ICC: Whither Africa?
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ICC: Whither Africa?

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

*Continent divided on withdrawal from court By Tichaona Zindoga JOHANNESBURG- Africa's mass exodus from the controversial International Criminal Court is off the rails, and the recent decision…

Mugabe laments the death of ‘Nkrumahism’
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Mugabe laments the death of ‘Nkrumahism’

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Lloyd Gumbo ZIMBABWEAN President Robert Mugabe has bemoaned the death of Nkrumahism among the majority of African leaders who are given to foreign capitals, particularly from the…

Could Lesotho be lurching towards a shutdown?
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Could Lesotho be lurching towards a shutdown?

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Sechaba Mokhethi MASERU -Lesotho could face a governmental shutdown that might bring all state operations to a standstill because its 2017-18 budget was blocked by opposition before…

OPEC oil cuts spark fuel price increases in Southern Africa
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OPEC oil cuts spark fuel price increases in Southern Africa

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Rumbidzayi Zinyuke ON 1 March, the government of Namibia announced an almost 3 percent increase in fuel prices as a direct response to the production cuts…

Khama’s succession conundrum
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Khama’s succession conundrum

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE- For the first time in history, President Ian Khama’s ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is poised to have the Vice President, who should…

SADC PF rallies MPs against GBV
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SADC PF rallies MPs against GBV

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Staff Writer JOHANNESBURG – The secretary-general of the SADC Parliamentary Forum (SADC PF), Dr Esau Chiviya, says the forum has begun mainstreaming gender-based violence (GBV) in…

Beneficiation the way to go
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Beneficiation the way to go

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

“AFRICA is the richest place, but it’s got the poorest race.  To me that is a disgrace!” These words were said by none other than the inimitable…

Towards the ‘SADC We Want’
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Towards the ‘SADC We Want’

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Joseph Ngwawi THE continental vision of the “Africa We Want” defined by the African Union as Agenda 2063 serves as an inspiration for the sub-regions to…

Dlamini: SADC belongs to the people
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Dlamini: SADC belongs to the people

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Joseph Ngwawi in Mbabane, Swaziland THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) has made significant progress towards achieving its vision of a united, prosperous and integrated region.…

Illegal logging threatens Zim forests
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Illegal logging threatens Zim forests

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Sifelani Tsiko IN the heart of Zimbabwe’s third largest state forest, Mafungabusi in the central part of the country, a  soccer pitch has been carved out…

‘SADC has huge potential for funding own programmes’
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‘SADC has huge potential for funding own programmes’

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Joseph Ngwawi in Mbabane, Swaziland Southern Africa has the potential to mobilise more than US$1.2 billion from alternative and innovative sources as part of efforts to…

On sharing the technology of witchcraft
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On sharing the technology of witchcraft

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Thandekile Moyo ONE of my mother’s young sisters, Thulani, is a drama queen. She is bubbly and energetic, and a storyteller of note. Whenever she is around,…

The role of women during Namibia’s armed struggle
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The role of women during Namibia’s armed struggle

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Aaron Nambadi LIBERATING a country is not an easy task and the women of Kavango really contributed and participated in the struggle immensely. It can be…

Namibia continues to observe peaceful transfer of power
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Namibia continues to observe peaceful transfer of power

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Andreas Thomas WINDHOEK - Namibia attained its independence on 21 March 1990 and over the years, it has managed to buttress its legacy as a model…

Namibian economy has steadily grown since 1990
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Namibian economy has steadily grown since 1990

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK – Namibia celebrates 27 years of independence from apartheid South Africa on 21 March under the theme “United We Stand for the Love…

Nujoma credited for policy of national reconciliation
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Nujoma credited for policy of national reconciliation

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Andreas Thomas WINDHOEK - Dr Sam Nujoma led thousands of Namibians in the 30-year fight for independence, under the umbrella of the former liberation movement, South…

Refugees Who Became Presidents
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Refugees Who Became Presidents

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

These men were once refugees but went on to become Presidents of Namibia, Ghana and South Africa. Their contributions to the independence of their countries and to…

Black men were boys during apartheid: Tjiriange
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Black men were boys during apartheid: Tjiriange

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Anna Salkeus WINDHOEK - “Give this boy a rack of lamb, an ounce of meat and a gallon of milk.” This was the unusual instruction given…

‘Nujoma has united Namibia’
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‘Nujoma has united Namibia’

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta KOBUS van Zyl, a prominent white businessman in Namibia’s north-eastern town of Rundu, thinks reconciliation is a momentous achievement worth celebrating, as Namibia marks…

Charles Namoloh – father of Special Forces
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Charles Namoloh – father of Special Forces

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Andreas Thomas MAJOR Gen (Rtd) Charles Namoloh to many Namibians, mostly young people, is an elderly Cabinet minister, a Member of Parliament and senior member of…