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Xenophobia: NANS wants Nigeria, South Africa Leaders to Intervene

Xenophobia: NANS wants Nigeria, South Africa Leaders to Intervene

  The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS), has implored the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, to intervene toward ending xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. Mr Adeyemi Azeez, national Public Relations Officer (PRO), of the association, made the suggestion in a statement made available to newsmen […]

South Sudan Will Not Implement Peace Agreement in November- SSNA

  Reports from Juba say th government of South Sudan is prepared not to abide by the November 2019 dateline to execute the September 2018 peace deal, a high-ranking government official who has full knowledge of the matter and demands anonymity for fear of reprisal told the South Sudan News Agency (SSNA) on Friday. The […]

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Nigeria: We ‘ll Articulate Economic Development, Political Agenda For Igala Nation –  Group

  Kaduna, Capital of the defunct Northern Region of Nigeria on Saturday, July 20, 2019 witnessed an assemblage of great sons and daughters of Igala/Bassa from within and outside the State. The occasion was the Inauguration of the Kaduna Chapter of Ukomu Igala Organization, a socio- cultural body which serves as the common voice of […]

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President Ramaphosa of South Africa On Working Visit To Japan, G20 Summit

  President Cyril Ramaphosa is on a working visit to Japan as well as the G20 Summit, his first international engagement since his inauguration last month. During the visit, the President will also lead a South African delegation to the annual G20 Leaders’ Summit. This is the first time Japan will host the G20 Summit […]

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South Africa Reviews Its Foreign Policy

The year 2019 marks South Africa’s silver jubilee and, as the young democracy marks this milestone, the Department of International Relations (DIRCO) has taken stock of the country’s foreign policy. In a bid to assess the country’s foreign policy, on 15 May 2018, the department appointed an 11 member review panel chaired by former Foreign […]

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Task Team Set Up In South Africa To Address Attacks On Foreigners

A task team has been set up by government and members of the Diplomatic Corps to look into the sprouting of acts of violence against foreign nationals. The development was announced by International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) Minister Lindiwe Sisulu on Friday at the conclusion of a meeting with ambassadors from African countries in South […]

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South Africa To Meet African Ambassadors Over Violent Attacks

  International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu will urgently meet African ambassadors following reports of violence against foreign nationals in parts of the country last week. Though no date given. In a statement issued on Saturday, Sisulu expressed deep concern at the recent spate of violence and urged law enforcement officers to deal with […]

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Morocco, UN, AU Urged To Fast- Track Western Sahara Referendum

  Western Sahara President Brahim Ghali has urged the African Union, the United Nations and Morocco to fast-track the long delayed referendum on the self-determination of the Arab nation. Until then, he said, the continent will not realise freedom. Addressing delegates on the second day of the SADC Solidarity Conference in Pretoria, Ghali said the […]

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