Outrage in South Africa over police brutality in Nigeria
Hundreds of people took to the streets in South Africa on Wednesday to voice outrage at the shooting of peaceful demonstrators in Nigeria.
Nigeria joins continental committee to harmonise standards
Nigeria, through the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has been elected into the Standards Management Committee (SMC) of the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO). In a keenly-contested election involving 13 member states, Nigeria came first with 27 votes. Other member states elected into the SMC were Kenya with 19 votes, Burkina-Faso, South Africa, Uganda, and…
South Africa's health minister says has Covid-19
South Africa's Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said he has tested positive for Covid-19 just two days after the country's diagnosed cases topped 700,000.
S.African president says farm attacks 'not genocidal'
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa called for calm on Monday, rejecting claims by pressure groups representing...
South Africa to lease state land to redress inequality: president
South Africa plans to lease state land for farming in a bid to redress longstanding racial imbalances, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Monday, calling the campaign a "national priority".
No room for abortions: unwanted pregnancies in virus-hit South Africa
South African student Jessica* had already missed two periods when she shyly slipped into a clinic to seek an abortion in early July, as the coronavirus outbreak was reaching its peak.
Bank eyes Mozambique, South African markets
Access Bank has announced definitive agreements to bolster its position in Mozambique, as well as to enter the South African market.
South Africa opens borders to African countries, limits others
South Africa will reopen its borders to all African countries from Thursday while barring tourists from around 50 nations with high coronavirus infection rates, the government said on Wednesday. The continent's most industrialised economy shuttered its borders at the start of a strict nationwide lockdown on March 27 to limit the spread of the virus.…
South Africans march to Nigerian Embassy, protest against immigrants
Some protesters yesterday delivered a memorandum to the Nigerian Embassy in South Africa to protest against alleged human trafficking and other criminal activities of some immigrants, particularly Nigerians. The march to the Nigerian Embassy trended on social media with the hashtags: #23SeptemberCleanSA and #PutSouthAfricansFirst, sparking a conversation about the ongoing protests against immigrants in South…