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South African community withdraws quit order against Nigerians

South African community withdraws quit order against Nigerians

The Nigeria Union in South Africa said on Thursday that one of the communities that gave Nigerians quit order had rescinded it. The president of the union, Ikechukwu Anyene, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Pretoria that a meeting was held by the union and the community as well as the

Viola Graham-Douglas becomes Guinness Nigeria’s Corporate Relations Director

Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Viola Graham-Douglas as its Corporate Relations Director, effective June 1, 2017. Mrs. Graham-Douglas started her career in the banking industry in Nigeria and worked in varied roles with reputable banks.  She joined Lafarge Africa Plc, formerly WAPCO Cement, as Treasury Manager, and subsequently became the Company Secretary/Head

DStv brings BET Awards across Africa on June 27

BET Africa announced that music heavyweights Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, DJ Khaled, Big Sean, Post Malone, Roman Gian Arthur and Jessie Reyez will perform at the 2017 “BET Awards” as well as Lifetime Achievement Award recipients New Edition.  The iconic annual show will also have performances from previously announced hit makers including Bruno Mars, Future, Migos, Trey Songz and Tamar Braxton. The 2017 “BET Awards” has set

5 Indicators of Tourism’s Potential in Africa

The continent of Africa is beautiful. Have you taken a tour round its major African cities? You can definitely tell why Africa is home to lots of beautiful and amazing tourist destinations. Indeed, the future of Africa’s economy is dependent on how the potential of tourism is properly harnessed. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel

South Africa in recession as economy shrinks 0.7% in Q1

South Africa’s economy contracted in the first quarter of this year, pushing the continent’s largest economy into its first recession since 2009, the official statistics agency reported Tuesday. “The South African economy moved into recession with the reported decrease of 0.7 percent in GDP (gross domestic product) during the first quarter of 2017, following a

South Africa deports 90 Nigerians

The South African government on Friday deported 90 Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences. DSP Joseph Alabi, the spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Alabi said the deportees, who are all men, landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 3.30pm.

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