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TELLING THE COMPLEX STORY OF ‘MEDICAL XENOPHOBIA’ IN SOUTH AFRICA

The phrase “medical xenophobia” is often used to describe the negative attitudes and practices of South African health care professionals towards refugees and migrants. It is used whenever foreign nationals are denied

OUR DAUGHTERS RISK GENITAL MUTILATION, NIGERIAN COUPLE FACING DEPORTATION TELL CANADIAN GOVT

A Nigerian family facing deportation has asked the Canadian government to save them from returning home, saying that their two young daughters — with another on the way — will

ROGUE POLICEMAN INTENTIONALLY SHOT AND KILLED NIGERIAN, COURT HEARS

Durban – A rogue policeman who shot and killed an alleged drug dealer from Nigeria during a “shakedown” mission at the behest of a rival dealer was convicted of murder

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NIGERIA UNION SOUTH AFRICA ASSISTS FAMILY RETURN TO NIGERIA

The Nigeria Union South Africa (NUSA) says it is delighted to assist Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Ojo to return to Nigeria after their application to extend their stay in South

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NIGERIAN WHEELCHAIR BOXER TAKES ON ABLE-BODIED FIGHTERS

A South African-based Nigerian and aspiring wheelchair boxer Adesanya “Tony Torch” Adebayo did not allow disability to determine his destination. The 39 year-old pugilist is a living testimony that wheelchair-bound

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TIM OMOTOSO ARRIVES AT COURT DRESSED IN SPRINGBOK JERSEY

The controversial Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso and his two-co accused made a brief appearance in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Thursday. The 60-year-old Televangelist who is usually dressed in

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COMMUTERS, TAXI DRIVERS COMPLAIN ABOUT DRUGS, ROBBERIES IN MARABASTAD ‘WAR ZONE’

Pretoria – For many commuters in Marabastad the drug ridden inner city is a journey fraught with danger. Commuter, taxi drivers and their associations complained to Gauteng MEC for Public

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INCOME INEQUALITY WORSENS FOR BLACK AFRICANS, IMPROVES FOR WHITES AND INDIANS

Black African-headed households have the lowest level of access to medical aid cover and earn the lowest wages when employed, Stats SA said in an “Inequality Trends” report on Thursday.

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CONSULAR URGES NIGERIANS ABROAD TO BEHAVE WITHIN CONFINES OF HOST’S LAWS

He spoke about efforts between Nigeria and South Africa to strengthen their relations. Nigeria Consul General in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, has urged Nigerians living in South Africa to go about

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PROF. SAMUEL LERE AMUSAN TO GIVE INAUGURAL LECTURE AT NWU

The Executive Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Prof Pamela Maseko will host Prof. Amusan’s lecture on Feeding the people, uplifting the continent: Nigeria and South Africa in the struggle