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FARMER-HERDER CONFLICT SPARKS NIGERIA STABILITY FEARS: REPORT

Worsening violence between farmers and herders could hit Nigeria’s general election and “destabilise” the country, according to a new report published Thursday. The International Crisis Group (ICG) said the long-running

DEBATING THE LAND QUESTION

JOHANNESBURG – A heated argument has broken out between EFF leader in Gauteng, Mandisa Mashego and former DA leader, Tony Leon. The two were discussing the land issue on eNCA’s

#BRICSSummit: RUSSIAN PRESIDENT PUTIN ARRIVES IN JOBURG FOR BRICS SUMMIT

JOHANNESBURG – Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in South Africa on Thursday morning, the last head of state to arrive for the Brics summit. Putin’s presidential airliner touched down at

KADUNA DEFEATS TRUMP’S TEAM, WINS WORLD SCHOOLS DEBATE COMPETITION

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has said that the success of the state team at the just concluded World School Debating Championship at the Czech Republic, shows that the

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THE NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE DEPORTS 414 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Seme Command, said it repatriated 414 irregular immigrants in the first six months of the year. The command’s spokesman , Yusuf Salman, told the News

KZN MEC KAUNDA CONDEMNS THE TORCHING OF A GO DURBAN TICKET OFFICE IN CLAREMONT AND SEVEN TRUCKS IN THE CONSTRUCTION SITE IN PINETOWN

MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison Mr Mxolisi Kaunda has condemned the torching of seven trucks in the construction site in Pinetown and a Go Durban ticket office. Preliminary

SO MUCH HOT AIR ABOUT NIGERIA AIR

I was rather intrigued to learn of the launching of Nigeria Air, our new national carrier, which is scheduled to take-off in December. Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika announced that the

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NIGERIA TO AVERT OVER 160,000 DEATHS IN CHILDREN YEARLY, WITH INTRODUCTION OF ROTAVIRUS VACCINE INTO IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE.

Recognizing the magnitude of rotavirus related diarrhea disease, the Federal Government, through the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), is working with the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners

WE HAVE 680 REGISTERED NIGERIAN DOCTORS IN SOUTH AFRICA NOT 5,000 – HPCSA

There have been lots of controversies and false report around the number of Nigerians living in South Africa. It is not a surprise that media agencies reported that there are

COMMUNITY RADIO STATIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA — LIFELINES FOR LOCAL NEWS IN RURAL AREAS — CAN GET A BOOST WITH VOLUME

At Paul McNally’s first community radio station in South Africa — in Orange Farm, about 40 kilometers from Johannesburg — 350,000 people tuned in each week for bulletins about protests,