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Four soldiers, civilian killed in Nigeria oil region ambush

BAYELSA – Gunmen ambushed and killed four soldiers and a civilian in Nigeria’s oil-rich south, local sources said Wednesday, breaking months of uneasy calm after unrest over the distribution of

Gunmen kidnap 11 from bus near Nigeria oil hub in Port Harcourt

Gunmen abducted 11 people from a bus as they travelled close to Nigeria’s southern oil hub Port Harcourt late on Monday, a passenger who escaped from the attack told AFP.

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IF SA WANTS TO ADDRESS POVERTY IT MUST EMANCIPATE WOMEN : DLAMINI-ZUMA

African National Congress (ANC) Presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says if South Africa wants to effectively address poverty, it must deal with the emancipation of women. Dlamini-Zuma was speaking at the

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HERMAN MASHABA : WE WILL ONLY PROVIDE ACCOMMODATION TO SOUTH AFRICANS

JOHANNESBURG – Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says in a month’s time private business will know exactly how many hijacked buildings owned by the city are available for development. Mashaba has

Joburg mayor “Herman Mashaba” not mincing words over housing for locals

JOHANNESBURG – Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba is not mincing his words about only providing housing to South Africans. Mashaba has on several occasions spoken about refusing to use the city’s

Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer speaks on Nigerian govt’s move to revoke client’s bail

A request by the Nigerian government seeking the revocation of the pro-Biafra leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s bail, is “misconceived”, his lawyer has said. The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami,

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Some Groups in London Said I Should Go Home, Indeed, I’m Back : Buhari

Abuja — For the first time since he returned to Abuja from his medicals in the United Kingdom, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja humorously commented on the protest staged

Bell Pottinger faces sanction over claims it stirred racial tension in South Africa

Bell Pottinger will be given a “disciplinary sanction” by the UK’s public relations trade body over allegations that the leading PR firm ran a secret campaign to stir up racial

Lamido Sanusi, Kano’s ‘progressive fraud’, takes aim at child marriage in Nigeria

Lamido Sanusi II, Nigeria’s second highest Islamic authority, is on a mission to end child marriage. As the emir of Kano in northern Nigeria, one of 13 states where there

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Korea pledges support for Nigeria’s economic recovery plan

The Republic of Korea on Thursday reiterated its commitment to assist Nigeria accelerate implementation of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) and to significantly grow the economy. Ambassador of