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  • February 20, 2024

Nigerians protest over high cost of living

With placards reading ‘end bad government now’ and ‘end hunger’, residents of one of Nigeria’s largest cities took to the streets on Monday (Feb.19). Large crowds marched through the centre of …

Lion kills zookeeper at Nigeria’s Obafemi Awolowo University

A zookeeper at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in Nigeria has lost his life in a fatal encounter with one of the lions under his care. Olabode Olawuyi, who had been …

Business:Nigeria Naira drops further on official and unofficial markets to hit record lows

Nigeria’s currency naira on Monday fell to record lows on both the official and unofficial markets on while stocks posted their biggest one-day fall in more than a year. The latest …

Russia to test missile in drills with China and South Africa

Russia, China, and South Africa are set to begin naval drills off South Africa’s Indian Ocean coast Friday in a demonstration of the three countries’ close ties amid Russia’s invasion of …

South Africa will not ditch coal ‘just like that’-Ramaphosa

Coal-rich but energy-starved South Africa will not immediately abandon its fossil-fueled electricity generating plants as it transitions to cleaner forms of power, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday. South Africa, one of …

South Africa welcomes Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was welcomed by his South African counterpart for talks in Pretoria on Monday (Jan.23). “Last year in 2022 we commemorated 30 years of diplomatic relations between …

South Africa’s President files suit over damning report

South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a case to the Constitutional Court to overturn a parliamentary report accusing him of a corruption scandal whose findings have paved the way for …

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma set free after prison term ends

Former South African President Jacob Zuma has been set free following the expiry of his prison sentence for contempt of court, a government department said on Friday. Zuma received a 15-month …

Two arrested in South African bar shootings

Pretoria authorities have arrested two individuals in connection with one of the two shootings that plunged South Africa into mourning over the weekend. A total of 19 people died after unknown …

Thousands await trial in South Africa a year after deadly riots

A year after the worst unrest to hit South Africa in decades, only 50 people have been convicted over the violence, with the suspected masterminds and thousands of others still awaiting …

South Africa’s Zingqolweni, “the village of death”

Sleep is something that the inhabitants of Zingqolweni abandoned many months ago. Tucked in a remote corner of South Africa, this frightened village of 3,000 people has suffered a murder almost …

50% more cases of Covid reported Within 24 hours in South Africa

A new wave of the coronavirus driven by two new Omicron sub-variants in South Africa has led to more than 50% increase in infections in 24 hours. According to official figures …

Former SA President Jacob Zuma releases book defending his tenure

South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma, accused of orchestrating the systematic plunder of government coffers during his rule, launched a new book on Sunday in which he intends “to the set …