Xenophobic attacks: Stars boycott S’Africa

Africans have come out to boycott South Africa after days of looting and violence targeting foreigners in which five people died. Nigerian singers and Zambia’s football team are among those in the boycott. South Africa’s Minister of Social Development Lindiwe Zulu told the BBC the rioters feared losing their jobs to foreigners. The country has become a magnet for migrants from other parts of Africa. Nigerian Afrobeats star Burna Boy vowed to never go to South Africa again until the government “wakes up”. He tweeted that he himself had had…

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Xenophobic attacks: Stars boycott S’Africa

Africans have come out to boycott South Africa after days of looting and violence targeting foreigners in which five people died. Nigerian singers and Zambia’s football team are among those in the boycott. South Africa’s Minister of Social Development Lindiwe Zulu told the BBC the rioters feared losing their jobs to foreigners. The country has become a magnet for migrants from other parts of Africa. Nigerian Afrobeats star Burna Boy vowed to never go to South Africa again until the government “wakes up”. He tweeted that he himself had had…

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Xenophobic attacks: Stars boycott S’Africa

Africans have come out to boycott South Africa after days of looting and violence targeting foreigners in which five people died. Nigerian singers and Zambia’s football team are among those in the boycott. South Africa’s Minister of Social Development Lindiwe Zulu told the BBC the rioters feared losing their jobs to foreigners. The country has become a magnet for migrants from other parts of Africa. Nigerian Afrobeats star Burna Boy vowed to never go to South Africa again until the government “wakes up”. He tweeted that he himself had had…

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Xenophobic attacks: Stars boycott S’Africa

Africans have come out to boycott South Africa after days of looting and violence targeting foreigners in which five people died. Nigerian singers and Zambia’s football team are among those in the boycott. South Africa’s Minister of Social Development Lindiwe Zulu told the BBC the rioters feared losing their jobs to foreigners. The country has become a magnet for migrants from other parts of Africa. Nigerian Afrobeats star Burna Boy vowed to never go to South Africa again until the government “wakes up”. He tweeted that he himself had had…

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LMC deducts three points from Sunshine Stars

The League Management Company (LMC) has deducted three points from Nigeria Premier League side, Sunshine Stars of Akure, for repeated violence at their home ground in Akure, Ondo State.   In a Summary Jurisdiction notice issued to the club, the LMC reviewed a series of past breaches of the rule by the club dating back to the 2014/2015 season for which varying sanctions, including monetary fines, playing without fans, ban of use of home ground and an order to identify for prosecution, supporters cited for acts of breach of security…

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How Nigerian showbiz stars survived recession

One of the most hit industries by the economic recession which started since late 2014 is the Nigerian film industry, better known as Nollywood, which ironically ranks as the third largest in the world. The industry, in the season in focus, lost some notable figures to deaths that could have been avoided had there being sufficient funds for medical care while others pathetically fed from hand-to-mouth before the National Bureau of Statistics finally declared a few months back that the country is officially out of recession. But while the storm…

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