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Closure Of Borders Not Solution To Nigeria’s Smuggling Problems– ECOWAS Tells Buhari

Closure Of Borders Not Solution To Nigeria’s Smuggling Problems– ECOWAS Tells Buhari

🕔07:29, 18.Sep 2019

The recent closure of Nigeria’s borders with her West African neighbours might hamper the implementation of the free trade movement within the sub-region of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS), officials said.

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South Africa Begs As Mass Exodus Of Nigerians Hurts Economy

South Africa Begs As Mass Exodus Of Nigerians Hurts Economy

🕔06:58, 17.Sep 2019

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, yesterday, apologised to Nigeria for the xenophobic attacks on its citizens.

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ECOWAS To Launch $1b-Dollar Anti-terrorism Plan

ECOWAS To Launch $1b-Dollar Anti-terrorism Plan

🕔06:21, 15.Sep 2019

The Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS) leaders are launching a billion-dollar plan to fight terrorism across the region.

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Xenophobia: President Of South Africa Booed At Mugabe’s Funeral

Xenophobia: President Of South Africa Booed At Mugabe’s Funeral

🕔18:16, 14.Sep 2019

South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, was jeered and whistled at on Saturday during his speech at Zimbabwe’s ex-leader, Robert Mugabe’s funeral before he apologised for recent xenophobic attacks.

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Mugabe’s Burial Postponed Indefinitely

Mugabe’s Burial Postponed Indefinitely

🕔05:52, 11.Sep 2019

The burial of the late former president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, has been postponed indefinitely.

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Zimbabwean Govt. Fixes Date For Mugabe’s Buhari Fixed

Zimbabwean Govt. Fixes Date For Mugabe’s Buhari Fixed

🕔08:13, 10.Sep 2019

A government statement on Monday announced that former president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, who died last week, will be buried on September 15.

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Two Injured As Protesters Clash With Foreigners In Johannesburg

Two Injured As Protesters Clash With Foreigners In Johannesburg

🕔07:03, 9.Sep 2019

At least two persons have been confirmed injured in renewed xenophobic attacks in South Africa.

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President Mnangagwa Mourns Mugabe

President Mnangagwa Mourns Mugabe

🕔06:51, 6.Sep 2019

President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa has expressed his sadness over the death of his predecessor, Robert Mugabe.

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Xenophobia: South Africa Shuts Down Its High Commission In Nigeria

Xenophobia: South Africa Shuts Down Its High Commission In Nigeria

🕔10:14, 5.Sep 2019

The South African High Commission in Nigeria has shut down its offices and consulate in Lagos for fear of attack by youths in the country.

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Student Sues Ugandan President For Blocking Him On Twitter

Student Sues Ugandan President For Blocking Him On Twitter

🕔23:11, 29.Aug 2019

Mr. Hillary Innocent Seguya Taylor of the Harvard University, has sued the Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni for blocking him on Twitter. According to the report, the spokesperson, Ofwono Opondo, and the police Chief Political Commissar Asan Kasingye were equally sued

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