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Tanzanian Prime Minister, Kassim Majaliwa, on Sunday suspended seven public officials in Morogoro region over embezzlement of 1.3 billion Tanzanian shillings ($567,000), a statement said.

Tanzanian premier suspends seven public officials over ’embezzlement of public funds’

Tanzanian Prime Minister, Kassim Majaliwa, on Sunday suspended seven public officials in Morogoro region over embezzlement of 1.3 billion Tanzanian shillings ($567,000), a statement said.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa sends envoys to African countries over xenophobic attacks

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has dispatched three special envoys to seven African countries to deliver messages of pan-African unity and solidarity following xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the Presidency said on Sunday.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa make a speech at the official funeral service of the later former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe on September 14, 2019 at National Sports Stadium in Harare. South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa was jeered and whistled during his speech before he apologised for recent xenophobic attacks in his home country. At least 12 people have been killed this month in a surge in violence and mob attacks against foreign-owned businesses in and around Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city.TONY KARUMBA / AFP

Xenophobia: South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa sends special envoys to President Buhari, others

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa is set to send special envoys to several African leaders including Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari in light of xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in his country.
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.”
Paul Onuachu has left FC Midtjylland for Belgian top-flight side Genk in a deal reportedly worth €6 million.

Paul Onuachu admits tough game against Charleroi

Nigeria international, Paul Onuachu, has admitted Genk had a tough game against Sporting Charleroi despite scoring his first goal in their 2-1 defeat on Friday.
A man waves as he disembarks from a plane as a first group of Nigerians repatriated from South Africa following xenophobic violence arrives in Lagos on September 11, 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Xenophobia: Returnees relive ordeal, demand revenge against South Africa

For the 187 Nigerians who returned home from South Africa on Wednesday, it is time to thank God for sparing their lives from the jaws of death impelled by xenophobic attacks in the rainbow country
Tanzanian authorities received nine black rhinos offered by South African authorities to improve the East African country’s tourism.

Tourism: South Africa offers 9 black rhinos to Tanzania

Tanzanian authorities received nine black rhinos offered by South African authorities to improve the East African country’s tourism.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi was heckled by a rowdy section of the crowd.

Xenophobia: We dare not forget what former President Obasanjo, others did for South Africa...

Inkatha Freedom Party founder and traditional prime minister to the Zulu nation, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, has said that South Africans dare not forget or disregard the sacrifices made by former President Olusegun Obasanjo and other African leaders for the nation’s independence.
The speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, stated this in Abuja, on Friday, while speaking at a press conference. 5

Speaker: President Buhari may present 2020 budget to National Assembly by end of September

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Friday disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari may present the 2020 budget to the National Assembly by the end of September 2019.

UK brands Robert Mugabe an autocrat as allies hail him

Several countries hailed Zimbabwe's late ex-president Robert Mugabe on Tuesday as a liberation hero -- though his fierce critic, former colonial power Britain, recalled the suffering and repression of his rule.
The responses to the announcement were immediate and widely varied. Some hailed former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe a liberation hero. Others dismissed him as a monster.

Robert Mugabe as divisive in death as he was in life

The responses to the announcement were immediate and widely varied. Some hailed former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe a liberation hero. Others dismissed him as a "monster". This suggests that Mugabe will be as divisive a figure in death as he was in life, writes Roger Southall.
Robert Mugabe, the guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980, died Friday at age 95, two years after the army brought an ignominious end to almost four decades of his iron-fisted rule.

Reaction to the death of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe, the guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980, died Friday at age 95, two years after the army brought an ignominious end to almost four decades of his iron-fisted rule.
Mobs descended on foreign-owned shops and businesses in Johannesburg's eastern suburb of Malvern late Sunday (AFP Photo-Michele Spatari)

Xenophobia: Death toll hits 10 in South Africa

At least 10 people, two of them foreign nationals, have died in a wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Xenophobia: Nigeria must sue South Africa – Femi Falana

Human rights activist, Femi Falana, SAN, on Wednesday asked the Nigeria’s Federal Government to sue the South Africa government and demand compensation for Nigerian victims of the xenophobic attack in the country.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila: ICT tool to fight poverty in Africa

House Speaker Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has said effective deployment of Information Communication Technology (ICT) tools in rural communities would help empower rural dwellers and stimulate increased economic activities in Africa.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila: House may reconvene over South African’s xenophobic attacks on Nigerians

Just as Nigerians have continued to express worries over renewed attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, the Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, has noted that the House of Representatives may reconvene to address the burning issue.

Xenophobia: Lawyer urges federal government to take drastic measures

A constitutional lawyer, Mr Realwan Okpanachi, has urged the Federal Government to take drastic measures that would send a strong signal to the South African Government over Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Xenophobia: Speaker Gbajabiamila cuts short Tanzania trip, House may reconvene

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Tuesday, said that the green chamber may reconvene for one day to address the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreigners in South Africa.

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