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NDUBISI OKAFOR ACCUSED OF SEX SLAVERY, HUMAN TRAFFICKING LIVED IN SA WITHOUT PERMIT FOR 19 YEARS

A Nigerian accused of trafficking a woman into sex slavery has been living in SA without a permit since 2006, the Cape Town magistrate’s court was told. Ndubuisi Okafor, 34,

WHY NIGERIANS GET KILLED ABROAD AND PERISH ON THE MEDITERRANEAN

The execution of the Nigerian woman in South Africa recently, the arrest of another five for armed robbery in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians

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OZUBULU INDIGENES AT WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA

Indigenes of Ozubulu in Anambra state are allegedly killing each other in South Africa. According to reports, two Nigerian men were shot dead in Johannesburg by unknown assailants. One of

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NIGERIAN MISSION IN JOHANNESBURG CONDEMNS KILLING OF THREE NIGERIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA

The Consul-General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, South Africa, Mr Godwin Adama, has condemned the killing of three Nigerians between April 6 and April 9 at different locations in the country.

NIGERIAN UNION CONFIRMS RELEASE OF 8 NIGERIANS ABDUCTED IN EVANDER

The Nigerian Community in South Africa has said that eight of its members abducted by South Africans in Evander, North-West of Secunda in Mpumalanga Province of that country were released

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SOUTH AFRICA’S POLITICIANS FEED ANTI-FOREIGNER VIOLENCE

Political figures in South Africa have condemned the latest attacks on foreigners in Durban. At the same time, their anti-migrant rhetoric ahead of elections on May 8 is fueling the

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

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

A CLAMPDOWN ON FOREIGN NATIONALS IN MPUMALANGA?

VOSMAN – The issue of foreign nationals in South Africa has become an election topic for political parties. Foreigners in Mpumalanga are decrying the closure of their shops by authorities.