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CHARTER PLANE CRASHES IN PRETORIA; 1 KILLED, 20 INJURED

A charter plane crashed in South Africa on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring 20 others. The injuries in Tuesday’s crash in the capital of Pretoria range from minor to

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THIBAUT COURTOIS BELGIUM KEEPER – FRANCE DIDN’T PLAY AT ALL

Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois said his team’s defeat by France in the Soccer World Cup semi-finals on Tuesday was a “shame for football”, criticising Didier Deschamps’s side for a defensive

21 FEARED DEAD IN NIGERIA CAPSIZE

Twenty-one people are missing, feared dead, after their boat capsized in northern Nigeria, emergency services and rescue workers said on Tuesday. The vessel, carrying 30 traders and their wares, overturned

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PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA VISITS NIGERIA!

President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Nigeria for a Working Visit. During the visit the President will meet with his counterpart, the President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari. At the invitation

HOW SOUTH AFRICA SHOULD VIEW FOREIGN POLICY IN A CHANGING WORLD ORDER

One of the first initiatives of South Africa’s new minister of international relations, Lindiwe Sisulu, was to announce a review of the country’s foreign policy. This was a wise move

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COULD AFRICAN UNION LAW SHAPE A NEW LEGAL ORDER FOR THE CONTINENT?

In his forthcoming book, African Union Law, Femi Amao argues that Africa is on the cusp of a new continental legal order. It’s evolving slowly but there are early signs

35-YEAR-OLD CHIKE UKAEGBU IS RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA

Since the #NotTooYoungToRun bill was passed, we have seen an increase in the number of young people declaring their candidacy for political positions – usually the presidency. And last week,

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SOUTH AFRICA WILL NOT REINSTATE ISRAEL ENVOY FOR TIME BEING

South Africa’s International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has announced that the country will not reinstate its ambassador to Israel – for now. Ambassador Sisa Ngombane was withdrawn on May 14

NIGERIA MILITARY HANDS 180 CHILD SOLDIERS TO UN, GOVERNMENT

Nigeria’s military command says it has handed to the government and the United Nations more than 180 former child soldiers who had been arrested or rescued in various military operations

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WHAT NOODLES CAN TEACH US ABOUT NIGERIA’S RELUCTANCE ON FREE TRADE

Nigeria recently declined to join a pan-African free trade deal. But closing its markets gives Africa’s largest economy little incentive to improve business conditions and may ultimately leave it behind.