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TRIBUTE TO HUGH MASEKELA DOCTOR OF MUSIC (HONORIS CAUSA)

It is with sadness that we received the news of the passing of world-renowned music legend and political struggle icon Dr Hugh Masekela. This son of Africa has spawned a

AMBASSADOR AHMED MUSA IBETO OFFICIALLY ACCREDITED AS THE HIGH COMMISSIONER OF NIGERIA TO THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

Heads of Mission were welcomed to South Africa by President Jacob Zuma who received their Letters of Credence at Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Pretoria on 17 January 2018.

TWO AMERICANS AND TWO CANADIANS KIDNAPPED AT GUNPOINT IN NIGERIA

Lagos, Nigeria Two American and two Canadian citizens have been abducted by unknown gunmen in Kaduna, a state in Northern Nigeria, a spokesperson for the Kaduna State Police told CNN.

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NIGERIA SUES JP MORGAN FOR $875 MILLION OVER MALABU OILFIELD DEAL

LONDON — Nigeria has filed a claim against JP Morgan Chase for more than $875 million, accusing it of negligence in transferring funds from a disputed 2011 oilfield deal to

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CYRIL RAMAPHOSA DENOUNCES GRAFT BEFORE DAVOS FORUM

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s deputy president is urging state prosecutors to target suspects in corruption scandals, some of whom have been linked to a business family with close ties to

WHY SOUTH AFRICA IS NOT A “SHITHOLE” COUNTRY

I had to smile! The South African Department of Foreign Affairs scheduling a meeting with the American Embassy basically to ask the question: “Is South Africa a ‘shithole’ country?” As

EXTREME DROUGHT GRIPS CAPE TOWN

South Africa’s Cape Town, one of the world’s iconic tourist destinations, could run out of water by April as the city’s worst drought in a century risks forces residents to

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#MADABOUTAFRICA WITH OBINWANNE OKEKE

Obinwanne means “Brotherhood love” as described by Obinwanne Okeke during his interview on MetroFM #MadAboutAfrica with Dj Fresh and Somizi Obinwanne named his company Invictus. A poem Nelson Mandela recited

NIGERIA ARMY RELEASES 244 BOKO HARAM SUSPECTS

Nigeria’s army released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership in the deadly extremist group, Nigerian army officials said Tuesday. Those released Monday included 118 adult males, 56

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THE 2018 AFRICAN ECONOMIC OUTLOOK WILL BE LAUNCHED TODAY

The African Economic Outlook bridges a critical knowledge gap on the diverse socio-economic realities of African economies through regular, rigorous, and comparative analysis ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, January 17, 2018/ —