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.

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.

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.