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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.

WWCQ: Envoy commends Falconets fighting spirit

Nigeria’s Consul General in South Africa, Godwin Adama, on Saturday commended the National U-20 female national team, Falconets for beating their South Africa counterparts.

South Africa blighted by racially charged farm murders

“They beat him with a pole… and you could hear the bones breaking,” said Debbie Turner, recounting her husband’s murder in a slow, defiant voice.

Union cautions Nigerians in South Africa on safety

The Nigerian Union, South Africa (NUSA), has called on its members to be safety conscious in their daily endeavours in that country.

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