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COVID-19 Killed 11 Nigerians in South Africa -Union

The Nigerian Union in South Africa (NUSA) says that 11 Nigerians have so far died of COVID-19 in South Africa. The President of NUSA, Adetola Olubajo, said in a statement

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Nigeria to evacuate 200 Nigerians from South Africa

BARRING any last-minute change of plans, about 200 Nigerians stranded in South Africa will be evacuated home tomorrow. They are to pay $840 for Economy class and Business class will

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Migrants in South Africa face hunger, xenophobia during virus lockdown

JOHANNESBURG – The car approaches the gates of the small parish church, where an army of hands await. The precious food is swiftly taken from the car boot and back

147 stranded Nigerians await evacuation in South Africa

There are about 147 Nigerians stranded in South Africa due to the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic awaiting evacuation, it was learnt. This number is beside others who had signified interest

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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

Foreign nationals arrested for trading without permits, selling expired goods

The amending of regulations for spaza shops and informal traders led to the arrest of foreign national shop owners over the Easter weekend. More than 30 shop owners were arrested

Africans ‘evicted from Chinese hotels over Covid-19 fears’

Hundreds of African residents and businessmen in China’s southern city of Guangzhou have been evicted from hotels and apartments as local health officials rollout a testing campaign for Covid-19, community

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#Covid19: Nigerian Government to evacuate Nigerians from South Africa

The general public is hereby, notified that the Consulate General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, South Africa is currently compiling names of Nigerian nationals, residents or stranded in South Africa, who

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At least a million South Africans could contract COVID-19: researchers

JOHANNESBURG – Researchers at Wits University say at least one million South Africans could contract COVID-19 within 40 days. The team says the country could reach a tipping point unless

Nigeria records first coronavirus death

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Monday via its verified Twitter handle. According to NCDC, the case was a 67-year-old male who returned home following medical