International

Genocide negotiations 'too slow'

3 days ago - 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 Republic of Germany. Günther told President Hage Geingob yesterday that...

US 'concentration camps'

4 days ago - 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 deploring an immigration crisis that he said was “overwhelming our...

Sudan transition deals sees delays

4 days ago - 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 sit-in outside the army headquarters that killed more than 100...

New hope for Sudan

1 week ago - 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 the key issue of forming a new governing body still...

Botswana govt to appeal gay rights ruling

1 week ago - 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 would take the case to the court of appeals after...

Call for Libyan ceasefire

1 week ago - 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,...

SA govt to review single-use plastic policy

1 week ago - 08 July 2019 | International

The SA government is reviewing its policy on single-use plastics and intends to complete this process by the end of this financial year.In a written...

Looking for El Chapo's billions

1 week ago - 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 week ago - 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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...

International

Sudan on knife's edge

1 month - 10 June 2019 | International

Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to...

Chinese ambassador decries ‘economic bullying’

1 month - 06 June 2019 | International

CATHERINE SASMAN The Chinese ambassador to Namibia, Zhang Yiming, has put all the blame for the increasingly acrimonious China-US trade talks on...

Chinese Red Cross offers drought...

1 month - 06 June 2019 | International

The Chinese ambassador to Namibia, Zhang Yiming, yesterday announced that China's Red Cross Society has decided to donate US$150 000 to the Namibian government for...

Namibia fifth on media index

1 month - 28 May 2019 | International

Namibia has been ranked fifth in the just-launched Africa Media Index, which aims to provide insights on trends and knowledge of the media sector and...

10 dead in eastern China...

1 month - 27 May 2019 | International

At least 10 people died and 19 were injured after carbon dioxide leaked from a cargo ship's fire prevention system in eastern China, local officials...

'New era' for South Africa

1 month - 27 May 2019 | International

President Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as the 6th democratically elected president of South Africa amid much fanfare on Saturday.The event at Loftus Versfeld stadium...

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