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SADC breaks silence on Zim

1 week ago - 12 February 2019 | International

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has finally made a statement on the situation in Zimbabwe, which is experiencing a crumbling economy, human rights violations and political turmoil. In a statement issued on Monday, SADC...

It must be win-win, Mr Ambassador - Venaani

1 week ago - 12 February 2019 | International

Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) leader McHenry Venaani says there is a need for an overhaul of China-Namibia relations, so that Namibia benefits as an equal trading partner.Venaani said this during a meeting yesterday with China's...

Humanitarian aid used as weapon in Maduro-Guaido conflict

1 week ago - 11 February 2019 | International

Desperately needed aid being stockpiled at Venezuela's door is at the heart of a political duel between the two men fighting to lead the oil-rich nation: Juan Guaido and Nicolas Maduro.Guaido, recognised as Venezuela's interim...

Quiet diplomacy is not working

2 weeks ago - 05 February 2019 | International

SADC's quiet diplomacy is not helping the situation in Zimbabwe and the regional body must publicly condemn the human rights violations and address the legitimacy of Emmerson Mnangagwa's presidency and the ailing Zimbabwean economy, analysts...

El Chapo drugged and raped teenage girls, witness claims

2 weeks ago - 04 February 2019 | International

A witness in the trial of Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman told the US government the Mexican drug kingpin drugged and raped girls as young as 13, according to court documents unsealed Saturday.Longtime associate Alex Cifuentes...

Guaido vs Maduro

2 weeks ago - 04 February 2019 | International

Buoyed by the defection of a top general, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido predicted Saturday the month of February would be “decisive” in determining the...

Namibia backs Maduro

2 weeks ago - 30 January 2019 | International

The Namibian government is concerned about political developments in Venezuela and has called on the international community to allow the people of Venezuela to handle...

Stand-off in Caracas

3 weeks ago - 28 January 2019 | International

The United States pressed all nations to “stand with the forces of freedom” in Venezuela, encouraged by a tougher European line as Russia stood in...

'We would rather die in Namibia'

3 weeks ago - 23 January 2019 | International

A group of Zimbabwean nationals living in Namibia, who were initially excited about the toppling of long-time president Robert Mugabe in 2017, say they have...

China population reaches 1.395 billion

4 weeks ago - 22 January 2019 | International

China's population rose by 15.23 million people in 2018, marking a continued decrease in the growth rate of the world's most populous nation.Numbers released by...

Accept poll outcome

4 weeks ago - 21 January 2019 | International

President Hage Geingob yesterday congratulated Felix Tshisekedi as the winner of the disputed Democratic Republic of Congo presidential elections, shortly after the constitutional court in...

Zimbabweans want SADC to act

4 weeks ago - 21 January 2019 | International

Zimbabweans living in Windhoek joined an unprecedented wave of protests on Friday when they marched to their embassy in protest against a 150% fuel increase,...

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DRC at crossroads – Geingob

1 month - 18 January 2019 | International

The SADC chairman and Namibian head of state, Hage Geingob, who has declared 2019 'The Year of Accountability' for Namibia, says other SADC members could...

SADC urged to speak with...

1 month - 16 January 2019 | International

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been urged to speak with one voice on the current crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).This...

Ngurare takes on SADC

1 month - 15 January 2019 | International

Former Swapo Party Youth League secretary Elijah Ngurare has described SADC's about-turn on the Democratic Republic of Congo's election result as confusing, while claiming the...

No emergency declaration to end...

1 month - 14 January 2019 | International

President Donald Trump said he was holding off on declaring a state of emergency to end the partial US government shutdown that dragged into a...

Elation, suspicion over DR Congo...

1 month - 11 January 2019 | International

Namibia's official opposition leader McHenry Venaani has hailed the victory of his “good friend” Felix Tshisekedi in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) presidential race.Tshisekedi...

Too early to consider exchange...

1 month - 07 January 2019 | International

Russia's deputy foreign minister brushed back suggestions Saturday that an American being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying could be exchanged for a Russian...

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