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#WorldRefugeeDay: SA Government ordered to include refugees in R350 grant

JOHANNESBURG – The High Court in Pretoria has ruled in favour of refugees and asylum seekers in South Africa. It has ordered government to include them in the COVID-19 unemployment

You served meritoriously, President Buhari hails Consul-General, Godwin Adama, at 60

President Muhammadu Buhari warmly felicitates with Nigeria’s Consul-General in Johannesburg, South Africa, Godwin Adakole Adama, on his 60th birthday, congratulating him for many years of courageous and meritorious service to

Nigeria was once an indisputable leader in Africa: what happened?

The traditional leadership and redeemer posture of Nigeria in Africa has, in recent years, been put into question. Issues like corruption and infrastructural decay have held the country down from playing a leadership role

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Millions expected to apply for govt relief grant

JOHANNESBURG – The labour department estimates some 4.6 million people could apply for the R350 social relief grant. This is the number of job seekers it has registered on its

Plan to limit hiring of foreign nationals not xenophobic, says Nxesi

Government is planning to restrict the number of foreign nationals working in certain sectors of the economy. In terms of an employment policy being developed by the department of employment

A man was sentenced to death via Zoom in Nigeria, sparking criticism from rights groups

Lagos (CNN)A man in Nigeria was sentenced to death via the popular video conferencing app Zoom this week, sparking condemnation from rights groups who described the ruling as inhumane. At

Return of Stolen Assets to the Nigerian People

On May 1, the transfer of $311,797,876 from the United States Government to the Federal Republic of Nigeria was completed in accordance with a February 3, 2020 trilateral agreement among

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SA’s richest 3,500 own more than the bottom 32 million

Since the coronavirus showed its proclivity for transmission across borders and made its way to South Africa in early March, the figures on everybody’s lips have been the regular announcements

‘South Africa is a soft target for foreign criminals’: Herman Mashaba

“We have become like a soft target for foreign criminals fleeing their countries.” These were the words of The People’s Dialogue founder Herman Mashaba, who spoke out about illegal immigration

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‘Using national security as grounds to deport refugees reminiscent of apartheid’

The Home Affairs Minister can now deport or detain asylum seekers on the grounds of ‘national security’ at his own discretion. Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) has called into question