International

Child marriage numbers staggering

1 week ago - 10 June 2019 | International

An estimated 115 million boys and men around the world were married as children, Unicef said on Friday in its first ever in-depth analysis of child grooms. Of these, one in five children, or 23...

Sudan on knife's edge

1 week ago - 10 June 2019 | International

Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to Khartoum, their aides said on Saturday.Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who...

Chinese ambassador decries ‘economic bullying’

2 weeks ago - 06 June 2019 | International

CATHERINE SASMAN The Chinese ambassador to Namibia, Zhang Yiming, has put all the blame for the increasingly acrimonious China-US trade talks on the administration of President Donald Trump.Speaking at a press conference...

Chinese Red Cross offers drought aid

2 weeks ago - 06 June 2019 | International

The Chinese ambassador to Namibia, Zhang Yiming, yesterday announced that China's Red Cross Society has decided to donate US$150 000 to the Namibian government for drought relief. Yiming said this money would be handed over...

Namibia fifth on media index

3 weeks ago - 28 May 2019 | International

Namibia has been ranked fifth in the just-launched Africa Media Index, which aims to provide insights on trends and knowledge of the media sector and how it affects investment, governance, local business and economies.The study...

10 dead in eastern China after ship leaks gas

3 weeks ago - 27 May 2019 | International

At least 10 people died and 19 were injured after carbon dioxide leaked from a cargo ship's fire prevention system in eastern China, local officials...

'New era' for South Africa

3 weeks ago - 27 May 2019 | International

President Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as the 6th democratically elected president of South Africa amid much fanfare on Saturday.The event at Loftus Versfeld stadium...

Bild challenges Guibeb

3 weeks ago - 24 May 2019 | International

The German newspaper Bild has rubbished a claim by the Namibian ambassador to Germany, Andreas Guibeb, that no arrest warrant had been issued against him.The...

Nakuumba still open to Angolan land deal

4 weeks ago - 21 May 2019 | International

Local businessman Titus Nakuumba says he is still open to negotiating with government for the purchase of his land situated in Luanda's Polo Industrial Area....

Guaido support dwindling

1 month - 13 May 2019 | International

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido says he's instructed his political envoy in Washington to immediately open relations with the US military.Guaido said Saturday that he's...

Risk of Ebola spread

1 month - 13 May 2019 | International

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned it may not be possible to contain the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) latest Ebola outbreak to...

May to set timeline to quit

1 month - 13 May 2019 | International

British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to set out her departure plans within days, the leader of backbench lawmakers in her governing Conservative Party...

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EU hails Ukraine's 'strong attachment'...

1 month - 23 April 2019 | International

The EU's top officials yesterday congratulated comedian Volodymyr Zelensky on his landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election, saying the vote proved the troubled country's commitment...

Sri Lanka reels from deadly...

1 month - 23 April 2019 | International

The death toll from bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka rose dramatically yesterday to 290 - including dozens of...

Assange's father wants him home

2 months ago - 15 April 2019 | International

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's father on Sunday called on Australia to bring his son home, saying he was shocked to see his son's condition after...

'I did not sell out'

2 months ago - 15 April 2019 | International

Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa has dismissed claims by his critics and supporters that his government has sold out by agreeing to pay compensation to white...

The Sudanese people win, again

2 months ago - 15 April 2019 | International

The Sudanese military on Friday swiftly replaced the country's transitional leader linked to the Darfur genocide after street rallies against him and said that it...

Geingob exposes 'agenda to divide'

2 months ago - 27 March 2019 | International

President Hage Geingob says there is an agenda to divide Africa on the issue of independence for the Sahrawi people. Speaking his capacity as...

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