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To unseat the ANC, South Africa’s opposition must put aside their egos

No matter what happens on Thursday, South Africa’s opposition parties need a radical rethink if they are to seriously challenge the ANC

Nigerians wait for election results as polls close

Results from nearly 120 000 polling stations were being collated at local and state level before being sent to the capital, Abuja, on Sunday

Nigeria has a history of dodgy elections: will it be different this time?

There are question marks over whether Nigeria's upcoming elections will be credible

Boko Haram: Killing in God’s name

The Islamist group may have jihadist overtones, but its rise and power lies in Nigeria's failure to deliver to its citizens adequately.

Jonathan sued for excessive force used during protests

A lawsuit has been brought against Nigeria's president for using armed soldiers and tanks to stop a protest in the city against high petrol prices.

Nigeria’s Muslims get stern warning

Many say the attacks are not religious in nature and are an attempt to overthrow the president.

No end in sight for Nigeria fuel strike

Nigeria's labour unions and government have failed to end a paralysing strike over high petrol costs, potentially sparking an oil production shutdown.

Nigerian unions to meet president over fuel strike

Nigerian unions are due to meet with President Goodluck Jonathan to try and come to an agreement after shelved fuel subsidies resulted in a protest.

Nigeria dogged by violent fuel subsidy chaos

Six people have been killed as Nigeria police and protesters continue to clash as tens of thousands demonstrate nationwide over fuel price hikes.

Nigerians on strike as petrol price apoplexy rages on

Hundreds of Nigerians have took to the streets, launching a nationwide strike to protest against the axing of a popular fuel subsidy in Africa's

Leaders seek to appease Nigerian sects

A Muslim leader has tried to calm tensions in Nigeria after deadly Christmas Day attacks claimed by Islamists that risk inflaming sectarian divisions.

Nigeria marks Independence Day amid security lockdown

Nigeria marked 51 years of independence on Saturday amid a security lockdown over fears of fresh attacks by an Islamist sect.

Nigeria launches spy satellites into orbit

Nigeria has launched two satellites into orbit with the aim of using them for a range of tasks, including disaster monitoring and security.

Charred corpses line road after Nigeria vote riots

Burned corpses with machete wounds lay in roads in the Nigerian city of Kaduna where rioting broke out again among opposition supporters on Tuesday.

Riots mar Goodluck Jonathan’s Nigerian election victory

Deadly riots erupted across Nigeria's north on Monday as youths torched churches and homes in anger at President Goodluck Jonathan's election victory.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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