South African police officer jailed for 30 years for killing Nigerian

A South African police constable, Austin Reynold, was on Monday, sentenced to 30 years in jail by a court for killing a Nigerian man living in that country. Reynold, 24, was accused of killing Ebuka Emmanuel Okoli on January 19, 2018 in Durban, Kwa Zulu-Natal Province, South Africa. The court sentenced the policeman three days […]

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South Africa defeats England to win third Rugby world cup

South Africa broke English hearts with a ruthless display of power rugby to seize their third Rugby World Cup in devastating fashion.Twenty two points from the boot of nerveless fly-half Handre Pollard and second-half tries from wingers Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe ground England into the Yokohama dirt on a horrible night for Eddie Jones’s […]

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I was the only female reporter in my city – Somali Journalist

Maryan Seylac is a journalist from Somalia. She was one of the first female reporters from her city, Baidoa, and set up an organisation that seeks to encourage and support women journalists in the country. She has told the BBC her story, discussing the challenges that women face in one of the world’s most dangerous […]

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Six Nigerian students cancel trip for Robotics Competition in South Africa

The six Nigerian students that will represent the country at the Africa Robotics Challenge (ARC) in South Africa on Sept. 28 have cancelled their trip to the country for safety. The students announced the cancellation of their trip at a news conference on Monday in Lagos, saying that the organisers had failed to guarantee their […]

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Nigerian Returnees get N20,000 from Lagos State government

The 315 Nigerians fleeing xenophobia who arrived yesterday have received a sum of N20,000 from Lagos State Government on Wednesday, PUNCH reports. The returnees, who were successfully evacuated on Wednesday about a week after the first batch, arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. Dabiri-Erewa told newsmen that the returnees […]

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320 more Nigerians to return from South Africa today

A delay in securing landing permit from South African aviation authorities for Air Peace has led to rescheduling the evacuation of the second batch of Nigerians from South Africa. This is coming on the heels of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa. In the second batch, 320 Nigerians were billed to […]

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South African official accuses Nigeria of overreacting to xenophobic attacks

Clayson Monyela, spokesman of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in South Africa, says Nigeria overreacted to the recent xenophobic attack in the country. Businesses of Nigerians based in South Africa were targetted in the attacks which made the federal government summon Bobby Moroe, South Africa’s high commissioner to Nigeria. Nigeria also pulled […]

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SERAP asks South Africa to pay $10bn compensation to victims of xenophobia

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights to sue to South Africa and seek $10 billion for victims of xenophobic attacks in the country. Last week, shops and properties belonging to Nigerians and other Africans were looted and destroyed. In an open letter dated September […]

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Nigerian Workers Will Suffer If South African Businesses Are Attacked – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians not to attack South African companies operating in Nigeria in retaliation for the ongoing xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, described as deeply disturbing the reports that some Nigerians, angered […]

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List Of South African Companies In Nigeria

This will comprise the list of all companies owned by South Africans but are located in Nigeria. In the list of South African companies in Nigeria, some of the names you would see may likely surprise you. They have long been in Nigeria such that many consider them as Nigerian companies. However, that is not the case.  […]

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South African President, Ramaphosa Reacts To Xenophobic Attack

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Tuesday, condemned the recent attack on Nigerians and other foreign nationals in the country. Ramaphosa, in a tweet on his official Twitter page, said there is no justification for the attack on foreign nationals. He was reacting the looting and burning of businesses and property belonging to foreigners in […]

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Student Protest Cause Temporarily Shut Down of MTN & DSTV Offices in Kaduna, Benue

According to the leader of the protesting students in Kaduna, Mr Dominic Philip, he explains his concern about the attacks, looting, destruction and mindless killings of Nigerians in South Africa. Philip, however, noted with dismay that instead of reciprocating the good gesture, South Africa had allowed Nigerians to suffer all forms of discrimination, including murders […]

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South African Government pleads over xenophobic attacks on Nigerians

It’s a known problem that Nigerians in South Africa are unjust fully killed. The South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Moroe who visited Abuja said his reason for visiting the Nigerians Capital is to discuss on the causes of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and also to provide solutions in curbing this menace. Mr Bobby […]

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14 lions escape from South Africa’s Kruger Park, residents issued warning

A pride of 14 lions is on the loose near a mining community bordering South Africa’s Kruger National Park, officials said Friday, and warned members of the public to be alert. The lions have been spotted roaming around the Foskor phosphate mine outside the town of Phalaborwa on the western boundary of the famed wildlife […]

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Two Nigerians stabbed to death in xenophobic attacks on foreigners in South Africa

The latest victims were stabbed to death during xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg and Cape Town on April 5 and April 6, 2019, respectively.
The Assistant Public Relations Officer, Nigeria Union in South Africa, Mr Odefa Ikele, confirmed the killings in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria from Johannesburg on Monday.

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Nigeria resolves $8bn row with MTN

Nigeria said it has resolved a dispute with Africa’s largest mobile operator over $8.13 billion which it accused MTN of illegally repatriating to South Africa.
Africa’s biggest telecoms market Nigeria shocked MTN and foreign investors in August when it ordered it to refund the money, and fined four commercial banks involved in the transfer.

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Top Africa’s history makers in 2018

Kofi Annan, the former secretary-general of the United Nations, celebrated his 80th birthday and continued with his peacemaking activities when he led a delegation to Zimbabwe ahead of July’s elections. He died unexpectedly in Bern, Switzerland, in August.
His remains were brought to his homeland of Ghana where he was given a state burial and a grand funeral in true Ghanaian style.

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Nigeria 4- 0 Zambia in AWCON

Nigeria’s Super Falcons beat the Shepolopolo of Zambia 4-0 on Wednesday at Cape Coast in Ghana to return to contention at the 11th African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON).

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South Africa vs. Nigeria

Games between Nigeria and South Africa always generate massive interest, and Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg shouldn’t be any different.

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