service IGP reshuffles top officersbullet
10 Ministerial Vetting I would still have been single but...bullet

Top Videos

1 Watch Video I lick my wife before going to preach - Kumchacha confessesbullet

News