Unions are pressing for a three-year guarantee of job security and an 8 percent across-the-board wage hike, while pilots accepted a 5.9% and will not participate in the strike.
President Muhammadu Buhari met his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa and stressed the importance of avoiding a repeat of attacks against foreigners that occurred in the country.
Government officials say most of the deaths were over business, money disputes, extra-marital affairs, and other personal arguments. Bangladesh embassy says none of Bangladesh's nationals were involved in the killings.
The roots of this violence and anti-immigrant sentiments run deep and a mélange of factors collide, dissolve and divide, often crisscrossing social, economic and political lines.
Godwin Adamu, Nigerian diplomat in Johannesburg, says Nigerians will be flown out in two flights, a week after a series of deadly attacks on foreigners, including against Nigerian-owned businesses and properties, killed 10 people.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says two of the victims were foreigners who were killed during a wave of attacks on foreign-owned stores followed by apparent reprisal attacks in Nigeria.
Both countries step up security as deadly attacks on foreign-owned stores in Johannesburg spark reprisals against South African businesses in Nigerian cities.
Country hit by new wave of violence targeting foreign nationals and their businesses.
Schwarzenegger, 71, was chatting with fans at the Arnold Classic Africa, an event showcasing bodybuilding and other sports, in Johannesburg when he was kicked from behind.
Three opinion polls in recent weeks show the ANC's support ranging between 51 and 61 percent, compared with the 62 percent it won in 2014.
A quarter-century ago, South Africa's black population was finally able to vote. But long after the brutal apartheid system of racial segregation and discrimination, many say they still struggle to find a decent life.
Syria's civil war and bilateral ties are high on agenda in one-day talks between Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Russian capital.
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