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    Julius Malema: There’s no mascot that can stop Burna Boy from performing in S’Africa

Julius Malema: There’s no mascot that can stop Burna Boy from performing in S’Africa

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    S’African artistes fume over Burna Boy’s inclusion in ‘Africa Unite’ concert

S’African artistes fume over Burna Boy’s inclusion in ‘Africa Unite’ concert

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    Burna Boy: I’ll donate earnings from S’Africa concert to victims of xenophobia

Burna Boy: I’ll donate earnings from S’Africa concert to victims of xenophobia

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    South Africa beat England to win Rugby World Cup

South Africa beat England to win Rugby World Cup

South Africa defeated England to secure a thoroughly deserved third Webb Ellis trophy in style in Yokohama, Japan at the Rugby World Cup. The Springboks made history as the first nation ever to lose a Rugby World Cup game - their opening Pool B clash with New Zealand - and go on to lift the cup. The South African team also became [...]

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    Outrage as Swaziland king ‘blesses his wives with Rolls-Royce cars’

Outrage as Swaziland king ‘blesses his wives with Rolls-Royce cars’

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    Nwakali, Awoniyi lead U23 Eagles in quest for Olympic ticket

Nwakali, Awoniyi lead U23 Eagles in quest for Olympic ticket

Imama Amapakabo, head coach of the Olympic Eagles, has named Kelechi Nwakali, Taiwo Awoniyi and nineteen others to defend the U23 Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt. Captain Azubuike Okechukwu, Anthony Izuchukwu, Sincere Seth, Olisah Ndah, Muyiwa Olabiran, Ndifreke Effiong, and Orji Okwonkwo also made the final list. Nigeria, champions of the second edition of the competition in Senegal four years [...]

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    South African police arrest 100 foreigners protesting xenophobia at UN site

South African police arrest 100 foreigners protesting xenophobia at UN site

The police in South Africa have arrested 100 foreign nationals in an operation to disperse a group of protesters at the UN refugee agency in Cape Town. The protesters, who are refugees and asylum seekers camping outside the offices of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and asking to be relocated outside the country following attacks on foreigners, were arrested [...]

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    Nigeria-South Africa: Strengthening relations between two regional powerhouses

Nigeria-South Africa: Strengthening relations between two regional powerhouses

Historically, Nigeria and the republic of South Africa have so much in common. The two countries are former British colonies and they both belong to same Commonwealth of Nations family. The two are also the most influential members of the African Union as the biggest economies on the continent. Nigeria as a frontline state, though not geographically contiguous to South Africa, [...]

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    Burna Boy to perform in S’Africa — despite threats over xenophobia

Burna Boy to perform in S’Africa — despite threats over xenophobia

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    Four Nigerians injured as South Africa boils again

Four Nigerians injured as South Africa boils again

Four Nigerians have reportedly sustained injuries in fresh xenophobic attacks in South Africa. PUNCH quoted Adetola Olubajo, president of the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA), as confirming the attacks which took place at Witbank area of Mpumalanga province, on Tuesday. “The Department of Home Affairs, which is like our own Ministry of Interior that deals with immigration and citizens’ issues, is in the [...]

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    Nigerian killed in South Africa over ‘business disagreement’

Nigerian killed in South Africa over ‘business disagreement’

The Nigerian Union in South Africa (NUSA) says a Nigerian entrepreneur has been killed in the country over an alleged business disagreement with a client. Sylvester Okonkwo, acting chairman of NUSA in the Kwazulu Natal province, said Ikenna Otugo, the deceased, was killed at Empangeni, in the province, on Tuesday. Speaking with NAN in a telephone conversation on Wednesday, Okonkwo said the [...]

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    Buhari in South Africa: Nigerians giving us bad name should desist from such

Buhari in South Africa: Nigerians giving us bad name should desist from such

President Muhammadu Buhari says the “few Nigerians” giving the country “bad name” in South Africa must desist from such and be of good conduct. Buhari said this on Friday during his town-hall meeting with Nigerians living in South Africa. President Cyril Rampahosa of South Africa had invited his Nigerian counterpart to the country for some bilateral agreements. “Let me also call on all [...]

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    Nigeria draw S’Africa, Ivory Coast in 2019 U23 AFCON

Nigeria draw S’Africa, Ivory Coast in 2019 U23 AFCON

Nigeria have been drawn in group B alongside Ivory coast, Zambia and South Africa in the 2019 U23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The draw ceremony was held at Haramlek Palace in Alexandria, Egypt on Wednesday evening. The tournament, which is the third edition, is expected to kick-off from November 8-22, in Cairo, capital of Egypt. https://twitter.com/caf_online/status/1179453605243473926?s=21 The U23 AFCON, which started in 2011 [...]

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    Buhari, seven ministers heading to South Africa Wednesday

Buhari, seven ministers heading to South Africa Wednesday

At least seven ministers will accompany President Muhammadu Buhari to South Africa on a visit which is at the instance of Cyril Ramaphosa, his South African counterpart. The ministers are Saleh Mamman (power), Rauf Aregbesola (interior), Olamilekan Adegbite (mines and steel development), Maigari Dingyadi (police affairs); and Mariam Katagum, minister of state, industry, trade and investment, Bashir Magashi (defence) and Geoffrey Onyeama [...]

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    OBJ: South Africa is addressing xenophobia, I hope returnees will go back

OBJ: South Africa is addressing xenophobia, I hope returnees will go back

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed optimism that South Africa is addressing xenophobia. Speaking with journalists in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, on Saturday, Obasanjo said he believes the South African government is putting adequate measures to end the attacks on foreigners. About 500 Nigerians were recently evacuated from South Africa following attacks on foreign nationals. The incident had dealt a blow on diplomatic [...]

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    Xenophobia: Nigerian students cancel trip for Robotics competition in S’Africa

Xenophobia: Nigerian students cancel trip for Robotics competition in S’Africa

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