Africa

Namibian companies consider AfCFTA boon

3 weeks ago - 19 November 2019 | Africa

CATHERINE SASMANNamibia recently signed the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) that could potentially unlock the massive African market of 1.2 billion people as the agreement will progressively eliminate tariffs on intra-Africa trade. It has...

Another dos Santos falls

2 months ago - 30 September 2019 | Africa

One year ago, the dos Santos family handed the Angolan presidency over to Joao Lourenco. The new president promised to tackle corruption which crippled the oil-rich nation. Now the ex-president's son has been arrested.The news...

Small burial for Mugabe

2 months ago - 30 September 2019 | Africa

The body of Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe was buried on Saturday in his rural village of Kutama, an AFP reporter at the scene said.The family of Mugabe gathered in his rural homestead, three weeks...

South Africans are not xenophobic

2 months ago - 17 September 2019 | Africa

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has apologised for the violent attacks by South Africans against nationals of other African countries, saying South Africans are not xenophobic.Speaking at the funeral of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe,...

Mugabe: Hero or zero?

2 months ago - 16 September 2019 | Africa

Some believe the late Robert Mugabe was thrown into the dustbin of history when he was deposed as president of Zimbabwe in 2017, yet many African leaders still think of him as a great man...

Mugabe: Liberation hero turned despot

3 months ago - 06 September 2019 | Africa

Robert Mugabe, who has died aged 95, used repression and fear to hold on to power in Zimbabwe for 37 years until he was finally...

Namibia urges vigilance after SA attacks

3 months ago - 03 September 2019 | Africa

The Namibian High Commission in South Africa has issued an advisory, urging countrymen and women in and around the Gauteng Province to be vigilant following...

Strengthening news from the sub-region

3 months ago - 20 August 2019 | Africa

The Southern African Broadcasting Association (Saba), in partnership with the national broadcasters of countries in the region, officially commissioned the Eye on SADC news programme...

Bureau Veritas inspires

3 months ago - 16 August 2019 | Africa

Bureau Veritas Southern Africa, the global leader in testing, inspection and certification, continues to spark interest in the southern African professional working environment. The company...

SADC condoles with Tanzania after fuel tanker...

4 months ago - 11 August 2019 | Africa

Outgoing SADC chair President Hage Geingob has extended condolences to the government and people of Tanzania over the victims of a fuel tanker explosion, which...

Boko Haram kills 23 mourners

4 months ago - 29 July 2019 | Africa

Boko Haram gunmen on Saturday killed 23 mourners in Borno state in Nigeria's restive northeast after they attended a funeral, local militia and residents said.At...

Five doctors killed in Libya air raid

4 months ago - 29 July 2019 | Africa

Five doctors were killed in an air strike by forces of Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar on a field hospital near the capital, the health ministry...

Africa

Regional economic integration vital

5 months ago - 09 July 2019 | Africa

President Hage Geingob said the creation of a continent-wide free-trade area is an initiative the Southern African Development Community (SADC) aligns itself with. He made...

SA's new cabinet: Here's how...

6 months ago - 30 May 2019 | Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced South Africa's new executive on Wednesday night, and the cabinet shrank by eight ministers and one deputy minister. On salaries alone,...

Let there be peace -...

7 months ago - 13 May 2019 | Africa

Namibia remains ready and committed to work with Guinea for the economic independence of the two nations, said President Hage Geingob during a state visit...

Kagame praised, feared

7 months ago - 06 May 2019 | Africa

A quarter-century after Rwanda's brutal genocide, President Paul Kagame remains a constant figure atop the country's politics, feted by those who say it needs his...

Southern Times becomes 'regional baby'

7 months ago - 30 April 2019 | Africa

The executive director in the information ministry (MICT) Mbeuta Ua-Ndjarakana says the Southern Times newspaper will be transformed into a multi-lateral regional mouthpiece for the...

Kenneth puts 700 000 at...

7 months ago - 29 April 2019 | Africa

Flooding began on Sunday in parts of northern Mozambique that were hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago. The government has urged many people to...

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