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FNB and NASRIA launch Credit Guarantee Scheme

FNB and NASRIA launch Credit Guarantee Scheme

FNB Namibia and NASRIA have launched a Credit Guarantee Scheme designed to empower youth, women, and small and medium-sized enterprises in Namibia. The.. Read More →
NSX Scholars Challenge winners announced

NSX Scholars Challenge winners announced

The winners of the annual Namibian Scholars Investment Challenge 2023 were revealed this morning at the Future Media Studios. The event, which sees.. Read More →
A man aged between 30 and 40 years died on Tuesday after allegedly being struck by a train near Tsumeb

A man aged between 30 and 40 years died on Tuesday after allegedly being struck by a train near Tsumeb

A man aged between 30 and 40 years died on Tuesday after allegedly being struck by a train near Tsumeb. The Namibian Police.. Read More →
Khomas Regional Council hosted its teachers’ awards at Eros Primary School

Khomas Regional Council hosted its teachers’ awards at Eros Primary School

The Khomas Regional Council hosted its teachers’ awards at Eros Primary School on 25 October . This is to celebrate the commitment and.. Read More →
President Hage Geingob has expressed sadness at the death of Axali Doëseb

President Hage Geingob has expressed sadness at the death of Axali Doëseb

President Hage Geingob has expressed sadness at the death of Axali Doëseb, whom he described as a renowned musical composer, conductor, and distinguished.. Read More →

NANSO calls on institutions to prepare students for job market

The //Karas region held a career exhibition to introduce and promote possible careers amongst the learners and expose them to potential training opportunities... Read More →

South Africa’s Federation of Trade Unions is demanding that members of government take their children to public schools

South Africa’s Federation of Trade Unions is demanding that members of government in senior positions from ministers to district directors and managers must.. Read More →
Keetmanshoop Municipality threatens to disconnect water and electricity to government offices…..

Keetmanshoop Municipality threatens to disconnect water and electricity to government offices…..

The Keetmanshoop Municipality threatened to disconnect water and electricity to government offices, businesses and institutions over unpaid municipal accounts. Keetmanshoop Mayor said the.. Read More →
Water crisis in the Amaupa village of the Omusati region continues to worsen daily

Water crisis in the Amaupa village of the Omusati region continues to worsen daily

The water crisis in the Amaupa village of the Omusati region continues to worsen daily as the drought hits harder. Amaupa resident Petrus.. Read More →
Australian Prime Minister to meet with US President Biden

Australian Prime Minister to meet with US President Biden

Australia’s Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will meet US President Joe Biden at the White House today to discuss the AUKUS joint defense pact.. Read More →
European Union sanctions Niger junta

European Union sanctions Niger junta

European Union countries have adopted a framework to impose sanctions on members of a junta that seized power in Niger in July. This.. Read More →
EIF and Green Climate Fund to co-host Africa structured dialogue

EIF and Green Climate Fund to co-host Africa structured dialogue

The Green Climate Fund and the Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia are co-hosting the Africa GCF Structured Dialogue from 6 to 10 November.. Read More →
NamRa concerned over 43% taxpayer non-compliance

NamRa concerned over 43% taxpayer non-compliance

Namibia Revenue Agency’s Chief Strategic Communications and Support Engagements Officer, Steven Ndorokaze, has raised concerns about a 43% non-compliance rate among taxpayers, posing.. Read More →
California commits to climate partnership amid US Election uncertainty

California commits to climate partnership amid US Election uncertainty

California governor Gavin Newsom, says his state will always be a partner on climate issues no matter who wins the US presidential election.. Read More →
DRC accuses Rwandan soldiers of incursion

DRC accuses Rwandan soldiers of incursion

The Democratic Republic of Congo has denounced an incursion into its territory by Rwandan soldiers who it accuses of fighting alongside the M23.. Read More →
NWR and Germany strengthen ties through skill transfer collaboration

NWR and Germany strengthen ties through skill transfer collaboration

Namibia Wildlife Resorts and the Inter-Cultural Relations Foundation in Germany are working together to improve their diplomatic relations. NWR will bring in 100.. Read More →
Iceland’s Prime Minister strikes over gender pay gap

Iceland’s Prime Minister strikes over gender pay gap

Tens of thousands of women in Iceland, including Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir, are refusing to work on Tuesday. The “kvennafri”, or women’s day.. Read More →
NamRa to boost trade efficiency with RCTG scheme

NamRa to boost trade efficiency with RCTG scheme

The Namibia Revenue Agency is intensifying its efforts in tackling revenue losses in order to promote smoother trade. The commitment follows the piloting.. Read More →
EU Tax Observatory calls for global minimum tax on billionaires

EU Tax Observatory calls for global minimum tax on billionaires

Billionaires pay minimal taxes, prompting the EU Tax Observatory to propose a global minimum tax for billionaires. This tax, according to CNN, could.. Read More →
Crisis deepens in Gaza as Human Rights Watch and WFP raise alarming concerns

Crisis deepens in Gaza as Human Rights Watch and WFP raise alarming concerns

Human Rights Watch says the Israeli government is deliberately deepening the suffering of civilians in Gaza by refusing to restore the flow of.. Read More →
Namibia honored for media freedom commitment

Namibia honored for media freedom commitment

Namibia was honored with the “Champion of Press Freedom in Africa Award” at the 10th International Festival of Freedom of Expression and the.. Read More →
EU-Namibia business forum boosts investment and cooperation

EU-Namibia business forum boosts investment and cooperation

The EU-Namibia Business Forum is underway in Brussels, Belgium. The forum’s key objective is to bolster Namibia’s investment promotion initiatives, encouraging European foreign.. Read More →
South Africa’s EFF calls for the removal of the Israeli ambassador

South Africa’s EFF calls for the removal of the Israeli ambassador

The EFF is urging government to cut ties with Israel in response to the Israel-Hamas conflict. They also call for the removal of.. Read More →
FiveRand residents resort to riverbed water

FiveRand residents resort to riverbed water

Okahandja residents occupying unserviced municipal land in the fast-growing informal settlement of FiveRand have resorted to using waste water from the NamWater industrial.. Read More →
China’s graphite export restrictions impact US auto industry

China’s graphite export restrictions impact US auto industry

China’s curbs on the export of graphite, a key component in electric vehicle batteries, could result in higher costs for US automakers. The.. Read More →
Walvis Bay prepares for holiday makers ahead of festive season

Walvis Bay prepares for holiday makers ahead of festive season

Walvis Bay is gearing up and getting prepped for the influx of local tourists this festive season. Here’s the port city’s Mayor, Trevino.. Read More →
Thousands rally in Berlin in support of Israel

Thousands rally in Berlin in support of Israel

Tens of thousands have rallied at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate in support of Israel and decrying anti-semitism.  The demonstrations come just over two weeks.. Read More →
Nigerian authorities disrupt same-sex wedding plans

Nigerian authorities disrupt same-sex wedding plans

Defence authorities in Nigeria say they have foiled a plan by some citizens to host a same-sex wedding ceremony. They have arrested 76.. Read More →
Germany grants Namibia millions for conservation and COVID-19 relief

Germany grants Namibia millions for conservation and COVID-19 relief

The German government, through KfW Development Bank, has allocated 19 million euros to Namibia for community conservation in the Zambezi Region. Of this.. Read More →
President Geingob attends EU Global Gateway Forum in Brussels

President Geingob attends EU Global Gateway Forum in Brussels

President Hage Geingob will participate in the inaugural European Union Global Gateway Forum and the EU-Namibia Green Hydrogen and Critical Raw Materials Business.. Read More →
Cancer Association offers free breast examinations

Cancer Association offers free breast examinations

The Cancer Association of Namibia is offering a week of free breast examination clinics at Maerua Mall in Windhoek. CEO of the association,.. Read More →
UNICEF rep calls Gaza water delivery ‘A Drop in the Ocean’

UNICEF rep calls Gaza water delivery ‘A Drop in the Ocean’

Jeremy Hopkins, Representative of UNICEF in Egypt says the 40,000 litres of drinking water trucked into Gaza on Saturday represent ‘a drop in.. Read More →
Funding shortfall delays relocation for Farm 37 beneficiaries

Funding shortfall delays relocation for Farm 37 beneficiaries

Lack of funds is among the challenges preventing beneficiaries at Farm 37, near Walvis Bay, from relocating. Walvis Bay Mayor Trevino Forbes says.. Read More →
Government urged to act on Rent Control Bill amid housing crisis

Government urged to act on Rent Control Bill amid housing crisis

The Institute for Public Policy Research is advocating for the swift implementation of the Rent Control Bill to address rising rental costs and.. Read More →
Detroit synagogue president murdered near home

Detroit synagogue president murdered near home

The president of a synagogue in the US city of Detroit has been found stabbed to death near her home. Samantha Woll’s body.. Read More →
India could resume issuing visas to Canadian

India could resume issuing visas to Canadian

India says it is ready to resume visa services for Canadians if Indian diplomats are assured of their safety in Canada. India-Canada ties.. Read More →
The GOOD Party says the conflict between Israel and Hamas has caused extreme divisions amongst South Africans

The GOOD Party says the conflict between Israel and Hamas has caused extreme divisions amongst South Africans

The GOOD Party says the conflict in the Middle East has resulted in extreme divisions among people in South Africa. The party has.. Read More →
NamPol in the Ohangwena Region are investigating the deaths of a woman and her son

NamPol in the Ohangwena Region are investigating the deaths of a woman and her son

The police in the Ohangwena Region are investigating the deaths of a woman and her son, whose bodies were discovered by a neighbour.. Read More →
Philippines tells China to stop provocation in South China Sea after collision

Philippines tells China to stop provocation in South China Sea after collision

The Philippines is telling China to stop being provocative in the South China Sea after a Chinese vessel collided with one of its.. Read More →
The DA in South Africa criticises Transnet’s appeal for Government to absorb its 130-billion-rand debt burden

The DA in South Africa criticises Transnet’s appeal for Government to absorb its 130-billion-rand debt burden

The DA says the ANC must confront the inconvenient truth that Transnet, like every other state-owned entity, is a haven for systemic inefficiency,.. Read More →
Namibia has been granted 19 million euros from the German government through KfW Development Bank

Namibia has been granted 19 million euros from the German government through KfW Development Bank

Namibia has been granted 19 million euros from the German government through KfW Development Bank as a financial contribution toward community conservation in.. Read More →
Education, Arts and Culture Oshikoto regional director encourages learners to enrol at Vocational Training Centres

Education, Arts and Culture Oshikoto regional director encourages learners to enrol at Vocational Training Centres

The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture Oshikoto regional director encouraged learners to enrol at Vocational Training Centres to gain practical skills and.. Read More →
Disaster teams in KwaZulu-Natal are assisting those affected by deadly heavy rains

Disaster teams in KwaZulu-Natal are assisting those affected by deadly heavy rains

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Co-operative Governance says disaster management teams are currently assisting those affected by heavy rains that have battered parts of.. Read More →
Trilateral air drills held near Korean Peninsula

Trilateral air drills held near Korean Peninsula

Japan, the US, and South Korea are holding their first ever joint air war drills. The exercises near the Korean peninsula come amid.. Read More →
Biden speaks to allies amid Israel-Gaza escalation fears

Biden speaks to allies amid Israel-Gaza escalation fears

Nick Harper reports from Washington on the US President Joe Biden who has spoken to world leaders including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.. Read More →
Eskom has announced an extension of the ongoing load-shedding suspension to Tuesday

Eskom has announced an extension of the ongoing load-shedding suspension to Tuesday

Eskom has announced an extension of the ongoing load-shedding suspension to Tuesday 4PM. Eskom spokesperson Daphne Mokoena says this is due to sustained.. Read More →
NamPower awards contract of over N$100 million to Actom Energy Namibia

NamPower awards contract of over N$100 million to Actom Energy Namibia

NamPower has awarded a contract of over N$100 million to Actom Energy Namibia.This is for the procurement of high voltage equipment for the.. Read More →
Namibia Statistics Agency has concluded the enumeration part of the 2023 National Census

Namibia Statistics Agency has concluded the enumeration part of the 2023 National Census

The Namibia Statistics Agency has concluded the enumeration part of the 2023 National Population and Housing Census. One of the important citizens of.. Read More →
Namibia National Mayor’s Forum donates N$200 000 to Windhoek’s Katutura Intermediate hospital

Namibia National Mayor’s Forum donates N$200 000 to Windhoek’s Katutura Intermediate hospital

The Namibia National Mayor’s Forum donated N$200 000 to Windhoek’s Katutura Intermediate hospital for its upkeep. Its president, Trevino Forbes, stated they chose.. Read More →
US House of Representatives in stasis after third Speaker election defeat

US House of Representatives in stasis after third Speaker election defeat

US Congressman Jim Jordan has failed for the third successive time to win enough votes to become Speaker of the House of Representatives,.. Read More →
Bheki Cele has called for the law to be enforced following the increase in counterfeit goods in South Africa

Bheki Cele has called for the law to be enforced following the increase in counterfeit goods in South Africa

Police minister Bheki Cele has called for the law to be enforced following the increase in counterfeit goods in South Africa. This comes.. Read More →
Govt called to fast-track food aid distribution

Govt called to fast-track food aid distribution

Politicians have called for the fast-tracking of the government’s food relief programme to reach those in need in time. Meanwhile, Namibia’s Nafimane Hamukosi,.. Read More →
Swapo welcomes 200 new members at an Otjiwarongo star rally

Swapo welcomes 200 new members at an Otjiwarongo star rally

Hundreds of Swapo Party members across the country welcomed 200 new members who joined the party at a star rally held for the.. Read More →
Ongwediva Medipark to host 11th annual cancer campaign on Saturday

Ongwediva Medipark to host 11th annual cancer campaign on Saturday

The Ongwediva Medipark will host its 11th annual breast, cervical and prostate cancer awareness campaign on Saturday to increase awareness on the potential.. Read More →
Canada withdraws 41 diplomats from India amid tension

Canada withdraws 41 diplomats from India amid tension

41 Canadian diplomats have left India amid tensions between the two nations over the killing of a Sikh Canadian citizen. Canadian Foreign Affairs.. Read More →
SA’s Union federation Saftu calls for the immediate removal of National Student Financial Aid Scheme CEO

SA’s Union federation Saftu calls for the immediate removal of National Student Financial Aid Scheme CEO

SA’s Union federation Saftu calls for the immediate removal of National Student Financial Aid Scheme CEO, Andile Nongogo, based on findings suggesting rule.. Read More →
MTC to service 707 plots in Okakarara

MTC to service 707 plots in Okakarara

Mobile Telecommunications Limited in conjunction with Development Workshop Namibia, will service 707 low-income plots in Okakarara through its corporate social investment. The project.. Read More →
The SA Agriculture minister signs permits for the importation of eggs and poultry meat ahead of the festive season

The SA Agriculture minister signs permits for the importation of eggs and poultry meat ahead of the festive season

Agriculture, Land Reform, and Rural Development minister Thoko Didiza has decided to allow the importation of table eggs, fertilized eggs, and poultry meat... Read More →
Biden urges funding to support Israel & Ukraine in Oval Office speech

Biden urges funding to support Israel & Ukraine in Oval Office speech

In an Oval Office address US President Joe Biden has said Russia’s president and Hamas both want to “annihilate” democracies. President Biden used.. Read More →
EFF leader Julius Malema has vowed the state will not quash his political ideas

EFF leader Julius Malema has vowed the state will not quash his political ideas

EFF leader Julius Malema has vowed the state will not quash his political ideas. He accuses the state of employing its power, the.. Read More →
Meat Board of Namibia is urging livestock farmers to update their stock brands

Meat Board of Namibia is urging livestock farmers to update their stock brands

Meat Board of Namibia’s spokesperson is urging livestock farmers to update their stock brands and herd details before the end of October 2023... Read More →
The GOOD Party in SA believes Gcaleka can restore the integrity of the Office of the Public Protector

The GOOD Party in SA believes Gcaleka can restore the integrity of the Office of the Public Protector

The GOOD Party says they have no reason to doubt that Kholeka Gcaleka has the credentials and experience to re-assert the independence of.. Read More →
Mushelenga launches national symbols campaign in Hardap

Mushelenga launches national symbols campaign in Hardap

Minister of Information and Communication Technology launched the regional activation of the National Symbols Campaign in the Hardap Region. Peya Mushelenga said at.. Read More →
US stocks down after Fed Chair comments………

US stocks down after Fed Chair comments………

US stocks closed down on Thursday following remarks from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. Powell acknowledged progress in bringing down inflation, but said.. Read More →
Israeli troops told they’ll see Gaza “from inside” soon

Israeli troops told they’ll see Gaza “from inside” soon

Israel has told its troops they will see Gaza “from inside” soon, amid continued speculation about a possible ground offensive. It comes as.. Read More →
South Africa’s DA says the minister of Employment should break his silence on the dodgy five-billion-rand Unemployment Insurance Fund

South Africa’s DA says the minister of Employment should break his silence on the dodgy five-billion-rand Unemployment Insurance Fund

South Africa’s DA says the minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, should break his silence on the dodgy five-billion-rand Unemployment Insurance Fund.. Read More →
US issues Worldwide Caution alert for citizens overseas

US issues Worldwide Caution alert for citizens overseas

The United States has warned its citizens overseas to be extra cautious in light of increased tensions around the world. The US Department.. Read More →
DA in South Africa has revealed that 93 companies appointed as debt collectors have not been paid for six months

DA in South Africa has revealed that 93 companies appointed as debt collectors have not been paid for six months

The DA in South Africa has revealed that 93 companies appointed as debt collectors have not been paid for six months despite collecting.. Read More →
PDM visited the fire victims of the Omuramba area in Freedom Square, Katutura Central Constituency

PDM visited the fire victims of the Omuramba area in Freedom Square, Katutura Central Constituency

PDM visited the fire victims of the Omuramba area in Freedom Square, Katutura Central Constituency. Future Media News spoke to Manuel Ngaringombe of.. Read More →
B2Gold  says the mine has handed over N$2,5 million to three different health projects

B2Gold says the mine has handed over N$2,5 million to three different health projects

During the B2Gold health handover ceremony in the capital on Thursday, John Ross, B2Gold country manager, said the mine has handed over N$2,5.. Read More →
Forum for German-speaking Namibians chairperson Harald Hecht talks cadre deployment

Forum for German-speaking Namibians chairperson Harald Hecht talks cadre deployment

Forum for German-speaking Namibians chairperson Harald Hecht has pointed out cadre deployment and incompetent leaders as challenges the country is facing. Hecht was.. Read More →
Trump lawyer Sidney Powell pleads guilty to Georgia election interference

Trump lawyer Sidney Powell pleads guilty to Georgia election interference

Former Trump lawyer Sidney Powell has pleaded guilty in the Georgia election interference case, after she claimed ballot fraud in the 2020 presidential.. Read More →
Tshwane saves over two-million-rand in its monthly salary bill following the employee verification process

Tshwane saves over two-million-rand in its monthly salary bill following the employee verification process

The City of Tshwane has saved over two-million-rand in monthly salaries following the successful verification process of its 20-thousand-646 employees and Expanded Public.. Read More →
MTC and Oasis 1 launch World Class Music Festival

MTC and Oasis 1 launch World Class Music Festival

Mobile Telcommunications and Oasis 1 launched their World Class Music Festival in Windhoek. The event scheduled for December will showcase talent from across.. Read More →
UK’s Sunak calls for aid progress during Israel visit

UK’s Sunak calls for aid progress during Israel visit

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says he’d like “further progress” on delivering “crucial” aid like water, food, and medicine to residents of Gaza... Read More →
UN concerned about DRC-Rwanda conflict risk

UN concerned about DRC-Rwanda conflict risk

The United Nations has expressed concern about the risk of a direct military confrontation between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda over.. Read More →
NamCor provides offshore exploration update

NamCor provides offshore exploration update

The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia’s Manager Of Marketing, Communications, and Public Relations, Paulo Coelho has provided an update on its offshore exploration.. Read More →
NamRa achieves 55% of annual revenue target

NamRa achieves 55% of annual revenue target

The Namibia Revenue Agency has achieved 55% of its annual revenue target for the 2023/2024 financial year by the end of September 2023,.. Read More →
French court orders review of pro-Palestinian protests

French court orders review of pro-Palestinian protests

A French court has ruled that pro-Palestinian protests must now be banned on a case-by-case basis. This comes after the French interior ministry.. Read More →
Durban beaches shut down due to heavy rainfall

Durban beaches shut down due to heavy rainfall

All beaches have been closed in the South African port city of Durban following heavy rains that affected the seawater near the coast... Read More →
Namibia ranks fourth among African diamond exporters

Namibia ranks fourth among African diamond exporters

The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme has revealed that Namibia is among the top five African diamond exporters, ranking fourth behind Botswana, Angola, and.. Read More →
Construction industry workers get minimum wage increase

Construction industry workers get minimum wage increase

The Construction Industries Federation and the Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union have reached an agreement on a new minimum wage for specific.. Read More →
Deputy Prime Minister engages with German-speaking community

Deputy Prime Minister engages with German-speaking community

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, addressed members of Namibia’s German-speaking community last night. At the event,.. Read More →
Budget cuts undermining SADC HIV/AIDS goals as HIV rates remain high

Budget cuts undermining SADC HIV/AIDS goals as HIV rates remain high

While there has been a significant decline, the World Health Organization reports that countries in the Southern Africa region still have notable HIV.. Read More →
Biden secures agreement to allow aid into Gaza

Biden secures agreement to allow aid into Gaza

US President Joe Biden says he has secured an agreement to allow 20 trucks of humanitarian aid to enter Gaza from Egypt by.. Read More →
NamPol dismisses false reports of multiple vehicle hijacking

NamPol dismisses false reports of multiple vehicle hijacking

The Namibian Police have confirmed that social media posts regarding the alleged hijacking of seven different vehicles at the Frankie Fredericks and Sean.. Read More →
Israel-Hamas conflict could push oil prices up

Israel-Hamas conflict could push oil prices up

Oil prices have rallied and global stocks mostly fell on fears that the Israel-Hamas conflict could spill over into a regional war after.. Read More →
A one-month-old baby girl died while travelling with her mother from Onankali village

A one-month-old baby girl died while travelling with her mother from Onankali village

A 26-year-old man died after he was allegedly stabbed to death by a 21-year-old suspect at Omuthiya. According to a crime report issued.. Read More →
South African Police seized cocaine with an estimated street value of 70-million-rand from a vessel in the Durban Harbour

South African Police seized cocaine with an estimated street value of 70-million-rand from a vessel in the Durban Harbour

South African Police seized cocaine with an estimated street value of 70-million-rand from a vessel in the Durban Harbour in KwaZulu-Natal. Police spokesperson,.. Read More →
Indian leaders express concerns over hospital bombing in Gaza

Indian leaders express concerns over hospital bombing in Gaza

India’s Prime Minister and opposition party leaders have raised concerns over the bombing of Al Ahli Baptist Hospital in the Gaza Strip. This.. Read More →
Japan and Saudi Arabia to cooperate on Gaza

Japan and Saudi Arabia to cooperate on Gaza

Japan and Saudi Arabia are agreeing to work together to address the humanitarian crisis facing Palestinians in Gaza. Leaders Fumio Kishida and Mohammed.. Read More →
South Africa’s AfriForum is pressing for transparency to reveal all government donations to Cuba over the past two decades

South Africa’s AfriForum is pressing for transparency to reveal all government donations to Cuba over the past two decades

AfriForum in South Africa is pressing for transparency, using the Promotion of Access to Information Act, to reveal all government donations to Cuba.. Read More →
A 26-year-old man was stabbed to death at Omuthiya

A 26-year-old man was stabbed to death at Omuthiya

A 26-year-old man died after he was allegedly stabbed to death by a 21-year-old suspect at Omuthiya. According to a crime report issued.. Read More →
The City of Cape Town says it is doing all it can to curb gang violence

The City of Cape Town says it is doing all it can to curb gang violence

The City of Cape Town says it is doing all it can to curb gang violence, including deploying additional operational resources like CCTV.. Read More →
32-year-old man arrested at Koës on Sunday for the alleged theft of 27 goats

32-year-old man arrested at Koës on Sunday for the alleged theft of 27 goats

The 32-year-old man arrested at Koës on Sunday for the alleged theft of 27 goats at Farm Ebenezer was granted bail of N$2.. Read More →
US stocks down amid uncertainty at home and abroad

US stocks down amid uncertainty at home and abroad

US stocks were down Wednesday after a turbulent day in Washington and in the Middle East. Meanwhile, investors continued to digest third-quarter earnings.. Read More →
The DA in South Africa says the Parliament fire report is deeply troubling and shows crucial deficiencies

The DA in South Africa says the Parliament fire report is deeply troubling and shows crucial deficiencies

The DA says the report on the fire that engulfed Parliament in January last year, demonstrates criminal negligence which led to the destruction.. Read More →
Teaching practicum stakeholder meeting takes place at UNAM southern campus

Teaching practicum stakeholder meeting takes place at UNAM southern campus

The University of Namibia Southern Campus held its first teaching practicum stakeholders’ engagement meeting. The meeting was held under the theme ‘Improving communication.. Read More →
US House of Representatives in stasis after second Speaker election defeat

US House of Representatives in stasis after second Speaker election defeat

US Congressman Jim Jordan has failed for the second time to win enough votes to become Speaker of the House of Representatives, leaving.. Read More →
An investigative report on National Assembly of South Africa fire has revealed the blaze could have been prevented

An investigative report on National Assembly of South Africa fire has revealed the blaze could have been prevented

An investigative report on the 2022 National Assembly of South Africa fire has revealed the blaze could have been prevented. Updating the media.. Read More →
UN Security Council rejects Gaza resolution

UN Security Council rejects Gaza resolution

Sally Patterson reports that the United States has vetoed a United Nations resolution on escalations in Gaza.The UN Security Council rejected a draft.. Read More →
10th edition of the International Festival of Freedom of Expression and the Press started in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

10th edition of the International Festival of Freedom of Expression and the Press started in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

The 10th edition of the International Festival of Freedom of Expression and the Press started in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The Executive Director of.. Read More →
Telecom Namibia talks legislation and copper cable theft

Telecom Namibia talks legislation and copper cable theft

Telecom Namibia has embarked on a quest to engage key Government authorities with the aim to recommend for amendment of the legislation around.. Read More →
ANC secretary general has rejected claims of fear surrounding Public Enterprises minister

ANC secretary general has rejected claims of fear surrounding Public Enterprises minister

ANC secretary general Fikile Mbalula has rejected claims of fear surrounding Public Enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan in the party. He clarified various ministers,.. Read More →
Biden departs Israel promising support for Israelis and Palestinians

Biden departs Israel promising support for Israelis and Palestinians

Sarah Coates reports from Tel Aviv on the US President Joe Biden. He has left Israel after reaffirming support for Prime Minister Benjamin.. Read More →
Water ministry hosted a two-day Water Symposium for Northern Central Regions in the Oshana Region

Water ministry hosted a two-day Water Symposium for Northern Central Regions in the Oshana Region

The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform hosted a two-day Water Symposium for Northern Central Regions in the Oshana Region. The Symposium.. Read More →
City of Windhoek, in collaboration with Unam, ministry of Education and Pamwenase College of Education, this morning gifted a new wheelchair

City of Windhoek, in collaboration with Unam, ministry of Education and Pamwenase College of Education, this morning gifted a new wheelchair

The City of Windhoek, in collaboration with Unam, ministry of Education and Pamwenase College of Education, this morning gifted a new wheelchair to.. Read More →
UK Spy Chief Warns Of ‘Epic Scale’ Of China Spying

UK Spy Chief Warns Of ‘Epic Scale’ Of China Spying

Simon Gaitán reports that the head of the UK’s domestic intelligence agency, warned of the “epic scale” of Chinese espionage in Britain. He.. Read More →
SA’s Student Financial Aid Scheme board has decided to terminate contracts with four direct payment service providers

SA’s Student Financial Aid Scheme board has decided to terminate contracts with four direct payment service providers

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme of South Africa’s board has decided to terminate contracts with four direct payment service providers, review supply.. Read More →
Erongo Police seek public assistance following robbery of elderly couple

Erongo Police seek public assistance following robbery of elderly couple

The Namibian police in the Erongo region are urging the public to provide any information related to a morning robbery targeting an elderly.. Read More →
Putin welcomes western diplomacy shift on Ukraine

Putin welcomes western diplomacy shift on Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he welcomes what he believes is a “less hawkish” Western stance on the war in Ukraine, and agreed.. Read More →
South Africa’s inflation rises to 5.4% in September

South Africa’s inflation rises to 5.4% in September

South Africa’s annual consumer price inflation ticked up to 5.4% in September from 4.8% in August, the second consecutive increase. Managing Director of.. Read More →
EU-Namibia Business Forum promotes collaboration

EU-Namibia Business Forum promotes collaboration

Chargé d’affaires of the European Union Delegation to Namibia, Gosia Lachut has announced that the EU-Namibia Business Forum will take place from 24.. Read More →
IPPR report flags NamCor crisis

IPPR report flags NamCor crisis

The Institute for Public Policy Research released its Quarterly Economic Review for the third quarter of 2023, which includes a special feature on.. Read More →
UK inflation holds at 6.7 percent

UK inflation holds at 6.7 percent

The rate of inflation in the UK remained unchanged at 6.7% in the year to September after two months of falls. Price rises.. Read More →
Nigeria Pangolin scales to combat wildlife trafficking

Nigeria Pangolin scales to combat wildlife trafficking

Nigeria has destroyed Pangolin scales worth 1.4 million dollars. The government says it’s a demonstration of its stand against trafficking and illegal trade,.. Read More →
President Geingob honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

President Geingob honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

President Hage Geingob received the African Energy Chamber 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award during the African Energy Week conference in Cape Town. The award.. Read More →
United Nations school hit in Gaza

United Nations school hit in Gaza

The United Nations says at least six people were killed on Tuesday afternoon when a UNRWA school was hit in Gaza’s middle area... Read More →
Devastating earthquakes in Afghanistan kill thousands

Devastating earthquakes in Afghanistan kill thousands

Nearly 1,500 people have been killed and another 66,000 have had their lives upended by a series of powerful earthquakes that have rocked.. Read More →
WHO condemns Gaza hospital attack

WHO condemns Gaza hospital attack

The World Health Organisation has condemned the attack on the Al Ahli Hospital in Gaza. Hundreds of people are feared dead after a.. Read More →
Health Ministry tackles antimicrobial resistance in veterinary medicines

Health Ministry tackles antimicrobial resistance in veterinary medicines

 The Ministry of Health and Social Services met with stakeholders to discuss rescheduling veterinary medicines. Executive Director of the ministry, Ben Nangombe emphasised.. Read More →
Government develops national employee wellness code

Government develops national employee wellness code

The Labour Ministry with support from the International Labour Organization, is developing a National Employee Wellness Code of Practice to enhance workplace health.. Read More →
South Africa’s Minister of Energy says the transition away from coal must be inclusive and fair

South Africa’s Minister of Energy says the transition away from coal must be inclusive and fair

Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy in South Africa Gwede Mantashe says the government is committed to a low-carbon transition but it needs.. Read More →
China’s economy grows slightly more than expected, but problems remain

China’s economy grows slightly more than expected, but problems remain

China’s economy is performing slightly better than expected, even though growth continues to slow. The latest official figures show the economy was four-point-nine.. Read More →
ActionSA demands immediate intervention as gang-related violence surges in the Western Cape

ActionSA demands immediate intervention as gang-related violence surges in the Western Cape

ActionSA demands immediate intervention as gang-related violence surges in the Western Cape, leaving residents vulnerable. According to the party, the discovery of a.. Read More →
President Hage Geingob says Namibia is currently a ‘hotbed’ for hydrocarbon prospecting

President Hage Geingob says Namibia is currently a ‘hotbed’ for hydrocarbon prospecting

President Hage Geingob yesterday stated that Namibia is currently a ‘hotbed’ for hydrocarbon prospecting with a share of 13 per cent of all.. Read More →
Oshikoto Region Governor has welcomed the consultation on the Development of the National Governance

Oshikoto Region Governor has welcomed the consultation on the Development of the National Governance

Oshikoto Region Governor Penda Ya Ndakolo has welcomed the consultation on the Development of the National Governance Report for Namibia by the African.. Read More →
The DA in South Africa raises the alarm over Eskom and Transnet failures leading to a debt crisis

The DA in South Africa raises the alarm over Eskom and Transnet failures leading to a debt crisis

The DA in South Africa calls for structural reform and creative public-private partnerships to address Eskom and Transnet’s financial challenges. The party is.. Read More →
US Republican Jim Jordan loses first House Speaker vote

US Republican Jim Jordan loses first House Speaker vote

Republican lawmaker Jim Jordan has lost the first round of voting to become Speaker of the House of Representatives. The far-right congressman is.. Read More →
Police minister of South Africa condems killing of a police officer north of Durban

Police minister of South Africa condems killing of a police officer north of Durban

Police minister Bheki Cele has condemned the killing of a police officer attached to the national intervention unit in Ntuzuma, north of Durban... Read More →
UN laments attack on one of its facilities

UN laments attack on one of its facilities

The United Nations says at least six people were killed on Tuesday afternoon when an UNRWA school was hit in Gaza’s middle area... Read More →
Fishrot accused Hatuikulipi suffers another blow in court

Fishrot accused Hatuikulipi suffers another blow in court

An application by one of the Fishrot suspects, former Investec Asset Management managing director, James Hatuikulipi, challenging a restraint order by the Prosecutor.. Read More →
Gaza death toll rises to 3,000, ahead of expected Israeli ground offensive

Gaza death toll rises to 3,000, ahead of expected Israeli ground offensive

Ross Cullen in Tel Aviv has the latest on the expected Israeli ground offensive. It indicates that the Palestinian health ministry counted the.. Read More →
Biden’s trip to show solidarity for Israel, push for humanitarian access for Palestinians

Biden’s trip to show solidarity for Israel, push for humanitarian access for Palestinians

U.S. President Biden has spoken to members of a Congressional delegation who’ve just returned from Israel. He is on his way there to.. Read More →
Labour ministry is developing a National Employee Wellness Code of Practice

Labour ministry is developing a National Employee Wellness Code of Practice

The Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation ministry with support from the International Labour Organization, is developing a National Employee Wellness Code of.. Read More →
Amazon has announced that it will launch its South Arican based online store

Amazon has announced that it will launch its South Arican based online store

Amazon has announced that it will launch its South Arican based online store, Amazon.co.za in 2024. With more than 60% of sales in.. Read More →
Africa Report warns that Namibia’s ambitious hydrocarbon projects pose risks to tourism and biodiversity

Africa Report warns that Namibia’s ambitious hydrocarbon projects pose risks to tourism and biodiversity

The Africa Report warns that Namibia’s ambitious hydrocarbon and port expansion projects would accelerate economic growth, but poses risks to tourism and biodiversity... Read More →
Trump in court in NYC civil fraud trial

Trump in court in NYC civil fraud trial

Donald Trump is in court on Tuesday for his New York civil fraud trial. The former US president is accused of overstating the.. Read More →
The DA in South Africa claims the Auditor General report exposes the Communication Department’s self-inflicted deterioration

The DA in South Africa claims the Auditor General report exposes the Communication Department’s self-inflicted deterioration

DA spokesperson Natasha Mazzone says the recent Auditor General report exposes the Communication Department’s self-imposed degeneration. The report indicated the South African Post.. Read More →
Walvis Bay Municipality conducted session on the Strategic Implementation Plan for Local Economic Development for stakeholders

Walvis Bay Municipality conducted session on the Strategic Implementation Plan for Local Economic Development for stakeholders

Walvis Bay’s Municipality conducted a Stakeholder Engagement session on the Strategic Implementation Plan for Local Economic Development. The initiative aims to address the.. Read More →
Namibia Statistics Agency refutes Sms’s being circulated regarding payment through a portal

Namibia Statistics Agency refutes Sms’s being circulated regarding payment through a portal

The Namibia Statistics Agency says they have taken note of an  Sms’s being circulated indicating that people who have been working for them.. Read More →
FlyNamibia appoints first female captain

FlyNamibia appoints first female captain

FlyNamibia has announced Captain Elsa Martin as their first female Captain in the airline. Here is Andre Compion, the Managing Director of FlyNamibia... Read More →
Poland’s Law and Justice Party fails to secure majority

Poland’s Law and Justice Party fails to secure majority

Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party won the most votes in the national election but fell short of securing majority seats in parliament,.. Read More →
Walvis Bay engages stakeholders for economic plan

Walvis Bay engages stakeholders for economic plan

The Walvis Bay Municipality conducted a Stakeholder Engagement session on the Strategic Implementation Plan for Local Economic Development. The initiative aims to address.. Read More →
Europe shaken by Brussels attack

Europe shaken by Brussels attack

French President Emmanuel Macron says Europe has been shaken after two Swedish nationals were shot dead in Brussels, Belgium, last night... Read More →
Nigeria gives UN 30-day ultimatum

Nigeria gives UN 30-day ultimatum

Nigeria has given a 30-day ultimatum to the United Nations to provide a detailed account of all the funds received in Nigeria’s name.. Read More →
Namibia Statistics Agency flags payment portal scam

Namibia Statistics Agency flags payment portal scam

The Namibia Statistics Agency says they have noted SMSs being circulated saying that people who have been working for them will get paid.. Read More →
Havana informal areas electrification project launched in Windhoek

Havana informal areas electrification project launched in Windhoek

The official inauguration of the Havana Informal Areas Electrification Project was held today. Over the next five years, the project’s goal is to.. Read More →
FAO Director urges access to green spaces in urban areas by 2050

FAO Director urges access to green spaces in urban areas by 2050

Zhimin Wu, Director of FAO’s Forestry Division has warned that with two thirds of the world population projected to live in urban areas.. Read More →
South Africa to redirect grey vehicle imports to Maputo

South Africa to redirect grey vehicle imports to Maputo

The South African automotive industry, along with government entities and Grindrod, is developing a plan to redirect imports of grey and used vehicles,.. Read More →
WHO launches guidance for mental health rights and legislation

WHO launches guidance for mental health rights and legislation

The World Health Organization and the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights jointly launched a new guidance, titled “Mental Health, Human.. Read More →
UN urges immediate aid amid Gaza humanitarian crisis

UN urges immediate aid amid Gaza humanitarian crisis

Amid a deepening humanitarian crisis in Gaza, where essential supplies and even body bags have reportedly run out, the UN’s top aid official,.. Read More →
India’s top court declines legalization of same-sex marriage

India’s top court declines legalization of same-sex marriage

India’s Supreme Court declined to legalise same-sex marriage, saying it does not have the power to do so. The court instead accepted the.. Read More →
Salva Kiir to host Sudan leaders for peace talks

Salva Kiir to host Sudan leaders for peace talks

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir says he will host representatives of Sudanese political leaders in the capital, Juba, in a bid to end.. Read More →
Namibia hosts inaugural Regional Water Symposium 

Namibia hosts inaugural Regional Water Symposium 

The Ministry of Agriculture, Water, and Land Reform is organising the inaugural Namibia Regional Water Symposium, running from today until 18 October 2023,.. Read More →
Geingob to receive award at African Energy Week

Geingob to receive award at African Energy Week

President Hage Geingob is attending the African Energy Week conference in Cape Town, where he will deliver the opening keynote address. He is.. Read More →
National Petroleum Corporation responds to reports of Cabinet Rejected its bailout proposal

National Petroleum Corporation responds to reports of Cabinet Rejected its bailout proposal

Cabinet has Rejected NAMCOR’s bailout proposal. They say there have been informal and formal engagement with shareholder ministries such as the Ministry of.. Read More →
Eastern Cape Police Commissioner has issued a stern warning to communities on crime

Eastern Cape Police Commissioner has issued a stern warning to communities on crime

Eastern Cape Police Commissioner Nomthetheleli Mene has issued a stern warning to communities that one cannot resolve crime by committing a crime. This.. Read More →
Putin visits China as Hamas-Israel conflict may upstage China’s Belt and Road party

Putin visits China as Hamas-Israel conflict may upstage China’s Belt and Road party

President Putin is in China, Russia’s main ally, along with senior politicians of 130 countries who are there to celebrate the tenth anniversary.. Read More →
MTC to fork out over 12 million for investments

MTC to fork out over 12 million for investments

Mobile Telecommunications Limited announced that it will fork out N$12.5 million for the financial year 2023/2024 towards corporate social investment projects around the.. Read More →
48.9-percent of the South African population will not have enough food to eat by 2025

48.9-percent of the South African population will not have enough food to eat by 2025

A total of 48.9-percent of the South African population will not have enough food to eat by 2025. This is according to the.. Read More →
Malaysia Pulls Out of Frankfurt Book Fair Over Israeli Support

Malaysia Pulls Out of Frankfurt Book Fair Over Israeli Support

Malaysia’s Ministry of Education has pulled out of a book fair that was due to take place in Frankfurt later this month. It.. Read More →
Agriculture Ministry plans to install 20 boreholes in Oshikoto

Agriculture Ministry plans to install 20 boreholes in Oshikoto

The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform’s head of rural water supply and sanitation in Oshikoto, said they plan to install 20.. Read More →
US chain Rite Aid files for bankruptcy

US chain Rite Aid files for bankruptcy

US retailer Rite Aid has filed for bankruptcy following falling sales and opioid-related lawsuits. The pharmacy chain says it has obtained $3.45 billion.. Read More →
SA’s Axed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has joined the EFF

SA’s Axed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has joined the EFF

SA’s Axed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has joined the EFF, saying she enters politics not for positions or that she is disgruntled. This.. Read More →
Court acquits Amukwelele on rape, kidnapping charges

Court acquits Amukwelele on rape, kidnapping charges

Katutura Magistrate’s Court acquitted City Police officer, Fabian Amukwelele on rape and kidnapping charges. Amukwelele, who at the time of his arrest in.. Read More →
Israel troop build-up intensifies amid growing humanitarian crisis

Israel troop build-up intensifies amid growing humanitarian crisis

Israel continues to prepare for the next stage of its conflict against Hamas, with troop build-up intensifying ahead of an expected ground invasion.. Read More →
President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa says the country has turned a corner concerning load-shedding

President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa says the country has turned a corner concerning load-shedding

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa says the country has turned a definite corner as far as load-shedding is concerned, and levels and frequency of.. Read More →
A woman and her three friends were robbed in Windhoek

A woman and her three friends were robbed in Windhoek

A woman and her three friends were, on Friday, robbed after three suspects smashed their car window and gained entrance to the victim’s.. Read More →
Australia fines X for ‘falling short’ responding to child sex abuse questions

Australia fines X for ‘falling short’ responding to child sex abuse questions

Australia has fined social media platform X for failing to adequately respond to questions about how it handles content that sexually exploits children... Read More →
Germany’s Scholz to visit Israel and Egypt this week

Germany’s Scholz to visit Israel and Egypt this week

Reuters reports that the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will visit Israel and then Egypt as Western nations try to prevent the Middle East.. Read More →
City of Tshwane is joining the global commemoration in addressing food security challenges

City of Tshwane is joining the global commemoration in addressing food security challenges

In honour of World Food Day, SA’s City of Tshwane is joining the global commemoration in addressing food security challenges exacerbated by Covid-19.. Read More →
UK PM Says At Least 6 British Citizens were killed in Hamas’ attack on Israel

UK PM Says At Least 6 British Citizens were killed in Hamas’ attack on Israel

Simon Gaitán reports on the UK Prime Minister who says that at least six British Citizens have been killed in Hamas’ attack on.. Read More →
Liberia presidential election likely heading to run-off

Liberia presidential election likely heading to run-off

Liberia’s presidential election looked likely to go into a run-off after nearly complete provisional results on Monday showed President George Weah and opposition.. Read More →
Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa has highlighted the importance of collaboration to unlock the full potential of green hydrogen

Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa has highlighted the importance of collaboration to unlock the full potential of green hydrogen

The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa has highlighted the importance of collaboration to unlock the full potential of green hydrogen. Speaking at.. Read More →
Namibia experiences decrease in new vehicle demand for month number 3

Namibia experiences decrease in new vehicle demand for month number 3

Demand for new vehicles in Namibia has decreased for the 3rd consecutive month, down by 3.7% month-on-month in September 2023, compared to -13.2%.. Read More →
Sven Thieme selected as Top International Executive Chairman of the Year

Sven Thieme selected as Top International Executive Chairman of the Year

Sven Thieme, Executive Chairman of the Ohlthaver & List Group, has been selected as Top International Executive Chairman of the Year for 2023.. Read More →
UN in desperate negotiations to get aid into Gaza

UN in desperate negotiations to get aid into Gaza

The United Nations says every effort is being made to get aid supplies into Gaza. And as Jody Jacobs reports from New York,.. Read More →
Assets are preserved in the SA’s National Lotteries Commission corruption case

Assets are preserved in the SA’s National Lotteries Commission corruption case

The National Prosecuting Authority’s Asset Forfeiture Unit and Special Investigating Unit have secured a preservation order to safeguard assets connected to corruption at.. Read More →
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty celebrated

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty celebrated

Today is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, celebrated this year under the theme “Decent Work and Social Protection: Putting Dignity.. Read More →
MTC invests N$12.5 million in social initiatives

MTC invests N$12.5 million in social initiatives

MTC has announced their corporate social investment projects to 12 different entities in Namibia in the amount of N$12.5 Million. The telco said they measure the.. Read More →
UN peacekeepers investigated for misconduct in DRC

UN peacekeepers investigated for misconduct in DRC

An investigation into the misconduct of UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo has commenced. The group of soldiers who are accused.. Read More →
Namibia celebrates World Food Day 2023

Namibia celebrates World Food Day 2023

World Food Day is observed each year on 16 October. The day promotes worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger... Read More →
Office of the Prime Minister launches Food Voucher System in Okatana

Office of the Prime Minister launches Food Voucher System in Okatana

The Office of the Prime Minister has launched a Commodity and Beneficiary Management Information System and introduced a food voucher system in the.. Read More →
Disney celebrates a century of magical entertainment

Disney celebrates a century of magical entertainment

The Walt Disney Company is 100 years old today – marking the start by brothers Walt and Roy Disney on October 16th, 1923... Read More →
 Tsumeb announces Copper Festival

 Tsumeb announces Copper Festival

The annual Tsumeb Copper Festival will take place from 1 to 4 November this year, under the theme ‘Empowering entrepreneurship for a sustainable.. Read More →
Cancer Association highlights barriers to early breast cancer detection

Cancer Association highlights barriers to early breast cancer detection

The Cancer Association of Namibia says women in many settings face barriers to early breast cancer detection, including social, economic, geographic and other.. Read More →
Putin tresses Palestinian State recognition

Putin tresses Palestinian State recognition

Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted Israel has right to self-defence, but stressed Palestine needs recognition as a state. While he acknowledged the latest.. Read More →
SA police hunt for ‘fake doctor’ who escaped custody

SA police hunt for ‘fake doctor’ who escaped custody

Police in South Africa have launched a manhunt for an escaped suspect accused of pretending to be a doctor. The BBC reports that.. Read More →
FAO reveals solutions for sustainable food production on World Food Day

FAO reveals solutions for sustainable food production on World Food Day

As we celebrate World Food Day today, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization has shared information about the latest technical innovations that countries.. Read More →
Uganda and DRC announce visa-free travel

Uganda and DRC announce visa-free travel

Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo have agreed to mutually abolish visa requirements to allow visa-free travel between each country. The agreement,.. Read More →
Namibia and South Africa launch Business Council

Namibia and South Africa launch Business Council

Namibia and South Africa have agreed to set up the Namibia-South Africa Business Council to serve as a Public-Private Sector platform to coordinate.. Read More →
Otjimbingwe community meets to tackle unemployment

Otjimbingwe community meets to tackle unemployment

The community in Otjimbingwe and nearby farms held a meeting to address socioeconomic development challenges. About 80% of young residents are unemployed and.. Read More →
Vladimir Putin visiting China as friendship with Xi Jinping deepens

Vladimir Putin visiting China as friendship with Xi Jinping deepens

President Xi Jinping of China is getting ready to receive President Vladimir Putin, for the Russian leader’s first trip outside the former Soviet.. Read More →
Water and Sanitation minister of South Africa says government has to ensure that the decline of municipalities is not the decline of water provision

Water and Sanitation minister of South Africa says government has to ensure that the decline of municipalities is not the decline of water provision

Water and Sanitation minister of South Africa, Senzo Mchunu says government has to ensure that the decline of municipalities is not the decline.. Read More →
Another child died by suicide this weekend

Another child died by suicide this weekend

Another child died by suicide this weekend, allegedly after he was accused of deleting the WhatsApp application from his father’s cellphone. The 12-year-old.. Read More →
Japan PM faces lowest public support yet

Japan PM faces lowest public support yet

Japan’s Prime Minister is facing pressure as his cabinet’s approval rating drops to its lowest level during his term. About 32 percent of.. Read More →
KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance says all disaster management centres have been activated

KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance says all disaster management centres have been activated

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs says all disaster management centres have been activated, to monitor the weather pattern and.. Read More →
Man found in possession of drugs valued at close to 100 thousand dollars

Man found in possession of drugs valued at close to 100 thousand dollars

A 37-year-old Namibian man was on Friday arrested after he was found in possession of drugs valued at N$ 99 250 in Swakopmund.. Read More →
Kunene Local Authority’s Forum finalizes two day leadership training

Kunene Local Authority’s Forum finalizes two day leadership training

The Kunene Local Authority’s Forum hosted a two day leadership training at the Khorixas Town hall. Opuwo, Outjo, Kamanjab and Khorixas Councillors and.. Read More →
The ANC’s National Executive Committee is concerned by the deteriorating state of municipalities

The ANC’s National Executive Committee is concerned by the deteriorating state of municipalities

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs minister of South Africa,Thembi Nkadimeng, says governance has regressed massively in municipalities, especially in metros. She spoke on.. Read More →
28-year-old Namibian male arrested after he was found in possession of a rhino horn

28-year-old Namibian male arrested after he was found in possession of a rhino horn

A 28-year-old Namibian male was arrested on Friday  after he was found in possession of a rhino horn valued at N$300 000 at.. Read More →
Major concern for humanitarian needs as Israel continues attacks on Gaza………

Major concern for humanitarian needs as Israel continues attacks on Gaza………

The UN’s Secretary-General warned on Sunday that we are on verge of the abyss in the Middle East, as he made humanitarian appeals... Read More →
Western Cape police have launched an investigation into the fatal shooting of three men

Western Cape police have launched an investigation into the fatal shooting of three men

Western Cape police have launched an investigation into the fatal shooting of three men in Nyanga, Cape Town, yesterday afternoon. The three were.. Read More →
Geingob calls for end of killing between Israel and Palestine

Geingob calls for end of killing between Israel and Palestine

President Hage Geingob has called on Israel and Palestine, including Hamas to desist from any horrific acts of violence that target civilians, leading.. Read More →

Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted Israel has right to self-defence, but stressed Palestine needs recognition as a state. Daria Bondarchuk reports from Moscow.. Read More →
Egyptian opposition candidate ends campaign for presidential poll

Egyptian opposition candidate ends campaign for presidential poll

Reuters reports that the most prominent potential challenger to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in elections scheduled for December announced on Friday he.. Read More →
International Relations and Cooperation minister of South Africa, has called for a boycott of goods originating from Israel

International Relations and Cooperation minister of South Africa, has called for a boycott of goods originating from Israel

International Relations and Cooperation minister of South Africa, Naledi Pandor, has called for a boycott of goods originating from Israel, citing the ongoing.. Read More →
US House Republicans nominate hardliner Jim Jordan for House Speaker

US House Republicans nominate hardliner Jim Jordan for House Speaker

US House Republicans have nominated hardliner Jim Jordan for Speaker of the House of Representatives. Nick Harper reports from Washington that he’s aiming.. Read More →
Thousands stage largest anti-Israeli march in Morocco since normalisation

Thousands stage largest anti-Israeli march in Morocco since normalisation

Reuters reports that thousands marched in Rabat Morocco on Sunday in support of Palestinians under siege in Gaza, in the biggest anti-Israeli protest.. Read More →
City of Cape Town says Airports Company South Africa has already done a great deal of planning on developments

City of Cape Town says Airports Company South Africa has already done a great deal of planning on developments

The City of Cape Town says Airports Company South Africa has already done a great deal of planning on developments at the city’s.. Read More →
President Geingob surprises Windhoek’s Single Quarters…

President Geingob surprises Windhoek’s Single Quarters…

President Hage Geingob recently visited a popular spot in Windhoek’s Single Quarters. The Bix Car Wash visit during lunch hours on Sunday surprized.. Read More →
Namibia-South Africa business forum in the capital talks green hydrogen and economic collaboration

Namibia-South Africa business forum in the capital talks green hydrogen and economic collaboration

James Mnyupe, Namibia’s green hydrogen commissioner, during the Namibia-South Africa business forum in the capital said green hydrogen will set the stage for.. Read More →

Thousands of colourful fans crammed into the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek on Saturday to support the epic Namibia Premier Football League clash.. Read More →
#Microsoft completes $69bn Activision Blizzard, beating antitrust concerns  …..

#Microsoft completes $69bn Activision Blizzard, beating antitrust concerns …..

Microsoft has completed its largest ever deal with the acquisition of video game publisher Activision Blizzard for $69 billion dollars. Our US correspondent.. Read More →
SA’s Freedom Front Plus has condemned president Cyril Ramaphosa’s stance on Palestine

SA’s Freedom Front Plus has condemned president Cyril Ramaphosa’s stance on Palestine

The Freedom Front Plus in South Africa has condemned president Cyril Ramaphosa’s stance on Palestine after he said Israel’s actions, following last weekend’s.. Read More →
Otjombinde Farmers Association chairperson says shows are not merely money-making platforms for farmers

Otjombinde Farmers Association chairperson says shows are not merely money-making platforms for farmers

Otjombinde’s Farmers Association chairperson says shows are not merely money-making platforms for farmers but also a platform to learn and grow. Jerry Kazapua.. Read More →
One police officer convicted in Elijah McClain death

One police officer convicted in Elijah McClain death

A Colorado police officer has been found guilty of criminally negligent homicide in the death of Black man Elijah McClain in 2019. Ira.. Read More →
UN warns humanitarian situation in Gaza now “dire”………

UN warns humanitarian situation in Gaza now “dire”………

The World Food Programme is warning that the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip is “dire” after Israel said it will not life.. Read More →
The Government of South Africa establishes economic infrastructure task teams to fight economic sabotage

The Government of South Africa establishes economic infrastructure task teams to fight economic sabotage

President Cyril Ramaphosa says as part of the strengthened effort to combat economic sabotage, the South African Police Service has established 20 Economic.. Read More →
SA confirms the Hammanskraal cholera outbreak has seen zero new cases in 90 days

SA confirms the Hammanskraal cholera outbreak has seen zero new cases in 90 days

Minister of Health Joe Phaahla has confirmed there have been no cholera cases in more than three months following the outbreak in Hammanskraal,.. Read More →
Otjiwarongo issues eviction notices to illegal farmers

Otjiwarongo issues eviction notices to illegal farmers

Otjiwarongo’s Municipality confirmed the issuance of eviction notices to livestock and crop farmers allegedly conducting illegal farming activities around the town. The town’s.. Read More →

Israel’s defence chief has admitted there were security failures in the military response to Saturday’s attack by Hamas. His comments came as the.. Read More →
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken visits Israel

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken visits Israel

Benji Hyer reports on the US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken who has reasserted the United States’s support for Israel during his visit.. Read More →
ANC secretary-general issues warning to provincial leaders against removing mayors without his approval

ANC secretary-general issues warning to provincial leaders against removing mayors without his approval

ANC secretary-general Fikile Mbalula has issued a warning to provincial leaders against removing mayors without his approval. News24 reports, Mbalula penned a letter.. Read More →
US to re-freeze $6bn of Iranian assets

US to re-freeze $6bn of Iranian assets

The Biden administration is re-freezing $6bn of Iranian assets amid Tehran’s continued support of Hamas, in the wake of the group’s attack on.. Read More →
SABC announced the implementation of contingency measures after a fire in its radio building

SABC announced the implementation of contingency measures after a fire in its radio building

The SABC headquarters in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, has announced the implementation of contingency measures, saying all employees are safe after a fire in.. Read More →
Activists acquitted as prosecution fails

Activists acquitted as prosecution fails

Activists Michael Amushelelo and Dimbulukeni Nauyoma have been acquitted on all charges on which they were prosecuted in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court in.. Read More →
Industrialisation and Trade ministry to host a Namibia-South Africa Business Forum in Windhoek…. #Activists acquitted as prosecution fails

Industrialisation and Trade ministry to host a Namibia-South Africa Business Forum in Windhoek…. #Activists acquitted as prosecution fails

The Ministry of Industrialisation and Trade will today host a Namibia-South Africa Business Forum in Windhoek on the margins of the 3rd Session.. Read More →
Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board forms strategic partnership with the Estonian Centre for International Development

Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board forms strategic partnership with the Estonian Centre for International Development

The Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board has formed a strategic partnership with the Estonian Centre for International Development. Here is the Executive.. Read More →
IOC suspends Russian Olympic Committee ‘with immediate effect’

IOC suspends Russian Olympic Committee ‘with immediate effect’

The International Olympic Committee has banned the Russian Olympic Committee “with immediate effect” for breaching the Olympic Charter. Our correspondent Daria Bondarchuk reports.. Read More →
SA’s Special Investigating Unit welcomes the High Court’s judgments regarding a security tender at the SABC

SA’s Special Investigating Unit welcomes the High Court’s judgments regarding a security tender at the SABC

SA’s Special Investigating Unit welcomes the High Court’s two judgments in Johannesburg regarding a security tender at the SABC. The first judgment annulled.. Read More →
Namibia and South Africa call for peace internationally

Namibia and South Africa call for peace internationally

Namibia and South Africa have called for the international community to settle ongoing conflicts across the world, including the independence of Western Sahara.. Read More →
Trade ministry launches nationwide awareness campaign on Metrology Act

Trade ministry launches nationwide awareness campaign on Metrology Act

The Industrialisation and Trade ministry has launched a nationwide awareness campaign on the Metrology Act, alongside providing training to Regional Liquor Licensing Committee.. Read More →
Russia targets grain storage facilities

Russia targets grain storage facilities

Russia unleashed drones overnight targeting Ukraine’s Odesa region damaging port infrastructure and grain storage facilities, according to the Ukrainian military. Megumi Lim reports... Read More →
Government launches Metrology Act awareness campaign

Government launches Metrology Act awareness campaign

The Ministry of Industrialisation and Trade has launched a nationwide awareness campaign on the Metrology Act, alongside providing training to Regional Liquor Licensing.. Read More →
UK records rise in antisemitic cases

UK records rise in antisemitic cases

A Jewish security group in the UK says it’s seen a 300% rise in antisemitic incidents after Hamas attacked Israel. Stuart Smith has.. Read More →
UN Peacekeepers suspended over sex abuse claims in DRC

UN Peacekeepers suspended over sex abuse claims in DRC

The UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo says it has suspended some of its peacekeepers in response to reports of.. Read More →
South African and Namibian Presidents to strengthen ties

South African and Namibian Presidents to strengthen ties

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will co-chair the third bi-national commission with Namibian counterpart Hage Geingob in Windhoek tomorrow in a bid to.. Read More →
Africa loses billion to illicit financial flows

Africa loses billion to illicit financial flows

Erongo Governor Neville Andre Itope, speaking at an annual workshop of anti-corruption agency heads in the SADC region, highlighted the annual loss of.. Read More →
Namcor sets record strait on Mulunga’s suspension

Namcor sets record strait on Mulunga’s suspension

Suspended Managing Director of the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia, Immanuel Mulunga, according to media reports, is expected to return to work, as.. Read More →
Agencies support push to eradicate polio

Agencies support push to eradicate polio

The World Health Organization and UNICEF are dedicated to using polio funding to eradicate the disease, improve the delivery of childhood vaccines, and.. Read More →
Zimbabwe opposition denies expelling its leader

Zimbabwe opposition denies expelling its leader

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party, the Citizen’s Coalition for Change, has rebuffed reports that its president, Nelson Chamisa, has been expelled from the party... Read More →
Israel continues Gaza airstrikes

Israel continues Gaza airstrikes

Israel says fresh air strikes have been targeting Hamas’s network of tunnels in Gaza after terrorist attacks at the weekend. US Secretary of.. Read More →
Ugandan lawmakers reject contraceptive proposal

Ugandan lawmakers reject contraceptive proposal

Ugandan lawmakers have opposed a proposal by the government to have 15-year-old girls on contraceptives, calling the idea ‘ungodly.’ A new report shows.. Read More →
South Africa’s Ramaphosa offers help in Israel-Gaza conflict

South Africa’s Ramaphosa offers help in Israel-Gaza conflict

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa is calling for the immediate and unconditional opening of humanitarian corridors as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues to escalate... Read More →
City urges informal traders to comply with regulations

City urges informal traders to comply with regulations

At the 7th Windhoek Mayoral Business Forum, Deputy Head for Administration Adam Eiseb said unregulated activities by informal traders are causing a range of.. Read More →
Government commits to agricultural investment in Zambezi region

Government commits to agricultural investment in Zambezi region

The government is dedicated to boosting agricultural investment in the Zambezi Region, taking advantage of its fertile land and support from traditional authorities... Read More →
India launches repatriation operations for citizens in Israel

India launches repatriation operations for citizens in Israel

India on Thursday is starting its repatriation operations to bring back citizens in Israel who want to return home amid the conflict. There.. Read More →
National Energy Regulator of South Africa says the Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill will hopefully resolve the challenge of electricity distribution

National Energy Regulator of South Africa says the Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill will hopefully resolve the challenge of electricity distribution

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa says the Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill will hopefully resolve the challenge of electricity distribution. The bill.. Read More →
Nandi-Ndaitwah calls on SADC to jointly fight malaria

Nandi-Ndaitwah calls on SADC to jointly fight malaria

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah says it has become costly to combat malaria, hence the need.. Read More →
India-China hold 20th round of talks to resolve border crisis

India-China hold 20th round of talks to resolve border crisis

At the 20th round of military-level talks, India and China have agreed to hold further negotiations to resolve the border conflict. The latest.. Read More →
South African National Health Council will today convene a meeting to address the state of the public healthcare system

South African National Health Council will today convene a meeting to address the state of the public healthcare system

The South African National Health Council will today convene a meeting to address the state of the public healthcare system. Health minister Joe.. Read More →
Ondangwa Annual Cleaning & Awareness campaign kicks off this Friday

Ondangwa Annual Cleaning & Awareness campaign kicks off this Friday

In order to sensitize communities on benefits of taking care of the environment in which they live, the Ondangwa Town council hosting yet.. Read More →
More presumed human remains found from Titan

More presumed human remains found from Titan

More presumed human remains have been recovered from the Titan submersible which imploded on a descent to the Titanic shipwreck, killing all five.. Read More →
Institute of Race Relations says South Africa does need a new expropriation law

Institute of Race Relations says South Africa does need a new expropriation law

The Institute of Race Relations says South Africa does need a new expropriation law, but the present Expropriation Bill is unconstitutional, undermines property.. Read More →
Hostel nearing completion at Liselo Combined School

Hostel nearing completion at Liselo Combined School

The construction of the Liselo Combined School hostel in the Katima Mulilo rural constituency of the Zambezi Region is nearing completion. It began.. Read More →
Sam Bankman-Fried’s former colleague and ex-girlfriend testifies

Sam Bankman-Fried’s former colleague and ex-girlfriend testifies

The former colleague and ex-girlfriend of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has testified against him in a New York court. Caroline Ellison is considered.. Read More →
City of Tshwane says its employees will no longer receive their 13th cheque next month

City of Tshwane says its employees will no longer receive their 13th cheque next month

The City of Tshwane says its employees will no longer receive their 13th cheque next month as usual but rather over three months... Read More →
American national wants two-year sentence in Heckmair case

American national wants two-year sentence in Heckmair case

American citizen Kevan Townsend, convicted of murdering André Heckmair, asked the court to sentence him to seven years imprisonment, of which five years.. Read More →
UN calls for humanitarian corridor in Gaza as US tries to negotiate “safe passage” for civilians

UN calls for humanitarian corridor in Gaza as US tries to negotiate “safe passage” for civilians

From Washington, Simon Marks reports that the United Nations is calling for the creation of a humanitarian corridor that will provide protection for.. Read More →
South Africa’s Automobile Association slammed the government’s approach to Transport Month

South Africa’s Automobile Association slammed the government’s approach to Transport Month

South Africa’s Automobile Association the government’s approach to Transport Month, labelling it as ineffective. The AA claims while the month is launched with.. Read More →
Parliament descends into chaos, Nujoma apologises

Parliament descends into chaos, Nujoma apologises

The National Assembly descended into chaos on Tuesday after the Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation, Utoni Nujoma, made a statement.. Read More →
11 UN staff killed in Gaza

11 UN staff killed in Gaza

Jody Jacobs reports from New York that at least 11 UN staff members have been killed in Gaza as fighting there continues to.. Read More →
SA’s Public Enterprises minister appoints inaugural board of directors for the Transnet National Port Authority

SA’s Public Enterprises minister appoints inaugural board of directors for the Transnet National Port Authority

SA’s Public Enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan has appointed the inaugural board of directors for the Transnet National Port Authority. This move is a.. Read More →
NamCor announces unleaded petrol shortage

NamCor announces unleaded petrol shortage

The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia’s Manager Of Marketing, Communications, and Public Relations, Paulo Coelho has confirmed that while they are experiencing a.. Read More →
President Hage Geingob visits to the Erongo Region’s Green Hydrogen sites

President Hage Geingob visits to the Erongo Region’s Green Hydrogen sites

President Hage Geingob alongside senior government officials, undertook a visit to the Erongo Region. In this familiarisation tour,he assessed progress on multiple green.. Read More →
More than 300 cases of GBV recorded in Oshikoto since January 2023

More than 300 cases of GBV recorded in Oshikoto since January 2023

The Oshikoto Region has recorded 305 Gender-Based Violence cases between January and September this year, with 201 suspects arrested in connection with the.. Read More →
Gauteng Education Department has officially confirmed there is no record of a National Senior Certificate for fake TikTok doctor

Gauteng Education Department has officially confirmed there is no record of a National Senior Certificate for fake TikTok doctor

The Gauteng Education Department has officially confirmed there is no record of a National Senior Certificate for fake TikTok doctor Matthew Lani. This.. Read More →
U.S Republican lawmakers narrowly nominate Steve Scalise for Speaker

U.S Republican lawmakers narrowly nominate Steve Scalise for Speaker

Kate Fisher reports from Washington on the Republican lawmakers in the US have nominated Steve Scalise as their choice to become Speaker of.. Read More →
South African Poultry Association says it plans to divert eggs meant for export

South African Poultry Association says it plans to divert eggs meant for export

The South African Poultry Association says it plans to divert eggs meant for export into various retail store shelves because of the shortage.. Read More →
Cancer Association of Namibia launches Wings Of Change Campaign

Cancer Association of Namibia launches Wings Of Change Campaign

In support of Pink October, the Cancer Association of Namibia launched its Wings Of Change Campaign. In Namibia, breast cancer holds the unfortunate.. Read More →
South Africa to host Global Alcohol Policy Conference

South Africa to host Global Alcohol Policy Conference

South Africa is preparing to host the seventh Global Alcohol Policy Conference at the Cape Town International Convention Centre next week. This is.. Read More →
Pope calls on Hamas to release hostages

Pope calls on Hamas to release hostages

Pope Francis has urged Hamas to release all of the hostages its militants took during deadly attacks in Israel in recent days. The.. Read More →
Namibia launches iSecureBot

Namibia launches iSecureBot

The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and Salt Essential IT have officially launched the first-ever iSecureBot, a WhatsApp Info Bot that provides.. Read More →
Statistician General gives Census update

Statistician General gives Census update

During a media briefing today on the progress of the 2023 Population and Housing Census, the Namibia Statistics Agency Statistician General, Alex Shimuafeni revealed.. Read More →
Google to eliminate the use of passwords

Google to eliminate the use of passwords

Google is looking to make passwords obsolete by prompting users to create passkeys to unlock accounts and devices with a fingerprint, face scan,.. Read More →
United Nations: Poverty driving child soldiers and early marriages

United Nations: Poverty driving child soldiers and early marriages

Virginia Gamba, the UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict warns that poverty and lack of education are pushing boys into joining.. Read More →
US-funded NGOs slow South Africa’s economic development

US-funded NGOs slow South Africa’s economic development

South African Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe says non-governmental organisations funded by US philanthropic groups are stifling economic development, particularly in opposing oil exploration... Read More →
India to conduct another space mission test

India to conduct another space mission test

India plans to conduct a critical test this month as part of its plans to launch a manned space mission by the end.. Read More →
EU warns Musk about ‘X’ disseminating ‘disinformation’ after Hamas attack

EU warns Musk about ‘X’ disseminating ‘disinformation’ after Hamas attack

The EU has warned Elon Musk that X is being used to spread “disinformation” after Hamas’ attack on Israel. The bloc’s industry chief.. Read More →
Namibia celebrates International Day of the Girl Child

Namibia celebrates International Day of the Girl Child

Today is the International Day of the Girl Child. A day that supports opportunities for girls and increases awareness of gender inequality faced.. Read More →
Families sue TotalEnergies over Mozambique deaths

Families sue TotalEnergies over Mozambique deaths

Three survivors and four relatives of victims from a terrorist attack in Mozambique have filed a lawsuit against the French multinational oil company.. Read More →
SA’s Ramaphosa to join Namibia for bilateral commission session

SA’s Ramaphosa to join Namibia for bilateral commission session

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will visit Namibia for the 3rd Session of the Namibia-South Africa Bi-National Commission, co-chaired by President Hage Geingob... Read More →
President Geingob’s visit to Erongo advances green industrialisation agenda

President Geingob’s visit to Erongo advances green industrialisation agenda

President Hage Geingob, accompanied by senior government officials, is undertaking a visit to the Erongo Region. During this visit, the President will engage.. Read More →
Modi-Netanyahu speak on the phone, India says it ‘stands by Israel’………

Modi-Netanyahu speak on the phone, India says it ‘stands by Israel’………

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed support for Israel, after speaking to Benjamin Netanyahu on the phone. Neha Poonia reports that India.. Read More →
AgriSA’s annual congress is set to address pressing challenges in the agricultural sector

AgriSA’s annual congress is set to address pressing challenges in the agricultural sector

AgriSA’s annual congress is set to address pressing challenges in the agricultural sector. The event scheduled for tomorrow and Friday at Emperors Palace.. Read More →
Top US diplomat set for Israel trip

Top US diplomat set for Israel trip

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is traveling to Israel to offer Washington’s support following the Hamas attack that killed more than 1,000.. Read More →
Katima Mulilo Urban Constituency Councillor wants improved service delivery in his constituency

Katima Mulilo Urban Constituency Councillor wants improved service delivery in his constituency

Katima Mulilo Urban Constituency Councillor Kennedy Simasiku says although there has been progress in his constituency, there is still a need to improve.. Read More →
Western Cape premier have expressed concern at the latest statistics from the Court Watching Brief Unit

Western Cape premier have expressed concern at the latest statistics from the Court Watching Brief Unit

Western Cape premier Alan Winde and MEC of Police Oversight and Community Safety Reagen Allen have expressed concern at the latest statistics from.. Read More →
ActionSA says it is gravely concerned about the financial status of the City of Johannesburg

ActionSA says it is gravely concerned about the financial status of the City of Johannesburg

ActionSA in Johannesburg says it is gravely concerned about the financial status of the City of Johannesburg. It says with a budget of.. Read More →
SA’s Energy minister calls for an investigation into the multiple resignations of executives from several state-owned enterprises

SA’s Energy minister calls for an investigation into the multiple resignations of executives from several state-owned enterprises

Mineral Resources and Energy minister Gwede Mantashe is calling for an investigation into the multiple resignations of executives from several state-owned enterprises. Transnet’s.. Read More →
Lack of sufficient information causes delays in GIPF payouts

Lack of sufficient information causes delays in GIPF payouts

Government Institutions Pension Fund Manager for Marketing Services says the delay in timely payments of benefits to members and beneficiaries can be attributed.. Read More →
Khomas Regional Council holds first annual regional career fair

Khomas Regional Council holds first annual regional career fair

Khomas region’s governor has urged learners to choose the career paths they want to pursue and cultivate the necessary skills to excel in.. Read More →
President Joe Biden says US “stands with Israel”………

President Joe Biden says US “stands with Israel”………

President Joe Biden insists the United States has Israel’s back, promising the country will get what it needs to “defend itself” amid an.. Read More →
UN Humanitarian chief says reports from the Middle East are “bone-chilling”

UN Humanitarian chief says reports from the Middle East are “bone-chilling”

In Jody Jacobs’ report from New York…The United Nations humanitarian chief, Martin Griffiths says the Israel-Palestine war has the entire region ‘at a.. Read More →
Health Professionals Council of South Africa is taking steps to address the growing problem of bogus doctors

Health Professionals Council of South Africa is taking steps to address the growing problem of bogus doctors

The Health Professionals Council of South Africa is taking steps to address the growing problem of bogus doctors infiltrating the healthcare system. This.. Read More →
Namibia has been awarded the 2023 winner for Best Stock Exchange Management

Namibia has been awarded the 2023 winner for Best Stock Exchange Management

The Namibian Stock Exchange has been awarded as the 2023 winner for Best Stock Exchange Management (Africa). The NSX was recognised for, amongst.. Read More →

William Denselow reports from UN headquarters in New York on Russia that has lost a vote to be reelected to the United Nations.. Read More →
Tehran says it was not involved in the Hamas group’s weekend attack on Israel

Tehran says it was not involved in the Hamas group’s weekend attack on Israel

In its report, Reuters says Tehran was not involved in the Hamas group’s weekend attack on Israel.  Iran’s top authority Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.. Read More →
South African Energy analyst contends that Eskom is in crisis

South African Energy analyst contends that Eskom is in crisis

South African Energy analyst Mthunzi Luthuli contends that Eskom is in crisis and urgently requires a sense of stability following the resignation of.. Read More →
Rent Control Bill is still undergoing a refinement process

Rent Control Bill is still undergoing a refinement process

The Urban and Rural Development Ministry says the Rent Control Bill is still undergoing a refinement process. We asked Cirrus Capital economist Robert.. Read More →
Bank of Namibia will now handle the licensing and regulation of payment service providers

Bank of Namibia will now handle the licensing and regulation of payment service providers

The Bank of Namibia will now handle the licensing and regulation of payment service providers instead of sharing the responsibility with the Payments.. Read More →
Families of missing Americans in Israel urge Biden to free their loved-ones

Families of missing Americans in Israel urge Biden to free their loved-ones

Families of Americans missing in Israel are piling pressure on the Biden Administration to take action to rescue their loved-ones. Our Washington Correspondent.. Read More →
South African population grew to 62 million last year

South African population grew to 62 million last year

South Africa’s population rose to 62 million people last year from 51.8 million in 2011, according to census data from the statistics agency.. Read More →
City Of Windhoek says pensioner debts will not be handed over to Redforce

City Of Windhoek says pensioner debts will not be handed over to Redforce

The fact that the City Of Windhoek says that pensioner account or debts will not be handed over to Redforce is not true... Read More →
Zambezi Regional Council officials granted bail

Zambezi Regional Council officials granted bail

Two of the six Zambezi Regional Council management members accused of embezzling development funds meant for the Kongola settlement between 2016 and 2020.. Read More →
ICT Summit raises concerns over high data prices

ICT Summit raises concerns over high data prices

During the opening of the seventh national ICT summit, the Information Ministry’s Executive Director, Audrin Mathe, expressed concern over the high data prices.. Read More →
Beijing calls on Washington to ensure safety of Chinese diplomats

Beijing calls on Washington to ensure safety of Chinese diplomats

Beijing reminded Washington of its legal duty to keep Chinese diplomats safe after a man crashed his car into the Chinese consulate in.. Read More →
SA’s Tyla makes historic US Billboard Hot 100 debut

SA’s Tyla makes historic US Billboard Hot 100 debut

The viral Amapiano hit Water by 21-year-old South African singer Tyla has made this week’s Billboard Hot 100, after trending for several weeks.. Read More →
DRC President sets ultimatum for regional force

DRC President sets ultimatum for regional force

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi has given an ultimatum to the East African Community Regional Force to rid the country.. Read More →
Namibia’s annual inflation slips to 5.4%

Namibia’s annual inflation slips to 5.4%

Namibia’s annual inflation rate for September 2023 decreased to 5.4% from the 7.1% rate seen in September 2022. Additionally, the monthly inflation rate.. Read More →
U.S. sends military equipment deliveries to Israel

U.S. sends military equipment deliveries to Israel

The White House has confirmed that the US has already begun delivering military equipment to Israel. Speaking to CBS News, National Security Council spokesperson,.. Read More →
Pistorius eligible for parole

Pistorius eligible for parole

South Africa’s Constitutional Court has ruled that convicted killer Oscar Pistorius has served more than half his sentence for the 2013 murder of.. Read More →
IMF predicts global growth slowdown to 3% in 2023

IMF predicts global growth slowdown to 3% in 2023

The IMF anticipates a global growth slowdown, with projections of 3% for this year and 2.9% in 2024, according to Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, the.. Read More →
Government unveils strategy to boost cybersecurity

Government unveils strategy to boost cybersecurity

Opening the seventh ICT national summit, Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Peya Mushelenga said that in the absence of cybercrime legislation, the.. Read More →
Climate change threatens India, Pakistan, China, and Africa

Climate change threatens India, Pakistan, China, and Africa

Climate change could make much of India, Pakistan, China, and Sub-Saharan Africa inhospitable by the end of this century, according to a new.. Read More →
Liberians vote in Presidential and Parliamentary elections

Liberians vote in Presidential and Parliamentary elections

Liberians are voting on Tuesday in presidential and parliamentary elections. Nineteen candidates are hoping to replace the incumbent, former football star George Weah,.. Read More →
UN chief ‘deeply distressed’ by Israel’s siege plan

UN chief ‘deeply distressed’ by Israel’s siege plan

Reuters reports that United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he was “deeply distressed” by an announcement that Israel will initiate a complete siege.. Read More →
Omaheke Region grapples with livestock theft crisis

Omaheke Region grapples with livestock theft crisis

Livestock theft has become a challenge that the Omaheke region is currently faced with, as highlighted by Governor Pijoo Nganate. Farmers in the.. Read More →
Namibia needs millions for free internet access ambition

Namibia needs millions for free internet access ambition

Dr. Becky Ndjoze-Ojo, a member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on ICT and Innovation, told the 7th ICT Summit in Windhoek that Namibia.. Read More →
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has once again condemned the attacks by Hamas

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has once again condemned the attacks by Hamas

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has once again condemned the attacks by Hamas and others against Israeli towns and villages which have.. Read More →
Major airlines suspend flights after attack on Israel

Major airlines suspend flights after attack on Israel

Reuters reports that major international air carriers suspended or scaled back flights to or from Tel Aviv after a surprise attack by Hamas.. Read More →
Namibia Water Corporation hosted National Workshop on Water Security and Climate Change

Namibia Water Corporation hosted National Workshop on Water Security and Climate Change

The Namibia Water Corporation in collaboration with stakeholders hosted a National Workshop on Water Security and Climate Change in Windhoek. Here is Dr... Read More →
US steps up its response to Israel-Hamas war

US steps up its response to Israel-Hamas war

From Washington, Benji Hyer reports that the United States is moving an aircraft carrier and fighter jets to the eastern Mediterranean, in a.. Read More →
Iran prisoner swap for $6 billion in spotlight after Hamas attacks Israel

Iran prisoner swap for $6 billion in spotlight after Hamas attacks Israel

Reuters reports that the Palestinian group Hamas’s surprise assault on Israel Saturday and Israel’s retaliation have killed more than 1,100 people and focused.. Read More →
SA’s Jewish Board of Deputies criticised Department of International Relations for its response to the crisis in Israel

SA’s Jewish Board of Deputies criticised Department of International Relations for its response to the crisis in Israel

The SA Jewish Board of Deputies has criticised the Department of International Relations and Cooperation for its response to the crisis in Israel... Read More →
All visitors to Kenya will be compelled to buy a local health insurance coverage …….

All visitors to Kenya will be compelled to buy a local health insurance coverage …….

All visitors to Kenya will be compelled to buy a local health insurance coverage in the country, irrespective of the duration of their.. Read More →
Investigation finds Vietnam attempted to hack U.S officials

Investigation finds Vietnam attempted to hack U.S officials

A forensic investigation has found that Vietnamese government agents tried to hack the phones of members of Congress, American policy experts and U.S... Read More →
South African Jewish Board of Deputies appalled by the horrific events in Israel

South African Jewish Board of Deputies appalled by the horrific events in Israel

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies and the South African Zionist Federation are appalled by the horrific events in Israel, saying Hamas.. Read More →
#Future Media joines the wearing of crazy socks to promote individuality and difference   ……

#Future Media joines the wearing of crazy socks to promote individuality and difference ……

Namibia joins the rest of the world in marking World Mental Health Day. Future Media has joined UniHealth and a score of other.. Read More →
7th National ICT Summit underway in Windhoek

7th National ICT Summit underway in Windhoek

The 7th National ICT Summit is currently underway in Windhoek under the brand “Re-thinking cybersecurity investment to secure the digital economy and its.. Read More →
FAO says there’s an urgent need to address water-food security nexus

FAO says there’s an urgent need to address water-food security nexus

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation notes that 2.4 billion people live in areas with limited water access, yet global demand for water.. Read More →
Taxi operators urged to seek fare increase post fuel hike

Taxi operators urged to seek fare increase post fuel hike

Werner Januarie, President of the Namibian Transport and Taxi Association has encouraged taxi operators to submit fare increase applications. This follows a fuel.. Read More →
Typhoon Koinu hits Taiwan

Typhoon Koinu hits Taiwan

At least one person died and three hundred people were injured as Typhoon Koinu made landfall on the southern end of Taiwan. Andrew.. Read More →
Major reforms for Australia’s migration system

Major reforms for Australia’s migration system

Extra judges and bureaucrats will be appointed to clear a backlog of protection visa claims, as part of major reforms of the Australian.. Read More →
UN warns of global economic slowdown, calls for reforms

UN warns of global economic slowdown, calls for reforms

The global economy is at a critical juncture, with varying growth rates among economies. The UN predicts a slowdown in global economic growth.. Read More →
UNESCO sounds alarm on teacher shortage on World Teacher’s Day

UNESCO sounds alarm on teacher shortage on World Teacher’s Day

On World Teachers’ Day, new data from the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization revealed a global shortage of teachers as the profession.. Read More →
Communication Ministry denies involvement in New Era editorial decisions

Communication Ministry denies involvement in New Era editorial decisions

 In response to inquiries about the suspension of Jonathan Beukes, the Managing Editor at New Era Publication Corporation, the Ministry of Information and.. Read More →
Niger Republic bans exports of liquified gas

Niger Republic bans exports of liquified gas

Niger has banned all exports of liquefied petroleum gas or LPG until further notice. The military government says national production of the product.. Read More →
Ukraine’s Navy readies grain vessels for Black Sea transit

Ukraine’s Navy readies grain vessels for Black Sea transit

Ukraine’s navy says that 12 vessels are preparing to enter a temporary corridor in the Black Sea to sail to the country’s ports... Read More →
Netherlands arrests ex-Rwandan officer for role in 1994 Genocide

Netherlands arrests ex-Rwandan officer for role in 1994 Genocide

An ex-Rwandan military officer, Pierre-Claver Karangwa was arrested in the Netherlands on Tuesday for allegedly playing a central role in the 1994 Rwandan.. Read More →
Education Ministry launches website for convenient public “Access to Information”

Education Ministry launches website for convenient public “Access to Information”

The Education Ministry has introduced a user-friendly website, eliminating the need for the public to visit their offices for information. The digital platform.. Read More →
Impact Tank launches N$1 billion fund for businesses

Impact Tank launches N$1 billion fund for businesses

Impact Tank, Namibia’s leading social impact venture builder, has unveiled a N$1 billion fund to support high-impact businesses in Namibia and the wider.. Read More →
Axel Springer CEO discusses AI’s impact on news

Axel Springer CEO discusses AI’s impact on news

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son told CNN that he believes artificial general intelligence, which is AI that surpasses human intelligence in almost all areas,.. Read More →
Windhoek Mayor takes action on city debt amid petition

Windhoek Mayor takes action on city debt amid petition

Windhoek’s Mayor, Joseph Uapingene, is addressing the city’s growing debt issue and urging residents to familiarise themselves with amendments to the Local Authorities.. Read More →
Refugee influx strains Armenia’s health system

Refugee influx strains Armenia’s health system

In Armenia, humanitarians have sounded the alarm over the vast health needs of the refugees newly arrived from Karabakh and the impact on.. Read More →
Suspect in Tupac Shakur murder faces initial hearing in Las Vegas court

Suspect in Tupac Shakur murder faces initial hearing in Las Vegas court

The man who has been charged in the killing of pioneering rap star Tupac Shakur will be in a Las Vegas courtroom today.. Read More →
Bank of Namibia meets with senior editors for operational updates

Bank of Namibia meets with senior editors for operational updates

The Bank of Namibia engaged senior editors from various media houses on Tuesday to provide a status update on the bank’s various operations.. Read More →
Correctional Services denies Amushelelo’s hunger strike

Correctional Services denies Amushelelo’s hunger strike

The Namibian Correctional Services has denied allegations of a hunger strike initiated by imprisoned activist Michael Amushelelo. The NCS acknowledged the numerous inquiries.. Read More →
McCarthy’s position as U.S House Speaker imperiled ahead of vote

McCarthy’s position as U.S House Speaker imperiled ahead of vote

Democrats in the US Congress say they will not help Kevin McCarthy, the Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives, survive in office.. Read More →
EU agrees sanctions framework for key actors in Sudan war

EU agrees sanctions framework for key actors in Sudan war

Reuters reports that the European Union ambassadors agreed on a framework of sanctions that will be used to target key actors in Sudan’s.. Read More →
DA says the delay in the inquiry into the Johannesburg CBD fire is concerning

DA says the delay in the inquiry into the Johannesburg CBD fire is concerning

The DA in Gauteng is demanding to know the reasons for the delay in the commission of inquiry into the Johannesburg CBD fire... Read More →
National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia’s Board Chairperson granted relief on the drug case….

National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia’s Board Chairperson granted relief on the drug case….

The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia’s Board Chairperson Jennifer Comalie has been granted relief as the drug case against her was removed from.. Read More →
Kunene’s livestock theft fuelled by prolonged drought, unemployment

Kunene’s livestock theft fuelled by prolonged drought, unemployment

The Kunene Region has seen the worst dry periods in the past decade, resulting in more than 90 per cent of livestock losses... Read More →
US Senators to visit China, Japan and South Korea next week

US Senators to visit China, Japan and South Korea next week

Benji Hyer reports on a bipartisan delegation of US Senators who will visit China, Japan and South Korea this month, with hopes of.. Read More →
Ghana protesters demand central bank governor’s resignation

Ghana protesters demand central bank governor’s resignation

Thousands took to the streets of Ghana’s capital Accra on Tuesday demanding the central bank governor be removed for what they say is.. Read More →
The DA welcomes a damning V-B-S finding against the EFF’s Floyd Shivambu

The DA welcomes a damning V-B-S finding against the EFF’s Floyd Shivambu

The DA welcomes the parliamentary ethics committee’s report, finding the EFF’s Floyd Shivambu guilty of breaching the code of ethical conduct. This is.. Read More →
African Peer Review Management tables discussion on National Governance Report

African Peer Review Management tables discussion on National Governance Report

The African Peer Review Management tabled a discussion in Swakopmund on the third national review of the development of the National Governance Report.. Read More →
Councillor Stefanus Ndengu pleased with ongoing capital projects in Moses ||Garoëb

Councillor Stefanus Ndengu pleased with ongoing capital projects in Moses ||Garoëb

Moses ||Garoëb Constituency Councillor has expressed gratitude that the ongoing capital projects in his constituency will bring much-needed socio-economic development. Stefanus Ndengu says.. Read More →
US lawmaker carjacked at gunpoint in DC

US lawmaker carjacked at gunpoint in DC

A US lawmaker has been held at gunpoint and carjacked just blocks from the Capitol building. And as Nick Harper reports from Washington,.. Read More →
SASSA beneficiaries in KwaZulu-Natal urged to collect social grants at A-T-Ms and retailers

SASSA beneficiaries in KwaZulu-Natal urged to collect social grants at A-T-Ms and retailers

South African Social Security Agency beneficiaries in KwaZulu-Natal are advised to collect their grants from ATMs and retailers due to expected cash shortages... Read More →
Government owns about 3.5 million hectares of freehold agricultural land

Government owns about 3.5 million hectares of freehold agricultural land

Government owns about 3.5 million hectares of freehold agricultural land acquired at more than N$2.4 billion, which makes up 494 commercial farms allocated.. Read More →
Katutura Intermediate Hospital head blasts tender entrepreneurs for poor workmanship

Katutura Intermediate Hospital head blasts tender entrepreneurs for poor workmanship

Katutura Intermediate Hospital head has blasted tender entrepreneurs for poor workmanship which burdens medical staff and hampers their work. Nelago Amagulu, in addition.. Read More →
UN Security Council approves Kenyan troops for Haiti

UN Security Council approves Kenyan troops for Haiti

The UN Security Council has given the green light for Kenya to send security forces to Haiti. The force is expected to help.. Read More →
WHO approves malaria vaccine

WHO approves malaria vaccine

A second, cheaper, malaria vaccine has been approved by the World Health Organistion for global rollout. The R21 vaccine was jointly developed by.. Read More →
City approves electrification plan for informal settlements

City approves electrification plan for informal settlements

The Windhoek municipal council has approved a plan to electrify approximately four thousand households in Windhoek’s informal settlements over the next five years... Read More →
Bank Windhoek excels with outstanding customer satisfaction scores

Bank Windhoek excels with outstanding customer satisfaction scores

Bank Windhoek achieved remarkable results in its Annual Customer Satisfaction Survey for this year. The survey unveiled an exceptional Net Promoter Score of.. Read More →
Pope Francis signals possibility of blessings for same-sex couples

Pope Francis signals possibility of blessings for same-sex couples

Ahead of an international gathering of bishops at the Vatican, Pope Francis has left the door open to priests being allowed to bless same-sex.. Read More →
Amy Pope  becomes first female IOM Chief

Amy Pope becomes first female IOM Chief

Amy Pope took office as the chief of the UN migration agency IOM on 1 October, becoming the first woman to lead the.. Read More →
High Court rejects Menzies Aviation’s airport return request

High Court rejects Menzies Aviation’s airport return request

The recent urgent application by Menzies Aviation Namibia was rejected by the Windhoek High Court. Menzies had requested a court order permitting them.. Read More →
 Namibia’s real GDP surges by 4.6%

 Namibia’s real GDP surges by 4.6%

The International Monetary Fund says Namibia’s real GDP grew by 4.6% in 2022, with continued expansion expected at a rate of 3.2% this.. Read More →
Crypto superstar’s trial begins

Crypto superstar’s trial begins

Eleven months ago, Sam Bankman-Fried was living in the Bahamas as a crypto superstar, running a celebrity-backed startup, surrounded by fans and friends.. Read More →
Soaring sugar prices hit African nations the hardest

Soaring sugar prices hit African nations the hardest

Soaring sugar prices are hitting Africa’s poorest nations hard, forcing families and restaurants to cut back on this essential ingredient due to disappointing.. Read More →
MTC to host tech innovation bazaar

MTC to host tech innovation bazaar

MTC has announced that it will host a tech innovation bazaar with the aim of showcasing cutting-edge technologies and innovations that have the.. Read More →
South African union calls for suspension of $8.5 billion climate pact

South African union calls for suspension of $8.5 billion climate pact

The main labour union at South Africa’s state power utility called for the suspension of an $8.5 billion climate finance pact with some.. Read More →
“Hidden humanitarian emergency” unfolds in Armenia

“Hidden humanitarian emergency” unfolds in Armenia

The World Health Organization says after around 100,000 refugees left the Karabakh region of Azerbaijan in the past few days, there is now.. Read More →
Head of OPEC warns of a ‘dangerous’ lack of investment in oil

Head of OPEC warns of a ‘dangerous’ lack of investment in oil

Head of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Haitham Al Ghais has raised alarm about underinvestment in the oil industry, warning it.. Read More →
Monetary Policy Committee to discuss repo rate later this month

Monetary Policy Committee to discuss repo rate later this month

While the Bank of Namibia has opted to maintain the repo rate at 7.75 percent, they are now gearing up for a crucial.. Read More →
Oil and gas companies commit to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050

Oil and gas companies commit to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050

COP28 president Sultan al-Jaber has announced that over 20 oil and gas companies have responded to his call to reduce carbon emissions before.. Read More →
Private sector credit extension remains subdued

Private sector credit extension remains subdued

Private sector credit extension grew by 2.2% year-on-year in August 2023, down from 2.6% in July. Credit to the private sector has been.. Read More →
Bus and Taxi Association weighs impact of fuel price hike

Bus and Taxi Association weighs impact of fuel price hike

Following a fuel price increase announcement by the Ministry of Mines and Energy, we asked the Secretary-General of the Namibia Bus, and Taxi.. Read More →
Nobel Prize goes to scientists behind mRNA Covid vaccines

Nobel Prize goes to scientists behind mRNA Covid vaccines

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to a pair of scientists who developed the technology that led to the.. Read More →
EU foreign ministers visit Kyiv

EU foreign ministers visit Kyiv

European Union foreign ministers have all gathered for a surprise visit to Kyiv in a show of support for Ukraine. Alex Cadier reports.. Read More →
Local farmers encouraged to submit claims for livestock support program

Local farmers encouraged to submit claims for livestock support program

The Ministry of Agriculture is urging farmers in the Khomas, Otjozondjupa, Oshikoto, Ohangwena, Oshana, Zambezi, Kavango East, and West Regions to submit their.. Read More →
U.S. Democratic Senator rejects calls for resignation over Egyptian dealings

U.S. Democratic Senator rejects calls for resignation over Egyptian dealings

Reuters reports that U.S. Democratic Senator Bob Menendez denied wrongdoing and vowed to stay in Congress on Monday after prosecutors charged him and.. Read More →
Thirteen killed in Spanish nightclub fire

Thirteen killed in Spanish nightclub fire

Three days of public mourning have been announced in the southern Spanish city of Murcia, after a fire killed a number of partygoers.. Read More →
Uganda’s Constitutional Court hears challenge to anti-homosexuality act

Uganda’s Constitutional Court hears challenge to anti-homosexuality act

Uganda’s Constitutional court has started hearing a petition challenging the country’s Anti-Homosexuality Act. The petitioners argue the law was passed without meaningful public.. Read More →
Namibia addresses growing breast cancer concerns

Namibia addresses growing breast cancer concerns

The Cancer Association of Namibia says that Breast Cancer remains a serious health concern in Namibia, with more than 540 new cases recorded.. Read More →
Namfisa records a decrease in total assets

Namfisa records a decrease in total assets

The Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority launched its 2023 Annual report, showing significant strides in its regulatory, supervisory, and institutional reforms. The fund also reported.. Read More →
Men encouraged to seek help rather than resort to suicide

Men encouraged to seek help rather than resort to suicide

The chairperson of the Delivery Room Foundation, Elago Nantana, has encouraged men to speak up and seek assistance when things get tough rather.. Read More →
Omaheke Census team experiencing issues

Omaheke Census team experiencing issues

The 2023 Census Team in Omaheke region has been experiencing issues with some members of the public not allowing access to their homes.. Read More →
Marcus Jooste loses his appeal

Marcus Jooste loses his appeal

Former Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste has lost his reconsideration appeal against a R20 million penalty imposed on him for insider trading, with the.. Read More →
Dutch gunman kills three

Dutch gunman kills three

In what is a rare occurrence for Holland, a gunman dressed in combat gear and wearing a bulletproof vest went on a shooting.. Read More →
DA gunning for Fikile Mbalula

DA gunning for Fikile Mbalula

The DA in South Africa says it wants ANC secretary-general Fikile Mbalula jailed for contempt of court due to the ruling party failing.. Read More →
Sweden considers calling in the army to quell gang violence

Sweden considers calling in the army to quell gang violence

Sweden’s Prime Minister is meeting with defence chiefs to discuss putting the Army on the streets to help support police who are struggling.. Read More →
EFF in Tshwane is demanding the reinstatement of dismissed municipal workers or it will render the city ungovernable

EFF in Tshwane is demanding the reinstatement of dismissed municipal workers or it will render the city ungovernable

The EFF in Tshwane says it is demanding the reinstatement of dismissed municipal workers or it will render the city ungovernable. The party.. Read More →
Namibians flock to buy affordable fish

Namibians flock to buy affordable fish

Hundreds of Namibians have been flocking to the NovaNam exhibit at the Windhoek Industrial and Agricultural Show, which is currently underway. This is with.. Read More →
Impeachment inquiry into President Biden underway.

Impeachment inquiry into President Biden underway.

 US lawmakers are holding the first hearing of an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. Some Republicans allege the President benefitted illegally from his.. Read More →
Jacob Zuma is accused of manipulating the justice system

Jacob Zuma is accused of manipulating the justice system

To South Africa..Advocate Tembeka Ngcuka-itobi told the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein yesterday that former president Jacob Zuma is engaged in a.. Read More →
Namibian Correctional Service refutes claims that social activist Michael Amushelelo is on a hunger strike

Namibian Correctional Service refutes claims that social activist Michael Amushelelo is on a hunger strike

The Namibian Correctional Service has strongly refuted claims that social activist Michael Amushelelo who is currently detained, is on a hunger strike. Windhoek.. Read More →
American soldier detained for months in North Korea arrives back safely on US soil

American soldier detained for months in North Korea arrives back safely on US soil

Benji Hyer reports from Washington on an American soldier who was detained for months in North Korea has arrived back safely on US.. Read More →
US imposes fresh round of sanctions over instability in Sudan

US imposes fresh round of sanctions over instability in Sudan

Reuters reports on the United States who on Thursday imposed sanctions on two companies, including one based in Russia, and one person it.. Read More →
SA’s Border Management Authority has revealed it has been busy expanding its capacity

SA’s Border Management Authority has revealed it has been busy expanding its capacity

SA’s Border Management Authority has revealed it has been busy expanding its capacity and integrating staff from various government departments over the past.. Read More →
#Oan //ob Primary School goes cultural

#Oan //ob Primary School goes cultural

#Oan //Ob Primary School is hosting its cultural festival. The event aimed at raising funds for the institution has several traditional activities lined.. Read More →
City Of Windhoek faces an increasing risk of unlicensed drivers

City Of Windhoek faces an increasing risk of unlicensed drivers

The City of Windhoek is constantly inundated with commuters traveling between destinations and through this a worrisome trend has emerged; Many drivers behind.. Read More →
Migrants caught in the middle of Washington fight over federal spending

Migrants caught in the middle of Washington fight over federal spending

Thousands of migrants  – including scores of young children – continue to pour over the US southern border, straining resources in some of.. Read More →
Nigeria oil workers to join nationwide strike next week

Nigeria oil workers to join nationwide strike next week

Reuters reports on one of Nigeria’s main oil and gas unions that will join a nationwide strike starting on Oct 3 to protest... Read More →
The transportation of goods and services resume in the storm-affected Western Cape

The transportation of goods and services resume in the storm-affected Western Cape

The Western Cape Department of Infrastructure has made significant progress in rapidly reopening roads and reconnecting affected communities, in the aftermath of recent.. Read More →
Only 400 Airbnb’s approved in NYC so far

Only 400 Airbnb’s approved in NYC so far

 New York city has only approved around 400 Airbnb’s in the city following the introduction of a new law that prohibits short-term rentals... Read More →
City of Tshwane says it is fast-tracking the building of social housing

City of Tshwane says it is fast-tracking the building of social housing

The City of Tshwane says it is fast-tracking the building of social housing in a bid to curb the mushrooming of informal settlements... Read More →
Motor Vehicle Accident Fund says it’s embracing road safety as a core value to save precious lives

Motor Vehicle Accident Fund says it’s embracing road safety as a core value to save precious lives

Motor Vehicle Accident Fund Chief Executive Officer Rosalia Martins-Hausiku has said embracing road safety as a core value enables the fund to save.. Read More →
Sir Michael Gambon dies at 82

Sir Michael Gambon dies at 82

In sad news for fans across the world, Actor Sir Michael Gambon – who played Professor Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films –.. Read More →
DRC army accuses M23 rebels of re-occupation

DRC army accuses M23 rebels of re-occupation

The army in the Democratic Republic of Congo has accused the M23 rebels of reoccupying villages in the east of their country in.. Read More →
Namibia one step closer to green hydrogen production

Namibia one step closer to green hydrogen production

Speaking at the bricklaying event for Olthaver & List’s green hydrogen production plant in Walvis Bay, Roy Campe, from Belgian joint venture partner,.. Read More →
Geingob honours the International Day for Universal Access to Information

Geingob honours the International Day for Universal Access to Information

President Hage Geingob says that striking a delicate balance between promoting open access to information and safeguarding the integrity of Namibia’s digital environment.. Read More →
Today is the International Day for Universal Access to Information

Today is the International Day for Universal Access to Information

The International Day for Universal Access to Information is being observed worldwide today under the theme The Importance of the Online Space for Access to Information... Read More →
Nagorno-Karabakh to be dissolved

Nagorno-Karabakh to be dissolved

In the latest update from the troubled region: the unrecognised president of the self-declared Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, Samvel Shahramanyan, has signed a decree to dissolve all.. Read More →
Russia launches massive overnight drone attack

Russia launches massive overnight drone attack

Russia launched a massive drone strike overnight, with the Ukrainian military claiming to have shot down more than 30 drones over the Black.. Read More →
Burkina Faso reports another attempted coup

Burkina Faso reports another attempted coup

Burkina Faso’s year-old coup government says a coup attempt had been thwarted by security and intelligence services, without providing specifics on what had.. Read More →
Fishrot fishermen have still not received their severance pay

Fishrot fishermen have still not received their severance pay

Twenty-three fishermen who worked on the controversial Heinaste vessel formerly owned by Samherji and involved in the Fishrot scandal, have still not received.. Read More →
Authorities impose a curfew and cut mobile internet services in restive Indian state

Authorities impose a curfew and cut mobile internet services in restive Indian state

Authorities have imposed a curfew in the capital and some other places in India’s restive state of Manipur after dozens of students were.. Read More →
This year’s Readathon focuses on GBV

This year’s Readathon focuses on GBV

Former Prime Minister Nahas Angula says that about 10 478 cases of gender-based violence were recorded between the years 2020 and 2022. Speaking.. Read More →
NamibMills says SA flooding won’t affect Namibian consumers

NamibMills says SA flooding won’t affect Namibian consumers

Following the recent extreme weather and flooding over large parts of South Africa’s Western Cape Province, fears have been raised that the grain.. Read More →
CoW offering training for entrepreneurs

CoW offering training for entrepreneurs

The Business Training and Development Unit of the City of Windhoek is offering a training opportunity for established entrepreneurs who desire to grow.. Read More →
ECB grants electricity export license

ECB grants electricity export license

The Africa GreenCo Group, through its Namibian-based operating company GreenCo Renewable Energy Services, has announced the issuance of its Namibian export licence by.. Read More →
German police storm neo-Nazi network

German police storm neo-Nazi network

German police have stormed 26 apartments belonging to 39 members of the Artgemeinschaft network in 12 states, including Bavaria, Baden-Wuerttemberg, and Brandenburg. Al.. Read More →
SA warned on water situation

SA warned on water situation

The Centre for Risk Analysis says South Africa’s water situation will not see improvement unless governance undergoes significant changes. According to the centre,.. Read More →
PDM MP calls for SIM Card registration extension

PDM MP calls for SIM Card registration extension

Popular Democratic Movement MP, Maximalliant Katjimune, has called on Minister of Information, Communication and Technology, Peya Mushelenga, to extend the registration of SIM.. Read More →
Judge finds Trump liable for fraud

Judge finds Trump liable for fraud

A judge in New York has found Donald Trump liable for fraud. It’s a major win for the state’s Attorney General who has.. Read More →
South Africa’s water situation will not see improvement unless governance undergoes significant changes

South Africa’s water situation will not see improvement unless governance undergoes significant changes

The Centre for Risk Analysis says South Africa’s water situation will not see improvement unless governance undergoes significant changes. According to the centre,.. Read More →
Over 40 schools in Kavango East affected by overcrowding

Over 40 schools in Kavango East affected by overcrowding

The Kavango East Region alone consists of 45 schools grappling with overcrowding out of a total of 167 schools. This information was revealed.. Read More →
U.S. Senate votes on stopgap funding measure, up to House lawmakers to agree

U.S. Senate votes on stopgap funding measure, up to House lawmakers to agree

Members of U.S. Congress have put forward a short-term spending proposal to try and avoid a government shutdown. Late on Tuesday, Senators voted.. Read More →
City of Cape Town says its disaster risk management and frontline service teams remain on the ground assisting vulnerable residents

City of Cape Town says its disaster risk management and frontline service teams remain on the ground assisting vulnerable residents

The City of Cape Town says its disaster risk management and frontline service teams remain on the ground assisting vulnerable residents in informal.. Read More →
Russian court dismisses dissident Alexey Navalny’s appeal

Russian court dismisses dissident Alexey Navalny’s appeal

The Moscow Appeals Court rejected the appeal by the jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny against conviction on extremism charges that added 19 more.. Read More →
No sign of departing French envoy after Macron announces Niger retreat

No sign of departing French envoy after Macron announces Niger retreat

Reuters reports that two days after French President Emmanuel Macron announced that his envoy in Niger would return within several hours after deciding.. Read More →
Western Cape and Eastern Cape will be exempt from load-shedding

Western Cape and Eastern Cape will be exempt from load-shedding

SA’s Electricity minister Kgosientsho Ramokgop says areas with no power due to inclement weather in the Western Cape and Eastern Cape will be.. Read More →
Financial Intelligence Centre meets non-profit organisations on sweeping regulations

Financial Intelligence Centre meets non-profit organisations on sweeping regulations

In an update on our recent coverage of the government introducing a directive to subject non-profit organisations to sweeping regulations – a decision.. Read More →
PDM calls for SIM card registration period extension

PDM calls for SIM card registration period extension

A Popular Democratic Movement Member of Parliament has called on the Minister of Information, Communication and Technology, Peya Mushelenga, to extend the registration.. Read More →
UK Home Secretary calls for reform of global refugee rules

UK Home Secretary calls for reform of global refugee rules

The British Home Secretary says asylum conventions should only cover people being persecuted, not those fearing discrimination. As Julia Chapman reports, the UK.. Read More →
Nigeria’s labour unions call indefinite strike over cost of living

Nigeria’s labour unions call indefinite strike over cost of living

Nigeria’s two biggest workers’ unions plan to start an indefinite strike next week to protest against a cost-of-living crisis after the government scrapped.. Read More →
Various health facilities are affected by the severe weather conditions in the Western Cape

Various health facilities are affected by the severe weather conditions in the Western Cape

The Western Cape head of Disaster Medicine at Metro EMS and Emergency Medicine, Wayne Smith, says some hospitals in the province have reduced.. Read More →
Affirmative Repositioning movement withdraws suit against the government over deliver of 200 000 plots

Affirmative Repositioning movement withdraws suit against the government over deliver of 200 000 plots

The Affirmative Repositioning movement has withdrawn its suit against the government over its failure to service and deliver 200 000 plots in urban.. Read More →
UK issues shipping certification to Paragon Aviation Services

UK issues shipping certification to Paragon Aviation Services

Paragon Aviation Services has obtained a designation as an RA3 by the United Kingdom Department of Transport. According to Paragon Investment Holdings’ Executive.. Read More →
Russia seeks to rejoin UN human rights council

Russia seeks to rejoin UN human rights council

William Denselow reports from UN headquarters in New York on Russia planning to get re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council around.. Read More →
16 schools in Western Cape request to be closed due to the extensive storm damage

16 schools in Western Cape request to be closed due to the extensive storm damage

Western Cape Department of Education has confirmed that 16 schools in the region have requested to be closed due to the extensive damage.. Read More →
NamPol clarifies Rotweiller incident in Oshakati

NamPol clarifies Rotweiller incident in Oshakati

The Namibian Police Force received information that they have refused that the deceased’s family register a case. This after five Rottweiler dogs viciously.. Read More →
Karupu calls for compensation of former minerworkers who worked in South Africa

Karupu calls for compensation of former minerworkers who worked in South Africa

Swapo Party lawmaker, Sebastian Karupu, has urged the National Assembly to pass a motion that will compel the government to begin compiling information.. Read More →
Tanzanians to compete in America’s Got Talent final

Tanzanians to compete in America’s Got Talent final

Two Tanzanians are set to feature in the finals of America’s Got Talent in Las Vegas tonight. The Ramadhani Brothers duo – Fadhili,.. Read More →
France unveils climate plan

France unveils climate plan

French President Emmanuel Macron has unveiled a plan to lower greenhouse gas emissions, for Paris to reach its climate goals within the next seven.. Read More →
PEPFAR to invest millions in Namibia for vulnerable youth

PEPFAR to invest millions in Namibia for vulnerable youth

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief will invest about N$840 million in providing health and social services to vulnerable children, adolescents,.. Read More →
NIPDB concludes New York investment promotion mission

NIPDB concludes New York investment promotion mission

The Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board has completed its investment promotion mission, strategically timed to align with last week’s United Nations General.. Read More →
OpenAI introduces voice conversations with ChatGPT

OpenAI introduces voice conversations with ChatGPT

You can now speak aloud to ChatGPT and hear the artificial intelligence-powered chatbot talk back. CNN reports that OpenAI announced Monday that it.. Read More →
Germany mulls border checks following fraudulent visa scandal

Germany mulls border checks following fraudulent visa scandal

The German Government has hinted it may beef up border checks in response to a fraudulent visa scandal in neighbouring Poland.  Speaking to.. Read More →
Oshikoto Governor urges youth to apply for green hydrogen scholarships

Oshikoto Governor urges youth to apply for green hydrogen scholarships

Oshikoto Regional Governor Penda Ya Ndakolo has urged the youth to apply for the Green Hydrogen Scholarship Programme. Our correspondent for the northern.. Read More →
Cruise liner captain sentenced for River Danube collision

Cruise liner captain sentenced for River Danube collision

A cruise liner captain’s been sentenced to five years in prison in Hungary over an accident on the River Danube in 2019 which.. Read More →
DRC army announces death of rebel leader

DRC army announces death of rebel leader

The army in the Democratic Republic of Congo has announced the death of a leader of a notorious rebel group known as the Allied.. Read More →
Zoleka Mandela passes away

Zoleka Mandela passes away

The Mandela family confirmed the death of Zoleka Mandela on Monday evening through a family statement. She was 43. The SABC reports that.. Read More →
Biden to join striking auto workers in Michigan

Biden to join striking auto workers in Michigan

US President Joe Biden is headed to Michigan today – where he says he will join striking auto workers on the picket line. Members.. Read More →
Fuel depot blast kills 20 in Azerbaijan

Fuel depot blast kills 20 in Azerbaijan

An explosion at a fuel depot in Azerbaijan’s Nagorno-Karabakh has killed 20 people and injured hundreds more. According to the BBC, nearly 300.. Read More →
Attorney General stresses efficiency in crime prosecution

Attorney General stresses efficiency in crime prosecution

Attorney General Festus Mbandeka on Monday said the increase in the number of crimes recorded over the past two years, requires the need.. Read More →
Green charcoal factory to create jobs and boost local economy

Green charcoal factory to create jobs and boost local economy

The Green Charcoal Namibia factory in Arandis is expected to create more than 850 indirect jobs in various areas like production, transport, machinery.. Read More →
#U.S. planning $40M infrastructure projects for Pacific Island nations

#U.S. planning $40M infrastructure projects for Pacific Island nations

The U.S. and Pacific Island leaders met for a summit in Washington on Monday. It’s part of a charm offensive by Washington to.. Read More →
City of Cape Town says additional staff have been deployed to assist with the high electricity call volumes

City of Cape Town says additional staff have been deployed to assist with the high electricity call volumes

The City of Cape Town says additional staff have been deployed to assist with the high electricity call volumes following heavy downpours that.. Read More →
Old Mutual talks on weariness and cultivate a positive workplace environment that keeps employees motivated year-round

Old Mutual talks on weariness and cultivate a positive workplace environment that keeps employees motivated year-round

Many find themselves grappling with a familiar adversary: workplace fatigue. With the days growing shorter, mounting deadlines, and the allure of the holiday.. Read More →
Education ministry says the overall recruitment into the public service of teachers is at the discretion of the Prime Minister

Education ministry says the overall recruitment into the public service of teachers is at the discretion of the Prime Minister

The Education, Arts and Culture ministry says the overall recruitment into the public service of teachers is at the discretion of the Prime.. Read More →
Row between Canada and India continues, Canadian Sikhs stage protests

Row between Canada and India continues, Canadian Sikhs stage protests

The row between India and Canada over the killing of a Sikh separatist leader in British Columbia is showing no signs of easing... Read More →
The South African poultry industry faces mounting losses amid bird flu outbreaks

The South African poultry industry faces mounting losses amid bird flu outbreaks

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform, and Rural Development says the country is currently dealing with 50 H7 and ten H5 strains of.. Read More →
Oshakati Rottweilers euthanized

Oshakati Rottweilers euthanized

The five Rottweiler dogs that viciously attacked a security guard at Oshakati on Sunday, leading to his death, were euthanized. Deputy Commissioner Theophilus.. Read More →
U.S. Senator denies bribery charges

U.S. Senator denies bribery charges

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez has denied charges of bribery saying he’s confident of being exonerated. Prosecutors say the New Jersey Democrat received bribes.. Read More →
SA Deputy president Paul Mashatile says government is mobilising additional finance for the shift to clean energy

SA Deputy president Paul Mashatile says government is mobilising additional finance for the shift to clean energy

SA Deputy president Paul Mashatile says the country is mobilising additional finance, including grants, to facilitate the shift from fossil fuels to clean.. Read More →
Oshikoto Regional Governor Penda Ya Ndakolo has urged the youth to apply for Green Hydrogen Scholarship Programme

Oshikoto Regional Governor Penda Ya Ndakolo has urged the youth to apply for Green Hydrogen Scholarship Programme

Oshikoto Regional Governor Penda Ya Ndakolo has urged the youth to apply for Green Hydrogen Scholarship Programme. Eng.. Read More →
US Bond yields spike as markets edge higher

US Bond yields spike as markets edge higher

US markets closed slightly higher but despite those gains, a lackluster September continues amid uncertainty over interest rates. That uncertainty helped drive the.. Read More →
AgriSA is calling for more effort to ensure adequate fire responses to help farmers

AgriSA is calling for more effort to ensure adequate fire responses to help farmers

AgriSA says farmers have lost at least one-billion-rand worth of crops and livestock due to devastating fires in parts of the Northern Cape,.. Read More →
Higher Education and Innovation minister says  Technical and Vocational Education and Training can be a powerful

Higher Education and Innovation minister says Technical and Vocational Education and Training can be a powerful

Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Innovation Natalia /Goagoses says Technical and Vocational Education and Training can be a powerful tool for supporting.. Read More →
Swakopmund will be hosting a Social Media Conference in early November

Swakopmund will be hosting a Social Media Conference in early November

Swakopmund will be hosting a Social Media Conference in early November. The event seeks to unpack all the available online opportunities for Namibians.. Read More →
Japan, S Korea, China eye resumed trilateral talks

Japan, S Korea, China eye resumed trilateral talks

Japan, South Korea, and China are holding high-level talks on Tuesday to discuss resuming trilateral leader summits. As Chris Gilbert reports from Tokyo,.. Read More →
France to pull troops out of Niger following coup

France to pull troops out of Niger following coup

Reuters reports that France will pull its soldiers out of Niger following a July coup in the West African country, dealing a huge.. Read More →
President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed a proclamation authorising the Special Investigating Unit to probe a 290-million-rand tender

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed a proclamation authorising the Special Investigating Unit to probe a 290-million-rand tender

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed a proclamation authorising the Special Investigating Unit to probe the 290-million-rand tender awarded for the refurbishment of the.. Read More →
Home Affairs ministry engages stakeholders about the features and use of the eID

Home Affairs ministry engages stakeholders about the features and use of the eID

The Home Affairs, minister says his ministry is currently engaging stakeholders about the features and use of the eID and how it can.. Read More →
Biden hails tentative Hollywood writers strike agreement

Biden hails tentative Hollywood writers strike agreement

Ira Spitzer has more on the US president Joe Biden who has praised the tentative deal to end the US film and television.. Read More →
Sixteen people freed after kidnapping at Nigerian university

Sixteen people freed after kidnapping at Nigerian university

Reuters reports that Sixteen students and workers have been freed after they were kidnapped by gunmen who attacked their university in northwest Zamfara.. Read More →
Three people are missing following the weekend’s flooding in the Western Cape

Three people are missing following the weekend’s flooding in the Western Cape

Western Cape authorities say three people are missing following disruptive rain which has caused flooding across the province. Local Government, Environmental Affairs, and.. Read More →
Namibia’s external loans might impact today’s youth

Namibia’s external loans might impact today’s youth

Namibia’s public debt has ballooned to over N$135.7 billion as of September 2022, after the government failed to adhere to its own public.. Read More →
Oshikoto Regional Governor urges the youth to apply for the Youth for Green Hydrogen Scholarship Programme

Oshikoto Regional Governor urges the youth to apply for the Youth for Green Hydrogen Scholarship Programme

Oshikoto Regional Governor has urged the youth to apply for the Youth for Green Hydrogen Scholarship Programme. Penda Ya Ndakolo said the scholarships.. Read More →
Khorixas hosts first Mayoral Science QUiz and Spelling Bee Competition

Khorixas hosts first Mayoral Science QUiz and Spelling Bee Competition

The Kunene town of Khorixas hosted its first ever Mayoral Science Quiz and Spelling Bee Competition recently for local schools. Its Deputy Mayor.. Read More →
Hungary threatens to pull support for Ukraine

Hungary threatens to pull support for Ukraine

Pablo Gutierrez reports from Budapest on the Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban who says his country will withhold support for Ukraine in international.. Read More →
Severe storm conditions have also resulted in a series of road closures in Cape Town

Severe storm conditions have also resulted in a series of road closures in Cape Town

The severe storm conditions have resulted in a series of road closures, with Cape Town traffic officers actively managing the situation. Notable closures.. Read More →
Information Minister says the amendments to the Communications Act of 2009 have started

Information Minister says the amendments to the Communications Act of 2009 have started

The Information and Communication Technology Minister says the amendments to the Communications Act of 2009 have started and that consultations and modifications have.. Read More →
US Government shipping out free COVID tests ahead of winter

US Government shipping out free COVID tests ahead of winter

The US government is back to mailing free COVID tests. Starting today – each household can order up to 4 kits … just.. Read More →
South African Navy initiates inquiry to investigate the circumstances surrounding the tragic deaths of three mariners

South African Navy initiates inquiry to investigate the circumstances surrounding the tragic deaths of three mariners

The South African Navy has initiated an internal board of inquiry to investigate the circumstances surrounding the tragic deaths of three mariners during.. Read More →
Home Affairs launches the online tourist visa application

Home Affairs launches the online tourist visa application

The Minister of Home Affairs, Immigration, and Safety, Dr. Albert Kawana, has launched the online tourist visa application. In line with the government.. Read More →
Keetmanshoop man hangs himself after alleged assualt on girlfriend

Keetmanshoop man hangs himself after alleged assualt on girlfriend

A 26-year-old man reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself with an electrical cord at Keetmanshoop in the |Kharas Region on Sunday morning. Namibian.. Read More →
Russian missiles strike port city of Odesa overnight

Russian missiles strike port city of Odesa overnight

The Ukrainian military said Russian missiles struck the port city of Odesa overnight, injuring one, and destroying grain silos. Megumi Lim reports.  .. Read More →
South African Environmental group says water quality is a critical issue

South African Environmental group says water quality is a critical issue

Environmental group, WaterCAN says water quality is a critical issue that affects the well-being of communities nationwide. The environmental group launched Water Testing.. Read More →
Agriculture, Water and Land Reform ministry convenes three-day meeting of SADC veterinary authorities

Agriculture, Water and Land Reform ministry convenes three-day meeting of SADC veterinary authorities

The Agriculture, Water and Land Reform ministry convened a three-day meeting of veterinary authorities of Namibia, Angola, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe to discuss.. Read More →
Philippines slams China for floating barrier

Philippines slams China for floating barrier

The Philippines has hit out at China for placing a floating barrier in a disputed part of the South China Sea. Manila says.. Read More →
Eskom implemented Stage three load-shedding from 8 o’clock last night

Eskom implemented Stage three load-shedding from 8 o’clock last night

Eskom implemented Stage three load-shedding from 8 o’clock last night, until further notice. This came after load-shedding was suspended at the start of.. Read More →
Mariental Regional Court sentenced a 33-year-old man to 15 years imprisonment for the rape of an elderly woman

Mariental Regional Court sentenced a 33-year-old man to 15 years imprisonment for the rape of an elderly woman

The Mariental Regional Court sentenced a 33-year-old man to 15 years imprisonment for the rape of an elderly woman. Johannes Kangango who is.. Read More →
Nasa collects first asteroid sample in space

Nasa collects first asteroid sample in space

The first asteroid sample collected in space by US Space Agency, NASA, has arrived on Earth. Scientists say the asteroid, Bennu, could tell.. Read More →
Western Cape Government activates a disaster management centre due to an upgraded weather warning

Western Cape Government activates a disaster management centre due to an upgraded weather warning

The Western Cape Government has activated a disaster management centre due to an upgraded weather warning. The South African Weather Services raised the.. Read More →
Anti-corruption bodies from SADC have joined forces by signing a memorandum of understanding

Anti-corruption bodies from SADC have joined forces by signing a memorandum of understanding

Anti-corruption bodies from Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, and Lesotho have joined forces by signing a memorandum of understanding. The memorandum is aimed.. Read More →
Community service orders launched in Omaheke

Community service orders launched in Omaheke

The Namibian Correctional Service officially launched the roll-out of Community Service Orders to the Gobabis, Witvlei, Otjinene, Leonardville and Talismanis courts. The new.. Read More →
California sues anti-abortion groups

California sues anti-abortion groups

Sally Patterson has more from the US state of California. It’s suing anti-abortion groups for claiming they could reverse the effects of the.. Read More →
Uganda says it will mediate between Somalia and breakaway Somaliland

Uganda says it will mediate between Somalia and breakaway Somaliland

Reuters reports that Uganda would mediate between Somalia and the breakaway region of Somaliland to facilitate reunification after a more than three-decade split... Read More →
African Housing and Infrastructure Fund CEO  says it is crucial for Africa to make progress in innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals

African Housing and Infrastructure Fund CEO says it is crucial for Africa to make progress in innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals

World leaders are under increasing pressure to accelerate their investments to meet the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. The United Nations General Assembly.. Read More →
Walvis Mayor seeks ammicable solution to town’s municipal challenges

Walvis Mayor seeks ammicable solution to town’s municipal challenges

The Katutura residents recently requested that the city of Windhoek disconnect Water if their bill reaches N$6000. This is in an effort to.. Read More →
Communication Technology ministry urges the public to register their Subscriber Identity Module cards

Communication Technology ministry urges the public to register their Subscriber Identity Module cards

The Information and Communication Technology ministry is urging the public to register their Subscriber Identity Module cards before the deadline of 31 December.. Read More →
Lavrov says revival of Black Sea grain deal not realistic

Lavrov says revival of Black Sea grain deal not realistic

William Denselow reports on Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov who says that United Nations efforts to revive the Black Sea Grain Initiative are.. Read More →
Multi-day protests over economic crisis grip Ghana’s capital

Multi-day protests over economic crisis grip Ghana’s capital

Reuters reports on hundreds of demonstrators gathered in the Ghanaian capital Accra on Saturday for a third day of anti-government protests linked to.. Read More →
South African Political expert calls for UDM leader to hand over the reigns

South African Political expert calls for UDM leader to hand over the reigns

Political expert Ntsikelelo Breakfast says it’s time for the United Democratic Movement to consider a leadership change from Bantu Holomisa, who broke away.. Read More →
Councillors call for Basic Income Grant to urgently help Namibians out of poverty

Councillors call for Basic Income Grant to urgently help Namibians out of poverty

The Councillor of Rundu Rural Constituency in the Kavango East Region, Paulus Mbangu, has recently suggested that government implement a basic income grant.. Read More →
Gobabis-Aminuis road at advanced level

Gobabis-Aminuis road at advanced level

The Roads Authority of Namibia Chief Executive Officer, Conrad Lutombi says the road between Gobabis and Aminuis will be completed in a matter.. Read More →
Judge hears arguments ahead of Trump fraud trial

Judge hears arguments ahead of Trump fraud trial

A lawyer representing Donald Trump has accused New York’s Attorney General of ignoring the truth ahead of his upcoming fraud trial. And as.. Read More →
UKZN says the Inkatha Freedom Party’s decision to use prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi as part of their election campaign strategy will keep his legacy alive

UKZN says the Inkatha Freedom Party’s decision to use prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi as part of their election campaign strategy will keep his legacy alive

University of KwaZulu-Natal political analyst Zakhele Ndlovu says the Inkatha Freedom Party’s decision to use prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi as part of their election.. Read More →
Kunene aims for better academic results in 2023 National Examinations

Kunene aims for better academic results in 2023 National Examinations

Kunene’s Ordinary level grade 11 performance and Grade 12 Advanced Subsidiary level for 2022 dropped 1.2% from the previous year’s 37.4% pass rate... Read More →
Kawana calls for tourist safety and launches online visa service

Kawana calls for tourist safety and launches online visa service

The Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security minister has urged tourism businesses to take precautions to ensure the safety of tourists when they.. Read More →
EU suspends funding to Zimbabwe Electoral Commission

EU suspends funding to Zimbabwe Electoral Commission

The European Union has withdrawn its funding for the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission due to concerns over its handling of the recent disputed general.. Read More →
South Africa’s first female navigator dies at sea

South Africa’s first female navigator dies at sea

South Africa’s first female submarine navigator, Gillian Malouw, was among the three officers who died at sea on Wednesday, the military has confirmed... Read More →
Old Mutual tackles misconceptions about investment returns and risks

Old Mutual tackles misconceptions about investment returns and risks

The Old Mutual Investment Group is tackling the misconception of expecting high returns from investments without considering their associated risks. Rex Mutelo, Head.. Read More →
Namibia must strengthen foundations for maximising earth observations

Namibia must strengthen foundations for maximising earth observations

Namibia needs strong institutions, favorable policies, infrastructure, investments, and collaboration to fully benefit from Earth Observations. According to Lovisa Immanuel, General Manager of.. Read More →
Poland suspends weapon exports to Ukraine

Poland suspends weapon exports to Ukraine

Poland said it will no longer send weapons to Ukraine as disputes between the two countries over an import ban on Ukrainian grain.. Read More →
UN launches global road safety campaign

UN launches global road safety campaign

The United Nations has unveiled a new campaign, the UN Global Road Safety initiative, aimed at combatting road traffic accidents—a leading cause of.. Read More →
 ||Kharas stakeholders call for Y4H2 scholarship requirements to be lowered

 ||Kharas stakeholders call for Y4H2 scholarship requirements to be lowered

Oranjemund Constituency Councillor Lazarus Nangolo, along with other stakeholders, has called on the government to ease the eligibility criteria for the technical and.. Read More →
NamRA encourages industry leaders to grasp Namibian tax policy benefits

NamRA encourages industry leaders to grasp Namibian tax policy benefits

During the ongoing 16th Annual Conference 2023 hosted by the Retirement Funds Institute of Namibia, keynote speaker NamRA Commissioner Sam Shivute urged industry.. Read More →
India suspends visas for Canadians as row escalates

India suspends visas for Canadians as row escalates

India has suspended visa services for Canadian citizens amid an escalating row over the killing of a Sikh separatist on Canadian soil. Visa.. Read More →
DRC wants faster UN troop withdrawal

DRC wants faster UN troop withdrawal

Democratic Republic of Congo President Félix Tshisekedi has called for a speedier withdrawal of the UN force in his country to begin this.. Read More →
WHO welcomes declaration on pandemic prevention

WHO welcomes declaration on pandemic prevention

The World Health Organization head, Tedros Ghebreyesus has welcomed Wednesday’s “historic” commitment by global leaders on the approval of a political declaration on.. Read More →
President Geingob urges UN to end vaccine apartheid

President Geingob urges UN to end vaccine apartheid

President Hage Geingob calls for an end to vaccine apartheid in his UN General Assembly address, aligning with a political declaration on pandemic.. Read More →
Neuralink begins human clinical trial for brain implants

Neuralink begins human clinical trial for brain implants

Elon Musk’s controversial biotechnology startup Neuralink opened up recruitment for its first human clinical trial on Tuesday. CNN reports that after receiving approval.. Read More →
South Africa to host AGOA Summit

South Africa to host AGOA Summit

South Africa will host a US-Africa trade summit in November despite an earlier call by US lawmakers for the event to be moved.. Read More →
RFIN holds resilience-focused conference

RFIN holds resilience-focused conference

The Retirement Funds Institute of Namibia is hosting its 16th annual Conference at Droombos, in Windhoek, under the theme, “Towards a Relevant, Resilient and.. Read More →
Geingob underscores Namibia’s dedication to Green Hydrogen

Geingob underscores Namibia’s dedication to Green Hydrogen

President Hage Geingob addressed the 78th UN General Assembly in New York on Wednesday, sharing Namibia’s commitment to securing sustainable climate financing for.. Read More →
Government invites MSMEs to apply for Equipment Assistance Scheme   

Government invites MSMEs to apply for Equipment Assistance Scheme   

The Ministry of Industrialisation and Trade has invited Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises to apply for assistance with equipment and machinery under the.. Read More →
Haiti grapples with rising hunger

Haiti grapples with rising hunger

Violence caused by armed groups, economic slowdown, and climate-related effects continue to drive high levels of hunger in Haiti. This is according to.. Read More →
Nigeria’s Tinubu calls for fair deal for African nations at UN General Assembly

Nigeria’s Tinubu calls for fair deal for African nations at UN General Assembly

Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday made his inaugural address at the United Nations General Assembly with a call on world leaders to.. Read More →
August tourism occupancy surpasses pre-pandemic levels

August tourism occupancy surpasses pre-pandemic levels

The tourism industry has seen a strong rebound in its peak season, reaching an August 2023 occupancy rate of 68.9%, up from 60.98%.. Read More →
Gobabis court orders forfeiture of vehicles for customs act violations

Gobabis court orders forfeiture of vehicles for customs act violations

The Namibia Revenue Agency says that failure to declare incidents over the past weeks has led to the Gobabis Magistrates Court ordering the.. Read More →
King Charles begins France visit

King Charles begins France visit

Britain’s King Charles and his wife Queen Camilla started a three-day tour to France on Wednesday. Reuters reports that during the three-day-visit, he.. Read More →
Suspects in Nigeria’s ‘gay wedding’ case granted bail

Suspects in Nigeria’s ‘gay wedding’ case granted bail

A court in Nigeria has granted bail to 69 people who were arrested last month after a raid on what the police described.. Read More →
Government launches National ICT Summit

Government launches National ICT Summit

The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology is set to launch the Seventh edition of the National ICT Summit in Windhoek today, under.. Read More →
U.S. Republican Presidential hopeful to unveil plan

U.S. Republican Presidential hopeful to unveil plan

Republican Presidential hopeful Ron DeSantis will unveil his vision for America’s energy future at an event in Texas later today. And as Toni.. Read More →
Namibian national allegedly fatally shot in South Africa

Namibian national allegedly fatally shot in South Africa

A family is struggling to come to terms with the loss of their son, who was allegedly gunned down in a suspected robbery.. Read More →
Russian forces strike refinery in central Ukraine

Russian forces strike refinery in central Ukraine

Russian forces have struck an oil refinery in central Ukraine in the early hours of Wednesday. Reuters reports that Kyiv Governor Dmytro Lunin.. Read More →
UN Chief calls Libya flood a ‘sad snapshot’ of global injustice   

UN Chief calls Libya flood a ‘sad snapshot’ of global injustice   

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres criticised the inadequate global response to climate change during his address to the UN General Assembly. He referenced the.. Read More →
NIPDB showcases investment opportunities at UN General Assembly

NIPDB showcases investment opportunities at UN General Assembly

The Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board is set to promote investment opportunities in Namibia on the margins of the United Nations General.. Read More →
NSA & NamPol collaborate for safe Census

NSA & NamPol collaborate for safe Census

The Namibia Statistics Agency and the Namibian Police held a joint press conference today to outline their partnership in ensuring the safety of.. Read More →
Ukraine has lodged a complaint with WTO

Ukraine has lodged a complaint with WTO

Ukraine has lodged a complaint at the World Trade Organization against Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary. Kyiv is accusing the countries of imposing unilateral bans on importing Ukrainian grain... Read More →
Deadly clash claims 15 soldiers in DRC’s southwest

Deadly clash claims 15 soldiers in DRC’s southwest

At least 15 soldiers have been killed by militiamen in violent clashes that broke out in the southwest of the Democratic Republic of.. Read More →
Namibian left blind in Johannesburg robbery receives treatment

Namibian left blind in Johannesburg robbery receives treatment

A Namibian citizen, Sam Shikongo, suffered blindness following a robbery in Johannesburg last week when he was shot. He is currently undergoing medical.. Read More →
California to force businesses to disclose carbon footprint

California to force businesses to disclose carbon footprint

The US state of California is set to implement legislation forcing large companies to disclose their carbon footprints. California Governor Gavin Newsom says.. Read More →
ECN gears up for 2024 elections

ECN gears up for 2024 elections

The Electoral Commission of Namibia in the Kavango West Region is visiting all eight constituencies to identify suitable areas to establish registration or.. Read More →
Prince William champions climate solutions

Prince William champions climate solutions

Prince William is in New York City on a two-day visit to promote this year’s Earthshot Prize. The program aims to find “trailblazing”.. Read More →
Hundreds protest in flood-hit eastern Libya 

Hundreds protest in flood-hit eastern Libya 

Hundreds of residents of the eastern Libyan city of Derna on Monday protested against local authorities, more than a week after heavy floods.. Read More →
Anti-LGBTQ+ group watches Parliament for Marriage Bill outcome

Anti-LGBTQ+ group watches Parliament for Marriage Bill outcome

Anti-LGBTQ+ group, “Stop Homosexuality and Same-Sex Marriages” is at Parliament, expecting the Marriage Bill to ban same-sex unions to be approved. They promise.. Read More →
President Geingob and German Chancellor Scholz hold talks

President Geingob and German Chancellor Scholz hold talks

President Hage Geingob, who is set to address the general assembly on Wednesday, has held talks with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on the.. Read More →
Additional women step forward with allegations against Russell Brand

Additional women step forward with allegations against Russell Brand

More women have come forward with claims of rape and sexual assault by comedian and actor Russel Brand. The Times Newspaper, which first.. Read More →
Old Mutual Foundation Indaba to tackle youth unemployment

Old Mutual Foundation Indaba to tackle youth unemployment

The Old Mutual Foundation Indaba is taking place on 25 October 2023. It aims to tackle youth unemployment in Namibia. Here’s Mignon du.. Read More →
Ukraine to sue Hungary, Slovakia and Poland over grain ban

Ukraine to sue Hungary, Slovakia and Poland over grain ban

Ukraine is set to challenge unilateral grain-import bans imposed by three EU neighbors and consider retaliatory actions. The government in Kyiv plans to file.. Read More →
TransNamib celebrates Heritage Week

TransNamib celebrates Heritage Week

In celebration of Heritage Week, TransNamib, and the Museum Association of Namibia, are hosting a series of events honoring the 30th anniversary of.. Read More →
City of Windhoek warns of utility disconnection scam

City of Windhoek warns of utility disconnection scam

The City of Windhoek is alerting residents about a scam that has come to their attention. Some residents, specifically the elderly, have reported.. Read More →
US politician joins AI-driven productivity debate

US politician joins AI-driven productivity debate

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders discussed the country’s autoworker’s demand for a four-day workweek and what that could mean to the future of the.. Read More →
Saudi Arabia urged to revoke death sentence for social media dissent

Saudi Arabia urged to revoke death sentence for social media dissent

UN experts have urged Saudi Arabia to revoke the death sentence handed down to Mohammed Al Ghamdi for his tweets and YouTube activities,.. Read More →
Environment Minister calls for better waste management

Environment Minister calls for better waste management

Minister of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta says the current waste management situation in Namibia is unsatisfactory, as many villages, towns, and.. Read More →
Retirement Funds Institute of Namibia readies for conference

Retirement Funds Institute of Namibia readies for conference

The Retirement Funds Institute of Namibia is set to host its 16th annual Conference from 21 to 22 September in Windhoek. This year’s.. Read More →
Leevi Shivolo Ileka appointed as Windhoek City Police Chief

Leevi Shivolo Ileka appointed as Windhoek City Police Chief

Leevi Shivolo Ileka has been appointed as the new head of the Windhoek City Police. The City announced that Ileka brings a wealth.. Read More →
South African Presidency weighs R88.5 billion anti-poverty plan 

South African Presidency weighs R88.5 billion anti-poverty plan 

South Africa’s presidency is proposing spending as much as R88.5 billion a year to tackle poverty at a time when the National Treasury.. Read More →
Democratic U.S. Representative speaks at climate rally in New York

Democratic U.S. Representative speaks at climate rally in New York

Thousands of protesters kicked off “Climate Week” and filled the streets of Midtown, Manhattan, on Sunday ahead of the UN General Assembly this.. Read More →
President Geingob attends 78th UN General Assembly

President Geingob attends 78th UN General Assembly

President Hage Geingob is in New York for the 78th UN General Assembly starting on 18 September 2023. The event’s theme is “Rebuilding.. Read More →
Old Mutual Foundation unveiles the names of schools selected to benefit from the Chair and Desk Initiative

Old Mutual Foundation unveiles the names of schools selected to benefit from the Chair and Desk Initiative

The Old Mutual Foundation has unveiled the names of the schools selected to benefit from the Chair and Desk Initiative. This initiative is.. Read More →
Apple supplier Foxconn aims to double jobs, investment in India

Apple supplier Foxconn aims to double jobs, investment in India

Apple supplier Foxconn is aiming to double its investment and number of jobs in India over the next year, according to a top.. Read More →
A manhunt is launched after the killing of six people outside a tavern in Daveyton, Gauteng

A manhunt is launched after the killing of six people outside a tavern in Daveyton, Gauteng

Ekurhuleni police have launched a manhunt following the killing of six men in Daveyton, Gauteng. Police spokesperson, Dimakatso Nevhuhulwi, says it is alleged.. Read More →
International ozone layer day celebrated at Gobabis

International ozone layer day celebrated at Gobabis

The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer was celebrated at Gobabis. During the event, Omaheke Region Governor thanked the stakeholders.. Read More →
Special session of Indian parliament begins amid buzz about the country changing name to ‘Bharat’………

Special session of Indian parliament begins amid buzz about the country changing name to ‘Bharat’………

Speculation is rife that India could officials be changing its name to Bharat – the Hindi word used for the country. A resolution.. Read More →
SA’s National Association of School Governing Bodies supports the BELA Bill

SA’s National Association of School Governing Bodies supports the BELA Bill

South Africa’s National Association of School Governing Bodies says it supports the Basic Education Laws Amendment. Parliament’s portfolio committee on Basic Education has.. Read More →
Minister of Environment calls out current waste management situation in Namibia as unsatisfactory

Minister of Environment calls out current waste management situation in Namibia as unsatisfactory

Minister of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, stated on Saturday that the current waste management situation in Namibia is unsatisfactory, as many.. Read More →
Stolen holocaust artworks seized

Stolen holocaust artworks seized

Three works of art allegedly stolen during the Holocaust have been seized by New York law enforcement authorities. In warrants issued by the.. Read More →
Stages 2- and 4-load-shedding  will be implemented until further notice in South Africa

Stages 2- and 4-load-shedding will be implemented until further notice in South Africa

SA’s Minister of Electricity Kgosientsho Ramokgopa says in January this year, a decision was made to proceed with constructing temporary stacks at the.. Read More →
Erongo residents urged to prioritise oral health

Erongo residents urged to prioritise oral health

The governor of the Erongo region encouraged regular dental check-ups, emphasisng the importance to allow professionals to detect and address dental issues before.. Read More →
Thousands participate in New York climate march

Thousands participate in New York climate march

Thousands of people took to the streets of New York on Sunday demanding an end to the use of fossil fuels and for.. Read More →
More than 20 Venetia mineworkers were killed in a bus accident in Limpopo

More than 20 Venetia mineworkers were killed in a bus accident in Limpopo

More than 20 people were killed in a crash involving a bus and a truck in Musina in Limpopo yesterday evening. The bus,.. Read More →
Health ministry to spend additional N$16.1 million on health strengthening

Health ministry to spend additional N$16.1 million on health strengthening

The Health and Social Services minister revealed that the ministry has successfully obtained cabinet approval for a costed plan amounting to N$16.1 million.. Read More →
Biden says striking auto workers deserve “fair share”

Biden says striking auto workers deserve “fair share”

US President Joe Biden says auto workers deserve a “fair share” of profits, after almost 13,000 workers went out on strike. It’s the.. Read More →
Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso sign Sahel security pact

Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso sign Sahel security pact

Reuters reports on Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso the three West African Sahel nations ruled by military juntas, who signed a security pact.. Read More →
Southern Cape says all its beaches remain closed to pedestrians and vehicles due to very high tides and rough sea conditions

Southern Cape says all its beaches remain closed to pedestrians and vehicles due to very high tides and rough sea conditions

The George Municipality in the Southern Cape says all its beaches remain closed to pedestrians and vehicles due to very high tides and.. Read More →
Khorixs Town Council looks to enhance local economic development.

Khorixs Town Council looks to enhance local economic development.

To address challenges of exposure for the town’s small and medium enterprises, the Khorixas Town Council has embarked on a journey to provide.. Read More →
Health ministry participates in national clean-up campaign at Windhoek Central Hospital

Health ministry participates in national clean-up campaign at Windhoek Central Hospital

The Ministry of Health and Social Services announced that it has cleared two out of four blocks of the nurses’ homes at the.. Read More →
Fed expected to keep interest rates unchanged

Fed expected to keep interest rates unchanged

Focus on Wall Street this week will be on the Federal Reserve and whether recent disappointing inflation figures have impacted their thinking. As.. Read More →
Libyan flood survivors weigh water shortages against landmine risk

Libyan flood survivors weigh water shortages against landmine risk

People whose homes were swept away by flooding in Libya’s eastern city of Derna a week ago faced the dilemma on Sunday of.. Read More →
SA’s Electricity Minister says units at Kusile have been out of service for a prolonged period

SA’s Electricity Minister says units at Kusile have been out of service for a prolonged period

SA’s Minister of Electricity Kgosientsho Ramokgopa says Kusile power station’s units one, two and three have been out of service for a prolonged.. Read More →
Official opposition leader notifies National Assembly that he will introduce a bill to address the authority the minister of fisheries and marine resources

Official opposition leader notifies National Assembly that he will introduce a bill to address the authority the minister of fisheries and marine resources

Official opposition leader McHenry Venaani has notified the National Assembly that he will introduce a bill to address the authority the minister of.. Read More →
Namibian Economic Freedom Fighters has argued that there is a need to reevaluate the current democratic government system

Namibian Economic Freedom Fighters has argued that there is a need to reevaluate the current democratic government system

Leader of the Namibian Economic Freedom Fighters, has argued that there is a need to reevaluate the current democratic government system in Namibia.. Read More →
Senior U.S. and Chinese officials meet for talks

Senior U.S. and Chinese officials meet for talks

The White House has confirmed that a top U.S. official has met with China’s Foreign Minister over the weekend. As our U.S. correspondent.. Read More →
Mpumalanga police have launched a manhunt for two murder suspects

Mpumalanga police have launched a manhunt for two murder suspects

SA’s Mpumalanga police have launched a manhunt for two suspects following the murder of a 41-year-old sergeant in Kanya-mazane outside Mbombela. Nhla-nhla Segage.. Read More →
Security Association of Namibia hosts Information and Engagement event

Security Association of Namibia hosts Information and Engagement event

The Security Association Of Namibia will host its Information and Engagement event later this week in Ongwediva. Here is Celeste Lucas, National Administrator.. Read More →
Police urge public to surrender illegal firearms.

Police urge public to surrender illegal firearms.

The Namibian Police Force are urging the public to surrender all illegal firearms, ammunition, armaments and all unwanted firearms at any police station.. Read More →
City of Windhoek considers pensioner debt relief

City of Windhoek considers pensioner debt relief

The City of Windhoek is developing a long-term plan to forgive debt for pensioners and waive interest for all residents. The decision follows.. Read More →
Maternity leave proposal sparks discussions

Maternity leave proposal sparks discussions

Popular Democratic Movement member Winnie Moongo tabled a motion in the National Assembly calling for five months’ maternity leave with full pay. CEO of the.. Read More →
Kim Jong Un and Putin discuss satellite cooperation

Kim Jong Un and Putin discuss satellite cooperation

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin have held delegation-level talks in Russia’s Far East. Putin has said that Russia will help North Korea.. Read More →
Namibia launches firearm amnesty campaign

Namibia launches firearm amnesty campaign

HitRadio has reported on the launch of a firearm amnesty campaign taking place from September 1 to 30. During this period, individuals are.. Read More →
President Hage Geingob shuffles deputy ministers

President Hage Geingob shuffles deputy ministers

President Hage Geingob has reshuffled his cabinet, appointing three new Deputy Ministers and removing Daniel Kashikola as Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Immigration,.. Read More →
Niger junta ends military accord with Benin

Niger junta ends military accord with Benin

Niger’s military Junta has said it would end a military pact with neighbouring Benin Republic, accusing it of authorizing the deployment of troops.. Read More →
Ukraine strikes Russian naval base in bold move

Ukraine strikes Russian naval base in bold move

Ukraine has reportedly struck deep behind Russian lines, once again targeting Moscow’s naval forces.  Footage shared online and in Russian media showed a large.. Read More →
UNDP advocates for equitable healthcare access post-pandemic

UNDP advocates for equitable healthcare access post-pandemic

As global health systems rebound following the COVID-19 pandemic, more must be done to ensure access to adequate and equitable healthcare for all... Read More →
Government condemns violent attacks on tourists

Government condemns violent attacks on tourists

The Ministry of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism has condemned a recent increase in violent attacks on international tourists across the country. Tourism spokesperson,.. Read More →
FNB grapples with e-Wallet scams

FNB grapples with e-Wallet scams

After the First National Bank of Namibia disclosed that 788 transactions, leading to a loss of N$600,000 due to eWallet scams, were reported.. Read More →
Indonesia Arrests 43 Over Riots Against Relocation Plans from Rempang

Indonesia Arrests 43 Over Riots Against Relocation Plans from Rempang

Police in Indonesia have arrested 43 people for rioting on the island of Rempang in Riau province. They were among hundreds protesting against a.. Read More →
Police encourage youth not to ruin their certificates of conduct

Police encourage youth not to ruin their certificates of conduct

Oshikoto Regional police spokesperson Ellen Nehale has urged the youth to not ruin their Certificates of Conduct because it will negatively affect them.. Read More →
China tells life story of convicted American spy

China tells life story of convicted American spy

China’s given details of the life and career of a 78-year-old US citizen who was jailed for life earlier this year for spying.. Read More →
South Africa’s Metalworkers union Numsa calls for greater transparency in the management of the Road Accident Fund

South Africa’s Metalworkers union Numsa calls for greater transparency in the management of the Road Accident Fund

South Africa’s Metalworkers union Numsa calls for greater transparency in the management of the Road Accident Fund to address ongoing challenges and improve.. Read More →
Vocational student allegedly commits suicide at Otjiwarongo…

Vocational student allegedly commits suicide at Otjiwarongo…

A student at the Okakarara Vocational Training Centre allegedly committed suicide by hanging, at Otjiwarongo on Tuesday morning. The student was on the.. Read More →
Google trial opens in Washington DC court

Google trial opens in Washington DC court

Google is trending … for the wrong reasons. It’s locked in a legal battle with the US Justice Department, which accuses the American.. Read More →
Libya floods wipe out quarter of city, death toll passes 2,000.

Libya floods wipe out quarter of city, death toll passes 2,000.

Reuters reports on the more than 2,000 people who were killed and at least 10,000 missing in Libyan floods caused by a huge.. Read More →
SA’s Presidency welcomes the dismissal of Jacob Zuma’s private prosecution appeal

SA’s Presidency welcomes the dismissal of Jacob Zuma’s private prosecution appeal

South Africa’s Presidency welcomes the dismissal of former president Jacob Zuma’s private prosecution efforts against his successor, Cyril Ramaphosa. The High Court in.. Read More →
More women in Namibia persue technical and vocational education and training

More women in Namibia persue technical and vocational education and training

The government’s efforts to support women’s participation in technical and vocational education and training and occupations appears to be having an impact. Although.. Read More →
White House slams impeachment inquiry.

White House slams impeachment inquiry.

Nick Harper reports from Washington on the White House that has slammed the Republican impeachment inquiry into president Joseph Biden. It follows the announcement.. Read More →
More than 95-percent of all farm attacks and murder incidents are still unsolved in South Africa

More than 95-percent of all farm attacks and murder incidents are still unsolved in South Africa

AfriForum has released a report on rural safety and farm attacks indicating the low conviction rate for farm attacks and murders between 2019.. Read More →
National Mental Health Care Namibia lights a candle for each suicide……

National Mental Health Care Namibia lights a candle for each suicide……

Reaching out may be difficult but help is available and help will be ready. These are the words of Cathy Kambanda: Founder Of.. Read More →
Health ministry pledges commitment to ensuring equitable access to oral health countrywide.

Health ministry pledges commitment to ensuring equitable access to oral health countrywide.

The Health and Social Services ministry has pledged its commitment to ensuring equitable access to oral health countrywide. Its deputy Dr Esther Muinjangue.. Read More →
Robbery reported at BoPlaas campsite, NWR reacts

Robbery reported at BoPlaas campsite, NWR reacts

Namibia Wildlife Resorts has confirmed a recent robbery incident at BoPlaas campsite along the Orange River in the South. Two groups of tourists,.. Read More →
Morocco earthquake death toll nears 2,500

Morocco earthquake death toll nears 2,500

The death toll from the earthquake in Morocco has now risen to almost 2,500 as rescuers continue to dig for survivors with their.. Read More →
Namibia and Zambia boost trade partnerships

Namibia and Zambia boost trade partnerships

Namibia and Zambia have agreed to foster mutually beneficial partnerships within the private sector and enhance trade by improving market access for various.. Read More →
Namibia marks suicide prevention day with alarming statistics

Namibia marks suicide prevention day with alarming statistics

Namibia observed Suicide Prevention Day, an annual event on 10 September, with the Ministry of Health and Social Services unveiling alarming statistics today... Read More →
Japan gains support for nuclear waste-water discharge

Japan gains support for nuclear waste-water discharge

Japan’s Prime Minister says more nations are on board with the country’s decision to discharge contaminated, treated nuclear waste water into the Pacific.. Read More →
FTX probes if millions payed out to stars is be reversed

FTX probes if millions payed out to stars is be reversed

FTX Group is looking into the possibility of reclaiming millions of dollars paid to celebrities and sports teams who promoted its crypto platform.. Read More →
Minister urges patience for pre-licensing investigations in fishing industry

Minister urges patience for pre-licensing investigations in fishing industry

Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Derek Klazen, has urged patience from the fishing industry to facilitate pre-licensing investigations. According to Nampa, Klazen.. Read More →
Tanzania, Kenya waiver of DRC visa to boost ties

Tanzania, Kenya waiver of DRC visa to boost ties

East African Community has applauded the move by Tanzania and Kenya to waive visa requirements for DR Congo nationals, saying it will cement.. Read More →
Prime Minister discusses SADC unemployment

Prime Minister discusses SADC unemployment

GDP growth in the Southern African Development Community varies, leading to high unemployment. Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila discussed this at the 57th SADC.. Read More →
Rubiales resigns as Spanish FA President over kiss

Rubiales resigns as Spanish FA President over kiss

Luis Rubiales has resigned as president of the Spanish Football Federation following criticism for kissing Spain forward Jenni Hermoso at the Women’s World.. Read More →
Canada’s Prime Minister delayed in New Delhi

Canada’s Prime Minister delayed in New Delhi

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reportedly stuck in New Delhi after his aircraft experienced technical issues.  Trudeau was supposed to leave on.. Read More →
SA’s Ramaphosa commends African Union’s G20 membership

SA’s Ramaphosa commends African Union’s G20 membership

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has hailed the admission of the African Union as a member of the G20 as a significant development.. Read More →
Government seeks stadium upgrade proposals after 17-month delay

Government seeks stadium upgrade proposals after 17-month delay

17 Months after the Ministry of Sport, Youth, and National Service, led by Agnes Tjongarero, pledged N$ 50 million towards the refurbishment of.. Read More →
DRC records measles outbreak

DRC records measles outbreak

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo have recorded a measles outbreak that has claimed 87 lives over the past 8 months... Read More →
Namibia Airports Company addresses cargo dispute

Namibia Airports Company addresses cargo dispute

Namibia Airport Company CEO, Bisey |Uirab, has reported progress in the cargo dispute stemming from the eviction of Menzies Aviation at Hosea Kutako.. Read More →
Hunter Biden to be indicted on gun charge

Hunter Biden to be indicted on gun charge

The special counsel investigating Hunter Biden plans to indict the US president’s 53-year-old son on a gun charge by the end of the.. Read More →
WMO: Climate change impacts air quality and human health

WMO: Climate change impacts air quality and human health

A report by the World Meteorological Organization shows that climate change is having a measurable impact on air quality and human health. Secretary-General.. Read More →
Ohlthaver & List Group’s Thieme reacts to Ackerman death

Ohlthaver & List Group’s Thieme reacts to Ackerman death

Raymond Ackerman, the South African retail icon who founded JSE-listed Pick n Pay, has died aged 92. The group hailed him as a.. Read More →
12-Year legal battle ends in guilty verdict for American nationals

12-Year legal battle ends in guilty verdict for American nationals

After a protracted 12-year legal battle, American nationals Kevin Townsend and Marcus Thomas have been declared guilty in the Windhoek High Court for.. Read More →
Israeli scientists develop lab grown embryo

Israeli scientists develop lab grown embryo

A team of scientists in Israel say they have created a human embryo in a lab – without an egg or sperm.  The.. Read More →
People of African descent encounter challenges in the West

People of African descent encounter challenges in the West

People of African descent continue to face immense challenges to meaningful participation in public affairs in many countries due to systemic racism, marginalisation.. Read More →
Namibia’s high suicide rate sparks concern, calls for action

Namibia’s high suicide rate sparks concern, calls for action

The Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services has raised concerns about the country’s high suicide rate compared to other African nations. Esther.. Read More →
NamPower’s bulk prepaid meters earn praise from Electricity Control Board

NamPower’s bulk prepaid meters earn praise from Electricity Control Board

The Electricity Control Board has praised national power utility NamPower’s initiative to implement bulk prepaid meters for Regional Electricity Distributors and other clients. CEO.. Read More →
India: G20 summit happening in a ‘very turbulent’ global environment

India: G20 summit happening in a ‘very turbulent’ global environment

India’s foreign minister has admitted that the G20 summit is happening in a very turbulent global environment, as the country struggles to build.. Read More →
Ministry clarifies agricultural employers’ statement on ‘New Minimum Wages’

Ministry clarifies agricultural employers’ statement on ‘New Minimum Wages’

The Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation has clarified a statement that was issued by the Agricultural Employers Association regarding the.. Read More →
Russia dominates global grain export market amid Ukraine conflict

Russia dominates global grain export market amid Ukraine conflict

Russia has solidified its position as the leading global grain exporter. Meanwhile, the conflict in Ukraine disrupted the market, as Ukraine, a significant.. Read More →
Germany records increase in asylum claims

Germany records increase in asylum claims

Germany has recorded a big rise in asylum seeker claims. New data released Thursday shows Europe’s largest economy has seen a double-digit rise.. Read More →
Menzies Aviation addresses impending expiry of critical reagents for NamBTS

Menzies Aviation addresses impending expiry of critical reagents for NamBTS

Menzies Aviation has issued a press release highlighting the urgent need to release critical reagents required by the Namibia Blood Transfusion Service, as.. Read More →
Africa bears brunt of global warming it did little to cause

Africa bears brunt of global warming it did little to cause

Africa is responsible for only a fraction of global greenhouse gas emissions but is suffering disproportionately from climate change. According to a new.. Read More →
Court orders Amupanda to disclose financial status

Court orders Amupanda to disclose financial status

The Windhoek High Court has instructed former Mayor Job Amupanda to disclose his financial status in his lawsuit against the government concerning the.. Read More →
UK declares Wagner Group a terrorist organisation

UK declares Wagner Group a terrorist organisation

The UK government will declare the Russian mercenary group Wagner a terrorist organisation, which will make it illegal to be a member or.. Read More →
deVere Group asserts G20 Summit holds potential to alleviate poverty

deVere Group asserts G20 Summit holds potential to alleviate poverty

Wealth management firm deVere Group has highlighted the G20 summit’s role in addressing financial inclusion, potentially uplifting millions from poverty, as according to.. Read More →
Crypto millionaires surge to 88.2K globally, and Bitcoin dominates says first ever Crypto Wealth Report

Crypto millionaires surge to 88.2K globally, and Bitcoin dominates says first ever Crypto Wealth Report

There are 88,200 crypto millionaires worldwide, with just under half holding their fortunes in Bitcoin, according to the inaugural Crypto Wealth report published.. Read More →
Proud Boys’ ex-leader sentenced for Capitol attack

Proud Boys’ ex-leader sentenced for Capitol attack

The former leader of the far-right group the Proud Boys has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role in the.. Read More →
Namibia hosts workshop on ozone and customs cooperation

Namibia hosts workshop on ozone and customs cooperation

The Ministry of Industrialisation and Trade, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Ozone Action, is hosting a 3-day workshop in Windhoek from.. Read More →
Bank of Namibia to host central bank Governors meeting

Bank of Namibia to host central bank Governors meeting

Central Bank Governors from Southern Africa will convene in Swakopmund on September 8, 2023, with the Bank of Namibia hosting the meeting. The.. Read More →
Eurozone inflation disappoints, holding at 5.3%

Eurozone inflation disappoints, holding at 5.3%

Inflation in the Eurozone held steady in August according to the EU’s latest estimate. European governments had hoped inflation would continue its downward.. Read More →
‘Under the Hanging Tree’ makes its Namibian premiere at Ster Kinekor

‘Under the Hanging Tree’ makes its Namibian premiere at Ster Kinekor

Ster-Kinekor is hosting the much-anticipated Namibian debut of writer and director Perivi Katjavivi’s film ‘Under the Hanging Tree’. The film, which is the third feature by.. Read More →
New York AG seeks fraud declaration against Trump pre-trial

New York AG seeks fraud declaration against Trump pre-trial

New York’s attorney general has asked a state judge to declare Donald Trump liable for fraud even before the civil case against the.. Read More →
Namibia strongly condemns attempted coup in Gabon

Namibia strongly condemns attempted coup in Gabon

The Government of Namibia has condemned the attempted coup d’état in Gabon toppling the democratically elected government, and the detention of President Ali.. Read More →
Menzies pronounces itself on ground handling matter

Menzies pronounces itself on ground handling matter

Menzies Aviation, which is entangled in a dispute regarding its operations at Hosea Kutako International Airport, in a media release issued today said.. Read More →
President Geingob highlights importance of value-added investment

President Geingob highlights importance of value-added investment

President Hage Geingob has affirmed that Namibia will partner with investors committed to local operations and exporting finished products, diverging from raw materials... Read More →
Five rail workers killed by train in northern Italy

Five rail workers killed by train in northern Italy

Five rail workers have been killed after being hit by a train in northern Italy. Italian media say the train was travelling at.. Read More →
Data gap hinders support for arts and culture

Data gap hinders support for arts and culture

Deputy Minister of Education, Arts and Culture, Faustina Caley, has highlighted the challenge of inadequate data in developing initiatives to support the local.. Read More →
Rare super blue moon captivates stargazers worldwide

Rare super blue moon captivates stargazers worldwide

Stargazers around the world have been treated to a rare super blue moon.  The celestial event saw crowds gather at vantage points across Europe.. Read More →
Gabon military junta names transition leader

Gabon military junta names transition leader

A military junta that has toppled power in Gabon has named General Brice Oligui Nguema as the transition leader in the country. Reuters reports.. Read More →
Namibia, Botswana, South Africa cooperate on Trans-Kalahari railway project

Namibia, Botswana, South Africa cooperate on Trans-Kalahari railway project

Namibia, Botswana, and South Africa are co-chairing a joint ministerial meeting focusing on advancing the Trans-Kalahari railway line project. The talks included the.. Read More →
The world celebrates International Day for People of African Descent

The world celebrates International Day for People of African Descent

Today is the International Day for People of African Descent, an opportunity to celebrate the extraordinary contributions of the African diaspora around the.. Read More →
Tanzanian President shuffles Cabinet before $42bln LNG project approval

Tanzanian President shuffles Cabinet before $42bln LNG project approval

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan appointed a new energy minister as part of a cabinet reshuffle, ahead of expected cabinet approval for a $42 billion liquefied natural.. Read More →
Scores killed in Johannesburg apartment fire

Scores killed in Johannesburg apartment fire

At least 74 people have died and dozens were injured after a fire tore through a five-story building in Johannesburg’s CBD which had.. Read More →
Andrada confirms continuous Lithium mineralization

Andrada confirms continuous Lithium mineralization

Andrada Mining has verified the existence of uninterrupted lithium mineralization in its ML133 mining license region, positioned 35 km southeast of the Uis tin mine. Anthony Viljoen,.. Read More →
Mining Expo piques regional interest

Mining Expo piques regional interest

At the ongoing 2023 Mining Expo in Windhoek, Chamber of Mines CEO Veston Malango emphasized processing extractive ores locally, aligning with economic goals,.. Read More →
GBV cases alarm authorities at Keetmanshoop

GBV cases alarm authorities at Keetmanshoop

The Namibian Police has since January this year reported 121 cases related to gender-based violence at Keetmanshoop. The statistics were revealed by the.. Read More →
Florida braces for hurricane Idalia

Florida braces for hurricane Idalia

North and South Carolina have each declared a state of emergency ahead of potential impacts from Hurricane Idalia. The director of the Federal.. Read More →
Gabon’s President urges supporters to protest amid military takeover

Gabon’s President urges supporters to protest amid military takeover

Gabon’s President Ali Bongo has called on supporters to make noise over his detention after the military seized power. The BBC reports that.. Read More →
WHO chief visits Namibia to enhance collaboration on public health

WHO chief visits Namibia to enhance collaboration on public health

World Health Organization Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, is in Namibia on a 2-day official visit. The WHO chief commended Namibia on its.. Read More →
UK Foreign Secretary defends diplomatic trip to China

UK Foreign Secretary defends diplomatic trip to China

The UK Foreign Secretary has defended his diplomatic trip to China amid criticism from MPs, including from within the governing Conservative Party. The.. Read More →
Africa’s air pollution a health threat

Africa’s air pollution a health threat

Air pollution in various African countries is now as hazardous as well-known diseases like HIV/AIDS and malaria. The BBC reports that the University.. Read More →
Nust celebrates cultural heritage

Nust celebrates cultural heritage

The Cultural Festival of the Namibia University of Science and Technology is currently in full swing. Here’s NUST Student Representative Council President, Martha.. Read More →
Blasts rock Russian Airforce base

Blasts rock Russian Airforce base

Several explosions have rocked a military base in Russia – with state media reporting drones attacked the facility overnight. The blasts come as Ukraine increases.. Read More →
Coup unfolds in Gabon following contested election result

Coup unfolds in Gabon following contested election result

Following the Gabonese Election Centre’s declaration that Ali Bongo secured 64.27% of the vote against Albert Ondo Ossa’s 30.77%, officers took over Gabon24.. Read More →
Kholeka Gcaleka proposed as SA’s next Public Protector

Kholeka Gcaleka proposed as SA’s next Public Protector

South Africa’s Acting Public Protector Kholeka Gcaleka was recommended on Tuesday as SA’s next Public Protector for a non-renewable term from mid-October 2023. We reached out to Professor Ntsikelelo Breakfast, a.. Read More →
President Geingob to inaugurate African Energy Week 2023

President Geingob to inaugurate African Energy Week 2023

The African Energy Chamber has revealed that President Hage Geingob is set to deliver the opening keynote at African Energy Week 2023, taking.. Read More →
Namdia donates to youth-led desert garden project

Namdia donates to youth-led desert garden project

Diamond company NAMDIA has presented a donation of N$50,000 to Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah for a desert community garden project. The donation kickstarts the Hooganas Garden.. Read More →
Eminem tells GOP presidential candidate Ramaswamy to stop using his music

Eminem tells GOP presidential candidate Ramaswamy to stop using his music

Rapper Eminem has told Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy to stop using his music on the campaign trail. It comes more than a.. Read More →
Tech leads gains on Wall St

Tech leads gains on Wall St

The Nasdaq led gains on Wall Street on Tuesday, as investors bought the dip in tech stocks. Meta, Apple and Telsa all saw.. Read More →
The South African Constitutional Court hears the Electoral Amendment Act imposes an unequal playing field

The South African Constitutional Court hears the Electoral Amendment Act imposes an unequal playing field

South Africa’s Independent Candidates Association says independent candidates being allocated only 200 of the 400 National Assembly seats was irrational and inconsistent with.. Read More →
Paulo Shitaleni Shipanga of the Brave Gladiators visits Future Media News

Paulo Shitaleni Shipanga of the Brave Gladiators visits Future Media News

Future Media News took time out an spoke to Paulo Shipanga on his goals for Namibia’s Brave Gladiators in the short term.  .. Read More →
Western Cape police see progress in curbing murder rate

Western Cape police see progress in curbing murder rate

Western Cape police commissioner Thembisile Patekile says despite having seen progress in curbing the murder rate between April and June 2023, gang-related incidents.. Read More →
Zambia seeks to deny bail to five Egyptians, 6 nationals charged with spying

Zambia seeks to deny bail to five Egyptians, 6 nationals charged with spying

Zambia sought to deny bail to five Egyptians and six Zambians charged with espionage for entering a restricted zone of Lusaka airport, two.. Read More →
Mines and Energy  ministry successfully opens electricity market to allow new entrants

Mines and Energy ministry successfully opens electricity market to allow new entrants

Mines and Energy Minister, Tom Alweendo said the ministry has successfully opened its electricity market to allow new entrants, new investment opportunities, as.. Read More →
The Meat Board of Namibia reports on July exports

The Meat Board of Namibia reports on July exports

Meat Board of Namibia has reported that during July 2023, a total of over 2 million kilogrammes of meat and meat products were.. Read More →
Florida residents warned over approaching hurricane Idalia

Florida residents warned over approaching hurricane Idalia

The US disaster management agency is warning residents in Florida to heed warnings about the approaching hurricane. Idalia is expected to make landfall.. Read More →
Sudan military ruler arrives in Egypt on first trip abroad since war began

Sudan military ruler arrives in Egypt on first trip abroad since war began

Sudanese military ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan met his Egyptian counterpart on Tuesday in his first trip abroad since the April outbreak of.. Read More →
National Literature Festival Of Namibia is scheduled to kick off in Windhoek

National Literature Festival Of Namibia is scheduled to kick off in Windhoek

National Literature Festival Of Namibia is scheduled for Windhoek. The event will be hosted by the National Arts Council and its stakeholders this.. Read More →
South Africa’s DA accuses Mineral Resources and Energy minister of economic sabotage

South Africa’s DA accuses Mineral Resources and Energy minister of economic sabotage

South Africa’s DA accuses Mineral Resources and Energy minister Gwede Mantashe of economic sabotage by deliberately delaying the tabling of the Electricity Regulation.. Read More →
American detained in Russia seen in rare footage

American detained in Russia seen in rare footage

US citizen Paul Whelan, who is imprisoned in Russia on espionage charges, has made a rare appearance in a video broadcast. Sally Patterson.. Read More →
Eskom announces stage 4 load-shedding

Eskom announces stage 4 load-shedding

Eskom has announced stage 4 load-shedding. Stages 2 and 4 will continue to be implemented daily until further notice. Eskom spokesperson Daphne Mokoena.. Read More →
Khomasdal field Covid homeless still homeless

Khomasdal field Covid homeless still homeless

A short while ago, Future Media News reported on Khomasdal residents who live in the suburb’s soccer field. As an update, we revisited.. Read More →
Prime Minister reveals Namibia ‘s expenditure on youth development policies per annum

Prime Minister reveals Namibia ‘s expenditure on youth development policies per annum

Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has revealed that Namibia spends N$200 million on youth development policies per annum. Kuugongelwa-Amadhila said Government has prioritised national.. Read More →
Gabon opposition claims victory in presidential election

Gabon opposition claims victory in presidential election

The opposition in Gabon has claimed victory following Saturday’s presidential election, but official results have not yet been released. The BBC reports that.. Read More →
Environmental Investment Fund assesses project progress

Environmental Investment Fund assesses project progress

The Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia’s Project Steering Committee, accompanied by Ministry of Agriculture, Water, and Land Reform officials, conducted a week-long site.. Read More →
Education Ministry, UNESCO discuss social protection for local artists

Education Ministry, UNESCO discuss social protection for local artists

The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture in partnership with Unesco held a public discussion on social protection for Namibian artists and cultural.. Read More →
Business forum at Ongwediva Trade Fair targets expansion

Business forum at Ongwediva Trade Fair targets expansion

A Business forum has been orchestrated alongside the ongoing Ongwediva Trade Fair to empower the business community in the northern region for further.. Read More →
Procurement loophole benefits blacklisted owners

Procurement loophole benefits blacklisted owners

Institute for Public Policy researcher, Frederico Links has highlighted a loophole in Namibia’s procurement process. While the law allows for the blacklisting of.. Read More →
KPMG downgrades Nigeria’s growth forecast

KPMG downgrades Nigeria’s growth forecast

KPMG has downgraded its growth forecast for Nigeria’s economy in 2023 from 2.85 percent earlier projected to 2.65 percent. The professional services firm said.. Read More →
UK Air Traffic control disruption delays flights

UK Air Traffic control disruption delays flights

Flights in and out of the UK continue to be disrupted after a technical fault with air traffic control was fixed. Around a.. Read More →
Pressure mounts on Spanish Football Federation president amid controversy

Pressure mounts on Spanish Football Federation president amid controversy

Regional leaders from the Spanish football federation are demanding the immediate resignation of the organisation’s President. Luis Rubiales has been under mounting pressure.. Read More →
Zambian and Ethiopian nationals in court over cash and fake gold

Zambian and Ethiopian nationals in court over cash and fake gold

Six Zambians and five Egyptians have appeared in court after a mystery plane landed in Lusaka with more than 100kg of counterfeit gold,.. Read More →
Government modifies electricity market

Government modifies electricity market

The Southern African Power Pool and Modified Single Buyer market access guide, supported by the European programme GET.transform, was launched in Windhoek on.. Read More →
EU commits millions for Green Hydrogen implementation

EU commits millions for Green Hydrogen implementation

The European Union has pledged N$60 million in funding to bolster the operations of the recently formed Implementation Authority Office for the green.. Read More →
Competition Commission hosts stakeholder’s conference

Competition Commission hosts stakeholder’s conference

The Namibia Competition Commission will today be holding a stakeholder’s conference on the Proposed Acquisition of the Kansai Plascon Africa Limited and Kansai.. Read More →
South African Presidency hails Zim’s ‘harmonised elections’, but fails to mention the claims of ‘intimidation

South African Presidency hails Zim’s ‘harmonised elections’, but fails to mention the claims of ‘intimidation

The South African Presidency said it “noted” the Southern African Development Community’s reports of widespread irregularities in Zimbabwe’s elections. But there was no.. Read More →
Four Dalit Men Beaten With Sticks in India’s Maharashtra

Four Dalit Men Beaten With Sticks in India’s Maharashtra

An online video that shows four men being beaten with sticks while hanging upside down from a tree has sparked protests in India’s.. Read More →
Sudan military ruler promises decisive victory, rules out deal with ‘traitors’.

Sudan military ruler promises decisive victory, rules out deal with ‘traitors’.

Sudan’s military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan dashed hopes of talks to end a months-long war, denouncing the rival paramilitary Rapid Support Forces as.. Read More →
Outbreak of kennel cough in Windhoek

Outbreak of kennel cough in Windhoek

There is currently an outbreak of Kennel cough in Windhoek.However, proactive steps can be taken to protect your canine from this condition. Similar.. Read More →
High-level panel discussion on ‘Fatherlessness in Namibia’ ends with British High Commissioner

High-level panel discussion on ‘Fatherlessness in Namibia’ ends with British High Commissioner

Fatherlessness is predominantly the result of absence rather than death in numerous countries, including Namibia. In such cases, men often fail to take.. Read More →
Japan to buy more than $100m of missiles from US

Japan to buy more than $100m of missiles from US

Japan is receiving the green light from Washington to purchase more than 100-million dollars of surface to air missiles. Chris Gilbert reports that.. Read More →
Macron insists French ambassador will stay in Niger, despite pressure from junta to leave

Macron insists French ambassador will stay in Niger, despite pressure from junta to leave

France’s ambassador to Niger will stay in the country despite pressure to leave from leaders of a recent coup, President Emmanuel Macron said.. Read More →
Judge in Trump election-rigging case sets March 2024 trial date

Judge in Trump election-rigging case sets March 2024 trial date

Former US President Donald Trump will go on trial next March on charges of trying to overturn the outcome of the 2020 Presidential.. Read More →
South Africa’s DA says it plans to introduce an amendment at the City of Johannesburg’s council

South Africa’s DA says it plans to introduce an amendment at the City of Johannesburg’s council

South Africa’s Democratic Alliance says it plans to introduce an amendment at the City of Johannesburg’s council meeting on Thursday, seeking to postpone.. Read More →
President Hage Geingob congratulates President-elect of Zimbabwe

President Hage Geingob congratulates President-elect of Zimbabwe

President Hage Geingob on Sunday congratulated President-elect of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa and Zanu-PF following their victory in a peaceful harmonised.. Read More →
Social welfare ministry addresses incident of child abuse in Omaheke Region

Social welfare ministry addresses incident of child abuse in Omaheke Region

The Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare said they are shocked by the recent incident of child abuse in the.. Read More →
UN chief expresses concern over Zimbabwe polls

UN chief expresses concern over Zimbabwe polls

UN Secretary–General António Guterres has expressed concern over the arrest of Zimbabwe election observers amid “reports of voter intimidation, threats of violence, harassment.. Read More →
Florida shooting under investigation as hate crime

Florida shooting under investigation as hate crime

A federal hate crime investigation is underway in the United States after a white man shot three black people in Florida. Ryan Christopher.. Read More →
Sinimbo highlights importance of Trade Fairs in facilitating business opportunities

Sinimbo highlights importance of Trade Fairs in facilitating business opportunities

Deputy Minister of Industrialisation and Trade, Verna Sinimbo, has underscored the significance of trade fairs and exhibitions as critical arenas that unite business.. Read More →
Competition watchdog approves Vivo Energy Namibia and GasIt merger

Competition watchdog approves Vivo Energy Namibia and GasIt merger

The Namibian Competition Commission has conditionally approved the proposed merger of Vivo Energy Namibia and GasIt. The merger would enable Vivo to expand its.. Read More →
Prime Minister calls for private sector backing for NIPP

Prime Minister calls for private sector backing for NIPP

Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has appealed to the private sector to collaborate with the government in advancing the National Internship Programme Policy. She.. Read More →
Chinese President vows to boost investment in Namibia

Chinese President vows to boost investment in Namibia

During a meeting at the 15th BRICS Summit, Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed his intention to encourage Chinese companies to invest in Namibia,.. Read More →
Missing girl found after search efforts near Walvis Bay

Missing girl found after search efforts near Walvis Bay

A girl who disappeared near the outskirts of Walvis Bay on Saturday has been located today. The discovery is the result of coordinated.. Read More →
European automakers disconnect vehicle software updates for Russian drivers

European automakers disconnect vehicle software updates for Russian drivers

New reports suggest that several major European automakers have begun to disconnect Russian drivers from their vehicle software updates. Trent Murray has more. .. Read More →
ECOWAS calls for accelerated transition to democracy in Niger

ECOWAS calls for accelerated transition to democracy in Niger

West Africa’s regional bloc, ECOWAS has demanded a shorter transition period from military rule to democracy in the Republic of Niger.  .. Read More →
60 Years since Martin Luther King’s famous speech

60 Years since Martin Luther King’s famous speech

Sixty years ago on August 28, American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech at.. Read More →
Local housing prices surge

Local housing prices surge

Namibia’s property market has witnessed a staggering 1,258% surge in average housing prices between January 1990 and March 2023. According to research by Simonis Storm, the.. Read More →
Cuba ready to continue working with Namibia

Cuba ready to continue working with Namibia

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel says the country is ready to continue cooperating with Namibia, despite the complexities caused by US sanctions. The nations have signed.. Read More →
South Africa’s EFF to take SARB’s Phala Phala report on review

South Africa’s EFF to take SARB’s Phala Phala report on review

The EFF will take the South Africa Reserve Bank’s report exonerating President Cyril Ramaphosa in the Phala Phala matter on judicial review. Julius.. Read More →
Fed leaves possibility of increasing interest rates again to tackle inflation

Fed leaves possibility of increasing interest rates again to tackle inflation

Caroline Malone reports from Washington that the U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has made his annual speech at the Jackson Hole Economic.. Read More →
South Africa’s EFF to take SARB’s Phala Phala report on review

South Africa’s EFF to take SARB’s Phala Phala report on review

The EFF will take the South Africa Reserve Bank’s report exonerating President Cyril Ramaphosa in the Phala Phala matter on judicial review. Julius.. Read More →
Japan advises its citizens in China to lay low

Japan advises its citizens in China to lay low

Tokyo is warning its citizens in China to lay-low as anti-Japanese sentiment builds in the country over Japan’s release of nuclear wastewater into.. Read More →
SOS Children’s Village plans to expand nationwide

SOS Children’s Village plans to expand nationwide

SOS Children’s Village plans to expand countrywide to provide care and support to vulnerable children and families across the country. Its National Programme.. Read More →
US stocks rally after Fed comments

US stocks rally after Fed comments

US stocks closed higher on Friday following comments from Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell. Sally Patterson has more in New York on the.. Read More →
Zimbabwe’s president declared election winner, opposition rejects result

Zimbabwe’s president declared election winner, opposition rejects result

Zimbabwe’s elections commission said late on Saturday that incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa had won this week’s presidential election with roughly 53% of the vote,.. Read More →
Cuban President arrives in Namibia for official State visit

Cuban President arrives in Namibia for official State visit

Cuban President arrived in Namibia on Saturday for an official State visit and Heroes’ Day celebrations. Miguel Diaz-Canel is on a three-day visit.. Read More →
Taxi passengers rescue Free State woman, granddaughter in alleged kidnapping

Taxi passengers rescue Free State woman, granddaughter in alleged kidnapping

South Africa’s Free State police arrested a man for allegedly kidnapping a 62-year-old woman and her 9-year-old granddaughter in Arlington. This Saturday incident.. Read More →
SPRING IS HERE…OR ALMOST

SPRING IS HERE…OR ALMOST

It’s almost Spring time in the Southern Hemisphere. Yes, it is indeed almost that time. What can possibly be done for the next.. Read More →
WHO warns COVID-19 still a risk

WHO warns COVID-19 still a risk

The World Health Organization is calling on governments to remain vigilant as variants of the Covid-19 virus continue to spread. Sally Patterson has.. Read More →
Eskom’s troubled Tutuka station to start bringing units back online within weeks

Eskom’s troubled Tutuka station to start bringing units back online within weeks

South Africa’s Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa is confident that two units at “perennial underperformer” Tutuka power station will come back onstream in September... Read More →
Namibia commemorates Heroe’s Day 2023

Namibia commemorates Heroe’s Day 2023

Namibia commemorated its 33rd Heroes’ Day by hostong Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, the President of Cuba, as guest of honour. President Hage Geingob, in.. Read More →
Mental Healthers gear up for walk and ride

Mental Healthers gear up for walk and ride

Cathy Kambanda of the National Mental Health Care Namibia spoke to Future Media News on the upcoming Mental Health Awareness month of October... Read More →
Donald Trump mugshot merch

Donald Trump mugshot merch

It’s the mugshot seen around the world. And now, Donald Trump is looking to cash in on it. The former president’s re-election team.. Read More →
Doctor strikes aggravate healthcare collapse in Port Sudan

Doctor strikes aggravate healthcare collapse in Port Sudan

The army-controlled coastal city of Port Sudan has become a refuge from the war raging to the west, but its health system is.. Read More →
President Geingob deliveres Namibia’s position on the BRICS-Africa Outreach and the BRICS Plus Dialogues

President Geingob deliveres Namibia’s position on the BRICS-Africa Outreach and the BRICS Plus Dialogues

President Hage Geingob has called on BRICS nations to continue to make the international order more just and favourable to peace and development.. Read More →
Road tolling programme postponed indefinitely

Road tolling programme postponed indefinitely

Road Fund Administration announced that it has postponed its proposed road tolling programme indefinitely. The RF said this comes after it received policy.. Read More →
Markets Fall Ahead of Powell Wyoming Speech

Markets Fall Ahead of Powell Wyoming Speech

US markets were all down sharply on Thursday despite a boost from chipmaker Nvidia’s earnings report.  Ira Spitzer reports that the focus now.. Read More →
South African rand extends losses before Powell speech

South African rand extends losses before Powell speech

The South African rand extended losses in early trade on Friday, ahead of a speech by the U.S. Federal Reserve Chair, which could.. Read More →
South Africa’s electricity purchased from independent power producers  may be cheaper than Eskom

South Africa’s electricity purchased from independent power producers may be cheaper than Eskom

South Africa’s City Power claims it will have a slightly lower tariff for Johannesburg residents after procuring electricity from four independent power producers... Read More →
Modi-Xi discuss peace along the border on the sidelines of BRICS summit

Modi-Xi discuss peace along the border on the sidelines of BRICS summit

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and China Xi Jinping discussed the two countries’ border dispute on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in.. Read More →
Swakop to host National Heritage Week celebrations

Swakop to host National Heritage Week celebrations

Swakopmund’s Heritage and Culture Committee will host this year’s main Namibian Heritage Week celebrations. It includes everal activities lined up for the week... Read More →
More than 430 kidnappings in Western Cape during first six months of 2023

More than 430 kidnappings in Western Cape during first six months of 2023

Over 430 people were kidnapped in the Western Cape during the first half of this year.  The latest crime statistics, released by the.. Read More →
Japan calls for understanding after China’s blanket seafood ban

Japan calls for understanding after China’s blanket seafood ban

Japan is calling on China to better understand the science behind its controversial nuclear wastewater discharge. Chris Gilbert reports from Tokyo that Beijing.. Read More →
Maui County Sues Utility Company Over Wildfires

Maui County Sues Utility Company Over Wildfires

Maui county has filed a lawsuit against Hawaiian Electric alleging that the utility company’s power lines caused the deadly wildfires on the island.. Read More →
Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board  calls for bidders to develop Namibia’s brand

Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board calls for bidders to develop Namibia’s brand

The Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board initiated the bidding process. This is for the appointment of a consultant to develop Namibia’s national.. Read More →
Katutura pensioners urge CoW to write off their debt

Katutura pensioners urge CoW to write off their debt

Windhoek residents have lost confidence in their local leadership says Shaun Gariseb, community activist in Katutura. After several attempts to seek an amicable.. Read More →
Mediclinic appoints head of law firm following claims of account manipulation

Mediclinic appoints head of law firm following claims of account manipulation

Mediclinic has appointed Steven Powell, head of law firm ENSafrica’s forensics practice, to head its independent audit following claims of account manipulation. Earlier.. Read More →
Namibia Airports Company moves ahead with operations

Namibia Airports Company moves ahead with operations

Following the return to normal at Hosea Kutako International Airport earlier this week, and the concurrent cargo embargo from some airlines serving the.. Read More →

Donald Trump has turned himself in to authorities in Fulton County, Georgia to face charges of conspiring to overturn the 2020 presidential election.. Read More →
Nigeria building collapse kills at least two, dozens injured

Nigeria building collapse kills at least two, dozens injured

A two-storey building collapsed in Nigeria’s capital city of Abuja late on Wednesday, killing at least two people and injuring dozens. Thirty-seven people.. Read More →
Swapo SG launches SPWC constitution

Swapo SG launches SPWC constitution

Swapo Secretary General launched the Swapo Party Women’s Council constitution, which was adopted by the party’s Seventh Ordinary Congress last year, in Omuthiya.. Read More →
US intelligence suggests Russian mercenary leader was likely assasinated

US intelligence suggests Russian mercenary leader was likely assasinated

US officials say preliminary intelligence suggests that Russian mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin was killed by an explosion on board his aircraft or some.. Read More →
Legal Assistance Centre weighs in on Zim Elections

Legal Assistance Centre weighs in on Zim Elections

Zimbabweans were called back to vote on Thursday in 40 wards affected by delays during Wednesday’s election. In addition,police arrested 41 civil society.. Read More →
Johannesburg residents get some relief to stages of load shedding

Johannesburg residents get some relief to stages of load shedding

Johannesburg residents will get some relief when it comes to stages of load shedding as City Power has procured electricity from four independent.. Read More →
Institute for Public Policy Research calls for complete autonomy of public enterprises .

Institute for Public Policy Research calls for complete autonomy of public enterprises .

The Institute for Public Policy Research spoke to Future Media news on bureaucratic processes. IPPR Researcher Robin Sherbourne has called for complete autonomy.. Read More →
Telecom Namibia announces negotiations between Namibia Public Workers Union and its executive

Telecom Namibia announces negotiations between Namibia Public Workers Union and its executive

Telecom Namibia announced that negotiations between the Namibia Public Workers Union and the Telecom executive regarding salary increments for employees for the 2022/2023.. Read More →
BRICS bank to help African countries tackle urgent challenges

BRICS bank to help African countries tackle urgent challenges

News24 reports that the New Development Bank created by BRICS countries in 2015 can help finance African countries’ projects to tackle their most.. Read More →
South Carolina Supreme Court upholds abortion law

South Carolina Supreme Court upholds abortion law

The Supreme Court in the US state of South Carolina has upheld a near-total ban on abortion. According to Sally Patterson’s report, the.. Read More →
Countdown to annual Ongwediva Trade Fair begins

Countdown to annual Ongwediva Trade Fair begins

Preparations for the annual Ongwediva Trade Fair are in full swing, with over 400 exhibitors expected to showcase their products and services from.. Read More →
Namibian observer confirms smooth Zimbabwe elections despite delays

Namibian observer confirms smooth Zimbabwe elections despite delays

Ambassador Ndali Kamati, leader of Namibia’s election observer mission in Zimbabwe, has confirmed that while some polling stations experienced delays, the general elections.. Read More →
BRICS admits six new members to the bloc

BRICS admits six new members to the bloc

The BRICS group of nations will be getting new family members. Argentina, Ethiopia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt will.. Read More →
BRICS nations poised for global financial system reform

BRICS nations poised for global financial system reform

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says the BRICS countries are ready to tackle reform in the world’s financial systems. The New Development Bank.. Read More →
Oshana Investment Conference focuses on business expansion

Oshana Investment Conference focuses on business expansion

The Minister of Industrialisation and Trade, Lucia Iipumbu says the Oshana Investment Conference aims to do more than just attract investments—it also aims to.. Read More →
UK asylum backlog hits record high

UK asylum backlog hits record high

The number of asylum seekers in the UK waiting for a decision on their status has risen to a record high. More than.. Read More →
Zimbabwe police arrest election monitors in raids

Zimbabwe police arrest election monitors in raids

Zimbabwean police have confirmed the arrest of 39 election monitors for allegedly trying to disrupt the voting process. According to the BBC, law.. Read More →
Debut Oshana Investment conference held in Ongwediva

Debut Oshana Investment conference held in Ongwediva

The first-ever Oshana investment conference took place at the University of Namibia Jose Edurdo Dos Santos Campus in Ongwediva. Here is the Ministry.. Read More →
Trustco Bank CEO challenges Bank of Namibia suspension

Trustco Bank CEO challenges Bank of Namibia suspension

Trustco Bank CEO Quinton van Rooyen, says the Bank of Namibia’s decision to immediately suspend the bank for a period of six months.. Read More →
Hollywood’s striking writers slam studios’ latest offer

Hollywood’s striking writers slam studios’ latest offer

The latest talks between the Writers Guild of America and movie studios have broken down, with the writers union accusing the studios of.. Read More →
UK backs ECOWAS diplomatic efforts in Niger

UK backs ECOWAS diplomatic efforts in Niger

The United Kingdom’s Minister of State for the Armed Forces, James Heappey says the UK would support the regional bloc, ECOWAS, to ensure.. Read More →
ISRO confirms successful moon landing for rover

ISRO confirms successful moon landing for rover

Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO says its spacecraft’s lander and rover are in good condition and have rolled on to the moon’s surface... Read More →
Zimbabwe elections extended amidst voter suppression claims

Zimbabwe elections extended amidst voter suppression claims

Zimbabwe’s elections have been extended for another day due to long delays at some polling stations, primarily in opposition strongholds. The SABC reports.. Read More →
South Africa, China sign power deals during BRICS summit

South Africa, China sign power deals during BRICS summit

South Africa signed a raft of deals with China on Wednesday to help it overhaul its creaky energy sector including upgrading its nuclear.. Read More →
Mines Ministry and Nored to launch grid-connection financing

Mines Ministry and Nored to launch grid-connection financing

The Ministry of Mines and Energy together with NORED Electricity will launch a service-level agreement on a grid-connection financing mechanism next week. The.. Read More →
IPPR urges full autonomy for Public Enterprises

IPPR urges full autonomy for Public Enterprises

The Institute for Public Policy Research has called for complete autonomy of public enterprises citing their inability to be dynamic and responsive within.. Read More →
Companies that benefitted from Tembisa Hospital corruption will be exposed soon

Companies that benefitted from Tembisa Hospital corruption will be exposed soon

Gauteng Health and Wellness MEC Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko says companies that profited from fraudulent transactions that cost Tembisa Hospital nearly R1 billion will soon.. Read More →
Female black rhino carcass discovered at Grootfontein

Female black rhino carcass discovered at Grootfontein

A female black rhino carcass with a bullet wound in the stomach, was on 18 August 2023 discovered at a waterhole inside a.. Read More →
Pakistan officials arrest owner of the cable car that malfunctioned 900 ft in the air

Pakistan officials arrest owner of the cable car that malfunctioned 900 ft in the air

The police in Pakistan have arrested the owner of the cable car that left eight people dangling 900 feet in the air when.. Read More →
Urgent electricity bill – key to solving SA’s power crisis – finally tabled after delays

Urgent electricity bill – key to solving SA’s power crisis – finally tabled after delays

News24 reports on the South Africa’s Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill, an urgent piece of legislation that is key to overcoming SA’s energy crisis... Read More →
Donald Trump expected to surrender in Georgia Thursday

Donald Trump expected to surrender in Georgia Thursday

Toni Waterman reports on Donald Trump who is expected at the Fulton County Jail later today where he will surrender on charges that.. Read More →
Namibia Airports Company confirms operations are back to normal

Namibia Airports Company confirms operations are back to normal

The Namibia Airports Company in a press release said that operations are back to normal following the transition in ground handling services that.. Read More →
Hong Kong bans Japanese seafood even before Fukushima discharge starts

Hong Kong bans Japanese seafood even before Fukushima discharge starts

Hong Kong’s ban on imports of Japanese seafood has begun, even before discharges of radioactive waste water from the Fukushima nuclear started. Here’s.. Read More →
Zimbabwe sets extra day of voting in selected wards after delays

Zimbabwe sets extra day of voting in selected wards after delays

Reuters reports that Zimbabwe has extended voting in selected wards by a day after the late distribution of ballot papers delayed polling. Voters.. Read More →
Zimbabwe opposition claims ‘primitive’ vote rigging as ballot papers mysteriously run short

Zimbabwe opposition claims ‘primitive’ vote rigging as ballot papers mysteriously run short

A week before Zimbabwe’s crucial election, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission said everything was in place. Addressing journalists and election observers on 17 August,.. Read More →
Fukushima wastewater discharge begins

Fukushima wastewater discharge begins

Japan has begun discharging treated, nuclear wastewater into the Pacific Ocean. The highly controversial project started on Thursday after years of planning. Chris.. Read More →
Alleged murderer denied bail at Keetmanshoop

Alleged murderer denied bail at Keetmanshoop

A 24-year-old man, accused of stabbing and killing another man on Saturday, has been denied bail in the Keetmanshoop Magistrate’s Court. Court documents.. Read More →
Vice President Nangolo Mbumba launches the #WeAreEqual campaign

Vice President Nangolo Mbumba launches the #WeAreEqual campaign

Vice President Nangolo Mbumba launched the #WeAreEqual campaign, a continental action plan by Africa’s first ladies aimed at closing the gender gap in.. Read More →
Man arrested over deaths from gas explosion fire at special needs school in Pretoria

Man arrested over deaths from gas explosion fire at special needs school in Pretoria

A man has been arrested in connection with a gas explosion that killed two contract workers and left four others injured at the.. Read More →
Protest in Windhoek in solidarity with Namibia Economic Freedom Fighter member, Michael Amushelelo

Protest in Windhoek in solidarity with Namibia Economic Freedom Fighter member, Michael Amushelelo

A protest took place in Windhoek in solidarity with Namibia Economic Freedom Fighter member, Michael Amushelelo. Amushelelo was arrested in March on allegations.. Read More →
US Striking Writers Slam Studios’ Latest Offer as Strike Continues

US Striking Writers Slam Studios’ Latest Offer as Strike Continues

Ira Spitzer reports on the latest talks between the Writers Guild of America and movie studios. They have broken down, with the writers.. Read More →
Zimbabweans vote but hopes of ending economic freefall look dim

Zimbabweans vote but hopes of ending economic freefall look dim

Zimbabweans waited for hours to vote on Wednesday, saying they were hungry for change from economic chaos, but analysts were sceptical that the.. Read More →
Former Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister denies allocating quotas to Namgomar Pesca Limitada

Former Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister denies allocating quotas to Namgomar Pesca Limitada

Former Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister has denied allocating quotas to Namgomar Pesca Limitada, an Angolan company at the centre of the Fishrot.. Read More →
Mediclinic South Africa launches probe after allegations of bill manipulation

Mediclinic South Africa launches probe after allegations of bill manipulation

Mediclinic has launched an independent audit after it was accused of manipulating patient bills to save the hospital group money. News24 was sent.. Read More →
Russian Mercenary Leader Who Attempted Coup Dies in Plane Crash

Russian Mercenary Leader Who Attempted Coup Dies in Plane Crash

Russian authorities say the man behind the short-lived coup attempt in June has died in a plane crash near Moscow. Yevgeny Prigozhin, who.. Read More →
Telecom of Namibia employees staged a peaceful demonstration in Windhoek

Telecom of Namibia employees staged a peaceful demonstration in Windhoek

Telecom of Namibia employees staged a peaceful demonstration in Windhoek, demanding salary increments and improved working conditions from their management. The employees vowed.. Read More →
South Africa’s Youth African Nama Development Association looks to Namibia’s expertise

South Africa’s Youth African Nama Development Association looks to Namibia’s expertise

Youth African Nama Development Association founding president stated that for the South African government to effectively develop the Nama language and integrate it.. Read More →
Works and Transport ministry receives Ugandan counterpart

Works and Transport ministry receives Ugandan counterpart

The Ministry of Works and Transport will receive a benchmarking visit by the Ugandan Minister of Works and Transport, and the Ugandan National.. Read More →
Kenyan court orders mediation in Meta labour dispute

Kenyan court orders mediation in Meta labour dispute

A Kenyan court has given Facebook’s parent company Meta and content moderators suing it for unfair dismissal 21 days to resolve their dispute.. Read More →
Biden launches “Save” program to help with student loans

Biden launches “Save” program to help with student loans

President Biden has officially launched a new program to help people pay back student loans – after his loan forgiveness plan was struck.. Read More →
FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried faces new indictment

FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried faces new indictment

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has pleaded not guilty to fresh charges on Tuesday. As Sally Patterson reports he faced a new indictment accusing.. Read More →
India makes history as Chandrayaan-3 lands on the moon’s south pole

India makes history as Chandrayaan-3 lands on the moon’s south pole

India’s Chandrayaan-3 has become the first spacecraft to land near the south pole of the Moon. According to the BBC, inside the lander.. Read More →
Zimbabwe’s President casts vote

Zimbabwe’s President casts vote

Emmerson Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe’s president and leader of the ruling Zanu-PF, has cast his vote as elections get underway in the country on Wednesday... Read More →
Namibia needs regulatory reforms for oil and gas sector

Namibia needs regulatory reforms for oil and gas sector

Energy lawyer Shakwa Nyambe says Namibia needs regulatory reforms to establish much-needed transparency and accountability in its emerging oil and gas sector. He.. Read More →
Author of “Guide to the Namibian Economy” explores policy

Author of “Guide to the Namibian Economy” explores policy

Economist Robin Sherbourne, author of Guide to the Namibian Economy, shed some light on the state of the economy. Sherbourne focused on policy.. Read More →
Glitch at BRICS Summit transforms Putin’s voice

Glitch at BRICS Summit transforms Putin’s voice

Attendees at the BRICS Summit being held in South Africa could have been forgiven for thinking they had been transported to a Cold.. Read More →
Over 4 million face malnutrition in DRC amid conflict

Over 4 million face malnutrition in DRC amid conflict

The World Health Organisation says more than 4 million people are suffering from malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of Congo. WHO says the.. Read More →
Inflation rate eases in South Africa

Inflation rate eases in South Africa

Annual consumer price inflation slowed to its lowest level in two years, reaching 4.7% in July, from 5.4% in June. This reading is.. Read More →
Decline in cattle and sheep prices impact livestock market

Decline in cattle and sheep prices impact livestock market

The second quarter has witnessed a noteworthy downturn in cattle and sheep prices, with cattle prices experiencing a 9% decrease and sheep prices.. Read More →
Niger’s AU suspension made public after Wagner video

Niger’s AU suspension made public after Wagner video

The African Union has warned against any interference in Niger by those outside of Africa, including private military companies. This follows a video.. Read More →
UK charges ex-Nigerian Oil Minister with bribery

UK charges ex-Nigerian Oil Minister with bribery

Police in the United Kingdom have charged Nigeria’s ex-oil Minister, Diezani Alison Madueke with bribery offences. The British cops say they suspect she.. Read More →
SADC backs $17bn gas infrastructure plan

SADC backs $17bn gas infrastructure plan

The Southern African Development Community has backed a $17 billion natural gas infrastructure plan to bolster energy supplies. According to Bloomberg News, SADC.. Read More →
Zimbabweans vote in crucial presidential election

Zimbabweans vote in crucial presidential election

Voting is underway in presidential and parliamentary elections in Zimbabwe, where the opposition is seeking to end the 43-year rule of the Zanu-PF.. Read More →
SA President emphasises BRICS expansion and Africa’s potential

SA President emphasises BRICS expansion and Africa’s potential

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has reaffirmed the country’s stance on the expansion of BRICS. He urged global economies to recognise Africa’s potential.. Read More →
President Hage Geingob joins BRICS-Africa Outreach at Summit

President Hage Geingob joins BRICS-Africa Outreach at Summit

President Hage Geingob will deliver a statement at the ongoing 15th BRICS Summit’s BRICS-Africa Outreach and BRICS Plus dialogues. The discussions aim to.. Read More →
Namibia transports DRC refugees succesfully by flight

Namibia transports DRC refugees succesfully by flight

The Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety, and Security in partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and the Embassy of.. Read More →
India aiming for space history with third lunar mission

India aiming for space history with third lunar mission

India’s lunar mission Chandrayaan-3 is set for a historic touchdown at the moon’s south pole. If successful India will become the first country.. Read More →
Gabon’s president eyes third term as opposition seeks end to Bongo dynasty rule

Gabon’s president eyes third term as opposition seeks end to Bongo dynasty rule

Gabonese President Ali Bongo has campaigned for re-election in remote corners of the rainforested nation this month, seeking to dispel opposition claims he.. Read More →
Japan preparing wastewater for release

Japan preparing wastewater for release

Japan is monitoring and testing radioactive, treated wastewater for remaining isotopes ahead of releasing it into the Pacific Ocean from Thursday. Chris Gilbert.. Read More →