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SADC urged to speak with one voice

9 hours ago | 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 comes amid contradictory statements flying thick and fast about whether...

Ngurare takes on SADC

1 day - 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 regional body was “singing the hymn” of France and Belgium....

No emergency declaration to end US govt shutdown

2 days ago - 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 23rd day Sunday, as he insisted on US$5.7 billion to...

Elation, suspicion over DR Congo result

5 days ago - 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 was declared the winner of the long-delayed, disorganised and controversial...

Too early to consider exchange of US spy suspect

1 week ago - 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 citizen.The brother of Paul Whelan, however, tells The Associated Press...

Death toll from Philippine storm, landslides climbs

1 week ago - 07 January 2019 | International

The death toll from a storm that devastated the Philippines shortly after Christmas rose to 126, authorities said Sunday, adding landslides caused by torrential rain...

DRC's Beni residents vote anyway

2 weeks ago - 30 December 2018 | International

They were barred from voting in Congo's presidential election. They voted anyway. On Sunday, thousands of men and women gathered in Beni to cast paper...

All eyes on the DRC

2 weeks ago - 30 December 2018 | International

Voters in the Democratic Republic of Congo went to the polls this morning at 05:00 in elections that will shape the future of their vast,...

Indonesia hikes danger level for deadly tsunami volcano

2 weeks ago - 28 December 2018 | International

Indonesia yesterday raised the danger alert level for an erupting volcano that sparked a killer tsunami at the weekend, after previously warning that fresh activity...

DRC further delays Sunday's poll

2 weeks ago - 28 December 2018 | International

DR Congo on Wednesday announced that key elections due to take place nationwide on December 30 would be postponed to March in two regions troubled...

Russia waiting on new 'event' from Ukraine

2 weeks ago - 28 December 2018 | International

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced the end of martial law in the country's border regions imposed last month after Russia seized Ukrainian ships in the...

DRC may delay vote

3 weeks ago - 21 December 2018 | International

Elections in Democratic Republic of Congo - due to take place on Sunday - may be postponed for a week, a senior electoral official has...

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Sri Lanka reinstates ousted PM

4 weeks ago - 17 December 2018 | International

Sri Lanka's president yesterday reappointed as prime minister the same man he sacked from the job nearly two months ago, ending a messy power struggle...

Brokering peace for Syria

1 month - 11 December 2018 | International

Following eight years of civil war with more than 400 000 dead in Syria, the ninth round of Astana talks between Turkey, Russia, Iran and...

Voluntary colonialism anyone?

1 month - 26 November 2018 | International

Vountary colonialism: That's the solution a German minister has offered to end migration from Africa to Europe. The proposal calls for foreign powers to acquire...

Weather conundrum in Oz

1 month - 26 November 2018 | International

Dust storms, raging bushfires, gale-force winds, heat waves, thunder and snow, flash flooding and driving rain - Australia is enduring a bout of wild weather...

'There is no Chinese debt...

1 month - 19 November 2018 | International

The Chinese embassy in Windhoek has responded to allegations that a Namibian delegation, led by President Hage Geingob in March this year, had travelled to...

At least 61 killed in...

2 months ago - 12 November 2018 | International

At least 61 combatants have been killed in clashes in Yemen's flashpoint Hodeida, medics and a military source said Sunday, and dozens of wounded taken...

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