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Ramaphosa congratulates Buhari on electoral victory

JOHANNESBURG, February 27  – President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated his Nigerian counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari, following his successful re-election to the position of President of the Republic of Nigeria as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), according to a Wednesday press release by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco). The African Union Election Observation […]

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Nigeria’s main opposition says democracy under threat, alleges vote rigging

JOHANNESBURG, February 26 – Nigeria’s main opposition party the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) says democracy is under threat and is alleging vote rigging as President Muhammadu Buhari surges to an early electoral lead following Saturday’s presidential and legislative elections. The final tally is yet to be determined, but by late Monday Buhari had won seven […]

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Eat your heart out Messi and Ronaldo … Eswatini women’s star Celiwe Nkambule is closing in on 86 goals this season

MBABANE, Eswatini, February 21 – When Eswatini women’s soccer national team coach Fisiwe Hlophe set a season’s league goal-haul of 86 during the 2008/9 season for Imbabatane Ladies, little did she know that she would one day be coaching someone who has similar goal-poaching talents. Hlophe, an assistant coach at Eswatini Women Soccer League pacesetters […]