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Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane during a press briefing in Johannesburg on 21 May 2018. Sethembiso Zulu/EWN

South Africa main opposition looks to 2024 as ruling party leads poll

The main opposition leader Mmusi Maimane pledged to “bring change’’ in the next national polls in 2024, as the ruling party led in South African elections on Friday.
African National Congress - ANC

Early results suggest ANC to retain power in South Africa

Early vote tallies suggest South Africa’s ruling ANC party will retain power after an election on Wednesday, but analysts said its share of the vote could fall below 60 percent for the first time since the end of white minority rule.
Bheki Cele

South Africans accuse police minister of ignoring province’s security problems

South Africa’s Western Cape provincial government on Sunday accused National Police Minister, Bheki Cele, of violating the Constitution by ignoring the security concerns in the province.

Two Nigerians stabbed to death in South Africa

The death toll of Nigerians killed in South Africa has continued to rise with another two being the latest victims in ongoing xenophobic attacks on foreigners in that country.
Chigozie Agbim

Chigozie Agbim, Ifeanyi Ede, others unveiled by new NPFL club Delta Force

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Chigozie Agbim and 2014 CHAN eagles striker Ifeanyi Ede headlined a crack squad of players unveiled by the hierarchy of Delta Force ahead Sunday’s first NPFL home clash against visiting Go Round FC, Omoku, at Stephen Keshi Stadium, after successfully completing the acquisition of newly promoted Kada City FC of Kaduna.
AfricaCheck

Africa Check gets new executive director, board

Africa Check, the continent’s leading independent fact-checking organisation, on Wednesday announced the nomination of an incoming Executive Director and a new eight-member board, made up of leading figures from across South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Senegal.

AfDB tasks partners on sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on development partners to scale up support for implementation of sanitation programmes to fast track Africa’s progress and deliver on its promise to the continent.
Tito Mboweni

South Africa announces $1.6 billion bailout to keep lights on

South Africa’s Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announced Wednesday a $1.6 billion-a-year bailout for the country’s electricity utility in a bid to stave off further downgrades to Pretoria’s credit rating as he unveiled a new budget.
A picture taken on February 4, 2019 shows the Huawei logo displayed on a tablet in Paris. – A government amendment to establish a pre-authorization for the operation of telecom networks, with a view to deploy 5G, received on February 4, 2019 an “unfavorable opinion” from the special commission charged with examining the draft law Pact. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP)

Huawei to build data centres in South Africa

China’s Huawei will build two data Centres in South Africa from March,it said, as part of plans to expand cloud services across Africa.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa’s dilemma of land reform and mining investment

The land reform dear to South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is not only of concern to white farmers. As large landowners, mining groups are also afraid of paying the price of a massive and unbridled redistribution of land.
Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga

Report: Zimbabwe’s VP airlifted to SA for emergency medical treatment

Zimbabwe’s Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has again been airlifted to a South African hospital for emergency medical treatment after his health had deteriorated over the weekend.
Bayana Bayana South Africa

Banyana Banyana kickstart World Cup preparations

Banyana Banyana kickstart preparations for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup with a training camp that will be held in Cape Town from Wednesday, 9 January 2019.
Clifton Beach

Cape Town race row erupts after ‘black visitors cleared from beach’

"The city has at no stage given any authority to PPA to enforce by-laws," Cape Town's director for safety and security Richard Bosman said in a statement.

Banned Steve Smith reveals details of ball-tampering debacle

Former Australia captain Steve Smith said on Friday he had not been involved in planning to tamper with the ball during the Cape Town test against South Africa.
The Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA) has announced the tragic demise of Mr Udebuani Chidokweanaukwu, who drowned in that country.

Nigerian drowns in South Africa

The Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA) has announced the tragic demise of Mr Udebuani Chidokweanaukwu, who drowned in that country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

[email protected]: Why we love this President

“That’s him, that’s him,” the two old women, wrinkled and bent with age, exclaimed. You could see wonderment and fulfillment in their eyes. And as if on cue, they both began to cry.

Renewed gang violence hit Cape Town

Three people were killed in Cape Town in separate shootings as a new spate of gang violence hit the city in spite of an intensified crackdown, police said on Saturday.
Super Eagles

AFCON: Super Eagles insist on three points against Bafana Bafana

Three–time African champions Nigeria flew into Johannesburg in the early hours of Friday with a commitment to picking all three points in Saturday’s Group E top-of-the-table clash with South Africa at the FNB Stadium.

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NNPC to inaugurate largest cooking gas storage facility in Benin

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will unveil the largest Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) also known as cooking gas and Propane Storage and dispensing facility in Oredo, Benin City.
Lagos State High Court.

Lagos socialite, four others charged with unlawful interference with property

Lagos socialite, Buhari Oloto, has been charged alongside four others before a Lagos State High Court for unlawful interference with property, contrary to Section 2(1) of the Lagos State Properties Protection Law 2016.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo charges governments to see private sector as engine for economic development

Former Nigerian president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has charged government at all levels in the country to see the private sector as the engine for economic development.
The fake soldier, Yusuf Quadri, 22, from Ogun State, was arrested during a cautious stop and search by RRS officers.

Fake soldier, robber arrested in Lagos

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), a unit of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a fake soldier and a robber.

Don: How President Buhari’s anti-corruption fight can succeed

A renowned legal luminary, Professor Muhammed Tabi’u has urged President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to strengthen his war against corruption, so as to ensure probity and accountability in governance.