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South Africans are ungrateful – Africans

Viral messages – video, audio, texts – are doing the round globally, with many Africans saying black South Africans are ungrateful. Here is one of the video’s The social media

Nigeria seeks AU intervention on Xenophobic attacks in South Africa

The Nigerian government has called on the African Union, (AU) to intervene in SA xenophobic attacks on black foreigners, particularly  Nigerians. The Nigerian presidency had on Monday called the attention

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SA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION ‘DEEPLY CONCERNED’ OVER PRETORIA WEST, ROSETTENVILLE VIOLENCE

JOHANNESBURG – The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) says its deeply concerned about the looting of foreign-owned shops and destruction of property by residents in Atteridgeville in Pretoria and

One of the fastest robbery events in Johannesburg

Two break-ins in the space of a month have cost Complete Cyclist in Bryanston about R3.1 million. During the latest robbery, just before midnight on February 7, various road and

Nigerian asylum seeker arrested for murder of German woman in Switzerland

A 27-year-old Nigerian asylum seeker was recently arrested by Swiss police in connection with the murder of a volunteer at the centre run by Catholic relief charity Caritas. He is

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If you wear a camouflage shirt in Nigeria, you will be fined #10 (Naira). Ridiculous!

The Nigerian Criminal code recommends that any found guilty of wearing a camouflage may be fined #10 (Naira). #10 (Naira) in Nigeria today is $0.22. A Nigerian lawyer based in

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Weekend of xenophobia and violence in South Africa

Nine people have been arrested after a weekend of violence and police raids in Rosettenville, Johannesburg, which has rendered several families homeless. One person was charged with arson while the

EFCC raids home of Andrew Yakubu, former NNPC GMD, recovers $9.2m

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday raided the home of former General Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu, in the

Two Nigerians Murdered By Armed Robbers In Johannesburg

Rosettenville, Johannesburg. A Nigerian was murdered when a group of men opened fire on him in Rosettenville, Johannesburg South, on Tuesday. Four men followed Mr.Kamoru from the bank to his

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116 Nigerian men killed in South Africa for the past two years

Media Research indicates that 116 Nigerians were killed in South Africa in a period of two years; the senior special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Abike