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Zimbabwe has suspended imports of livestock and meat from South Africa for the second time this year after an outbreak of foot and mouth in the north of South Africa the agriculture ministry said on Friday.

Zimbabwe bans meat, livestock imports from South Africa

Zimbabwe has suspended imports of livestock and meat from South Africa for the second time this year after an outbreak of foot and mouth in the north of South Africa the agriculture ministry said on Friday.
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.

Why many Nigerians won’t leave South Africa despite xenophobia

Two months after taking up the teaching job, what would seem like the first sign of xenophobia reared its head. The South African authorities came up with a law barring all foreigners from their education sector. “I had no option but to resort to buying and selling.”

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.
A pride of 14 lions is on the loose in South Africa’s Limpopo province, with authorities suspecting the animals escaped nearby Kruger National Park.

14 escapee lions in South Africa return to their habitat

Authorities in South Africa’s Limpopo province on Saturday confirmed that fourteen lions that broke loose from their natural habitat had returned without incident.
A pride of 14 lions is on the loose in South Africa’s Limpopo province, with authorities suspecting the animals escaped nearby Kruger National Park.

14 lions on the loose in South Africa

A pride of 14 lions is on the loose in South Africa’s Limpopo province, with authorities suspecting the animals escaped nearby Kruger National Park.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi

South Africa’s Mangosuthu Buthelezi raises alarm over hate sponsors

As South Africans prepare for elections on May 8, opposition parliamentarians of Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) claim that “demagogues in the political arena” are driving a campaign of hatred.
The Acting High Commissioner of South Africa to Nigeria, Bobby J. Moroe, issued a statement assuring of foreigners safety in the Rainbow Nation.

South African envoy to Nigeria assures foreigners of safety

In the aftermath of the recent attacks against foreign nationals in the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and Limpopo Provinces of South Africa, the Acting High Commissioner of South Africa to Nigeria, Bobby J. Moroe, issued a statement assuring of foreigners safety in the Rainbow Nation.
A person shows a scar on his neck as he takes refuge outside a local park near the Sydenham Police Station soon after foreign nationals were displaced during xenophobic attacks in Durban on March 27, 2019 following violence against immigrants and other foreigners. PHOTO | RAJESH JANTILAL | AFP

South Africa government condemns xenophobic attacks

The South African government has condemned attacks against immigrants after a spate of assaults this week that raised fears of a resurgence of deadly xenophobic attacks.

NAQS on high alert to contain outbreak of foot, mouth disease

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) has expressed its readiness to contain the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) currently in Vhembe and Capricorn Districts in Limpopo, South Africa.

Foot and mouth disease breaks out in South Africa

Namibia has suspended meat imports from South Africa due to the outbreak of the highly contagious foot and mouth disease, state broadcaster, NBC, said on Wednesday.
South Africa Copper Mine

Five killed in fire at a copper mine

At least five miners in South Africa were killed Sunday following an underground fire, the government said, while a rescue operation was ongoing for the sole survivor.

President Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe ‘on track to regain its bread basket status’

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly said that his country is doing well in regaining its breadbasket status, following the introduction of the command agriculture over the past two years.

Court jails pastor who sprays insecticide on followers for healing

A South African court has fined a self-styled prophet who sprayed his followers in the face with insecticide as a supposed cure for illness.

Suspected poacher eaten by lions in South Africa

A suspected poacher was mauled to death and eaten by a pack of lions close to the Kruger National Park in South Africa, police said Monday, adding that little was left of the victim’s body.

South African pastor found guilty for spraying followers with insecticide

A South African pastor who claimed he could heal sick members of his congregation by spraying them with insecticide brand Doom was found guilty of assault on Friday.

Pastor drowns while baptising member

A pastor has drowned while baptising his church member in Blood River, at a village in South Africa.

South Africans vandalise H&M stores in protest of racist ad

The fallout from the racist H&M ad that featured a black boy wearing a hoodie with the words ‘Coolest Monkey in the Jungle’ continues, with South Africans going beyond Twitter outrage and actually vandalsing H&M stores in Gauteng, the Western Cape and Limpopo.

WWCQ: Falconets urged to finish the job against South Africa

Ex-Super Eagles keeper Idah Peterside has urged the National U-20 female team, the Falconets to win South Africa when they meet in a fortnight.

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President Buhari hails Goodluck Jonathan at 62

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An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, 2020 for Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, charged with criminal destruction of evidence to open his defence.

Destruction of evidence: Court adjourns until January 27 for Olisa Metuh’s defence

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, 2020 for Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, charged with criminal destruction of evidence to open his defence.