Tag: south africa

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tosin adesinaAugust 28, 2018

APC’s reaction to the seizure of an illegal arms shipment is childish and unpatriotic

Apart from its “anti-corruption war”, another “war” this government is fighting is that of hate speech and fake news. But ...

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tosin adesinaMay 22, 2018

How many more Nigerians need to die from SA’s Xenophobia before Nigeria takes action?

It is no more news that South Africa has become a dreaded place for Nigerians to visit and stay for ...

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tosin adesinaFebruary 16, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] A disgraceful end for South Africa’s Jacob Zuma

As a surprise to everyone, and yet a surprise to no one, Jacob Zuma, the embattled president of the Republic ...

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AzeezFebruary 15, 2018

The Late 5: South Africa gets new president, Nigeria drops in latest FIFA ranking and other top stories

These are the Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to take Nigeria to the next ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 8, 2018

[The Film Blog] You can now stream South African queer film “Inxeba” (The Wound) on Netflix

“In The Wound, being a man isn’t about being a naturally dominant person, but about learning to submit yourself to ...

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AzeezNovember 14, 2017

Two Nigerians allegedly killed in South Africa within 48 hours

Two Nigerians have reportedly been killed in South Africa within 48 hours. NAN reports that Ikechukwu Edmond, aged 40 was allegedly ...

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EditorNovember 9, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: SWEAT needs your help to decriminalise sex work in South Africa

Here at the Sexuality Blog, we won’t even pretend that we are against sex work. It would be hypocritical for ...

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AzeezNovember 1, 2017

Those responsible for Ozubulu massacre are in South African prison – Police

Commissioner of Police in Anambra, Mr Garba Umar, on Wednesday said those responsible for the church attack in Ozubulu in ...

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EditorOctober 22, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] What are Nigerians doing in South Africa?

The mindless killings of Nigerians in South Africa has remained unabated and the brewing signs are not helping either, the ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 16, 2017

The Late 5: Nigerians are not buying Buahri’s ‘timeout with the kids,’ Lagos tests negative to Monkeypox, and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari hosted Aisha Aliyu Gebi, the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 16, 2017

Supreme Court reinstates 783 corruption charges against Jacob Zuma

South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal Friday, upheld a High Court ruling to reinstate no fewer than 800 corruption charges ...

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AzeezOctober 15, 2017

The Thread: “Dear Rochas Okorocha, you’re mad for this statue of Jacob Zuma”

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has just erected a statue of President Jacob Zuma of South Africa and Nigerians are ...

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AzeezOctober 13, 2017

Five Nigerians in hospital after attack by South African police

At least five Nigerians are in the hospital after being allegedly brutalised by policemen in South Africa. Background: After the ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 11, 2017

The Big 5: Three Nigerians killed in South Africa in less than one month, EFCC to begin auction of seized petroleum products, and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today. After a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu ...

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AzeezOctober 11, 2017

Another Nigerian killed by police in South Africa

Ibrahim Badmus, a 25-year-old Nigerian, has been killed during a police raid in Vaal near Johannesburg in South Africa. His ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 9, 2017

The Big 5: Senator asks Buhari to suspend Kachikwu, Baru; Soldiers reportedly invade Nnamdi Kanu’s house; and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: It was indeed a joyous weekend for ...

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AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Another Nigerian shot dead in South Africa

The Nigeria Union in South Africa has said a 35-year-old man, Jelili Omoyeke has been shot dead in Johannesburg on ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 28, 2017

The Thread: Finally, men tell us why they rape

This is not to assume that men are always the perpetrators when it comes to rape, even if by the ...

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AzeezSeptember 9, 2017

Ghosts voted for the opposition | South African President Zuma says

South President Jacob Zuma has said his party, the African National Congress (ANC) lost the elections in the Western Cape ...

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AzeezSeptember 8, 2017

South African police release five arrested Nigerians

The Nigeria Union in South Africa has said the police in that country has released five Nigerians detained for protesting the ...

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Samuel OkikeSeptember 7, 2017

The Late 5: Aisha Alhassan’s fate, Bannon bashes the Catholic church and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top  stories that drove conversation today: Following a controversial viral video showing minister of women’s ...

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AzeezSeptember 7, 2017

FG protests killing of Nigerians in South Africa

The Nigerian mission in South Africa said it has expressed its displeasure at the killing of Nigerians to the government ...

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AzeezSeptember 6, 2017

South African policemen kill another Nigerian

Clement Ofoma, a Nigerian based in South Africa has allegedly been tortured to death by Policemen in the country. The ...

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AzeezSeptember 2, 2017

Killing of Nigerian in South Africa condemnable – Dabiri-Erewa

Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has condemned the killing of ...

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AzeezAugust 30, 2017

Why $15m seized from Jonathan by South Africa has not been recovered – FG

The Federal Government said it is yet to retrieve the $15m arms fund seized by the South African Government during ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 18, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] When will President Buhari visit South Africa on behalf of Nigerians facing xenophobic attacks?

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) had in October 2015 fined telecommunications giant, MTN the sum of N1.04 trillion for its ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 17, 2017

South Africa Police kills another Nigerian

The Nigerian Union in South Africa Thursday, said that another Nigerian, Uchenna Eloh, has been killed in the Western Cape ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 13, 2017

Police arrest ‘associates’ of Evans the kidnapper

The ongoing police investigation has revealed that billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike known as Evans was involved in crimes in South ...

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AzeezAugust 8, 2017

South African president, Zuma survives another no-confidence vote

South African President, Jacob Zuma has survived another no-confidence vote. On Tuesday, 384 parliamentarians voted with only 177, supporting the ...

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AzeezAugust 8, 2017

FG has neglected us | Xenophobia attack victims lament

Some Nigerians affected by the xenophobic attacks in Limpopo province of South Africa have lamented that they have been neglected ...

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