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TEBOGO MOFOKENG WHO LOST HIS LEGS FULFILLS FOOTBALL DREAM

WINDERVELDT, South Africa (AP) — Tebogo Mofokeng’s legs were amputated when he was a toddler in South Africa, but that didn’t stop him from fulfilling his dream of coaching young

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AVOCADO ‘GREEN GOLD’ RIPE AND READY FOR SOUTH AFRICA’S FARMERS

NELSPRUIT, South Africa (Reuters) – Whether you like to squash it onto your toast in the morning, millennial-style, eat it to cut your cholesterol with healthy unsaturated oil, or moisturize

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THE UNSEEN HAND OF CHINA IN AFRICA’S LARGEST ECONOMY

Sometimes a throwaway sentence is more illuminating than it ought to be. A line in an article in Roads & Kingdoms in January about the Chinese in Lagos did just

THREE DEAD AS CONTAINER LOAD OF PLYWOOD FALLS OFF BRIDGE IN LAGOS, NIGERIA

A container load of plywood fell off a flat panel truck climbing a flyover crushing cars and mostly empty commercial buses in Lagos, officials said. “The truck was obviously overloaded

BRITISH MUSEUM OFFERS TO LOAN STOLEN BENIN BRONZES TO NIGERIA

Curators from Europe and the United States are negotiating an agreement to set up a permanent exhibition in Nigeria of the Benin Bronzes looted by the British Army in 1897.

NORTHEAST NIGERIA THREATENED BY CRITICAL FOOD INSECURITY

Almost 3.8 million will face critical food insecurity and 7.7 million need life-saving assistance this year. Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, has been the epicentre of key events and

JOSÉ MOURINHO: MIKEL A GOOD NO.6, BAD NO.10 FOR SUPER EAGLES

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has stated that Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi is a bad ‘No 10’ for Nigeria at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Mourinho who coached Mikel

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WE ARE HOPEFUL AND CONFIDENT – MIKEL OBI

Nigeria goes into this fixture under significant psychological pressure, as defeat would consign them to an early exit from the tournament. Gernot Rohr’s team were unconvincing in their first match

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HIGH HOPES FOR NIGERIA AGAINST ICELAND

Having pulled off one of the shocks of the opening round of fixtures at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, Iceland will be hoping for all three points against Nigeria

TEN YEARS AFTER XENOPHOBIC KILLINGS, REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS STILL LIVING IN FEAR

Ten years after an outbreak of horrific xenophobic violence claimed 60 lives in South Africa, refugees and migrants are still facing daily discrimination and living in constant fear of physical