The South African Government has deported 97 Nigerians for committing various offences in the country. The deportees landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Monday night in a chartered aircraft with the registration number GBB710 from Johannesburg, NAN reports. They were made up of 95 males and two […]

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Born on January 3 1840, Father Damien of Molokai was a Roman Catholic priest from Belgium and member of the missionary institute called Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary. He won recognition for his ministry from 1873 to 1889 in the Kingdom of Hawaii for his tremendous […]

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A riot broke out when a group of foreign nationals living in South Africa marched toward the foreign ministry in the capital Pretoria to express concerns about the renewed anti-foreigner violence in the country. The police had to use rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse crowds. Countries majorly affected […]

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by Daniel Nkado ‘Zoo-gini? Which one is that?’ Uchechi’s nose was wrinkled as though the mere sound of the course itself added a foul smell to the air. She did not wait for her daughter’s response before she went on. ‘Why didn’t you fill the doctor I asked you to […]

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Astronomers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have detected no less than seven roughly Earth-sized planets orbiting a dwarf star in space. Scientists had previously only identified a tiny number of so-called “exoplanets”, which are believed to have the qualities needed to support life. According to the announcement, […]

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This past one week has been very challenging for us. We discovered — quite so late — that our domain host had gone out of business and our months-old renewal transaction wasn’t at all processed since last year December. They disappeared, not just with our hosting and domain name, but […]

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Violence broke out in Pretoria West yesterday when South African natives looted and set the homes of foreigners on fire. At least three houses were set alight between 08:00 and 12:00, and various residences were looted, News24 reports. The properties involved are mostly owned by or occupied by foreigners, and […]

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ONE Today, Uzoma prepared her favourite meal. Ede mmachu. Boiled cocoyam. It is a difficult, lengthy dish to make.  A day before, she had carried out a basket full of harvested corms. She set it down in her front, sat down on the dwarf wood stool and began selecting. Only […]

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