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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

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

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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,

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XENOPHOBIA: AIR PEACE PLANE LEAVES FOR SOUTH AFRICA AT MIDNIGHT

The Air Peace Flight B777 will depart Nigeria at midnight of Wednesday to evacuate about 319 Nigerians from South Africa following the xenophobic attacks on foreigners in that country. The

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CAN SOUTH AFRICA REPAIR ITS IMAGE DAMAGED BY XENOPHOBIA?

SA needs to end the denialism around xenophobia and engage in frank dialogue with its continental partners. Liesl Louw-Vaudran and Mohamed Diatta for ISS TODAY Televised footage last week showed

WHY THIS NIGERIAN CHOSE TO STAY WHEN OTHERS FLED XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS IN SA

Last week in the midst of xenophobic attacks, hundreds of Nigerians went home. But, for some, South Africa has been home for them for over ten years. CNBC Africa’s Karabo