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South Africa Tops Nigeria In New Minimum Wage

Two African countries- South Africa and Nigeria- are paying their workers differently, not necessarily based on their vibrant or depressed economy. Straightnews discovers that South...

In My Lifetime, There Will Be No World Cup In Africa-...

“At least not in my lifetime because everybody wants to organise the World Cup,” said Sepp Blatter. Former Fifa president Blatter does not see...

Aliko Dangote Is Africa’s Richest Man- Forbes

A Nigerian, Aliko Dangote, tops the list of Africa’s billionaires, maintaining this position for straight 10 years, according to the 2021 Forbes’ Africa Billionaires...

164 Persons Infected By COVID-19 In Akwa Ibom In One Week-...

A total of 164 persons are officially confirmed to have been infected by COVID-19 in Akwa Ibom State in one week, according to Nigeria...

Lagos, FCT Get More COVID-19 Cases

Lagos State and Federal Capital Territory are the two leaders in COVID-19 on Thursday, according to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. This is as Nigeria...

Econet Back With $100m Data Centre In Nigeria

Econet Global is staging a comeback to the Nigeria with the establishment of a $100 million data centre facility in Lagos. The Founder and Executive...

Sputnik V COVID-19 Vaccine 95% Effective, Says Russia

Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine is 95 percent effective according to a second interim analysis of clinical trial data, its developers said on Tuesday. The...

2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Algeria, Cameroon Qualify As Gambia, South Sudan, Botswana...

  Riyad Mahrez scored a fine goal for Algeria in their 2-2 draw with hosts Zimbabwe. Defending champions Algeria gave away a two goal lead as...

Bailed ‘Miracles Prophet’ Flees To Malawi

Shepherd Bushiri controversial millionaire preacher Shepherd Bushiri, who recently obtained a bail in South Africa in a case of alleged fraud and money laundering,...

South Africa’s Unemployment Rate Rises To 30.8%

South Africa’s unemployment rate struck a record high of 30.8% in the third quarter, the highest level since 2008, according to government figures released...

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