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Nigerians want arrest, prosecution of killers in South Africa

Troubled by frequent killings of Nigerians, the Nigerian Union in South Africa has called for the arrests and prosecution of killers.
Former US President Barack Obama, right, with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa standing behind the Soweto Gospel Choir - Getty Images

Barack Obama warns of strange, uncertain times in Nelson Mandela tribute

Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday used a tribute to Nelson Mandela to warn of “strange and uncertain times”, a day after Donald Trump refused to challenge Vladimir Putin over interference in US elections.

Another Nigerian shot dead in South Africa

The Nigerian community in South Africa has expressed shock over the killing of another Nigerian, Mr Martin Ebuzoeme by unknown assailant in that country.

Barack Obama to lead celebrations 100 years after Nelson Mandela’s birth

South Africa celebrates the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth this week with a flagship speech by former US president Barack Obama and an outpouring of memories and tributes to the late anti-apartheid leader.
13 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received Cyril Ramaphosa, his South African counterpart, in Abuja.

President Ramaphosa: Criminals behind killings of Nigerians in South Africa

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has put the blame of the persistent killing of Nigerians in his country on criminality and not xenophobia, vowing to bring perpetrators to book.
5 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received Cyril Ramaphosa, his South African counterpart, in Abuja.

South Africa based Nigerians laud President Ramaphosa’s visit to Buhari

The Nigerian Union in South Africa has lauded President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa on his working visit to Nigeria in a move to ensure closer ties between both countries.
14 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received Cyril Ramaphosa, his South African counterpart, in Abuja.

President Buhari hosts South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received Cyril Ramaphosa, his South African counterpart, in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

President Buhari says he will soon sign up to African free trade pact

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday the country will soon sign up to a $3 trillion African free trade zone.
Pic.5. From left: Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun; South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa; and President/Chairman, Board of Directors of Afreximbank, Dr Okey Oramah, at the opening of Afreximbank Annual Meeting in Abuja on Wednesday (11/7/18). Jones Bamidele/NAN

President Ramaphosa: South Africa government not in support of attacks on Nigerians, others

The South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Wednesday said the South African government was not in support of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other countries.
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Presidents Buhari, Ramaphosa meet amid reports of xenophobic attacks

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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President Ramaphosa: Why I’m in Nigeria

Following the killings of many Nigerians in renewed xenophobic attacks in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa of that country, on Tuesday, said he was in Nigeria to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari on the disturbing situation which, he said, was capable of hurting the recently-signed Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).
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Federal government discusses security of Nigerians in South Africa with President Ramaphosa

Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama says issue of security of Nigerians living in South Africa will be part of discussion as its President, Cyril Ramaphosa, visits Nigeria on Wednesday.

South Africa’s Ramaphosa arrives Nigeria for two-day state visit today

Diko said Ramaphosa and Buhari were expected to discuss a wide range of bilateral‚ continental and global issues “of common concern”.
Duduzane Zuma, the son of scandal-plagued former South African president Jacob Zuma, arrives in court ahead of being charged with corruption, in Johannesburg, South Africa, July 9,2018. REUTERS-Siphiwe Sibeko

Jacob Zuma’s son charged with corruption, granted bail

Duduzane Zuma, the son of former South African President Jacob Zuma, has been released on bail after being charged for corruption.
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South Africa’s Ramaphosa: SADC ‘to evaluate Zim rally blast and take appropriate steps’

President Cyril Ramaphosa, who also chairs the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has condemned the bomb blast which left at least 41 people injured in Zimbabwe, saying that the bloc will evaluate the incident and "take appropriate steps".

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes South Sudan peace talks

President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the participation of South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar in the peace talks facilitated by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma corruption case delayed by funding woes

South Africa’s ex-president Jacob Zuma appeared in court Friday ahead of a corruption trial, raising questions about ballooning legal costs before addressing adoring crowds outside who condemned his prosecution.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma makes second court appearance on corruption charges

Former South African President Jacob Zuma, who was ousted by his own party in February, arrived at the Durban High Court on Friday for his second appearance on corruption charges relating to a $2.5 billion arms deal in the late 1990s.

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Governor Ortom alleges plot to blackmail him

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My wife is adulterous – Man tells court

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NSCDC generates N4 million revenue in Oyo in six months

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Church kicks against disarming Christians in Plateau

The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) Plateau District Church Council, has kicked against disarming and arrest of Christians in possession of Dane guns, sticks, and leaving herdsmen who allegedly possess and carry arms openly to unleash terror on innocent citizens.