Ongwediva woman arrested for alleged concealment of birth

A 22-year-old woman was arrested in Ongwediva on Monday for alleged concealment of birth. The woman reportedly gave birth to twins on Frida but their lifeless bodies were discovered in a plastic bag in a toilet, according to Oshana police spokesperson Thomas Aiyambo.

Push still on to nominate US Supreme Court Judge

US Republicans are planning to install a new Supreme Court justice by the end of October with Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham saying his committee will approve Amy Coney Barrett's nomination on October 22nd, meaning a full Senate vote can take place before...

Human trafficking ‘everyone’s problem’

Following the latest case where 11 women were rescued from two brothels masquerading as bed-and-breakfast accommodation in South Africa’s Northern Cape province, deputy minister of Justice, John Jeffrey has insisted that human trafficking cases are taken very...

Parliament facing shorter ‘year’

Speaker of Parliament Peter Katjavivi explained to Future Media News that due to limitations imposed on the house by Covid-19 Parliament has had a short year. Therefore, Katjavivi said, members of Parliament should now bring their part, to ensure they can finish on...

Amnesty shutting India office

Amnesty International says it is halting work in India due to an “incessant witch hunt” by India’s Hindu nationalist government which, most recently froze the bank account of its India office, forcing it to let go of staff and pause campaign and research work. “The...

ANC suspends rape accused member

The ANC in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province has suspended its member of the provincial executive council and former MEC for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Eric Kholwane following his arrest yesterday on allegations of raping his two daughters. ANC acting...

Paratus publishes financials

Paratus Namibia Holdings Ltd today announced its annual financial results for the period ended 30 June 2020 including revenue growth of N$148.3 million and an increase in profit after tax of N$ 25.8 million. The company explained in a press release that the impact of...

“Creative solutions” sought for Korea talks

FSN’s Bruce Harrison reports from Seoul that top negotiators with North Korea from both South Korea and the United States, including US Deputy Secretary Stephen Biegun who has been visiting South Korea, have said they have discussed creative ideas on how to restart...

Ministry’s ranked on accessibility/openness

The Action Coalition and Namibia Media Trust yesterday launched the Namibia Transparency Assessment 2020, subtitled “The citizens’ analysis of government openness”. The study assesses whether public institutions proactively make relevant information available via an...