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More must be done - Nandi-Ndaitwah

1 week ago - 15 August 2019 | International

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) needs to do more in order to promote sustainable and equitable socio-economic integration.This is according to outgoing chairperson of the SADC Council of Ministers, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah. Namibia's international relations...

SADC applauds Mozambican peace deal

2 weeks ago - 08 August 2019 | International

President Hage Geingob, in his capacity as chairperson of SADC, has commended the government of Mozambique for concluding an election peace pledge agreement with the opposition, Renamo.The president of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, and Renamo...

‘Disgusting, rat-infested mess’

3 weeks ago - 29 July 2019 | International

NAMPA/AFPUS President Donald Trump was hit with new accusations of racism Saturday after he attacked a prominent African-American lawmaker and branded the majority black city of Baltimore an "infested mess."Trump's outburst came in a series...

UK urges Iran to release vessel

1 month - 22 July 2019 | International

Britain on Saturday urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an “utterly unacceptable” gambit.Tehran was defiantly ignoring mounting European...

El Chapo starts life sentence

1 month - 22 July 2019 | International

Fallen Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was locked up Friday at the ADX federal maximum security prison in the US state of Colorado, where he will spend the rest of his days.“We can...

Sudan: What's next?

1 month - 22 July 2019 | International

Just days after protest leaders and Sudan's ruling generals agreed a power sharing deal, key issues remain after talks were postponed Friday.The two sides inked...

Genocide negotiations 'too slow'

1 month - 16 July 2019 | International

In Germany there is no doubt about the suffering that imperial Germany caused Namibians, says Daniel Günther, the president of the Bundesrat of the Federal...

US 'concentration camps'

1 month - 15 July 2019 | International

United States Vice-president Mike Pence visited an overcrowded migrant camp in Texas on Friday, coming face to face with detainees held in horrific conditions, and...

Sudan transition deals sees delays

1 month - 15 July 2019 | International

Thousands of Sudanese protesters have poured onto the streets of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a...

New hope for Sudan

1 month - 08 July 2019 | International

Talks between Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders, held after weeks of standoff following a deadly crackdown on protesters, entered a second day Thursday with...

Botswana govt to appeal gay rights ruling

1 month - 08 July 2019 | International

Botswana's government will appeal a June high court ruling that decriminalised homosexuality, the attorney-general said on Friday.Abraham Keetshabe, the government's chief legal advisor, said he...

Call for Libyan ceasefire

1 month - 08 July 2019 | International

The UN Security Council called on Friday for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1 000,...

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Looking for El Chapo's billions

1 month - 08 July 2019 | International

Prosecutors on Friday said they were seeking US$12.7 billion from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, based on a conservative estimate of revenues...

Toddler rape sparks protest

1 month - 08 July 2019 | International

Thousands of protesters marched in Yangon on Saturday as outrage over the rape of a two-year-old spilled onto the streets following a viral online campaign...

23% of NDF soldiers women

2 months ago - 25 June 2019 | International

With 23% representation, Namibia is amongst the SADC countries with the highest proportion of women in its defence force.This is according to deputy prime minister...

Sudan rekindles freedom movement

2 months ago - 24 June 2019 | International

As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the...

US conducted cyber-attack on Iran

2 months ago - 24 June 2019 | International

The United States launched cyber-attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, according to US media...

Child marriage numbers staggering

2 months 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...

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