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Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president

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South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has been inaugurated at a stadium in the capital Pretoria. The African National Congress (ANC) leader vowed to tackle corruption and rejuvenate the struggling economy. More than 30,000 people gathered to witness the ceremony which included a flypast and military parade. Mr Ramaphosa was elected earlier this month

Nigerian Man Shoots Colleague In South Africa

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A Nigerian man has shot his own colleague in the head in South Africa and his reason for the act is unbelievable. According to SaharaReporters, the Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa (NICASA) says Tony Elochukwu, a Nigerian from Nnobi, Anambra State, has been killed by an unidentified Nigerian gunman

Ex-Super Eagles goalkeeper faces deportation from South Africa

Alarm bells are rising in South Africa over ex-Super Eagles’ goalkeeper, Idah Peterside, following reports that he could be in for deportation from the country in which he had lived for 20 years. Only recently Peterside, who is now a pastor and cable television sports analyst, had a baby through his

Nigerian firm forms football club in South Africa

A Nigerian firm based in South Africa, Soldee Group, has formed an amateur football club in that country. Doris Solarin, a Director in the firm, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Pretoria, South Africa on Friday, that the club, Soldee FC, was formed in 2016. The director, however, said that

South Africa to export about 800 lion skeletons

South Africa said on Wednesday it had approved an export quota of 800 skeletons of captive-bred lions, sparking outrage from animal rights activists. The quota is in line with a decision taken by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) last year, the Department

Namibia, Botswana ban poultry imports from South Africa due to bird flu

Namibia and Botswana on Tuesday suspended poultry imports from South Africa with immediate effect, following outbreaks of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu. South Africa has confirmed outbreaks of avian flu, which is often transmitted by wild birds, on at least two farms. South Africa and Mozambique banned poultry imports from Zimbabwe this

South Africa bans sale of live chickens

The South African government on Monday banned the sale of live chickens in the country following the outbreak of the H5N8 bird flu. The South African department of agriculture said in statement that no humans had been infected as the measure was to control the outbreak. “Exports of processed poultry products, live

Researchers say Lagos will become Africa’s mega city by 2035

A recent research from the African Property Investment (API), states that about 30 million people will reside in Lagos by 2035 which make the state the largest mega city in Africa. According to API’s prediction which was disclosed on Thursday in Abuja, Lagos, Cairo and Kinshasa would each have a population

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