Nigeria

Shining a light on lesbian experiences in Nigeria

Pamela Adie’s LGBTQIA+ documentary ‘Under the Rainbow’, celebrates resilience and the pursuit of happiness and delivers its message as a love letter

Beware the fake news soldiers

As social media use rises in Nigeria, so does abuse of these platforms

WhatsApp played a big role in the Nigerian election. Not all of it was bad

In the recent Nigerian election WhatsApp was used to mislead voters. But it also strengthened democracy in other areas

Italy police deal blow to ‘violent’ Nigerian mafia

​Italian police said on Thursday they had arrested 19 suspected members of a Nigerian mob

The Afcon that means everything

They may have crashed out because of Bafana, but Egypt still managed to put on a good show

​South Africa 1-2 Nigeria: Bafana dance to West African tune

This game was always going to end badly if we failed to grab the initiative

Baxter goes from dead man walking to national hero

Baxter first surfaced in South African football when he took the national team job in 2004

SA vs Nigeria preview: Can Bafana replicate the hunger that usurped the Pharaohs?

"Bafna Bafna" put on a stunning display against Egypt. It's got us believing that we may just have a football team on our hands again

Nigeria’s poisonous patriarchy

Many in Nigeria believe that familial and even societal honor depends on women’s complicity, purity, and silence

Discard the odd and publish in Africa

As we continue using the same blueprint, we will continue mourning the high illiteracy rates and low returns in the book market

Open letter to Eritrea’s president: Let us visit detained activists and journalists

103 of Africa’s most prominent thinkers ask to visit their incarcerated colleagues in Eritrea

Nigerian president vows corruption crackdown in second term

Buhari came to power in 2015 on a promise to tackle endemic corruption, but critics have accused him of a political witch-hunt

Latest

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs