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Air Peace to begin flights to Johannesburg, Sharjah in June

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, says it will begin flight operations to Johannesburg, South Africa and Sharjah, United Arab Emirates next month.
Malawi votes

Malawi votes in tight three-way election

Malawi polls opened on Tuesday after a closely-fought election campaign, with President Peter Mutharika battling to hold off two serious rivals in a race that has focused on corruption allegations and economic development.
Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted during event in South Africa

Arnold Schwarzenegger resurrects ‘Africa is not a country’ debate

Africans over the weekend called out American entertainment magazine TMZ, for reporting that Arnold Schwarzenegger had been attacked in Africa, rather than specifying that the widely reported incident happened in South Africa.
Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted during event in South Africa

Man attacks Arnold Schwarzenegger at event in South Africa

Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked on Saturday by a man who kicked him in the back at a sports event in South Africa that the action hero was hosting.

Grace Mugabe faces new assault charge

Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe is facing a new charge of assault, which stems from an incident involving her housekeeper.

Nigerian mission rejects report on death of Nigerian in South African Police custody

The Nigerian Mission in South Africa has rejected the report of the country’s Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), handling the investigation of the death of a Nigerian, Ebuka Udugbo, in the police custody.
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.
Supporters of President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling party African National Congress (ANC) sing and dance at the party's final election rally ahead of the country's May 8 poll, in Johannesburg. Reuters-Siphiwe Sibeko

South Africa’s election campaigning peaks in Johannesburg

Campaigning for South Africa's upcoming election reaches a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challengers.

Nigerian man stabbed to death in South Africa

President of Nigerian Citizens Association South Africa (NICASA), Ben Okoli, has revealed that a Nigerian, Okechukwu Henry, from Imo State, was stabbed to death by unknown South African robbers.
Don Jazzy

Don Jazzy sends farewell message to Tiwa Savage

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mavin Records, Micheal Collins, popularly known as Don Jazzy, has sent his farewell message to singer, Tiwa Savage, as she exits the group.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-President Jonathan in South Africa to lead mission to monitor election

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has arrived South Africa where he will lead an observer mission to monitor the country’s general election scheduled for May 8.

Air Peace set to begin international flights

Nigerian carrier Air Peace says flight operations to Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, and other international flights will commence in the next few days.
Experienced Burundi international Papy Faty died after collapsing during an eSwatini league match (formerly Swaziland) this week, the Burundi football federation said on Friday.

Burundi’s Papy Faty dies aged 28 in league match

Experienced Burundi international Papy Faty died after collapsing during an eSwatini league match (formerly Swaziland) this week, the Burundi football federation said on Friday.
Former Governor of Abia State and Senator-elect, Abia North Senatorial District, Dr. Orji Kalu, has urged the South African Government to sustain the economic, political and social ties between Nigeria and South Africa.

Senator-elect Orji Kalu visits Thabo Mbeki, seeks greater diplomatic ties between Nigeria, South Africa

Former Governor of Abia State and Senator-elect, Abia North Senatorial District, Dr. Orji Kalu, has urged the South African Government to sustain the economic, political and social ties between Nigeria and South Africa.

Nigerian mission condemns killing of three Nigerians in South Africa

The Consul-General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, South Africa, Mr Godwin Adama, has condemned the killing of three Nigerians between April 6 and April 9 at different locations in the country.

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.
South Africa Foreign Minister Lindiwe Sisulu

Minister: South Africa downgrades it’s embassy in Israel

South Africa has downgraded its embassy in Tel Aviv, the foreign minister said Sunday, following a decision taken by the ruling party more than a year ago.

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140 IPOB members arraigned for allegedly plotting to overthrow President Buhari

An Enugu East Magistrates Court presided by Magistrate A. N. Chioke has remanded 140 members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) over an alleged treason.

Federal government disburses $22.216 million on Tradermoni, other empowerment schemes

Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

President Buhari congratulates India’s Narendra Modi on election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

N2 billion fraud: Court revokes bail, orders arrest of ex-Governor Aliyu

Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC recruitment: Applicants to undergo computer-based test

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the third phase of its ongoing recruitment exercise will involve a computer-based test, which comes up on June 1.