Posts Tagged ‘South Afica’

WEF ends in South Africa amidst boycotts

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 7, 2019
The 28th World Economic Forum on Africa has ended in Cape Town, South Africa, producing notable outcomes. Nigeria boycotted the WEF to protest xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was scheduled to represent Nigeria at the event. The boycott is one of the steps taken by Nigeria […]

Caster Semenya set for new career in football

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 6, 2019
Multiple gold medallist and 800m and 1500m World Champion, Caster Semenya, is set for a new adventure outside athletics as she has joined a female football team, JVW Football Club, based in Gauteng, South Africa. JVW Football Club is owned by Banyana Banyana Captain, Janine van Wyk, and that is the place Semenya is hoping […]

Nigeria officially commences evacuation of citizens in South Africa [See Statement]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 6, 2019
The federal government has officially announced that Nigeria will commence the evacuation of its citizens from troubled South Africa. The evacuation will commence on September 9, 2019. The announcement was made by the foreign affairs ministry, which also commended Chief Allen Onyema, who volunteered his airline for the evacuation. “The ministry of foreign affairs has […]