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Foreign nationals in South Africa suffer “routine” harassment, violence and discrimination by locals and government authorities, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday.
South Africa on Thursday bade farewell to George Bizos, the “hero” anti-apartheid lawyer, who represented Nelson Mandela at his trial for treason, at a state funeral filled with emotional tributes.
A former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has advised Commonwealth member-nations to adopt a grading system for elections towards improving the quality of elections, promoting democracy and strengthening institutions.
President Ramaphosa: South Africa to ease virus restrictions amid improving epidemiological situation
President Cyril Ramaphosa said South Africa would ease a number of coronavirus-related restrictions amid “gradual, but steady, decline in new infections, hospitalisations and deaths” and move to alert level 1.
Doctors in South Africa, the continent’s coronavirus epicenter, expected to be busy as the virus ravaged its way across the Rainbow Nation. But one type of doctor is seeing an unexpected boom in demand: plastic surgeons, who say that the combination of lockdown-imposed isolation and South Africa’s world-class medical technology is causing a rush of people who are quietly changing their appearance.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday said it would disburse 1 billion dollars to Angola to address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
A 43-year old man, Sylvester Ehiarinmian, has been nabbed by the Police for allegedly defrauding his United States-based lover of her property and worth US$25,000.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday the country would open its international borders selectively for travel and tourism from Oct. 1, bringing much needed relief to a sector largely dependent on high-spending foreign tourists.
A spate of corruption scandals during the COVID-19 pandemic has further fuelled some South Africans’ frustration with the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party and its failure to tackle graft despite renewed promises from President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The Federal Government is seeking the partnership of the banking sector in its efforts to revamp the ailing economy occasioned by the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Nigeria Premier Basketball League, NPFL, and their likes will become major indexes driving the Nigerian economy when the new national sports policy is ratified and accented to by the President, Muhammadu Buhari.
The All Progressives Congress in South Africa (APC SÁ) has thrown its weight behind the Governorship Candidate of the party, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, in the Edo State Governorship Election on Sept 19.
Glasgow Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has confirmed that Nigeria’s Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun will be ready for the Europa League clash with Lincoln Reds Imp of Gibraltar.
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday voiced concern over the heavy losses inflicted on South Africa’s media by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The world’s top gold miners are retrenching after COVID-19 related shutdowns despite record prices for the yellow metal, with cost-conscious executives prioritizing investor returns over production growth.
The Kaduna State Government said on Friday that it would revive guidance and counselling unit in public Secondary Schools in the state.
Akwa Ibom State Government has fixed September 21 2020 for the commencement of processes for the resumption of academic activities in the state-owned university, college of education and public primary schools.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State says Boko Haram insurgents have started recruiting children in the state due to the increase in unemployment.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned alleged siege on opposition governors by security agents in Benin City, the Edo State capital, ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state.
Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as holders Bayern Munich romped to an historic 8-0 rout of Schalke on Friday in the opening game of the 2020/21 Bundesliga season behind closed doors.
A Catholic cleric, Rev. Fr. Kingsley Ferdinand, has advised Nigerians to cultivate the spirit of forgiveness as it is the only way to make heaven.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Guage Rail line should be ready by December, considering the progress works on the construction of rail stations by contractor.
Chisom Dike, the member of the House of Representatives for Tai-Oyigbo-Eleme Federal Constituency, has decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State.
Molde striker Leke James has explained the club’s new season goal and objective in both the domestic league and in the UEFA Champions League.
The Ekiti State Government says it has trained no fewer than two thousands public school administrators on COVID-19 protocols, ahead of full resumption of schools in the state.