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GROUP OF 19 UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA STUDENTS ROBBED AT GUNPOINT IN SOUTH AFRICA

A group of students from the University of Florida who had traveled to South Africa as part of an outreach trip were robbed at gunpoint near Pretoria, according to media

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WHAT THE ANC’S ELECTION WIN MEANS FOR SOUTH AFRICA

The African National Congress, which has governed since the end of apartheid, won again in May’s national election. But a growing opposition will watch to see whether it can revive

ILLEGAL MASS DEMOLITION OF BUILDINGS AT LAKOWE IBEJU-LEKKI, LAGOS

Residents of Foweseje Community, Lakowe, Ibeju-Lekki have cried out over alleged illegal demolition of houses in the community by the agents of an organisation claiming ownership of the community land.

OBSERVERS SAY ELECTION IS FREE AND FAIR

PRETORIA – Three African observer missions have declared that voting was free and fair on 8 May but they will be closely monitoring the audit of disputed results. The African

ARE THERE ‘100 MILLION GENERATORS IN PRIVATE HANDS’ IN NIGERIA?

Claim Nigeria has 100 million generators in private hands. Source: 702 radio host Bongani Bingwa (March 2019) Verdict Explainer: While electricity supply is erratic, there is no data on generator

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THE ABUJA CULTURE AND TOURISM DECLARATION

“To be one, to be united, is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.” – Bono Otunba Olusegun Runsewe is one distinguished

NIGERIANS SPEAK ABOUT SOUTH AFRICA’S ELECTIONS

CNBC Africa spoke to Nigerians on the street of Lagos about their thoughts on elections in South Africa. 

THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES 25 YEARS AFTER APARTHEID IN SOUTH AFRICA

Twenty-five years after the end of white-minority rule, South Africa remains one of the most unequal countries in the world, held back by corruption and crime. As the country holds

‘ANTHONY OKEY NWAFOR’ NIGERIAN DOCTOR HAS SA CITIZENSHIP TAKEN AWAY

Pretoria – Nigerian Anthony Okey Nwafor, who was arrested in 2015 for allegedly posing as a medical doctor in Pretoria and Limpopo, is embroiled in another legal tussle. This time,

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NIGERIAN FARMER SHINES IN SOUTH AFRICA

Edward Wisdom (48) is a Nigerian farmer based in South Africa. He has lived in the Rainbow Nation for about 25 years. He produces and sells products that other African