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FELA KUTI AND THE KALAKUTA QUEENS PREMIERES TONIGHT IN PRETORIA

Pretoria – The cast members of Fela and the Kalakuta Queens are ready to dish it out hot, hot, hot to South Africans when the musical premieres at the South

DURBAN COPS ON ALERT AFTER XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS

JOHANNESBURG – eThekwini metro police are monitoring Kernville in Durban following xenophobic attacks. Local residents have been attacking several foreign nationals and their businesses since Monday. It’s understood local residents

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KOLA OGUNKOYA ‘GBEDU MASTER’ SPOTTED IN THE CITY OF GOLD, JO’BURG

You are never 6ft away from a celebrity in Johannesburg and Joburgers have had their fair share of celeb run-ins. This was not the case with Gbedumaster, Nigerians living in

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PEOPLE IN NIGERIAN PRISONS ARE TWICE MORE LIKELY TO LIVE WITH HIV

HIV prevalence in Nigerian prisons is twice higher than in general population, according to an assessment conducted by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), under the leadership

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CITY OF JOBURG FORMALISES PLANS TO MINIMISE LOAD SHEDDING DISRUPTIONS

JOHANNESBURG – The City of Johannesburg has begun formalising plans to minimise disruptions to services as a result of the ongoing blackouts. The city said on Wednesday load shedding had

NIGERIA’S ELECTION SHOWS THAT TECHNOLOGY WON’T SAVE BROKEN DEMOCRACIES

In the run-up to the recent elections in Nigeria, an article in Quartz Africa declared that “it’s become much harder to rig elections in Nigeria thanks to technology.” Looking on

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LAGOS AMONG WORLD’S CHEAPEST CITIES

Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city is one of the 10 cheapest cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s bi-annual survey. Lagos was ranked 127 in the survey that

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THE ROLE OF MANUFACTURING IN AFRICA

Manufacturing plays a prominent role in Africa’s economic development made evident by how industrial growth positively affects the overall GDP and productivity of the nation. Manufacturing activities promote development in

SOUTH AFRICA POLICE LAUNCH MANHUNT FOR KILLERS OF NIGERIAN

The South African Police Service has launched a manhunt for two suspects following a drive-by shooting of a Nigerian in the capital city of Pretoria on Friday. In a statement

PASTOR TIMOTHY OMOTOSO TRIAL TO START FROM SCRATCH

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says the human trafficking trial of pastor Timothy Omotoso and two others will have to start from scratch after the judge recused himself. Judge Mandela