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    • Ramaphosa visits Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder

      APA-Mthatha (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa paid a courtesy visit to the home of the founder of the multi-Grammy Award-winning acapella music group Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Saturday.

    • Double joy for S/Africa at Two Oceans Marathon

      APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — There was double joy for South Africa in Saturday’s Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town, with triple Comrades Marathon champion Bongumusa Mthembu winning the ultra-leg of the men’s se...

    • S/Africa’s iconic photographer Bongani Mnguni laid to rest

      APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — One of South Africa's most renowned photographers, Bongani Mnguni, who gained global recognition for his documentation of black people's struggles against apartheid, was laid to re...


    04-Oct-2014 to 13:31

    Nigerian FA not a fan of Coach Stephen Keshi - report

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The new President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Pinnick, has over time shown that he is not a big fan of Stephen Keshi and this can well decide the future of the coach.

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    04-Oct-2014 to 13:24

    Nigeria’s new tax drive yields over $2.2m revenue

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The new tax recovery drive by Nigeria’s Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on the oil and gas sector on Friday in Lagos has yielded N333 million (about $2.2m) revenue.

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    04-Oct-2014 to 13:18

    Nigeria: Military imposes 4-day curfew in embattled Borno State

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian military on Friday announced a four-day curfew in Borno State in northern Nigeria, following intelligence report of plans by Boko Haram insurgents to attack public buildings, places of worship and markets.

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    04-Oct-2014 to 10:48

    Nigerian bourse trades 2.58bn shares worth over $166m

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — A turnover of 2.588 billion shares worth N24.902 billion (about $166m) were traded in 18,750 deals in this week?s four-day trading sessions by investors on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).

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    04-Oct-2014 to 10:39

    Nigerian bourse launches direct market access

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) says it is supporting Direct Market Access (DMA) as an interim step to the implementation of the phase 1 Sponsored Access for the West African Capital Market Integration (WACMI) programme.

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    03-Oct-2014 to 15:03

    More than 7 million Nigerians enroll in health insurance scheme- official

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — More than 7.2 million Nigerians have enrolled and benefited from the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) since its inception in 2005, Dr Femi Thomas, the Executive Secretary of the scheme, said on Friday in Abuja.

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    03-Oct-2014 to 13:34

    Trial of 97 soldiers and Ebola virus situation in Nigeria dominate newspapers

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The trial of 97 soldiers over mutiny, Boko Haram’s denial of death of its leader and consideration of Nigeria as Ebola virus-free nation, were the main stories in the newspapers on Friday.

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