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Derek-hanekomS. African cabinet is still to decide whether the announced ban on foreign land ownership will apply to all categories of land, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom said on Sunday.

land ownershipOnly about 3% of all property in South Africa is foreign owned and, at best, 2% of all annual purchases are done by foreigners, according to Seeff chair Samuel Seeff.

"The reason for wanting to restrict ownership and who this is me

Obasanjo-Jonathan01Unable to bear Obasanjo’s continuous attacks on him, President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday refuted the ex-president’s allegations against him as “very odious and repugnant” claims targeted at scuttling the 2015 general polls to enable him push for an Interim National Government, which he intends to head.

wpid-2015-02-13-09 49_33According to Transparency International data from 1979 till date, Both General Buhari and Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s tenure were more corrupt than President Goodluck Jonathan’s tenure.

land-saForeigners will not be allowed to own land in South Africa, President Jacob Zuma said during his state-of-the-nation address to Parliament on Thursday.

He said they would instead be eligible for long-term leases.

Thursday, 12 February 2015 18:12

Final push on Boko Haram

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 Nigerian army*Allied forces bombard Sambisa Forest, scores of insurgents killed

*Scores of insurgents killed

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Tuesday, 10 February 2015 05:25

Minister Radebe blasts TB Joshua

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remains4-600x400Radebe was speaking on the sidelines during a working lunch with editors at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Pretoria.

He said he had information Joshua was recruiting people in Nigeria and placing them in wheelchairs to make money.

He would not elabor

Dasuki-Sambo-jonathan"All known Boko Haram camps will be taken out. They won't be there. They will be dismantled," Dasuki said when asked what gains could be made against the insurgents before March 28, the new date for Nigeria's general elections.

f-nigeria-a-201502090Nigeria's ex-central bank governor, Lamido Sanusi, has been officially confirmed as Emir of Kano in a coronation ceremony in the northern state.
The coronation on Saturday attracted high-profile personalities and former presidents of Nigeria, but there were no representatives of the current government.

radebeSouth Africa said Monday it will this week bring back the remaining bodies of its nationals killed in the Nigerian Synagogue Church guesthouse collapse four months ago.

Minister in the presidency Jeff Radebe told reporters that a South A

Nigerian Navy_P-18NP-18 pennant number F91.One of the Nigerian Navy’s two new P-18N offshore patrol vessels has departed South Africa on its way home as it sails from its shipyard in China.

The ship was seen leaving False Bay on 30 January, after having arrived in Simon’s Town on January 28.