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#DIFFEST2018 -180 CINEMATIC OFFERINGS AT THE DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Over the next few days, the city will draw people for the 39th Durban International Film Festival, which starts on

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THE TRENDY SHOW EPISODE 1

The Trendy Show, a TV talk show that brings you the best of celebrity interviews across Africa. The hosts are

JAY-Z, BEYONCE, FEMI KUTI, D-BANJ, WIZKID, ED SHEERAN, USHER, AND OTHERS TO PERFORM IN SOUTH AFRICA ANTI-POVERTY FESTIVAL FOR MANDELA

Beyonce and Jay-Z will lead an A-list lineup to mark 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth in a Johannesburg festival

#VDJ2018 THE DURBAN JULY IN PICTURES

The Durban July is the highlight of the South African social calendar. Every year, the Durban July horse race attracts

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ITHALA RENEWS DUNDEE JULY SPONSORSHIP

Preparation for the 2018 Dundee July is in full swing and Ithala Soc Limited this week confirmed its support for

WHAT SOUTH AFRICANS THINK OF NIGERIANS

From opinions about Nigeria’s entertainment industry to thoughts about scams and more, these are some of the responses we gathered

FALL IN NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF HIV SPARKS SURPRISE IN SOUTH AFRICA

Amid mounting concern that progress in fighting the global AIDS epidemic is stalling, campaigners were given a boost from a

30 PERSONS KILLED, LIVESTOCK STOLEN BY ARMED BANDITS ACROSS 5 VILLAGES IN ZAMFARA, NIGERIA

Kano (Nigeria): At least 30 people were killed during raids on villages in northwest Nigeria in the latest deadly attacks

THE NIGERIAN GOVT PLAN TO REDISTRIBUTE RECOVERED CORRUPTION MONEY NEEDS A RETHINK

The Nigerian government has announced that USD$322 million (£244 million) stolen by Nigeria’s former military ruler, Sani Abacha, has been

NIGERIA HAS A HIGH FERTILITY RATE. WHY ARE INFERTILITY CLINICS BOOMING?

IN A rough-and-ready church in Ifo, on the northern fringe of Lagos, Prophet Emmanuel Akanni and Prophetess Foluke Akanni do

NIGERIA TO NEED UP TO $300 MLN FOR NEW NATIONAL CARRIER-DOCUMENT

Nigeria’s new national airline will require initial capital of between $150 million and $300 million, and the government is seeking

NIGERIA SEES DECLINE IN BANKED ADULTS THANKS TO MOBILE MONEY ROADBLOCKS

Despite being home to Africa’s biggest mobile phone market, Nigeria is seeing a decline in banked adults in the country.

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#DIFFEST2018 -180 CINEMATIC OFFERINGS AT THE DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Over the next few days, the city will draw people for the 39th Durban International Film Festival, which starts on

THE TRENDY SHOW EPISODE 1

The Trendy Show, a TV talk show that brings you the best of celebrity interviews across Africa. The hosts are

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JAY-Z, BEYONCE, FEMI KUTI, D-BANJ, WIZKID, ED SHEERAN, USHER, AND OTHERS TO PERFORM IN SOUTH AFRICA ANTI-POVERTY FESTIVAL FOR MANDELA

Beyonce and Jay-Z will lead an A-list lineup to mark 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth in a Johannesburg festival

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#VDJ2018 THE DURBAN JULY IN PICTURES

The Durban July is the highlight of the South African social calendar. Every year, the Durban July horse race attracts

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ITHALA RENEWS DUNDEE JULY SPONSORSHIP

Preparation for the 2018 Dundee July is in full swing and Ithala Soc Limited this week confirmed its support for

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ADEWALE LION OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES “ALIU MANAGEMENT” & SIGNING OF SEASON

Aliu Adewale Emmanuel, popularly known as “Lion” has announced the signing of Season, Nigerian Afro-pop artist based in Johannesburg to his

The African Portal

FOREIGN SHOPS UNDER THREAT IN DURBAN

BUSINESS owners in kasis north of Durban insist they don’t want shops owned by foreigners in their kasis. On Monday

ANOTHER NIGERIAN SHOT DEAD IN SOUTH AFRICA

The Nigerian community in South Africa has expressed shock over the killing of another Nigerian, Martin Ebuzoeme, by unknown assailants

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SCORES KILLED AFTER DAYS OF CLASHES IN TARABA STATE, NIGERIA

Scores of people were killed in an outbreak of sectarian violence that lasted for days in northeast Nigeria, police and

LIVING WITH FACIALS SCARS IN NIGERIA

Like many children in the Yoruba community in Nigeria, Olatunbosun Damilola was given scars on her face by her parents

KOSTER – THE SOUTH AFRICAN TOWN WHERE RESIDENTS TOOK BACK CONTROL

Koster lies in the same region as the South Africa’s rich platinum mines but nothing about this town speaks of

SERVICE DELIVERY PROTESTS IN SOUTH AFRICA HIT RECORD HIGH

Service delivery protests across South Africa are so far this year at a record high. The latest data collected by




NEO-SLAVERY IN ITALY? THE CASE OF NIGERIA’S MIGRANTS IN THE BOOT

Italy’s race relations between white Italians and its African migrants and black Italians, while not stellar may not be as

HOME AFFAIRS DG – PARENTS NO LONGER HAVE TO TRAVEL WITH CHILDREN’S BIRTH CERTIFICATES

As part of its modernisation programme, Department of Home Affairs has scheduled upgrades to its offices across the country to

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THE OBA OF BENIN TOOK ON TRAFFICKERS. HAS IT HELPED?

The Oba of Benin threatened those manipulating women with black magic curses, bringing a moment of relief in Italy. STORY

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THE TRENDY SHOW EPISODE 1

The Trendy Show, a TV talk show that brings you the best of celebrity interviews across Africa. The hosts are

THERE IS NOTHING AS IMPORTANT AS PASSION AND DETERMINATION IN THE INDUSTRY – FEMI JOBAM

Aiyesehinde Babafemi popularly knows as ‘Femi Jobam” is a Nigerian film producer based in Johannesburg. He has worked with Pan

NIGERIA DIASPORA TV AT PAN AFRICAN PARLIAMENT

During a recent visit to the Pan African Parliament, Adetunji Omotola interviewed Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Executive Secretary of the Special

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LIVING WITH FACIALS SCARS IN NIGERIA

Like many children in the Yoruba community in Nigeria, Olatunbosun Damilola was given scars on her face by her parents

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THE TRENDY SHOW EPISODE 1

The Trendy Show, a TV talk show that brings you the best of celebrity interviews across Africa. The hosts are

THE BRUTAL KILLINGS OF NIGERIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA, WHAT IS THE CAUSE?

Temitope Ajayi of Nigeria Diaspora Television chats to Nigerians living in Johannesburg about their views of the brutal killings of

DUTCH DREAMS RELEASES VISUALS FOR “GANG SHXT”

Following the recent drop of their power squad induced single, Dutch Dreams Records now presents the visuals for the classic

FEMI KOYA STOLE THE SHOW AT THE FETE DE LA MUSIQUE

The Real Makoya! “Femi Koya” brought fresh Afro-beat flavors from Nigeria straight to Newtown in Johannesburg. Femi Koya’s debut appearance

ADEKUNLE GOLD – FAME

Afro Urban Records premieres this new one from Adekunle Gold titled “Fame” “Fame” is track number 16 off his new

KAREEM WARIS OLAMILEKAN: A YOUNG NIGERIAN ARTIST WITH GRAND PLANS

Kareem Waris Olamilekan is a young Nigerian artist inspired by the artists Michelangelo and Arinze Stanley Egbengwu. He told BBC Africa’s What’s New programme about his artistic journey in this One Minute Story.

BRITISH MUSEUM OFFERS TO LOAN STOLEN BENIN BRONZES TO NIGERIA

Curators from Europe and the United States are negotiating an agreement to set up a permanent exhibition in Nigeria of the Benin Bronzes looted by the British Army in 1897. Nigeria’s government is in talks with the UK to accept the return of rare bronze statues that were stolen by the British more than a century ago. The British, however,

FEMI KOYA STOLE THE SHOW AT THE FETE DE LA MUSIQUE

The Real Makoya! “Femi Koya” brought fresh Afro-beat flavors from Nigeria straight to Newtown in Johannesburg. Femi Koya’s debut appearance at the Fête de la Musique was an evening to remember, said one of the fans who braved the winter cold to enjoy the sounds from Femi Koya’s band. He gave the fans an unforgettable night as no dull moment with

NEO-SLAVERY IN ITALY? THE CASE OF NIGERIA’S MIGRANTS IN THE BOOT

Italy’s race relations between white Italians and its African migrants and black Italians, while not stellar may not be as

HOW FELA KUTI CAME TO BE CELEBRATED BY THOSE HE SANG AGAINST

The Nigerian icon was harassed, censored and imprisoned for singing truth to power. Today power celebrates him. Every time I

WE AFRICANS SHOULD GET OVER COLONIALISM

In BBC’s series of letters from Africa, Nigerian writer and novelist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at the backlash over a

LECTURER EXPLAINS WHY NIGERIAN YOUTHS PREFER STUDYING ABROAD

Some stakeholders have said Nigerian youths prefer to study abroad due to the decay in the nation’s education system. They

RICHARD BRANSON – HOW TO BE HAPPY

Dear Stranger, You don’t know me but I hear you are going through a tough time, and I would like

BUHARI HAS DECLARED WAR ON NIGERIA: SELF DEFENSE IS JUSTIFIABLY ADVISED

The former Military Governor of Kaduna State of Nigeria; Abubakar Umar once described Buhari as a disciplined soldier. When further