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President Buhari Congratulates South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Cyril Ramaphosa on his election as the President of the Republic of South Africa. The President’s congratulatory message is contained in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Thursday. The President also felicitated with the African National Congress (ANC), and the Government…

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South Africa’s ANC Decides To Remove Zuma As Head Of State -Source

South Africa’s African National Congress party executive committee has decided to “recall,” or remove, President Jacob Zuma as head of state, a senior ANC source told Reuters on Tuesday, after a 13-hour meeting of the party’s top leadership. Since Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was elected party leader in December, Zuma has faced mounting calls from…

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Protesters Demand Resignation Of South Africa’s Jacob Zuma

On Monday, protesters stormed South Africa’s ruling party African National Congress (ANC)‘s party headquarters in Johannesburg demanding that President Jacob Zuma steps down. Scandal-plagued Zuma has been under increasing pressure to leave office before his term finishes in 2019 but reportedly dug in his heels during talks with ANC top brass Sunday night. ANC leaders are holding another emergency…

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South Africa Protest Trump’s “Shithole Countries” Comment, Top US Diplomats Summoned In Countries Affected

South Africa foreign ministry has issued a diplomatic protest to the United States on Monday following President Trump’s “shithole countries” comments. Diplomats from South Africa met with the US Embassy’s Charge d’Affaires Monday to express their concerns. In a statement, the South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) didn’t specifically mention the vulgarity…

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H&M South Africa Temporarily Closes Its’ Stores After Vandalism From Protestors Over Racist Ad

  All H&M stores in South Africa have temporarily closed following a series of vandalism attacks in response to the uproar over a widely-criticized, racist ad published by the popular retailer earlier in the week. Protestors from the Economic Freedom Fighters of South Africa targeted at least six stores in the Johannesburg area over the weekend, storming…

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Fresh Xenophobic Attacks On Nigerians, Four Members In Critical Condition

The Nigerian Community in South Africa has disclosed renewal of xenophobic attacks on them as four members are in critical condition and some shops burnt following fresh attacks. Chairman, Nigerian Union, North West Province, Mr Paul Nwanedo spoke to newsmen via telephone from Rustenburg that the attacks began on Sunday. According to Nwanedo, taxi drivers…

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New Court Ruling Bans Parents From Beating Their Children In South Africa

A court in Johannesburg recently ruled that physical discipline in the home was not in line with the constitution, meaning parents who smack their children could be jailed for assault. The court ruling has got South Africans of all ages discussing the merits, and otherwise, of smacking children. Social media and comment pages of online…

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