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Xenophobia: South Africa Condemns Nigeria’s Decision to Recall its Ambassador

Xenophobia: South Africa Condemns Nigeria’s Decision to Recall its Ambassador

Another diplomatic row has broke out between Nigeria and South Africa, just as the Rainbow Nation condemned Nigeria’s decision to recall its ambassador over the spate of attacks against black foreign nationals. It called the step “unfortunate and regrettable”, stating: “It would be curious for a sisterly country to want to exploit such a painful

Google executive killed on Everest after Nepal quake

Dan Fredinburg was killed in the avalanche that buried parts of the base camp where hundreds of mountaineers were gathered for the start of the climbing season. He was with several colleagues who survived the tragedy, Lawrence You, director of privacy at Google, said in a blog post. “Sadly, we lost one of our own in

FG recalls Nigerian envoys to South Africa

The Federal Government has recalled its High Commissioner to South Africa, Martin Cobham, and his deputy, Uche Okeke, to protest the continued attacks by South Africans on Nigerians and other foreigners in the former apartheid enclave. In a statement on Saturday by the Foreign Affairs Ministry, the Minster of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Aminu Wali, said

Only OPEC Ministerial Meeting Can Increase Crude Oil Production – OPEC….Refutes 810,000 bpd increase

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Tuesday morning disclosed that oil production in member countries remains at 30 million bpd. The body said that reports in the media especially in Nigeria that it has increased production by 810,000 bpd are figures gathered from secondary sources. OPEC said that it might have been based

Former Egyptian president Mursi jailed for 20 years

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Mursi was sentenced to 20 years in prison without parole on Tuesday on charges arising from the killing of protesters, nearly three years after he became Egypt’s first freely elected president. Mursi stood in a cage in court as judge Ahmed Sabry Youssef read out the ruling against him and 12