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Three Nigerians are among other foreign nationals who on Tuesday suffered from fresh xenophobic attacks on foreigners in different locations of Witbank, Mpumanlaga Province, South Africa, the Nigerian community has said.
Coach Imama Amapakabo has put behind the pains of the Super Eagles B failure to secure the 2020 CHAN ticket, and has now focused on the Olympic Eagles’ title defence at the 2019 U-23 AFCON billed for Egypt next month.
England coach Eddie Jones contrasted what he said was rugby’s down to earth attitude with that of football superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as he lauded All Blacks boss Steve Hansen ahead of Saturday’s blockbuster World Cup semi-final.
India subjected South Africa to the ignominy of a follow-on for the second test in a row and then reduced them to 26 for four wickets in the third and final test to inch toward a series whitewash on Monday.
Diamond-rich Botswana is hailed for its stability, but the southern African nation struggles with income inequality, unemployment and a high rate of HIV.
Nigerian pastor, Timothy Omotoso, who is facing a string of charges including rape, sexual assault, human trafficking and racketeering is expected back in a South African court in Port Elizabeth on Friday, local media reports said.
Former Super Eagles coach Johannes Bonfrere has slammed the tactics deployed by the U-23 head coach Imama Amapakabo against Togo during Saturday’s 2020 African Nations Cup Championship (CHAN) second leg qualifier encounter at the Agege Stadium, Lagos.
Dutch coach, Jo Bonfrere, has hit out at home-based Super Eagles coaches in the aftermath of Nigeria’s elimination from the 2020 African Nations Championship, (CHAN) by Hawks of Togo.
Super Eagles team B coach, Imama Amakapabo, is yet to recover from his team ouster from the CHAN qualifiers after the better forgotten disgraceful exit from the event.
Five top Nigerian artistes have been nominated in the Artiste of the Year category for this year’s Headies award
Oyinlomo Quadre became the first Nigeria female player to qualify for the quarter final of the Lagos Open International Tennis Championship in recent times, after tournament’s eight seed Tamara Curovic retired in their second round.
Nigeria and Africa’s top players, Dorcas Adesokan, Anuoluwapo Opeyori, and Godwin Olofua, will begin their quest for Olympic qualification at the 2019 Egypt International tournament.
South Africa was hit by rolling blackouts on Wednesday in a blow for the continent’s most developed economy as it shows signs of rebounding.
Ahead of the November governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states, Mr Ekos Akpokabayen, Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), South Africa chapter, has urged the party’s leadership to work hard to ensure that it won.
South Africa’s embattled former president Jacob Zuma will appeal a court ruling that he face trial on corruption charges over a 1990s arms deal, his lawyer said Tuesday.
Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy will accelerate going into next year but could be derailed as the world moves onto an uncertain path that could bring an end to the recent synchronized uptrend, a Reuters poll showed yesterday.
Ten years ago, Nigeria accounted for half of the world's polio cases, but following an aggressive vaccination program, the African nation is on the verge of being declared polio-free. Despite the milestone, Nigeria's many polio survivors are left to struggle with their disabilities, although one survivor has found a way to provide support and hope for thousands.
Same-sex marriage and abortion became legal in Northern Ireland at the stroke of midnight Tuesday.
Enugu State Government says it will not succumb to recent incidences of insecurity in the state and has reiterated its commitment to security of lives and property of the people.
Google has officially announced that it’s achieved quantum supremacy in a new article published in the scientific journal Nature. The announcement comes exactly one month after it initially leaked, when Google’s paper was accidentally published early.
Two Benineses who allegedly stole their employer’s jewelry and property worth N38 million on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
The Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on Sunday disagreed with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that foreign exchange restrictions place on some items in the official forex market was impeding the flow of foreign direct investments (FDIs) in the country.
“The bandits don’t allow us to go to farm, the vigilantes wanted to bring an end to this, but when they reached the bandits hideout they were overpowered and the bandits said since the community have decided to attack them, we would not have peace.”
Villarreal left-back Alberto Moreno says Samuel Chukwueze reminds him of his former Liverpool teammate, Sadio Mane.
The authorities of the Nigerian Army wish to inform the general public of the change of name of one of its annual training exercises code-named, “Exercise Egwu Eke” to “Exercise Atilogwu Udo”.
This is a sharp departure from the IGR generations from the previous administrations in the state as records revealed that the state’s IGR during the era of Senator Abiola Ajimobi was between N2billion and N2.5billion.