Tag Archives: South Africa

A Cape Town Neighborhood Backdrops Nola Black’s New Editorial

Emerging womenswear designer, Nola Black has continued to challenge the norms of the Nigerian fashion industry and its latest offering is of no exception. For its SS19 editorial, the designer journeyed to South Africa seeking collaborative exploration of the tenderness of Cape Town, particularly, through Woodstock neighborhood where it was shot. The campaign features refreshed…

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Nigeria, South Africa Renew Alliance as Buhari, Ramaphosa Meet in SA

Presidents Muhammadu Buhari and Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa met in Pretoria, South Africa, on Thursday. The Nigerian leader visited the country based on an invitation from his South African counterpart. Both leaders and their cabinet members at the meeting which is the first between both countries since the latest xenophobic attacks that made some…

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817 Nigerians Still Waiting To Be Evacuated From South Africa – FG

No fewer than 817 Nigerians are yet to be evacuated from South Africa as of Tuesday, the Federal Government of Nigeria confirms. The FG had on Wednesday last week evacuated 187 Nigerians from South Africa following  xenophobic attacks on them and other Africans. On Tuesday, the Consul-General, Nigerian High Commission in South Africa, Godwin Adama, confirmed…

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FG to Evacuate 319 Nigerians From South Africa on Tuesday

As the Federal Government of Nigeria continues with the plot to evacuate its citizens following Xenophobic attacks unleashed on them by South Africans, no fewer than 319 Nigerians will be evacuated from South Africa on Tuesday. The Federal Government had on Wednesday evacuated 187 Nigerians from South Africa following xenophobic attacks by its citizens on Africans.…

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Take South African Govt to ICJ Over Xenophobic Attacks- Akinyemi Tells FG

A former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof Bolaji Akinyemi, has urged the Federal Government to drag its South African counterpart before the International Court of Justice for its failure to cater for Nigerian citizens resident in South Africa. Several Nigerians living in South Africa had come under a series of xenophobic attacks. The latest attacks,…

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FG To Give South Africa Returnees N40k Airtime and N10k Transport Fare – Abike Dabiri

The Chairman, Nigerian Diaspora Commission, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said the Federal Government is giving N40,000 worth of airtime to last the South Africa returnees for two months as well as stipend of N10,000 for transport. She also said there were plans for the Bank of Industry to provide some money for the returnees to start…

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We Can’t Stop Xenophobic Attacks – SA Defence Minister

South Africa’s Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said on Monday that the attacks against foreigners in South Africa were planned by criminals and that government can’t prevent it. Mapisa-Nqakula who said this in an interview with eNCA, a local channel described South Africa as an angry nation and insisted that the government can’t prevent the ongoing…

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Plan To Evacuate Nigerians From South Africa Suffers Setback Due To ‘Expired Passports’

The plan by Air Peace to evacuate Nigerians in South Africa from September 6 suffered a setback as the majority of those interested in the process have expired passports. Mr Allen Onyema, the Chairman of Air Peace, said in a statement in Lagos on Friday that most of the potential returnees were yet to renew…

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South Africa High Commission In Nigeria Shuts Down Over Fear Of Attack

The South Africa High Commission to Nigeria has shut down its offices and consulate in Lagos for fear of attack by youths in the country. The acting High Commissioner, Amb. Bobby Moroe, confirmed to our correspondent this morning that he had directed the Mission to suspend all consular activities until the situation improved. He explained…

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