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SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT WARNED AGAINST INCITING XENOPHOBIA

CAPE TOWN – A coalition of organisations has warned government leaders and politicians to refrain from making statements which could incite xenophobia. The organisations, including Sonke Gender Justice and refugee

Nigeria’s growth drops, but oil looking up

The latest figures showed that the gross domestic product shrunk by 1.5% last year, largely due to oil production disruptions Nigeria’s battered economy suffered a year-long contraction in 2016, official

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Volatile environment for all foreign nationals living in South Africa – Marc Gbaffou

International migrants in South African are once again the focus of headlines of both local and international mainstream media. This is not good news for the readers, listeners and viewers

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AMVCA 2017 : “76,” Sambasa Nzeribe, Somkele Idhalama, Rita Dominic among winners

The fifth edition of the prestigious Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) held on March 4, 2017. The event which held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos, was hosted by IK

Ngugi wa Thiong’o calls for preservation and inclusion of African languages in learning institutions

Accomplished Kenyan writer, Ngugi wa Thiong’o delivered a public lecture at Wits University, South Africa. The writer discussed the relationship between culture, language and colonisation, and argued for the preservation

South Africa proposes sinister new Afrophobic laws

Government’s proposals to clampdown on immigration and a recent disgraceful xenophobic march against African and Asian nationals living in South Africa reveals a society from top to bottom, across the

President Buhari medical trips signal no end to medical tourism

Despite his pledge to halt medical tourism in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has sought medical assistance in the United Kingdom for the second time since he took office in May

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STEPHEN GROOTES : THE AWFUL POLITICS OF XENOPHOBIA

South Africans have a certain reputation for public robustness. We fight, scream, and shout at each other, all in the name of deciding what would make for a better country.

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South Africa should be eternally grateful to Nigeria for defeating apartheid

ABUJA – The ongoing attacks on Nigerian nationals in some parts of South Africa were a “criminal ingratitude” by South Africa to the role played by Nigeria in liberating the

Foreigners cannot steal your jobs – there are too few of them

Oxfam South Africa manager Isaac Mangena wants to dispel the myth that migrants steal jobs from locals. “Migrants make only 2.8% of the 55.7 million South African population‚” he said