Jailed king of Mandela's ethnic clan granted parole
The jailed king of Nelson Mandela's ethnic group was released on parole on Monday alongside more than 14,600 other prisoners granted "special remission of sentence" by President Cyril Ramaphosa...
South Africa's Ramaphosa urges men to ditch 'sexist' attitudes to end femicide
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday launched a campaign to curb femicide and attacks against women, urging men to change their "sexist and patriarchal attitudes".
Nigeria and South Africa try to “reset” relations
President Muhammadu Buhari’s three-day state visit to South Africa this month took some political courage. He was under enormous pressure from some of his advisers not to travel to Johannesburg following the recent xenophobic attacks against Nigerian businesses that led to about 600 of its citizens .....
Another Nigerian killed, two others injured in South Africa
The Nigerian community in South Africa has confirmed that one of its members was killed and two others injured by unknown gunmen. Mr. Odefa Ikele, the national spokesperson of the Nigerian Union South Africa, made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos.
Nigeria, South Africa to implement agreement on xenophobia
Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) chairman Abike Dabiri-Erewa has said Nigeria's foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama will be meeting with his South African counterpart to curb xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Dabiri-Erewa in a statement by NIDCOM spokesman Abdur-Rahman Balogun said Nigeria's Consul General, Godwin Adama, is currently in Widbank, Mpumulanga, to address the attacks.…
Deputies and their bosses
During these last two weeks or so, the leader of the British Labour Party rescued his deputy from being thrown out of his position by making his position nonexistent in the party organogram or Organisation chart. This particular deputy is one of the greatest critics of the leader of the party.
South Africa president calls for tolerance towards migrants
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday urged South Africans to be tolerant of migrants following recent xenophobic violence, as hundreds of refugees camped outside UN offices demanding to be removed the country, fearing for their safety.
Nigeria, South Africa to issue businessmen, academics 10-year visa
After the conclusion of the 9th Bi-National Commission of South Africa and Nigeria meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, both countries have agreed on issuing 10-year visa to businessmen, academics and frequent travelers. Nigeria's presidency, in a statement, said the agreement was reached in a meeting co-chaired by Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari and President Cyril Ramaphosa…
Buhari returns from South Africa
President Muhammadu Buhari returned olto Abuja on Friday after a three-day official visit to South Africa. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that while in South Africa, the Nigerian leader held a bilateral meeting with his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa.
South Africa may compensate Nigerians affected in xenophobic attacks
Nigerians who lost property in recent xenophobic attacks might be compensated after South Africa and Nigeria agreed to set up a committee on compensation.