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Buhari’s Africa Debut

Buhari’s Africa Debut

Nigeria counts the gains of the 25 African Union Summit in South Africa President Muhammadu Buhari attended his first African Union, A.U, conference at the 25 Summit which held in South Africa from June 13 to 16, where he chaired the peace and security meeting. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, chairperson of the African Union Commission welcomed

Nigeria To Demand Release of Seized Fund

The federal government is set to demand the release of the $9.3m weapon money seized from some agents of the immediate past administration of Goodluck Jonathan by the South African authorities on September 5, 2014. President Muhammadu Buhari made this known while addressing Nigerians resident in the former Apartheid enclave at the Nigerian Consulate in

Bashir: South African Officials May Face Contempt of Court

The Southern African Litigation Centre, SALC, an NGO in South African has said it is “strongly considering” bringing contempt of court charges against government officials for allowing President Omar al-Bashir to leave the country on Monday. The group which secured a court order for Bashir’s arrest, said in a statement after the Sudanese President’s flight

Oscar Pistorius Due For Probation In August

Olympic athlete, Oscar Pistorius, will be released on probation on August 21 after a recommendation from South Africa’s correctional services department. The Paralympian was jailed for five years in 2014 for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Under South African law he is eligible for release under “correctional supervision” having served a sixth

South Africa: Zulu King Pleads For Calm

Following the increasing xenophobic attacks on foreigners in South Africa, Zulu King, Goodwill Zwelithini, has appealed for calm. The King had been accused of fueling the attacks, which have killed at least seven people, after saying foreigners should “go back to their countries.” More than 300 people have been arrested in the unrest. Thousands packed

Nigerians Protest Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa

Some concerned youths in Nigeria on Thursday April 16, led a peaceful protest march to the South African Embassy in Victoria Island, Lagos. The youths were protesting against the ongoing massacre of foreigners, which includes Nigerians in the Durban region of the former apartheid nation. The youths carried placards with words: #Stop the killing in

First Nudist Beach opens in South Africa

The KwaZulu-Natal Naturist Association has hailed the official opening of South Africa’s first nudist beach as a complete success. Naturists defied the threat of arrest and a confrontation with angry residents at KwaZulu-Natal’s first nudist beach as they let everything hang loose at the unofficial opening last weekend. Dozens of people turned up to use

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