Sanwo-Olu signs landmark air quality declaration to improve health, climate

Governor Babajide Sanwu-Olu of Lagos State has signed the C40 Clean Air Cities Declaration alongside Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Dakar, Ekurhuleni, Freetown, Johannesburg, Nairobi, and Tshwane as efforts to improve air quality. According to him, Lagos is committed to improving…

Hawks and US Secret Service swoop on Joburg fraud syndicate

An alleged fraud syndicate with ties to Nigerian organised crime was dealt a crippling blow as Hawks investigators swooped on addresses across Johannesburg on Thursday. Pre-dawn raids on properties in Edenvale and Modderfontein saw the arrests of seven people allegedly…

Herman Mashaba: Johannesburg’s black mayor resigns over DA race row (BBC)

One of the most senior politicians in South Africa’s historically white main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has resigned his post and quit the party over how it handles race. Herman Masaba was mayor of Johannesburg for three years. The election…

Ondubuisi-Chukwu Murder: Obiano urges SFGN to get SA police to act decisively

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has asked the Secretary to the Federal Government of Nigeria, Mr Boss Mustapha, to use his good offices to get the South African police authorities to take serious steps to unravel the murder of…

Konga Travel launches with more value, convenience for air travellers

Konga Travel, a technology-driven, revolutionary travel booking agency has officially announced its much-awaited entry into the Nigerian market, with a suite of best-priced flight deals and high-value offerings for all categories of air travellers. The launch which officially raises the…

South African firefighters die from lack of water (BBC)

The death of three firemen in South Africa has shocked the country, with many feeling the blaze at a 26-floor government building in Johannesburg reveals a reckless attitude to health and safety by elected officials. “If there was water in…

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