NB Plc charges Eagles to beat South Africa

Nigeria’s leading brewing company, Nigerian Breweries Plc has urged the Super Eagles to extract their pound of flesh from the Bafana Bafana of South Africa when the two sides meet on Saturday in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match day five game at the FNB stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. This motivational message was […]

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South Africa Airways implement initiatives to break even on costs

South African Airways (SAA) has said it is on track with its turnaround strategy, indicating that it is getting results as expected. The airline management said its recently published financial results showed that the company was ahead of its plan in its trading performance. “We have always maintained that it will take us until 2021 […]

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Killing of Nigerians, others in South Africa not deliberate – Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa on Wednesday declared that the killing of Nigerians and other foreign nationals in the country was an act of criminality, not specifically targeted at Nigerians. Ramaphosa faces the Nigerian media: says killings in South Africa not specifically targeted at Nigerians. He gave the explanation while addressing state House correspondents […]

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FG to discuss security of Nigerians living in S/Africa with Ramaphosa

Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama says issue of security of Nigerians living in South Africa will be part of discussion as its President, Cyril Ramaphosa, visits Nigeria on Wednesday. Onyeama told newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday that South African President Ramaphosa would arrive in Abuja for a working visit to Nigeria. He said that the […]

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Flags are seen at the 2016 International Air Transport Association (IATA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Dublin, Ireland June 1, 2016. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Nigeria, South Africa boost air traffic in Africa by 11% – IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced its global passenger traffic results for March 2018 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) rose 9.5 per cent, compared to the same month a year ago, the fastest pace in 12 months. Capacity (available seat kilometres, or ASKs) grew 6.4 per cent and […]

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Zuma fathers a new baby from 24-year-old lady

South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma is hugging the headlines again with reports that he has fathered a new baby from a 24-year-old woman. She gave birth to his child in a Durban hospital last week Thursday on his birthday, News24 reported yesterday. The mother is identified as Nonkanyiso Conco and is set to become […]

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South Africa’s leader cuts short UK visit after protests

South Africa’s president has cut short a visit to Britain to return home and deal with violent protests in a provincial capital. President Cyril Ramaphosa left the Commonwealth summit in London to respond to the turmoil in the North West capital of Mahikeng, where residents brought life to a standstill with protests over alleged corruption […]

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South Africa to charge Zuma’s son over car crash death

South African prosecutors will charge former president Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane with homicide after a 2014 car crash that left one woman dead, a spokesman said on Thursday, reversing a previous decision not to do so. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) gave Duduzane Zuma a two-month deadline that expired at the end of March to […]

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: A life of struggle

Even the name given to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at birth – Nomzamo, “one who undergoes trials” – foretold a life of struggle. During her nearly 38-year marriage to Nelson Mandela, she fought for black majority rule even as she vowed to escape the shadow of the great man. And although many South Africans called her the […]

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Winnie Mandela, activist ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, dies

Winnie Mandela, the former wife of South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, died on Monday aged 81, triggering an outpouring of tributes to one of the country’s defining and most divisive figures. The firebrand activist died in a Johannesburg hospital, her family said, adding that she had “fought valiantly against the Apartheid state” and that […]

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Africa agrees to giant trade bloc, but Nigeria, South Africa kicks

African leaders agreed on Wednesday to form a $3 trillion continental free-trade zone encompassing 1.2 billion people, but its two biggest economies, Nigeria and South Africa, did not sign up, diminishing its impact. The African Union started talks in 2015 to establish a 55-nation bloc that would be the biggest in the world by member […]

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S.African authorities ordered to pay $15 million over death of 144 patients

A judge ordered a provincial government in South Africa to pay $15 million in damages to families of at least 144 psychiatric patients who he said died of negligence after being moved to unregistered facilities in early 2016. About 1,300 psychiatric patients were shifted from a unit of the Life Healthcare Group to charities as […]

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