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South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed 50 percent women in his new cabinet, a first for Africa's second biggest economy.

South African president chooses Tanzania for first state visit

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has arrived in the United Republic of Tanzania for his first state visit, since being elected President in May 2019.
The protest which was slated to hold in all the 36 states in Nigeria followed the killings of no fewer than 118 Nigerians in xenophobic attacks in South Africa over the years.

Official: South Africans not responsible for death of Nigerians

South Africans are not responsible for the deaths of Nigerians in the country a senior official of South Africa’s High Commission in Nigeria said on Sunday.

Xenophobia: NANS wants Nigeria, South Africa leaders to intervene

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS), has implored the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, to intervene toward ending xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Diaspora, Non-Governmental Organisations and Civil Societies, Senator Surajudeen Ajibola Basiru, has advised the Nigerian and South African governments to work together in solving animosity between the two countries occasioned by xenophobic attacks against Nigerians resident in South Africa.

Senator Basiru: Nigeria, South Africa must work together to solve xenophobic attacks

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Diaspora, Non-Governmental Organisations and Civil Societies, Senator Surajudeen Ajibola Basiru, has advised the Nigerian and South African governments to work together in solving animosity between the two countries occasioned by xenophobic attacks against Nigerians resident in South Africa.

NANS pickets DSTV, Stanbic Bank, others over xenophobic attacks

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has shut down the Yola branch offices of DSTv and Stanbic Bank over xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa.
NANS President, Bamidele Akpan Ex Big Brother Africa Star, Tayo Faniran, and Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa and others at a Press Conference in Abuja following a recent xenophobic attack.

NANS tells South Africans to close companies, leave Nigeria

Following the increasing number of xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa, the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has ordered that all South Africans and their companies operating in Nigeria to shut down within seven days and move out of the country.
6 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received Cyril Ramaphosa, his South African counterpart, in Abuja.

Presidents Buhari, Ramaphosa to meet over xenophobic attacks

Presidents Muhammadu Buhari and Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa will meet on the sidelines of the ongoing African Export Import (Afrexim) bank Annual General Meeting in Abuja to discuss the killing of Nigerians and citizens of other African countries in South Africa.

NANS shuts MTN office in Kaduna over killings of 118 Nigerians in South Africa

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Thursday closed the Kaduna office of South African Telecommunication giant, MTN, over xenophobic attacks and killings of 118 Nigerians in the last two years.

Xenophobia: NANS threatens reprisal over attacks in South Africa

National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has condemned the continued xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa, noting that if such continues, the association will be forced to retaliate.
Acting High Commissioner of the Republic of South Africa, to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mr Bobby J. Moroe

South Africa to strengthen bilateral relations with Nigeria – envoy

South Africa has pledged to invest in cultural exchange programmes in Nigeria with a view to strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries.
PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Peter Obi decries incessant killing of Nigerians in South Africa, others

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23 presidential election, Mr. Peter Obi, on Sunday in Abuja, decried the killing of Nigerians in some countries including South Africa.

UN chief pays glowing tributes as world remembers Nelson Mandela

UN Secretary-General António  Guterres has described late Nelson Mandela as an “extraordinary global advocate for dignity and equality” who anyone in public service should emulate.
Some football enthusiasts in Gombe State said on Sunday that they were not disappointed with the Super Eagles 1-2 loss to Algeria in the ongoing African Cup of Nations.

Afcon: Football enthusiasts blast Eagles, say they didn’t play as if it was knockout...

Some football enthusiasts in Ilorin said on Monday that the Super Eagles deserved no place in the final match of the 2019 AFCON due to what they considered as their lacklustre performance.
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Gernot Rohr: I have met my Afcon target

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has stressed that the Nigerian team have already met his own minimum target of qualifying for the semi-final stage of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ongoing in Egypt.
Man-of-the-match in Nigeria’s quarterfinals encounter with South Africa Samuel Chukwueze has expressed his excitement for scoring his first goal for Nigeria at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

South Africans hail Samuel Chukwueze, Wilfred Ndidi

South Africans on Thursday hailed Nigeria’s Samuel Chukwueze and Winfred Ndidi for their outstanding performances in their 2-1 quarter-final triumph over Bafana Bafana at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Udinese center-back William Troost-Ekong power Super Eagles to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after a 2-1 win over South Africa at the Cairo International Stadium on Wednesday night.

Afcon: Referee, fans hail Nigeria’s victory over South Africa

Football enthusiasts in Ado-Ekiti on Thursday hailed Nigeria Super Eagles 2-1 victory over South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
Samuel Chukwueze of Nigeria scores past Ronwen Williams of South Africa during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Quarterfinal football match between Nigeria and South Africa at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 10 July 2019

Afcon: We have a team for the future – Godwin Izilein

The former coach of the Golden Eaglets, Godwin Izilein, has described the current Super Eagles as a team for the future.
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Moses Simon: Super Eagles not scared of familiar foes South Africa

Super Eagles winger Moses Simon has expressed that the prior knowledge they have about South Africa will prove helpful when both teams clash in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final tie in Cairo today.

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