Nigeria reviews Visa conditions to attract investment and boost Tourism

Nigeria: The Federal Government has reviewed the visa processes for foreigners who wish to visit Nigeria for business and tourism purposes, with a view to removing bureaucratic bottleneck and encouraging business travellers and tourists, thus giving a boost to the economy.

In a statement issued in Lagos today, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the measures were part of the action plan for the ease of doing business as well as efforts to boost tourism, within the overall context of the Administration’s economic diversification agenda.

”The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has reviewed the requirements for Nigerian visas to make them more customer friendly, and details of this review are available on the NIS official website, www.immigration.gov.ng. Read more

Xenophobia atatcks: Nigeria warns SA Home Affairs Minister and calls for AU intervention

Image result for Hon. Abike Dabiri-ErewaNigeria: Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora has called on the South African government to take definitive measures to protect Nigerians and other Africans in their country.

She also called on the African Union to intervene urgently in the renewed xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa.

She also described the suggestion by Mr. Malusi Gigaba, South African Home Affairs Minister, that diplomacy is the solution to attacks on Nigerians in his country as very insensitive. In a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja, she said:

“It appears that Mr. Gigaba would rather dwell on and entertain himself with diplomatic niceties when the welfare of Nigerians resident in South Africa are at stake now more than any time in recent history.

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Cde Dabengwa : ZANU PF Government behaving like a colonial regime

Image result for dumiso dabengwaZAPU leader, Dumiso Dabengwa, has accused President Robert Mugabe of behaving like the former colonial regime and was now seeking to create a monarchy to run government business, after the veteran leader vowed to cling on to power at 93 years.

Addressing a public meeting at MacDonald Hall in Mzilikazi, Bulawayo on Saturday, Dabengwa likened the behaviour of the Zanu PF government to the colonial regime, which forced oppressed Zimbabweans to take up arms and fight for their liberation.

“It is disappointing that so many years after that awakening to the importance of the right to choose and fire our leaders, we have a post-independence culture in which a desperate regime is in power and clinging to it by any means, including the manipulation and outright violation of our sovereign right to choose and change governments,” he said. Read more

President Mugabe talks about Possible succesor

Image result for mugabePresident Mugabe says he will not allow a weak and vacillating leader to take over as his successor as such a person could reverse the gains of independence.

He said national programmes such the land reform were at the heart of the liberation struggle and everything should be done to safeguard them.

President Mugabe said his remarks were informed by reports that former Vice President Dr Joice Mujuru, who now heads the fractious Zimbabwe People First, wanted to reverse the land reform programme. Read more

Prophet’s one night stand exposed after congregant falls pregnant

A ONE-night stand se_xual liaison has divided a Pentecostal church in Bulawayo.

The leader and founder of Jesus Never Fails International Ministries, Prophet Pritchard Joshua Moyo (pictured), has been accused of impregnating a congregant called Joyce.

Joyce is said to have engaged church elders in the matter in which she was “used and dumped”.

Because of that, it’s said the prophet has been terrorising her while another faction of the church is on her side. Read more

Married Bulawayo man dumps wife,moves in with ‘maiguru’

Image result for divorceA Mzilikazi man stunned the court here when he openly declared that he dumped his wife of many years to cohabit with his late brother’s wife who is also a businesswoman as she was “good in bed”.

Timson Moyo, 38, was forced to reveal the unexpected when he was responding to claims by his wife Nomhlanga Mlalazi, 35, who in her maintenance court file had accused him of being an irresponsible dad. Read more

MOURINHO REACTS TO WINNING THE EFL CUP

Jose Mourinho became the first Manchester United manager to win a trophy in a debut season by lifting the EFL Cup at Wembley Stadium and the boss was “emotional” when discussing the success, praising two-goal hero Zlatan Ibrahimovic and applauding the efforts of Southampton.

The boss has now won the competition four times in total following previous triumphs with Chelsea, which makes him the most decorated manager in League Cup history alongside Sir Alex Ferguson and Brian Clough.

Here are the main points from Mourinho’s post-match interviews and press conference…

ZLATAN WON US THE CUP
“He won the game for us, he was outstanding. Paul Pogba was at a similar level but Zlatan was outstanding in a match where our opponent was better than us for large periods of the game. They deserved to go to extra-time, they didn’t deserve to lose, but Zlatan made the difference and won us the cup.”

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Letter to Black South Africans on Xenophobic attacks

Image result for south africa xenophobiaThere are about 2.3 million Immigrants living in South Africa, this number includes other Africans, Chinese, Bangladeshi, Indians, middle easterners and Europeans who are not born in SA. out of this number, only 1.6 million are Africans. The 1.6 MILLION Africans mostly run small shops, vending, service industries etc. They may lay claim to less than 0.00001% of wealth in SA.

Whites in South Africa makes up about 8.7% of the population and controls over 85% wealth. Though there are increases in black CEOs and managers, these are mere servants and just a optical presentations. Read more

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