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Kenyan candidate favourite to land WTO top job

4 hours ago | International

THOMPSON KANYETUA former Kenyan minister of foreign affairs, Dr Amina Mohamed, could become Africa’s first head of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).Mohamed (58) is hailed as an accomplished international civil servant and diplomat who has...

Mlangeni was a revolutionary – Ekandjo

1 week ago - 23 July 2020 | International

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEK Former anti-apartheid activist and Robben Island prisoner Jerry Ekandjo described fallen South African politician Andrew Mlangeni as a true revolutionary.Mlangeni was the last remaining Rivonia trialist, and died aged 95 yesterday. Reflecting on...

SA breaches 200 000 coronavirus cases

3 weeks ago - 08 July 2020 | International

KYLE COWANJOHANNESBURGSince 27 March, 3 310 South Africans have died after contracting Covid-19. It took 102 days for the country to record 100 000 cases, and just 14 days later it recorded 200 000.Cases nationally...

Farm killings surge across SA

3 weeks ago - 08 July 2020 | International

KAILENE PILLAY AND LYSE COMINSDURBANA new spate of farm murders has hit South Africa, prompting urgent calls for the government to curb the surge exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic.The latest murder involved a pregnant woman...

Zuma's 2013 pledge still not fulfilled

4 weeks ago - 06 July 2020 | International

ILENI NANDJATOONGWEDIVAThe N$100 million drought aid offered to Namibia by former South African president Jacob Zuma in 2013 still has not fully materialised.The first phase of the donation, consisting of seed and maize meal, was...

Namibia improves on peace index

1 month - 25 June 2020 | International

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKNamibia has moved up eight places on the Global Peace Index for 2020, making it one of the ten most peaceful countries in sub-Saharan...

SA loosens lockdown to revive economy

2 months ago - 03 June 2020 | International

South Africa sought to revive its stuttering economy on Monday with a partial lifting of its coronavirus lockdown, letting people out for work, worship or...

Ariamsvlei border porous, farmer claims

3 months ago - 21 April 2020 | International

OGONE TLHAGEARIAMSVLEIA farmer on the border with South Africa at Ariamsvlei says the border zone is porous, leading to illegal movement between the two countries.Namibia's...

South Sudan's guns silent – for now

4 months ago - 09 March 2020 | International

On 22 February, hours before the deadline for rival South Sudanese political groups to form another unity government, chief justice Chan Reec Madut swore in...

Chinese army to oversee virus hospital

6 months ago - 03 February 2020 | International

China's army was given control yesterday of a nearly-finished field hospital that will treat patients at the epicentre of a deadly virus epidemic that has...

Tanzania 'anti-gay' force official Paul Makonda banned from US

6 months ago - 03 February 2020 | International

BBC A top Tanzanian official who launched a surveillance squad dedicated to hunting down gay people has been banned by the US from entering...

Voodoo makes a comeback in its Benin home

6 months ago - 13 January 2020 | International

DELPHINE BOUSQUET In his long life, voodoo priest Kpohinto Medji has seen his religion flourish and then go into decline, banned for years by the...

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Iran fires missiles at US...

6 months ago - 09 January 2020 | International

Iran fired a volley of missiles at Iraqi bases housing US and other foreign troops yesterday, the Islamic republic's first act in its promised revenge...

Families seek answers on 'Lusaka...

7 months ago - 23 December 2019 | International

The remains of seven suspected criminals who were shot dead in Lusaka on 5 December have been returned to Namibia. Relatives who went to...

Cassinga survivors join Cubans in...

8 months ago - 11 November 2019 | International

The secretary-general of the Namibia-Cuba Friendship Association, Cecilia Muzile, joined over 100 demonstrators in Windhoek at a peaceful march against the United States of America's...

Namibian Correctional Service takes the...

8 months ago - 11 November 2019 | International

Namibia, through the Namibian Correctional Service (NCS), has become the first Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) country to launch a country-specific Corrections/Prisons Women's Network as...

New blueprint for bilateral relations

8 months ago - 11 November 2019 | International

Following the drawing up of a new blueprint for bilateral relations between Namibia and China the two countries' relations have entered a new era of...

Mauritius premier tightens hold on...

8 months ago - 11 November 2019 | International

Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth's coalition has strengthened its grip on parliament after Mauritius' electoral commission finalised the outcome of the election in the Indian Ocean...

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