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WEF: Nigeria not in global social mobility ranking

Despite the federal government’s effort on technology, Nigeria could not be ranked among 82 countries in the Global Social Mobility Index 2020.
The President of the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA), Adetola Olubajo, on Friday said that victims of the recent xenophobic attacks in that country deserved to be compensated.

Xenophobia: South Africa’s 10 worst attacks ever

Nigerians and other foreign nationals in South Africa have been the targets of xenophobic attacks in recent weeks.
Robert Mugabe, the guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980, died Friday at age 95, two years after the army brought an ignominious end to almost four decades of his iron-fisted rule.

Robert Mugabe: Cyril Ramaphosa expresses condolences after death of anti-colonialism ‘champion’

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his condolences to Zimbabweans on behalf of South Africa, following the news of the death of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe.

South Africa: What you need to know about ‘xenophobic attacks’

The xenophobic attack on Nigerians and other foreigners in South Africa is the major topic of discourse on the lips of everyone due to the recent spate of violent and deadly attacks.
President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Moses Mabhida Statdium in KwaZulu-Natal where he delivered the ANC's 2019 election manifesto on January 12 2019 . Twitter-@myanc

South Africa’s ANC vows to restore democracy, growth, as it kicks off campaign

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday launched the ANC’s campaign for legislative elections in May, acknowledging the party’s past mistakes and promising to restore democratic institutions and economic growth.
South Africa Circumcision Ritual

21 boys die in South Africa circumcision

At least 21 boys have died in South Africa while undergoing circumcision in the bi-annual ceremony which began in November, authorities have said.

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.

South Africa to eradicate pit latrine toilets in schools

South Africa is to get rid of all pit latrines in state schools within two years after a five-year-old pupil drowned in a toilet in March.
In celebration of the centenary of former President Nelson Mandela, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) launched its first commemorative banknote series at Freedom Park on Friday morning.

South Africa launches notes, coins for 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth

South Africa on Friday launched a set of limited edition bank notes and gold coins to mark the 100th anniversary on July 18 of the birth of Nelson Mandela.
A male and female lion stand over a lion cub in Eastern Cape, South Africa. This is where a pride of lions slaughtered at least three poachers who entered the Sibuya Game Reserve to hunt rhino horns. iStock-Getty Images Plus

Lions devour two rhino poachers on South African game reserve

Lions ate two rhino poachers on a South African game reserve, the owner of the lodge said on Thursday.

Video: South Africa outrage over ‘naked’ school choir performance

A "naked" choir performance by a group of South African schoolgirls has led to calls for investigation by the country's education minister.

Student arrested after $1 million error

A South African student who splurged more than $63,000 of $1.1 million she erroneously received was arrested on Tuesday and appeared in court for alleged theft, police said.

Nigerian community pays tribute to Winnie Mandela

The Nigerian community in South Africa has paid tribute to Winnie Mandela, describing her as a role model and heroine, who fought for the liberation of her people.

Winnie Mandela: South Africa’s flawed heroine

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s marriage to Nelson Mandela and her anti-apartheid activism ensured many South Africans saw her as “the mother of the nation”, but her past was littered with dark controversies.

Key dates in life of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Key dates in the life of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, who died on Monday at the age of 81.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela passes on at 81

Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela‚ a stalwart in the fight against apartheid‚ has died at the age of 81.

South Africa busts evil Angels Church with 100 sex slaves

South African police have busted Mancoba Seven Angels Ministry, a church run as a cult, with no fewer than 100 sex slaves, among them girls as young as 12, nursing tiny babies and with leaders who regard themselves as angels.

50 hospitalized after eating cow bitten by snake

Over 50 people were rushed to various hospitals in South Africa after eating meat from a cow that had reportedly died from a snake bite.

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Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Borno governor visits Kala-Balge, shares N100 millions to 10,000 households

Borno State governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, spent the most part of yesterday in Rann, headquarters of Kala-Balge, Local Government Area, remotely located around a boarder between Nigeria, Cameroon linking to Chadian territory.

Edwin Clark cautions President Buhari over appointment of Justice Bulkachuwa’s successor

Ijaw National leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to correct some of his lapses through appointment of successor of the outgoing President of Court of Appeal.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

Coalition tasks National Assembly on transparent electoral system

A social group, Coalition 2020, has called on the National Assembly to work further on the Electoral Act with a view to ensuring reliable and transparent elections in the country.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Governor Obaseki: How we’re winning fight against human trafficking

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration is making steady progress in the against human trafficking through sustained awareness creation and robust partnership with key stakeholders.
ENUGU — GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, last week, advanced the public utility sector with five made-in-Nigeria mini fire fighting trucks to enhance the services being rendered by the Fire Service in Enugu State.

Enugu boosts fire service with five Innoson fighter trucks

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, last week, advanced the public utility sector with five made-in-Nigeria mini fire fighting trucks to enhance the services being rendered by the Fire Service in Enugu State.