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Protesters take to the streets ahead of Zuma no confidence vote

CAPE TOWN – Tens of thousands of people are expected to descend on Cape Town to join several protests on Monday and Tuesday. This comes during the debate and the

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South Africa should consider help from the IMF to fix its economy

The prognosis that the South African economy is in dire straits is pretty obvious even to the untrained eye. The solution to the country’s present predicament is also pretty much

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Nigeria Explains Taxes On Citizens Living Abroad

The Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday gave clarifications on the Nigerian government’s plan on diaspora taxes. Mrs. Adeosun made this clarification during a Facebook LIVE video chat tagged “Tax

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Nigeria to legalize mini refineries, supply them with crude

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria will legalise currently outlawed mini refineries in the Niger Delta oil hub by the end of the year and supply them with crude at a reasonable

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MASS ARREST OF 40 GAY MEN IN NIGERIA MAY HARM HIV FIGHT: ACTIVIST

ABUJA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The mass arrest of more than 40 Nigerian men suspected by police of performing homosexual acts at a party in Lagos could hinder efforts to

MASS NIGERIAN ARRESTS FOR ‘HOMOSEXUAL ACTS’ IN LAGOS STATE

More than 40 men have been arrested in Nigeria over the weekend for performing homosexual acts, police say. They are due to appear in court later. Nigerian newspaper Punch reports

NIGERIA NEEDS NEW CONSTITUTION, NOT AMENDMENT – ROBERT CLARK

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Robert Clark, has called on the National Assembly to consider reviewing the provisions of Section 145 of the 1999 constitution to provide for a decisive

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NIGERIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA INDIFFERENT ABOUT MID-TERM REPORT OF BUHARI GOVT

Words on the street amongst opinion leaders in the Nigerian community suggest that majority of Nigerians are indifferent toward President Muhammad Buhari’s government mid-term report. Majority of them are happy

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THERE ARE ABOUT 30,000 NIGERIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA?

There have been lots of controversies around the number of Nigerians who live in South Africa. Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA) spokesman, Emeka Ezinteje recently told Africa Check that the

President Muhammadu Buhari received a delegation of Nigerian Governor’s Forum in London

President Muhammadu Buhari  received a delegation of Nigerian Governor’s Forum led by its chairman, Gov. Abdulaziz Yari in London yesterday. The six state governors who visited President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday