Jewish worshippers attending Nnamdi Kanu parents Burial Detained by Nigerian soldiers.

A combined team of Nigerian soldiers and police have allegedly abducted Jewish worshippers at Isiala-Ngwa Junction who were on their way to attend the burial ceremony of the parents of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and his wife.

This is according to a post by Nnamdi Kanu on his verified Facebook page on Thursday.

He said, “Information reaching me now is that two buses conveying Jewish worshippers on their way to my hometown Isiama-Afaraukwu Ibeku, Umuahia Abia State for the funeral of my parents have been abducted at Isiala-Ngwa Junction by a combined team of Nigerian soldiers and police. They are currently being detained in their barracks”.

The Abia State Police command had earlier in the day accused Nnamdi Kanu of importing strangers into Afara community to truncate the peace and stability currently enjoyed by the people.

The Force warned that any attempt to cause fear and panic in the People’s mind will be resisted.


Julius malema offers Burna Boy protection when he visits SA

South Africa’s firebrand opposition politician Julius Malema has tweeted to reassure Nigerian music star Burna Boy of his safety if he visits South Africa next weekend.

Malema tweeted:

“Looking forward to receiving and being entertained by my brother @burnaboy here at his home called South Africa. There’s no mascot that can stop him from performing, he’s one of our own and we will protect him. We must resolutely oppose regionalism led by political illiterates.”

The Afro-fusion star is listed to perform at the Africa Unite concert on 24 November in South Africa’s capital, Pretoria, two months after he vowed on Twitter never to set foot in the country.

He had been angered by xenophobia attacks targeting foreigners, that were widely interpreted as targeting Nigerians. The tweet has since been deleted.

South African rapper AKA has been leading a campaign to get Burna Boy to apologise for his remarks.

“Ek se … @burnaboy all we want is an apology. We know South Africa is not perfect. But we took you in as our own before you reached these levels. You say you are an AFRICAN GIANT, prove

Herman makhaya to Resign as JOHANNESBURG mayor

Mayor Herman Mashaba

Herman Mashaba is set to resign as Johannesburg mayor. Mashaba is set to brief the media on Monday following the outcome of the Democratic Alliance’s Federal Council meeting this weekend.

Herman Mashaba

Herman Mashaba

Sources have confirmed to eNCA that Mashaba, who has been executive mayor of Johannesburg since 2016, will step down on Monday.

In other news – Zinhle Thembisile is stunning in her wedding gown #OurPerfectWedding

Zinhle Thembisile Happiness Masango (27) and Mfundo Clement Fankomo (33) met in 2013. “I was accompanying my friend,” she says. “Then on my way back, I met him. He was with his friend and driving a BMW. He parked the car and greeted me. He was shy as he is from day one.” She says she gave him her phone number.


“When I got home, I told Phindile [my sister] that I met this handsome guy,” she says. “He’s driving a BMW, he’s decent. I feel he’s the one for me. He came to visit me on the very same day. He was alone this time around. I walked out with my sister. I’m sure he was surprised that I was coming with my sister on our first date.


600 foreigners Arrested in CBD JOHANNESBURG raid and faces Deportation.

Anti riot policemen deployed as hundreds of men, mostly foreigners, watch as Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba visits the CBD on August 2, 2019 following a day of unrest. PHOTO | MARCO LONGARI | AFP
Anti riot policemen deployed as hundreds of men, mostly foreigners, watch as Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba visits the CBD on August 2, 2019 following a day of unrest. At least 600 foreign nationals were arrested by police on August 7, 2019, South African media reports. PHOTO | MARCO LONGARI | AFP 


At least 600 foreign nationals were arrested by police on Wednesday, South African media reports.

In the targeted search operation carried out in the main city, Johannesburg, police also confiscated firearms and a “large consignment” of counterfeit goods in various buildings.

David Makhura, premier of the Gauteng province which surrounds Johannesburg, tweeted that the crackdown is a part of a clean-up operation.

He said authorities were happy with the number of suspects arrested, according to South African newspaper the Citizen.

“The main issue have [sic] been with people who are driving taxis without licences and these taxis are not supposed to be on our roads,” the paper quotes the premier as saying.

The operation, known as O Kae Molao, is trending on social media, where some people raised concerns that it might encourage xenophobia.

Joburg raid continues into the night

JOHANNESBURG – The raid in the Johannesburg CBD continues into the night as police crackdown on illegal goods.

Authorities have praised the success of Wednesday’s raid in the Joburg CBD.

About 600 people are behind bars, thousands of counterfeit items have been seized and a cache of firearms was discovered.

Police Minister Bheki Cele said police will not be intimidated.

The operation follows last week’s retreat by police after foreign shopkeepers stoned them.

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