CAF confirms Egypt as hosts of 2019 African Cup of Nations

Egypt will be the new hosts of the 2019 African Cup of Nations. Egypt beat South Africa as replacement for Cameroon, who were dropped due to delays in preparations and concerns over security. Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad announced in Dakar on Tuesday that Egypt will host the 2019 Africa Cup of…

Two Nigerians shot dead in Xenophobic killings in South Africa

The latest deaths of Nigerians in South Africa has risen to 122 in 30 months. The Nigerian community in South Africa has been thrown into mourning after two of their members were shot dead by unknown gunmen recently. The President of the Nigerian Union in South Africa (NUSA), Adetola Olubajo gave the names of the…

Playwright Who Wrote “Sizwe Banzi is Dead” Dies aged 76

Renowned South African playwright, Winston Ntshona who wrote popular play “Sizwe Banzi is Dead” has died at the age of 76. Ntshina was best known for his role in Athol Fugard’s “The Island” in which he starred alongside fellow actor John Kani. Surprisingly, Kani and Ntshona won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play…

Nigerian man commits suicide in South Africa to evade arrest 

A Nigerian man has committed suicide in Johannesburg, South Africa by jumping from his 9th floor  apartment.  Christopher Omoike, 36, jumped to his death from the 9th floor in a bid to evade arrest after the police arrived at his appointment following a complaint made against him by his baby mama. According to Omoike’s flat mate,…

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma survives no confidence vote

South African President Jacob Zuma has survived a no confidence vote that held in parliament today. The vote held by secret ballot for the first time to enable anti zuma ANC MP’s vote in favour of the motion. After a two-hour debate and lengthy voting process, 198 MPs voted against the opposition Democratic Alliance’s bid…

Buhari warns Nigerians living in south Africa to behave with self-respect

President Muhammadu Buhari has told Nigerians residing in South Africa to behave with self-respect. He said while meeting the Nigerian community in South Africa. He told them that as ambassadors, they should represent Nigeria properly. He said; “Those of you who have the opportunity to come here and represent us, make sure that you are…

MI Abaga visits the elephants in South Africa

MI Abaga shared  cute photos of himself with the giant African elephants in a South African reserve. MI seems to be taking a break from the dust he stirred up last week when he bore his outrage out on the management of Quilox night club in Lagos which he alleged disrespected him.