Nigeria's Lagos Stock Exchange outshone the South African and Kenyan bourses over the past year in a development analysts attributed to political tensions in the latter two countries. It gained 42,3 percent over the calendar year, compared with Johannesburg's 17,5 percent and Nairobi's 16,5 percent.
Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba on Friday declared a local state of disaster in the City as a result of last week's violent storm and heavy rains. Hundreds of households were left destitute after a heavy storm battered down some parts of south and west Johannesburg on Saturday afternoon, blowing off roofs, uprooting trees and damaging vehicles, particularly in Protea Glen in Soweto.
Ex- Super Eagles keeper, Idah Peterside has congratulated Super Falcons forward, Asisat Oshoala for winning the African Women`s player of the year prize for the third time. Oshoala,23, beat Cameroon`s Gabrielle Aboudi and Chrestina Kgatlana of South Africa at an event organised by the Confederation of African Football in Accra, Ghana on Thursday.
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