Friday, 27th May 2022
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South Africa

4 days ago
Racism remains part of "everyday life" in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Monday, after a scandal erupted over a viral video showing the humiliation of black students.
16 May
The global community is currently mired in three-pronged crises – impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the rising cost of sovereign debts, as well as an alarming increase in the prices of food
6 May
It is 26 years since Orlando Pirates of South Africa lifted Confederation of African Football (CAF) silverware, and a favourable draw has given them a good chance to end the drought this month.
3 May
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa promised Tuesday to improve conditions for workers and the poor, saying he had heard the grievances of miners who drove him from a May Day celebration.
1 May
Russia has turned an old factory in Saint Petersburg into a so-called troll farm to spread disinformation and target Kremlin critics, including world leaders, according to UK government-funded
29 Apr
The latest damning report into Jacob Zuma's presidency, released Friday, hands him a "critical" role in a private bid to take over South Africa's public utility company Eskom.
24 Apr
Africa, home to about 1.3 billion people, is the world’s second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. Now, half of the world’s population currently live in cities, and Africa has its fair share.  Let’s take a look at some of Africa’s most populous cities, shall we?! Lagos, Nigeria Think of a commercial hub and think…
21 Apr
The death toll from South Africa's worst floods in living memory was Thursday officially revised down to 435 after autopsies showed the figures included some who had been murdered
20 Apr
Wielding shovels, mallets and machetes, they worked for four hours to try to shift the muddy debris, hoping that vehicles could at last get through.
19 Apr
South Africa's government Tuesday sought to reassure a worried public about efforts to help the east coast, where millions remained without water for more than a week
19 Apr
South Africa's government Tuesday sought to reassure a worried public about efforts to help the east coast, where millions remained without water more than a week after deadly storms pounded the region. Following up a declaration late Monday of a national state of disaster, President Cyril Ramaphosa dispatched top ministers to the city of Durban…
18 Apr
A week after deadly storms started lashing South Africa's east coast, the army said Monday 10,000 troops were on the ground to help restore key services and aid the search for 63 people who remain missing.


1 day ago
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has announced that some associates of key presidential aspirants of All Progressives Congress (APC) have offered him Vice President slot.
1 day ago
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Lagos Industrial Command on Thursday gave companies not yet registered for payment of excise duty under its command 14-days to comply or face sanctions.
1 day ago
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has won the All Progressives Congress governorship ticket to run in the 2023 election. At the end of the primary election spearheaded by the Electoral Committee Chairman, Mr Adamu Shettima Yuguda, Sanwo-Olu scored 1170 votes though he was unopposed as the two other candidates who bought forms were not…
1 day ago
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from recognizing or accepting ad hoc delegates produced by Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s faction of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo.
1 day ago
Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey is facing sexual assault charges in the UK, police and prosecutors said on Thursday, after a review of allegations against him. The two-time Oscar winner for "The Usual Suspects" and "American Beauty" was artistic director of The Old Vic theatre in London between 2004 and 2015. Allegations against him first emerged…