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NIGERIA TO GIVE ALL OF ITS 200 MILLION PEOPLE ID NUMBERS

Nigeria wants to issue identity numbers for as many as 50 million citizens per year in a bid to create a harmonised database of its population, the largest in Africa.

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INCENTIVES FOR THE NIGERIAN RETURNEES

Austin Okeke Writes “In Every Cloud There Is A Silver Lining” MTN gave them 150 thousand Naira worth of airtime and 9000 Naira worth of data. They are free to

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AKA SHUTS DOWN XENOPHOBIC TENSIONS: WE ARE PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN, NOT ANTI ANYTHING ELSE

A few weeks after his tweets about the rivalry between SA and Nigeria sparked a massive Twitter storm, AKA has once again called for calm and said that being proudly

HAWKS ARREST NIGERIAN DRUG ‘DEALER’ WITH R74,000 WORTH OF DRUGS IN PLUSH DURBAN SUBURB

A 28-year-old Nigerian man was arrested, allegedly with R74,000 worth of drugs, in Durban’s plush Morningside suburb on Thursday. Members of the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime unit, SA Narcotics Enforcement

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ASANDA FOJI’S TAKE ON XENOPHOBIA WILL MAKE YOU CHECK YOURSELF

Since launching her YouTube channel, former Generations: The Legacy actress Asanda Foji has been hella candid about trending topics in SA. Her recent video touched on the topic of xenophobia

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NALEDI PANDOR ON ‘AFROPHOBIA’

South Africa has seen a spate of xenophobic attacks in recent months. The country’s Minister for International Relations, Naledi Pandor, has told BBC Hardtalk’s Stephen Sackur she could not deny

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PRISON TIME FOR NIGERIAN PIMPS

TWO Nigerian pimps made a dash for the holding cells after they were given lengthy prison terms on charges of human trafficking yesterday. The two, who ran a brothel in

SOUTH AFRICANS NEED TO FACE SOME HARSH TRUTHS

South Africans need to take a long, hard look at themselves and stop blaming foreigners for their country’s woes, says South African journalist Shaazia Ebrahim. The photos and videos of

WHY NIGERIANS WILL NEVER LEAVE SOUTH AFRICA – FASUA

A lot has been said about xenophobia and on the strained relationship between South Africa and the rest of black Africa with particular reference to Nigeria. In the past week,

FOREIGN TRUCK DRIVERS TERRIFIED IN SOUTH AFRICA

The N12 near the small town of Ogies in Mpumalanga was the site of violent protests aimed at foreign truck drivers at the beginning of this month. The protest led