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NIGERIANS EXCELLING IN SOUTH AFRICA AWARDED

PRETORIA – Organisers of the Nigerian Community Excellence Awards in South Africa are seeking to change the narrative around their citizens. The awards, spanning cultural and academic categories, honour Nigerians

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ANOTHER NIGERIAN IKENNA OTUGO KILLED IN SOUTH AFRICA

Another Nigerian, an entrepreneur has been killed in South Africa over an alleged business disagreement with a client. This comes weeks after the meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and his

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NIGERIAN AUTHORITIES TO ALLEVIATE MILLIONS FROM EXTREME POVERTY

ABUJA – Nearly half the total population in Nigeria lives in extreme poverty. Nigerian authorities are working to improve the situation, but experts say government plans are not sustainable. Uzoamaka

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XENOPHOBIA ISN’T UNIQUE TO SOUTH AFRICA

Xenophobia is not a uniquely South African problem. Africa suffers from a broader plague of intolerance, misplaced nationalism and xenophobia which must be addressed to move the continent forward. There

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HELEN JOSEPH HOSPITAL WINS CASE AGAINST ASYLUM SEEKER

An urgent application brought by an Ethiopian asylum seeker who wanted to force a Johannesburg hospital to give her medical care has been dismissed. The high court in Johannesburg last

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DR RAJI ODUTAYO RUFAI UWC PHYSICS DOCTORAL GRADUATE RECEIVES NASA POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

Dr Raji Odutayo Rufai who graduated in March 2014 with a PhD in Space Physics at the University of the Western Cape has been awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship by the

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JOHANNESBURG: Femi Koya, “the real Makoya”, widely known for his embrace of indigenous sounds, will stop at nothing to celebrate African music. The Nigerian born South African Saxophonist and Singer

TAXI ASSOCIATIONS ACCUSED OF TERRORISING IMMIGRANTS IN PRETORIA

“We are living in fear. We do not know when they will strike next,” says Ashley Johnson. Johnson, a Zimbabwean living in Pretoria, is nursing wounds after being attacked at

WATCH: REFUGEES DEMAND ASSISTANCE TO LEAVE SA

Cape Town – The City, Home Affairs and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) are sitting with their arms folded, while hundreds of refugees are living in unhygienic

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NIGERIANS STILL PAY MORE FOR U.S. VISA

With effect from August 29, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Immigration Service Muhammad Babandede ought to have decreased Nigeria’s visa charges to United States citizens so that Nigerians will not have to