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US ambassador to serve Biden in Namibia

5 days ago - 21 January 2021 | International

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKKey political appointments of staff members at the United States embassy in Namibia, including Ambassador Lisa Johnson, are not expected to be affected by the change of government in their country.Democrat Joe Biden was...

Goodbye Trump, hello Joe Biden

6 days ago - 20 January 2021 | International

MATHIAS HAUFIKUWINDHOEKThe United States of America, one of the oldest democracies in the world, will today welcome Joe Biden as its 46th president at a ceremony that has little resemblance to past inaugurations.The ceremony will...

Dutch begin Covid-19 vaccinations, last EU nation to do...

2 weeks ago - 07 January 2021 | International

ASSOCIATED PRESS THE HAGUENearly two weeks after most other European Union (EU) nations, the Netherlands yesterday began its Covid-19 vaccination programme, with nursing home staff and frontline workers in hospitals...

Democrats win first Georgia run-off

2 weeks ago - 07 January 2021 | International

Elodie Cuzin and Michael Mathes ATLANTAJoe Biden's Democratic Party took a giant step towards seizing control of the US Senate on Wednesday as they won the...

Nchindo family may seek compensation

1 month - 23 December 2020 | International

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe family of three men killed by the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) is contemplating demanding compensation from that government.Family spokesperson George Nchindo made the remark when asked whether the government had briefed them on...

Parents pray for hundreds of students kidnapped in Nigeria's...

1 month - 14 December 2020 | International

KANKARA, NigeriaNAMPA/REUTERSParents converged on a secondary school in Nigeria's northwestern Katsina state yesterday, begging authorities to save hundreds of boys abducted by gunmen.The army had...

Iran summons German ambassador over EU criticism of journalist's...

1 month - 14 December 2020 | International

NAMPA/REUTERSTEHRANIran has summoned the ambassador of Germany, current holder of the European Union's rotating presidency, over EU criticism of the execution of an Iranian journalist,...

Sudan's PM visits Ethiopia amid refugee crisis

1 month - 14 December 2020 | International

NAMPA / AFPAddis AbabaPrime Minister Abiy Ahmed yesterday discussed the conflict in Ethiopia with his Sudanese counterpart Abdalla Hamdok, whose country borders the fighting and...

Has Modi finally met his match in India's farmers?

1 month - 14 December 2020 | International

RAVINDER KAURDELHI The scene is almost festive. Kanwar Grewal, a popular Punjabi singer, is on the stage performing in front of a spellbound audience. The...

Covid-19: Vaccine could be airlifted to UK if Brexit...

1 month - 08 December 2020 | International

NAMPA / REUTERS LONDONMillions of doses of a Covid-19 vaccine could be airlifted to Britain if ports are snarled up when the...

Trump says his lawyer Giuliani has Covid-19

1 month - 08 December 2020 | International

NAMPA / AFP WASHINGTONDonald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, has tested positive for Covid-19, the president said on Sunday, the latest...

Covid-19: Second wave feared in Kenya, SA

1 month - 08 December 2020 | International

NAMPA / REUTERS Many African countries have been widely praised for their effective...

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Nampol sends detectives to Botswana

2 months ago - 16 November 2020 | International

TUYEIMO HAIDULAOSHAKATIThe Namibian police have sent three detectives to Botswana for a joint investigation into the killing of three Namibian citizens by the Botswana Defence...

Defence leaves everything to Hage

2 months ago - 16 November 2020 | International

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe ministry of defence has refused to be drawn into a shooting incident involving the Botswana Defence Force (BDF), saying it would leave everything...

Defence leaves everything to Hage

2 months ago - 13 November 2020 | International

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe ministry of defence has refused to be drawn into a shooting incident involving the Botswana Defence Force (BDF), saying it would leave everything...

Mother of slain men dies,...

2 months ago - 12 November 2020 | International

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEK The family of a group of men who were shot and killed by members of the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) last week...

Masisi, Geingob discuss Chobe killings

2 months ago - 11 November 2020 | International

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKPresident Hage Geingob yesterday said he and his Botswana counterpart Mokgweetsi Masisi have held talks over the controversial killing of three Namibian men and...

Why Donald Trump lost

2 months ago - 09 November 2020 | International

Nick Bryant Donald Trump won more than 70 million votes, the second highest total...

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