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China weighs carrots and sticks in push to vaccinate...

4 days ago - 09 April 2021 | International

NAMPA / AFP BEIJING Tickets to tourist attractions, shopping coupons and report cards naming and shaming stores where staff...

Beijing goes full throttle in Covid-19 vaccine production

1 week ago - 31 March 2021 | International

NAMPA / XINHUA BEIJINGBeijing has gone all out to boost the production of Covid-19 vaccines, with the combined capacity of Sinopharm and Sinovac in the Chinese capital expected to reach up to three billion doses...

ANC NEC gives Magashule 30-day deadline

1 week ago - 31 March 2021 | International

The Radical Economic Transformation faction of the ANC has effectively been banned from organising and faces disciplinary action by the party.ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has been given 30 days to step aside from his role...

Masisi, Geingob deal questioned in Botswana

1 month - 11 March 2021 | International

BAKANG TIROGABORONE‘Community not consulted’A Botswana MP has labelled a proposed joint desalination project with Namibia as suspicious.The member of parliament for Botswana’s Okavango region, Kenny Kapinga, has berated President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his administration regarding...

Guilt, envy, distrust

1 month - 09 March 2021 | International

NAMPA/APNEW YORKBefore posting a selfie with her Covid-19 vaccination card on Twitter, Aditi Juneja debated whether to include an explanation for why she was eligible for a shot.“The first draft of the tweet had an...

Pope Francis ends epic Iraq tour where he preached...

1 month - 09 March 2021 | International

NAMPA/REUTERS BAGHDADPope Francis ended his historic tour of Iraq yesterday, departing by plane from Baghdad after visiting conflict-torn cities, meeting Muslim and Christian leaders and...

The coronavirus is here to stay

1 month - 08 March 2021 | International

NATURE MAGAZINEA Nature survey shows many scientists expect the virus that causes Covid-19 to become endemic, but it could pose less danger over time.In January,...

Nigeria's Okonjo-Iweala to make history

1 month - 03 March 2021 | International

BBCHaving survived the murky waters of politics in Nigeria, where her mother was kidnapped to send her a message, and rising to number two at...

Covid origin search must continue after WHO report, say...

1 month - 15 February 2021 | International

Smriti Mallapaty, Amy Maxmen & Ewen CallawayNATURE.COM Scientists say that the hunt for the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic must continue, after a World...

Tens of thousands rally in growing protests against Myanmar...

2 months ago - 08 February 2021 | International

NAMPA/AFP YANGONTens of thousands of anti-coup protesters in Myanmar poured back on to the streets yesterday as an internet blackout failed...

Navalny, WHO, Thunberg among nominees for Nobel Peace Prize

2 months ago - 01 February 2021 | International

Nampa-Reuters OSLORussian dissident Alexei Navalny, the World Health Organisation and climate campaigner Greta Thunberg...

WHO probe team visits Wuhan market

2 months ago - 01 February 2021 | International

NAMPA-AFPWUHANA team of World Health Organisation (WHO) experts investigating the origins of Covid-19 visited a market in Wuhan yesterday where one of the first reported...

International

Goodbye Trump, hello Joe Biden

2 months 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...

Dutch begin Covid-19 vaccinations, last...

3 months 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...

Democrats win first Georgia run-off

3 months ago - 07 January 2021 | International

Elodie Cuzin and Michael Mathes ATLANTAJoe Biden's Democratic Party took a giant step towards seizing control...

Nchindo family may seek compensation

3 months ago - 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...

Parents pray for hundreds of...

3 months ago - 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...

3 months ago - 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,...

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