A map supposedly showing what each country in the world ranks tops for has made headlines. We inspected the claims about South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria.
A Nigerian man, arrested last Friday in connection with the brothel where 26 young women were rescued, will appear in the Klerksdorp Magistrates court.
Kenya has overtaken South Africa as the biggest investor in African countries.
Yay Mzanzi! We’ve reclaimed our spot as the second largest economy in Africa and SA has Nigeria’s top spot set firmly in its sights.
Suicide bombings have killed almost 50 people in Nigeria in the last 24 hours.
The fight against terrorism is global. Extremist group Boko Haram has been accused of bombing a market in Nigera.
Nigeria has a massive film industry, Nollywood, which is exclusively local and not at all in the shadow of the former colonial powers. They want the South African industry to wake up.
Ouch! Now there’s something you wouldn’t want to see in your inbox first thing in the morning.
Well, not as much as some like to think, and much less than we used to be.
Nigeria’s new president, Muhammadu Buhari, and his vice president Yemi Osinbajo have cut their salaries by half, a statement from the presidency said on Friday.
Nigeria’s states owe 658 billion naira ($3.3 billion) and one way out of the financial crisis could be for banks to extend loans to them to up to 20 years, Zamfara state governor said on Tuesday.
More than 8,000 people have died while being held prisoner by Nigeria’s armed forces in the campaign against Islamist group Boko Haram, many of them deliberately killed, according to Amnesty International.
According to data released by the United States Department of Agriculture, by 2030 Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) will be over 1 trillion US dollars.
Software AG’s Zareen Hartley suggested that South Africa’s marketing sector is in a process of evolution.
A small group of Nigerian women armed with AK-47s save their town and their school from Boko Haram militants. It is a story that has captured imaginations on social media. But the story is a hoax.
Two weeks after the Boko Haram massacres in northern Nigeria we still don’t know exactly how many people have died. There are no journalists, government officials, soldiers or independent monitors in Baga at present. There are no Internet connections and mobile phones have not worked in months since jihadists destroyed cellphone masts in the area.
Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram crossed the border into Cameroon, but soon realised that this might not have been the best idea. In fact, they paid with their lives. Meanwhile in Nigeria, the president bought himself a new hat, my friend.
Boko Haram is believed to be behind recent wave of suicide bomb attacks in northeast Nigeria. It is suspected that the suicide bombers were young girls.
SA and Egypt rank as the continent’s most beloved, while Kenya and Nigeria comes in last… again.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on has declared Nigeria to be free of the Ebola virus.
The SA government is jumping into action following the building collapse in Lagos, Nigeria, which saw at least 67 South Africans killed
President Zuma has confirmed that 67 South Africans have died after the Synagogue Church of All Nations collapsed on Friday 12 September in Lagos
Boko Haram looks set to showcase its new global profile, with either outcome of their most recent offer likely to swing to their advantage, argues Bradley Marshall
It may have been a long time coming, but as South Africa’s economy slows down, Nigeria takes the lead on the ‘Dark Continent’ for the first time. However, a straight comparison of GDP statistics alone may be rather misleading, as population numbers as well as individual spending habits vary greatly between the two nations
New, more accurate measurement of Nigeria’s GDP may knock the South off its pedestal as Africa’s biggest deal, in economic terms. This is good news for South Africa, where Africa’s better-off enjoy shopping for trade deals as well as luxury goods. But the hard question remains: why aren’t we growing that fast as well?