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Nigeria, South Africa sign MoUs, agreements

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Nigerian and South African governments on Tuesday signed nine MoUs and agreements to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.

Two countries signed the agreements on Tuesday in Cape Town as part of activities marking President Goodluck Jonathan’s state visit to South Africa.

The agreements were in the areas of defence cooperation, waver of visas on diplomatic and official passports, cooperation in legal field, oil and gas, cooperation on geology, mining and mineral processing and metallurgy.

Others are on women and child development, power sector development, cooperation in the field environment and information and communication technology.

President Jonathan said that cooperation between Nigeria and South Africa is key to Africa’s economic and political development.