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no responses. March 4, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Power Blackouts Push South Africa Back Into Recession


Power Blackouts Push South Africa Back Into Recession

Widespread power cuts are blamed for pushing South Africa’s economy, the continent’s most industrialized, into recession, according to official statistics released Tuesday. The South African economy […]

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no responses. February 24, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Riek Machar Is Appointed South Sudan’s Vice-President For Third Time


Riek Machar Is Appointed South Sudan’s Vice-President For Third Time

South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir on Friday appointed rebel leader Riek Machar as vice president, paving way for the formation of a unity government that seeks […]

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no responses. November 14, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

South African Airways Cancels Weekend Flights


South African Airways Cancels Weekend Flights

Report says South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled all domestic and international flights scheduled for Friday and Saturday ahead of a planned workers’ strike. The airline […]

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no responses. October 23, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Three Nigerians Injured In Fresh Attacks In South Africa


Three Nigerians Injured In Fresh Attacks In South Africa

Report says, three Nigerians are among other foreign nationals who on Tuesday suffered from fresh xenophobic attacks on foreigners in different locations of Witbank, Mpumanlaga Province, […]

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no responses. July 23, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

South Korea Fires Warning Shots At Russian Military Aircraft


South Korea Fires Warning Shots At Russian Military Aircraft

South Korea says its jets fired warning shots at a Russian surveillance plane that entered its airspace on Tuesday. Officials said the plane twice violated the […]

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no responses. May 9, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

South Africa election: ANC Leads As Votes Counted


South Africa election: ANC Leads As Votes Counted

Votes are being counted in South Africa’s general election, with President Cyril Ramaphosa hoping to prevent a slide in support for the governing African National Congress. […]

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no responses. April 25, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

South Africa Floods: Death Toll After Heavy Rains Rises To 51


South Africa Floods: Death Toll After Heavy Rains Rises To 51

Floods and mudslides in the South African city of Durban and the wider KwaZulu-Natal province have killed at least 51 people, officials say. A six-month-old baby […]

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no responses. April 4, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Nigerians Attacked, Shops Looted In Fresh Xenophobic Attacks In South Africa


Nigerians Attacked, Shops Looted In Fresh Xenophobic Attacks In South Africa

The mob arrested eight Nigerians and took them to an unknown destination. According to confirmed reports, Nigerian owned businesses were targeted as some shops were vandalised […]

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no responses. March 7, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Ambush Kills Six Iraqi Paramilitary Forces South Of Mosul


Ambush Kills Six Iraqi Paramilitary Forces South Of Mosul

Six Iraqi paramilitary forces were killed and more than 30 others wounded in an ambush on a desolate road south of Mosul, a local official and […]

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no responses. November 14, 2017 Enuwa Ochai

Zuma Denounces ‘Monopoly’ White Economic Power


Zuma Denounces ‘Monopoly’ White Economic Power

South African President Jacob Zuma reiterated a call on Monday for radical reforms to shift the balance of “monopoly” economic power away from whites who dominated […]

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no responses. February 20, 2017 Enuwa Ochai

Famine Declared In South Sudan


Famine Declared In South Sudan

A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years. The government […]

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no responses. April 17, 2015 debby eselebor

SOUTH AFRICA SHOPS LOOTED DESPITE CALL FOR PEACE


SOUTH AFRICA SHOPS LOOTED DESPITE CALL FOR PEACE

Police said about 200 foreigners took refuge at a police station, and 12 people were arrested over the attacks. The violence comes despite Thursday’s rally against […]

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