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South Africa

31 May
South Africa has issued blanket diplomatic immunity to all leaders attending August summit, meaning Russia’s Vladimir Putin will be able to travel to Johannesburg and not fear the country acting on an International Criminal Court (ICC) warrant for his arrest.
30 May
South Africa's leading opposition party said on Tuesday it had taken legal action to force the government to arrest Vladimir Putin if the Russian President were to attend a planned summit in the country. Pretoria has been faced with a diplomatic dilemma since the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant against Putin, who…
25 May
Fulgence Kayishema, one of four remaining fugitives sought for their role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide, has been arrested in South Africa, UN investigators said on Thursday.
24 May
A grieving family gathers in their yard in a town near Pretoria, the epicentre of a deadly cholera outbreak, mourning the death of a relative, one of 17 people killed by the disease in just days.
16 May
Six African leaders plan to travel to Russia and Ukraine "as soon as is possible" to help find a resolution to the war, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said Tuesday.
28 Apr
South Africa has called for better investment in security stability across Africa to aid trade relations, as there cannot be progress without peace.
25 Apr
President Cyril Ramaphosa said Tuesday his ruling ANC party had resolved that South Africa should quit the International Criminal Court, which last month issued an arrest warrant against Russian President Vladimir Putin. The ICC issued an arrest warrant against Putin in March meaning Pretoria, due to host the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa…
21 Apr
Starting tomorrow, the Consulate General of the Republic of South Africa in Lagos will host the first-ever South Africa Week Celebrations.
21 Apr
The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) has said tourism is capable of ending the xenophobic issues between Nigeria and South Africa.
19 Apr
Inflation in South Africa edged higher in March with food prices recording the highest year-on-year jump in more than a decade, official figures showed Wednesday. Inflation for food and non-alcoholic beverages continued to accelerate and was up 14 percent on March last year, national statistics agency StatsSA said in a statement. "This represents the largest…
6 Apr
South African authorities said nine suspected robbers were killed in a shootout with police during a foiled cash heist on Thursday.
5 Apr
The South African government on Wednesday lifted a National State of Disaster, a legal move introduced in February to fast-track efforts to tackle a crippling electricity shortage.


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The speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila says that the Federal Government will continue to dialogue with the labour leaders on the implementation of the agreed terms.
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