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Xenophobia in South Africa – Nigeria Will Not Retaliate, Says Onyeama

Nigeria will not retaliate against South Africa or any other country over xenophobic attacks by their nationals against Nigerians living in those countries. Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama disclosed this

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Cannabis now legal in South Africa For Personal Use

CAPE TOWN – The Western Cape High Court passed a ruling on Friday morning that allows for the possession, cultivation and private use of marijuana at home. The court also

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Nigeria moves to stop illegal emigration

Nigeria’s government is worried about clandestine migration. Unlike in Europe, the issue is not people coming in, but Nigerians leaving the country. New rules are being enacted to solve the

5 Nigerians Attacked Again In South Africa

Less than a week after a high-powered Federal Government delegation left South Africa, to mediate in Xenophobic attacks in that country, five Nigerians were attacked yesterday 21 March 2017 in

MOST CRIMES IN SOUTH AFRICA ARE COMMITTED BY SOUTH AFRICANS

The recent revelation that there are about 400 Nigerians in South African jail has introduced another twist to the concept of “Nigerianisation of crime” in South Africa. Statistics revealed that

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HOME AFFAIRS IS DISCRIMINATING AGAINST US: NIGERIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA CRY OUT

Nigerians in South Africa have unequivocally cried out that the South African Home Affairs deliberately discriminate against them. Words on the street revealed that many Nigerians could not renew their

West Africa News Report with Precilia Mbemba

West Africa News is an organisation that gathers news reports and sells them to subscribing news organisations, such as newspapers, magazines and radio and television broadcasters.    

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Sassa crisis: South Africa’s social security payments in chaos

Millions of vulnerable South Africans risk missing out on vital social security payments from next month in a scandal over a government contract, as the BBC’s Milton Nkosi reports. “I’m

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Nigerian Pimp gets 20 years for drugging, raping and trafficking Rosettenville teen

JOHANNESBURG – Ugochukwu Eke was on Monday sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by the Johannesburg High Court for drugging and sexually exploiting an underage girl and living off the earnings

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‘Without foreigners‚ South Africans would be poorer‚’ – South African Institute of Race Relations report says

If xenophobic attitudes escalate and foreign traders are shown the door‚ South Africans are the ones likely to suffer. This idea is explored in a research report‚ titled South Africa’s