Nigerian town is ‘twins capital’ of the world

The town recently hosted its second festival, attracting hundreds of sets of twins dressed in traditional clothes

Nigeria vote tensions rise as counting suspended in volatile state

Most domestic and international observers said last month's presidential vote was credible, despite well-documented problems. But tensions remain high

​Last day of campaigning in Nigeria before polls

Muhammadu Buhari is seeking a second term but is facing a strong challenge from Atiku Abubakar who has campaigned largely against his record in office

Nigeria’s main opposition party announces candidate ahead of 2019 elections

​Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will run for re-election in February 2019 against former vice president Atiku Abubakar

Nigeria president to run for second term with party endorsement

Muhammadu Buhari will run for a second term in polls scheduled for February 2019

International oil giant is ‘liable for rights violations’ in Nigeria

Shell allegedly helped Nigeria's military commit human rights abuses in the oil-rich south in the 1990s.

Nigerian president visits collapsed building site, vows to investigate

President Goodluck Jonathan has vowed to investigate the cause of a building collapse, which has left at least 86 dead.

Nigeria all set to overtake SA as Africa’s largest economy

Nigeria's GDP recalculation due on Sunday is likely to pip it ahead of SA as Africa's largest economy, and could alter perceptions of the continent.

Ghana gold mine collapse leaves 17 illegal workers dead

A gold mine has collapsed in central Ghana, killing 17 people who were working illegally and had been told to leave, say police and an official.

‘Fuel explosion’ and fire erupts at Nigeria’s main port

An explosion and fire hit a barge at Nigeria's main seaport in Lagos, shaking buildings in the area and wounding at least four people, officials said.

Thousands pay respects to Ghana’s John Atta Mills

Thousands of mourners including African leaders, dignitaries and Ghanaian citizens have attended the funeral of president John Atta Mills.

Nigeria’s oil workers threaten to down tools

Nigerian oil workers have threatened to halt production as a strike over fuel prices enters its fourth day and secterian tensions simmer.

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The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories