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Fresh quake rocks Lombok

1 day - 20 August 2018 | International

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok Sunday, sending people fleeing into the streets just two weeks after a tremor killed more than 460 people.The quake, centred in East Lombok, hit at...

Israel closes people crossing with Gaza: official

1 day - 20 August 2018 | International

Israel closed its only crossing for people with the Gaza Strip on Sunday except for humanitarian cases over border incidents that saw protests and clashes at the weekend, an Israeli official said.A spokeswoman for the...

All eyes on Geingob

4 days ago - 17 August 2018 | International

All eyes are on President Hage Geingob today as he takes over the SADC chairmanship from South African president Cyril Ramaphosa, with the region expecting him to set the tone in his opening address in...

Mnangagwa remains president

1 week ago - 14 August 2018 | International

Emmerson Mnangagwa will remain the president of Zimbabwe with full powers until there is a new president to be sworn in, Zimbabwean foreign minister Sibusiso Moyo said yesterday.The main opposition party in Zimbabwe on Friday...

Namibia takes over SADC committee chair

1 week ago - 10 August 2018 | International

The 38th Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit started with the handing over of the Standing Committee of the Senior Officials chairpersonship yesterday.Namibian international relations permanent secretary Selma Ashipala-Musavyi took over the chairpersonship of the...

ZANU-PF signalling victory

2 weeks ago - 02 August 2018 | International

Zimbabwe's ruling party is signalling victory in the presidential election and telling the opposition that "we should all lose graciously."Spokesman Paul Mangwana also told reporters...

Zanu-PF attains parliament majority

2 weeks ago - 01 August 2018 | International

Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party won the most seats in parliament, official results showed yesterday, as the count continued in the presidential race and the opposition...

Repatriation a trap - Ya Nangoloh

3 weeks ago - 30 July 2018 | International

NamRights executive director Phil Ya Nangoloh has commended the Botswana High Court's ruling that the repatriation of about 800 Namibian refugees be halted.He also claimed...

Dukwe refugees to stay in Botswana

3 weeks ago - 27 July 2018 | International

A bid to forcefully repatriate the remaining Dukwe refugees currently exiled in Botswana suffered a setback when Lobatse High Court judge, Godfrey Nthomiwa, ordered they...

Lavrov tells all

4 weeks ago - 23 July 2018 | International

After months of increasing diplomatic tensions between the United States and Russia, presidents Trump and Putin met in Helsinki, Finland on 16 July after the...

Don't panic... it's Tshwarangango II

1 month - 16 July 2018 | International

The defence ministry has requested members of the public not to panic when they see a number of Namibian Defence Force (NDF) vehicles travelling along...

Israel exchanges intense fire with Hamas militants in Gaza

1 month - 16 July 2018 | International

The Israeli military carried out its largest airstrike campaign in Gaza since the 2014 war on Saturday, as Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into...

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All eyes on Tham Luang

1 month - 09 July 2018 | International

Thai authorities began on Sunday a dramatic operation to rescue 12 boys and their football coach from the flooded Tham Luang cave in Thailand, where...

New nerve agent case in...

1 month - 06 July 2018 | International

Britain held an emergency cabinet meeting on Thursday over a couple who were left critically ill after being exposed to the same nerve agent used...

Mugabe beneficiaries will not lose...

1 month - 06 July 2018 | International

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance, has reportedly ruled out repossessing land from those who benefitted from former president Robert Mugabe's chaotic...

Newsroom shooter sent letters

1 month - 05 July 2018 | International

A man charged with gunning down five people at a Maryland newspaper sent three letters on the day of the attack, police said, including one...

One death reported in latest...

1 month - 05 July 2018 | International

Truckloads of police and pro-government gunmen rolled into a town in northern Nicaragua Tuesday, clearing an opposition roadblock in clashes that left one person reported...

Polish Supreme Court's top judge...

1 month - 05 July 2018 | International

Poland's Supreme Court chief justice vowed to show up at work on Wednesday in defiance of a retirement law pushed through by the right-wing government...

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