UN warns of cross-over viruses

A major report released by the by The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services says that to avoid future pandemics, humans must urgently transform our relationship with the environment. In an article published on...

New Zealand votes to legalize euthanasia

New Zealand has voted to legalise euthanasia but could reject recreational cannabis use following two referendums that were part of this month’s general election, the country’s Electoral Commission said on Friday. Al Jazeera reports that issuing preliminary results,...

Isabel dos Santos’s husband dies

News of the death of Congolese businessman Sindika Dokolo, husband of Angolan businesswoman Isabel dos Santos, began circulating on Thursday night in various Congolese media. It was later confirmed to the Lusa news agency by a source linked to the family, with no...

Bank of Namibia to host symposium on Monday

The Bank of Namibia will host its 21st Annual Symposium on Monday under the theme ‘Positioning Namibia to reap the benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area’, bringing together experts, international and local policymakers, academics, and relevant...

Biden attacks Trump

Just days away from the official election date, Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate for US President, has launched a blistering attack on President Donald Trump’s foreign policy record, accusing the President of cozying up to dictators, but at the same time trying to...

South Africa needs ‘Industrial revolution’ says Mashaba

Entrepreneur turned opposition politician Herman Mashaba says an industrial revolution is needed to get South Africans back to work. Mashaba's party, ActionSA, announced its economic policies earlier this month including a reform of labour legislation, changing the...

Government not yet “re-looking” Covid measures

Contrary to reports in a local daily that the Namibian Government is set to “re-look” the current Coronavirus containment measures in response to the situation in Europe, Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr. Kalumbi Shangula, told Future Media News that no...

Tourism operators urged to ‘diversify’

Countries in Europe are currently facing a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, something the Ministry of Environment, Tourism and Forestry says can negatively impact the Tourism Revival Initiative in Namibia as most of Namibia's tourists come from Europe every year....

New look Windhoek Show starts today

This year the Windhoek Show Society have entered a strategic relationship with SMEs Compete and the Windhoek Boeremark to create a marketing platform for local producers to showcase goods and service offerings. Piloted by way of a two-day event, starting today the...