Tag: johannesburg

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 23, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 23rd of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories on YNaija:   The Big 5: 12 reportedly killed in Shiites protest ...

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AzeezFebruary 13, 2017

South Africans burn houses belonging to Nigerians

Angry South Afrsican have burned down at least 15 houses belonging to immigrants, especially Nigerians in Johannesburg. According to Africa ...

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Isime EseneOctober 25, 2016

Wizkid is back on top! | 5 takeaways from the MAMA awards in Johannesburg

Another MAMAs has come and gone. Here are 5 takeaways from the event. Wizkid back on top: Remember when Wizkid ...

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Isime EseneAugust 23, 2016

MTV MAMAs is back, and it’s (expectedly) not coming to Nigeria

by Isime Esene For three years in a row, the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs), arguably Africa’s biggest award show ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 18, 2015

10 disturbing scenes from xenophobic attacks in South Africa (PHOTOS)

by Kolapo Olapoju We bring to you 10 shocking pictures from the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa, where Friday, April 17, ...

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Isime EseneOctober 13, 2014

@AtedoPeterside, @AOteh, @Chude, @DebolaLagos, others nominated for CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leaders Awards (See full list)

by Akan Ido The West African round of Africa’s most prestigious business awards, the annual CNBC Africa All Africa Business ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 29, 2014

“Nigeria is a bad place to die” || South African newspaper warns citizens

by Kolapo Olapoju Recently, Nigeria has been getting a high degree of bad press from foreign media, especially after the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 26, 2014

T.B Joshua needs a lawyer! Families of South African victims to institute a lawsuit

by Kolapo Olapoju Two South African men, who lost relatives in the 12 September collapse of the a building in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 22, 2014

South Africa disagree with Nigeria over death-toll in Synagogue building collapse

by Kolapo Olapoju According to a South African minister, Jeff Radebe, the death toll from the collapsed hotel building in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 19, 2014

“The money has been frozen” || South African government to hold on to Nigeria’s millions

by Chidi Okoye   Following South Africa’s seizure of a Nigerian private jet carrying $9.3 million into Johannesburg, and the subsequent ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 15, 2014

Two Nigerians caught with N1.5 billion at South African airport

by Kolapo Olapoju Two Nigerians and an Israeli are being investigated by South African police, after they tried to bring ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 21, 2014

#Ebola: Big Brother Africa denies rejecting contestants from West Africa

by Kolapo Olapoju Widespread reports suggest that the organisers of Big Brother Africa have planned to drop contestants from Ebola-affected ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 14, 2014

Its fun all the way for Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and family in Jo’burg (PHOTOS)

by Kolapo Olapoju Our favourite celebrity family, the ‘Ekeindes’ are having a blast in South Africa! Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 11, 2014

Omotola & her family head to South Africa for Summer! (PHOTOS)

by Kolapo Olapoju   You have to love the family swag Omosexy puts on. Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, her pilot husband, her ...

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writerJuly 21, 2014

Horror: This beautiful 4-year-old boy was dragged to death by carjackers

by Kolapo Olapoju Taegrin Morris, a four-year-old boy was dragged to death on Saturday night after being trapped by his ...

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May 24, 2014

Nowhere to hide: South Africans tell Pres. Jonathan to #BringBackOurGirls at Zuma’s inauguration

by Akan Ido President Goodluck Jonathan is getting no respite home and abroad as South African greeted him with shouts ...

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May 21, 2014

Book tour for Chude Jideonwo’s ‘Are We The Turning Point Generation?’ kicks off in Johannesburg (PHOTOS)

by Oge Okonkwo Media entrepreneur and young African leader, Chude Jideonwo has kicked off the global tour for his new book. ...

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December 10, 2013

#NelsonMandela: First photos from the memorial service in honour of Madiba

by Oge Okonkwo Tens of thousands of people together with world leaders are currently gathered at the FNB stadium in Johannesburg, ...

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December 6, 2013

Nduka Obaigbena remembers: MKO Abiola & his last flight to South Africa (for Mandela)

by Nduka Obaigbena The publisher of ThisDay commemorated the June 12 anniversary last year by recalling late politician MKO Abiola’s ...

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November 2, 2013

Actor, Idris Elba suffers asthma attack, trip to South Africa aborted

According to EWN Reporter, actor Idris Elba suffered a severe asthma attack just before the South African premiere of his upcoming film “Mandela: ...

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October 26, 2013

Shock as 5 suspected rapists of 2 toddlers appear in South African court

In a country where several rapes are said to occur every minute, in a township where violence is commonplace, this ...

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August 31, 2013

No, he’s not! Confusion as South African gov’t says Nelson Mandela remains hospitalised

  Contrary to reports by the international media that Nelson Mandela had been discharged and had returned home,the South African ...

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January 21, 2013

Henry Okah found guilty of 2010 Independence Day bombing

A South African court has found Henry Okah guilty of terrorism charges leveled against him by the federal government of ...

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March 16, 2012

#TheNextBigThing? Financial Times lists Ibadan as one of 5 African cities to watch!

by Lekan Olanrewaju In an article published by the Financial Times, Ibadan is listed as one of the “next 5” ...

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February 1, 2012

New Video: Its ‘Infinity’ from WizBoy feat. Slim Brown

by Daniel Essien Fast rising artiste, Wizboy, has dropped a second official video for his hit song, ‘Infinity’. The track ...

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