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President Jacob Zuma finally resigns

Jacob Zuma on Wednesday announced his resignation as the president of South Africa in a televised address to the nation after being under pressure to quit before the official end of his term in mid-2019. Zuma, 75, who has been in power since 2009, faces numerous allegations of corruption. His …

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Jacob Zuma’s five biggest career scandals

South African President Jacob Zuma’s battle to stay in office despite the ruling ANC party reportedly asking him to step down is the latest in a long history of career controversies. Here are five of his biggest scandals: – Rape charges and HIV – Before taking office, Zuma was put …

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Police rescue two South-Africans held hostage by Kaduna kidnappers

The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have rescued two South-Africans who were kidnap at a mining site in Kaduna State. IRT commander, Abba Kyari, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday that some members of the kidnap gang were also arrested. Mr. Kyari, an assistant commissioner …

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South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela is dead

Legendary South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela has died at the age of 78 after a decade-long fight with cancer, according to a statement from his family on Tuesday. Often called the “Father of South African jazz,” Masekela died in Johannesburg after what his family said was a “protracted and …

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Nigeria’s Okori killed in South Africa — Union

Nigeria’s Okori killed in South Africa — Union

The Nigerian community in South Africa has said that a 27- year –old member, Ebuka Okori, was killed by the police in Durban in the early hours of Friday. Bartholomew Eziagulu, the Chairman of the Nigerian Union chapter in Kwazulu Natal Province of South Africa, told the News Agency of …

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