Tag: south africa

Ado AminuSeptember 20, 2021

Manufacturers’ demand for forex nears $2b amid scarcity, weak naira | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Ghanaians celebrate Michaela Coel’s historic ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 2, 2021

Announcing the winner of the first BBC World Service International Podcast Competition

The BBC World Service’s first International Podcast Competition has been won by 38-year-old development sector worker Namulanta Kombo from Kenya. ...

Ado AminuAugust 25, 2021

Nigeria signs military cooperation agreement with Russia, Benin confirms H5N1 avian flu outbreak | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss: Nigeria signs military cooperation agreement with Russia Nigeria ...

Ado AminuAugust 20, 2021

South Africans form long queues as COVID-19 jabs opened to all adults, Insecurity: Sen. Gobir urges FG to remobilise retired military personnel | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss: Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: US accuses Abiy’s government of ...

Chinedu OkaforAugust 20, 2021

How MultiChoice Nigeria is promoting local languages and culture with Africa Magic channels

Since its launch in Nigeria in 1993 as a dispatch of MultiChoice Africa’s pioneering vision of delivering world-class pay-television services ...

Ado AminuAugust 6, 2021

WHO: Africa records 6,400 COVID-19 deaths in one week, UN to support gender mainstreaming in Government Ministries | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss. Africa Covid chief John Nkengasong says vaccine saved ...

Ado AminuJuly 15, 2021

OPEC sees gradual recovery in oil demand as it closes in on deal, Amnesty slams Libya and Europe over ‘horrific’ abuse of migrants | 5 things that matter today

Across the African continent, here are 5 culturally relevant stories you shouldn’t miss out on: Amnesty slams Libya and Europe ...

Ado AminuJuly 13, 2021

282m face malnutrition in Africa- UN report says; Jailed transgender women in Cameroon to be released pending appeal | 5 Things That Matter Today

Across the African continent, here are 5 culturally relevant stories you shouldn’t miss out on: 282 million face malnutrition in ...

Michael IsaacSeptember 23, 2020

South Africans are planning a nationwide ‘clean up’ and the dirt is Nigeria | #23SeptemberCleanSA

If you walked into South African Twitter, what you will see is #PutSouthAfricansFirst, #NigeriansMustGo, #ForeignersVacateOurJobs – an understanding that South Africans ...

Uroupa KiakubuSeptember 3, 2020

The video from South Africa should help Nigerian leaders understand what free speech is

Unless we have redefined what a democratic society is, everyone has the right to speak out against certain policies in ...

Michael IsaacAugust 10, 2020

South Africans want to prioritize themselves in another wave of xenophobia

Unite we must. Without necessarily sacrificing our sovereignities, we can forge a political union based on defense, foreign affairs and ...

Michael IsaacJune 13, 2020

All we gathered from the #NigeriaMustFall trend by South Africans

The feud between Nigerians and South Africa came out of nowhere, and it is one that not too many can ...

EditorFebruary 28, 2020

Meet Chi Mhende, Queen Sono’s Head-Baddie-In-Charge

As part of YNaija’s coverage of the launch of Queen Sono, the first Netflix original scripted series from Africa, our editors joined ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 21, 2020

Where is your period? For the love of Pete Edochie | Funny tweets we saw from Nigerians today

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 14, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 14th of November

Follow the link to read the latest stories on YNaija:   5 Things that Should Matter Today: South African artistes ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 19, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Three suspects linked to the serial killings in Port Harcourt have been arrested

The city of Port Harcourt has been gripped by a spate of killing targeting women in hotels, perpetuated by a ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 18, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: 26-year-old Joana Nnazu Kolo has been nominated as commissioner in Kwara

In Nigeria, youth representation in governance and politics is still a mirage. That said, we’ve seen Seun Fakorede (27) and ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 12, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Here’s what you need to know about Asa’s upcoming album ”Lucid”

It’s been five years since Asa released her last album Bed of Stones, and while we have been waiting for ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 11, 2019

The YNaija Cover – 11th of September

Follow the links below to check out our latest stories: 5 Things that Should Matter Today: President Buhari is evacuating ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 11, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: President Buhari is evacuating Nigerians willing to come home from South Africa

Following the continued xenophobic violence in South African where Nigerians are attacked, President has responded diplomatically from recalling the High ...

Wilfred OkicheSeptember 7, 2019

Long Read: What Bong Joon-ho’s ‘’Parasite’’ says about Nigeria and South Africa

Do you hear the people sing? Singing a song of angry men It is the music of a people who ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 5, 2019

From worst to best, we rank the tweets from Nigerian celebrities against #xenophobiaattacks in South Africa

Check your social media feed. Till now, the dust is yet to settle following a recent wave of xenophobic attacks ...

Edwin OkoloSeptember 4, 2019

Sanctions not retaliations are how we need to respond to SA’s xenophobia

For nearly a week before the 1st of September, news filtered in from South Africa that the country’s black male ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 17, 2019

The Big 5: Act now before it’s too late – Anyaoku tells Buhari, NASS; Northern Elders wants herdsmen to relocate from the South | Other top stories

These are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Relocate from the south – Northern elders tells herdsmen The ...

Bernard DayoJuly 13, 2019

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s men are ”masters” over women misogyny, Senator Remi Tinubu vs Elisah Abbo, Super Eagles beat South Africa in #AFCON2019 quarter-final – Here’s everything that happened this week

This week was a rollercoaster of buzzy stories, from politics to culture and while we routinely reported each of these ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 15, 2019

Davido is set become the first Nigerian panelist on ‘Comedy Central Roast’

Comedy Central Roast is a popular American TV series which features a selected panel, made up of the celebrity’s peers ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 19, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 19th of December

  Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: President Buhari presents N8.83trn as 2019 budget to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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