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Prince excited about first visit to Namibia

17 hours ago | International

ELLANIE SMIT Prince William, who is on his maiden visit to Namibia, says he is excited to be in the Land of the Brave and even joked about hoping a gift he received was a...

Syrian local elections held

1 week ago - 17 September 2018 | International

Voting began across government-controlled parts of Syria on Sunday for the war-ravaged country's first local elections since 2011, state news agency SANA said. Polling booths opened at 07:00 (0400 GMT) and were expected to...

Strawberries laced with needles

1 week ago - 17 September 2018 | International

An Australian state has offered a large reward for information after sewing needles were found in strawberries sold in supermarkets, in what the federal health minister described as a “vicious crime”.The issue came to light...

Ramaphosa's bizarre power plan

2 weeks ago - 10 September 2018 | International

The list of investment deals and agreements punted by President Cyril Ramaphosa after his state visit to China this week includes a hugely improbable plan to build another new 4 600 megawatt coal power station...

Far-right tipped to win big as Sweden votes

2 weeks ago - 10 September 2018 | International

The polls opened for Swedish legislative elections yesterday with the far-right expected to notch up a record score as voters unhappy about immigration punish one of the few remaining left-wing governments in Europe.Opinion polls suggest...

The writing is on the wall

2 weeks ago - 07 September 2018 | International

JEMIMA BEUKES Pressure is mounting from German civil society on their government to apologise for the 1904-08 Nama and...

Calls to criminalise German skull collectors

2 weeks ago - 06 September 2018 | International

Local historian Festus Muundjua has urged the German government to criminalise the private possession of human remains by that country's citizens.This follows the third repatriation...

Choosing the lesser evil

2 weeks ago - 06 September 2018 | International

The tug-of-war between east and west for Africa's resources appears to have swung China's way after its president, Xi Jinping, put US$60 billion on the...

Müntefering’s apology torn apart

3 weeks ago - 03 September 2018 | International

JEMIMA BEUKES The Nama and Ovaherero people have taken Michelle-Jasmin Müntefering’s apology and admission of the 1904-08 Nama and Ovaherero genocide with a pinch of...

UN chief condemns escalating violence in Libya

3 weeks ago - 03 September 2018 | International

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for an end to violence in Libya in accordance with a UN-brokered ceasefire agreement.According to a health...

Explosions at a Syrian military airport close to Damascus

3 weeks ago - 03 September 2018 | International

Explosions rocked a Syrian military airport near the capital Damascus late Saturday, with an NGO saying it was a “possible Israeli missile” but state media...

Pentagon moves to scrap Pakistan aid

3 weeks ago - 03 September 2018 | International

The US military plans to cancel US$300 million in aid to Pakistan due to Islamabad's lack of “decisive actions” in support of American strategy in...

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Fresh quake rocks Lombok

1 month - 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...

Israel closes people crossing with...

1 month - 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...

All eyes on Geingob

1 month - 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...

Mnangagwa remains president

1 month - 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...

Namibia takes over SADC committee...

1 month - 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...

ZANU-PF signalling victory

1 month - 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...

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