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Chinese army to oversee virus hospital

3 weeks ago - 03 February 2020 | International

China's army was given control yesterday of a nearly-finished field hospital that will treat patients at the epicentre of a deadly virus epidemic that has severely strained medical facilities. Some 1 400 military medics...

Tanzania 'anti-gay' force official Paul Makonda banned from US

3 weeks ago - 03 February 2020 | International

BBC A top Tanzanian official who launched a surveillance squad dedicated to hunting down gay people has been banned by the US from entering the country.The US state department said Paul Makonda, the administrative...

Voodoo makes a comeback in its Benin home

1 month - 13 January 2020 | International

DELPHINE BOUSQUET In his long life, voodoo priest Kpohinto Medji has seen his religion flourish and then go into decline, banned for years by the authorities and pressured by other faiths. Today, the ageing priest...

Ukraine passenger jet crashes in Iran

1 month - 09 January 2020 | International

A Ukrainian airliner carrying 176 people from seven countries crashed shortly after take-off from Tehran yesterday, killing all on board.The vast majority of the passengers on the Boeing 737 flight from Tehran to Kiev were...

Iran fires missiles at US troop bases in Iraq

1 month - 09 January 2020 | International

Iran fired a volley of missiles at Iraqi bases housing US and other foreign troops yesterday, the Islamic republic's first act in its promised revenge for the US killing of a top Iranian general.Launched for...

Families seek answers on 'Lusaka massacre'

2 months ago - 23 December 2019 | International

The remains of seven suspected criminals who were shot dead in Lusaka on 5 December have been returned to Namibia. Relatives who went to...

Cassinga survivors join Cubans in peaceful demonstration

3 months ago - 11 November 2019 | International

The secretary-general of the Namibia-Cuba Friendship Association, Cecilia Muzile, joined over 100 demonstrators in Windhoek at a peaceful march against the United States of America's...

Namibian Correctional Service takes the lead

3 months ago - 11 November 2019 | International

Namibia, through the Namibian Correctional Service (NCS), has become the first Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) country to launch a country-specific Corrections/Prisons Women's Network as...

New blueprint for bilateral relations

3 months ago - 11 November 2019 | International

Following the drawing up of a new blueprint for bilateral relations between Namibia and China the two countries' relations have entered a new era of...

Mauritius premier tightens hold on parliament

3 months ago - 11 November 2019 | International

Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth's coalition has strengthened its grip on parliament after Mauritius' electoral commission finalised the outcome of the election in the Indian Ocean...

'Lies' emerge in Senzo Meyiwa murder

3 months ago - 11 November 2019 | International

In a twist to the five-year investigation into Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa's murder, it has now emerged that the police will refocus their investigations...

John Steenhuisen elected unopposed as DA parliamentary leader

3 months ago - 28 October 2019 | International

Replaces embattled Maimane Maimane's statement that the “DA is not the best vehicle to take forward the fight for one SA for all” prompted...

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US sanctions minister amid Zimbabwe...

3 months ago - 28 October 2019 | International

Owen Ncube would be denied entry to the US because of evidence he was involved in “gross violations of human rights”, a state department statement...

Geingob off to Sochi

4 months ago - 23 October 2019 | International

President Hage Geingob has left for Russia to attend the first session of the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi tomorrow.The summit is expected to be attended...

NDF unmoved by ISIS threat

4 months ago - 22 October 2019 | International

The threat and presence of the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) in northern Mozambique and the Democratic Republic of Congo...

Pro-Turkey rebels 'execute' 9

4 months ago - 14 October 2019 | International

Pro-Ankara fighters taking part in a Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held border towns in north-eastern Syria “executed” at least nine civilians including a female politician on...

Nam and China mull visa...

4 months ago - 01 October 2019 | International

Namibia and China are discussing a visa-free agreement which, according to economists, would have a positive impact on Namibia's growth. This was announced by the...

Botswana boots Namibian refugees

5 months ago - 17 September 2019 | International

The deportation of 855 Namibian refugees living in Botswana will start today after Botswana nullified their refugee status. The now illegal immigrants have refused...

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