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Trade between Russia, Namibia ‘unimpressive’

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

[caption id="attachment_29603" align="alignnone" width="740"] Presideng Geingob meets the Russian envoy Yury Trutnev at State House in Windhoek.[/caption] WINDHOEK - Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy of the Russian Federation, Yury…

The rise of dancehall in SADC
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The rise of dancehall in SADC

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

By Tiri Masawi RECENT applause of Zimbabwean dancehall ace Winky D as one of the best dancehall artists in the world ahead of Jamaican heavyweights Sean Paul, Mavado,…

Mr Ibu comes to Botswana
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Mr Ibu comes to Botswana

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE – Nigeria’s comedy heavyweight John Okafor will be in Gaborone on 26 August to perform at the Gaborone International Music and Culture Week…

Will Wizkid finally win a solo BET award?
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Will Wizkid finally win a solo BET award?

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

By  Oris Aigbokhaevbolo COME 25 June, the music-loving world will witness the 2017 edition of the BET Awards. For African music fans, one category will receive particular attention. …

The quest for internal harmony in Africa
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The quest for internal harmony in Africa

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

By Gracious Madondo MOLEFI Kete Asante has most assuredly become one of Africa’s most iconic writers and literary critics of all time.    Over the years Asante…

Governments must invest in pre-exposure prophylaxis to end HIV/Aids
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Governments must invest in pre-exposure prophylaxis to end HIV/Aids

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta NAMIBIA is among countries in Southern Africa that made momentous progress towards achieving the United Nations 90.90.90, the fast track universal targets to end…

Namibia, Russia trade volumes unimpressive
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Namibia, Russia trade volumes unimpressive

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

WINDHOEK, 25 MAY (NAMPA) - Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy of the Russian Federation, Yury Trutnev has described trade volumes between Namibia and Russia at US.dollars 24 million in…

Development of athletics in Southern Africa – The quantum leap forward
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Development of athletics in Southern Africa – The quantum leap forward

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

By Andrew Bonani Kamanga THE Athletics World Championships are back!  The much awaited event will take place in London (4-13 August 2017). New kings and queens will…

Third lightning strike dooms football club
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Third lightning strike dooms football club

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

By Bakang Mhaladi GABORONE – Lightning has already struck two deadly bolts to the mining town of Selebi-Phikwe. Now the town is bracing for a third strike.…

IAAF World Championships London 2017 medals unveiled
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IAAF World Championships London 2017 medals unveiled

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

THE International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) has unveiled the official medals for this year’s athletics world championships meetings in London. Lying within the shape of an athletics…

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Zimbabwe daredevil Jefferies takes international motor racing circuit on

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

By Robson Sharuko HARARE – Zimbabwe motor racing ace Axcil Jefferies hasn’t ruled out making the big breakthrough into the glitzy fast lane of Formula One racing…

Chiyangwa backs impact of COSAFA Castle Cup
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Chiyangwa backs impact of COSAFA Castle Cup

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

COSAFA President Phillip Chiyangwa has praised the role of the COSAFA Castle Cup in developing football in the Southern African region and believes the competition will go…

Nam wary of Lesotho’s threat in 2017 COSAFA finals
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Nam wary of Lesotho’s threat in 2017 COSAFA finals

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

By Melba Kaure WINDHOEK – The Brave Warriors will have to be aware of Lesotho’s threat in their 2017 COSAFA Cup quarterfinals encounter when the regional football showpiece…

Rollers wrap up Botswana league title in fine style
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Rollers wrap up Botswana league title in fine style

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

By Bakang Mhaladi GABORONE – Township Rollers battled bereavement and a late slump in form to grab their second consecutive league title and 14th overall after a…

Bidvest Wits gets maiden title
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Bidvest Wits gets maiden title

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa CAPE TOWN – Bidvest Wits has had to wait for 96 years to claim their maiden premier league championship. With a game to spare, the…

CAF’s $1bn TV rights deal – COSAFA bosses thrust into body’s controversial agreement
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CAF’s $1bn TV rights deal – COSAFA bosses thrust into body’s controversial agreement

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

By Robson Sharuko HARARE – Three months after toppling long-serving CAF president Issa Hayatou, the leaders of that revolution met in Harare this week to try and…

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Grammy Award winning UK soul singer to share stage with Zim Divas

Staff Reporter - May 25, 2017

Sharon Kavhu United Kingdom Grammy Award Winning soul singer Joss Stone is expected to share the stage with three Zimbabwean female musicians: Ammara Brown, Tamy Moyo and…

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World’s oldest Galapagos tortoise eating vegetables

Staff Reporter - May 22, 2017

NamPower guarantees R2 billion ZPC loan
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NamPower guarantees R2 billion ZPC loan

Staff Reporter - May 22, 2017

By Tiri Masawi Windhoek – Namibia’s state owned power utility NamPower will be paying for their power purchased from Zimbabwe directly to Standard Bank as a guarantee for…

Bumpy road ahead of Lesotho poll
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Bumpy road ahead of Lesotho poll

Staff Reporter - May 22, 2017

By  Sechaba Mokhethi Maseru – While the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has announced determination to deliver a credible election and that they remain on course and faithful to…