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Fear grips Nigerians as South Africans protest on Monday

The Nigerian Community in South Africa on Sunday urged its members to adopt safety measures ahead of a planned protest against foreigners by South Africans.

Former South African ‘homeland’ leader Lucas Mangope dies at 94

Lucas Mangope, leader of one of South Africa’s tribal homelands who resisted the end of apartheid, died on Thursday at the age of 94, local media reported on Friday.

WWCQ: Envoy commends Falconets fighting spirit

Nigeria’s Consul General in South Africa, Godwin Adama, on Saturday commended the National U-20 female national team, Falconets for beating their South Africa counterparts.

Israel cracks Palestinian militant recruitment cell

Israel on Wednesday said it had cracked a Palestinian militant cell suspected of having been recruited and handled by Iranian intelligence officers who worked out of South Africa.

Union urges Nigerians in South Africa to embrace peace, kindness, unity

The Nigerian Union in South Africa on Tuesday urged Nigerians living in that country to embrace peace, kindness, and unity as they celebrate the Christmas and New Year.

Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa reveals 30km walk while escaping Robert Mugabe’s ‘hunting dogs’

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has revealed how he walked for more 30km to cross the border between Zimbabwe and Mozambique in an apparent escape from his assassination by former president Robert Mugabe's "hunting dogs", reports said on Friday.

Zimbabwe leader Emmerson Mnangagwa woos fled nationals to return in SA speech

Zimbabwe's new leader on Thursday appealed to millions of nationals who fled economic decline and political turmoil to return home and help rebuild the nation following the fall of Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa in South Africa on first foreign trip

Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa met his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma in Pretoria on Thursday, his first international trip since he replaced Robert Mugabe following a coup in November.

Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa visits South Africa to meet potential investors

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa is reportedly set to "address a high profile business conference" in Pretoria on Thursday, as his new administration strives "to revitalise the economy through attracting investment".

Oscar Pistorius appeals 17-year sentence for shooting girlfriend dead

Former Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has filed papers to South Africa’s Constitutional Court, appealing against his 13-year jail term for shooting dead his girlfriend, a lawyer for the victim’s family said Tuesday.

ANC election: Nigerian community in South Africa congratulates Cyril Ramaphosa

The Nigerian Community in South Africa has congratulated Mr Cyril Ramaphosa on his election as the new President of the African National Congress (ANC).

Anti-apartheid heroes slam Jacob Zuma as ANC elects new chief

The African National Congress was lauded for its moral authority in the fight against apartheid in South Africa, but many veterans of that era are deeply disillusioned by the party’s actions today.

Oscar Pistorius injured in prison brawl over phone

Former Paralympic champion and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has been injured in a prison brawl over the use of a public phone, a South African official said on Tuesday.

2019: APC in South Africa upbeat on victory

The South Africa chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday expressed optimism that the party would win the 2019 general elections in Nigeria.

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Police confirm burning of ex-SGF Olu Falae’s farm

The Police in Ondo State have said efforts were underway to arrest those who attacked and razed the farm of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olu Falae, on Sunday.

Delta polytechnic rector warns fresh students against cultism, other social vices

Professor Emmanuel Ogujor, the Rector, Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe Oghara-Ethiope, Delta State has warned the newly admitted students of the polytechnic to shun cultism and other social vices that may impede their progress at the institution.

Why I introduced election into Imo monarch system – Governor Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, said that he allowed monarchs in the state to elect their leader, instead of being appointed by him in order to deepen democracy in the state.

IPOB not a terrorist group – Ohanaeze

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, OYC, has rejected the ruling of the Abuja High Court, affirming the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist group, insisting that IPOB is not and has never been a terrorist group.

Kaduna govt to give incentives to rural teachers

Kaduna State Government on Sunday said it would introduce juicy incentives for teachers posted to public schools in rural areas of the state.

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2019: Governor Wike warns against voting for APC

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, said Nigeria under All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government has been dead since 2015 adding that supporting the ruling party to continue its rule come 2019 would be tantamount to digging the nation’s grave.

Police tortured, forced me to admit killing my pregnant wife – Man tells court

An FCT High Court in Maitama on Thursday ordered the trial- within-trial in a culpable homicide charge slammed on a 37-year-old, Mathew Ankyoor, who allegedly killed his wife.

PDP faults President Buhari, APC governors over failure to visit Benue

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors over silence on the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to visit Benue victims.

FRSC set to reduce illegal motor parks in Zaria

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Zaria Unit Command, is to collaborate with National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) to check increasing number of illegal motor parks in Zaria.

World’s fifth largest diamond discovered in Lesotho

A diamond thought to be the fifth largest of gem quality ever found has been discovered in Lesotho, miner Gem Diamonds said Monday, and could be worth as much as $40 million.