Loyiso Gola advises aspiring comedians
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Loyiso Gola advises aspiring comedians

Staff Reporter - Apr 21, 2017

By Jonathan Mbiriyamveka HARARE – One of South Africa’s sought-after stand-up comedians Loyiso Gola has urged aspiring comedians to be…

Will liberation parties wither reactionary storm across the region?
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Will liberation parties wither reactionary storm across the region?

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Factionalism, personality clashes, succession battles. All these matters not when it comes to the election season.…

East Africa leads continental growth in 2016
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East Africa leads continental growth in 2016

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe Windhoek – For the fourth consecutive year since 2013, East Africa remained the fastest growing sub-region in…

Barley diversifies agriculture sector
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Barley diversifies agriculture sector

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

Critics might have been skeptical of the idea of growing barley locally, but through a smart partnership between Namibia Breweries…

Zambia’s ZESCO demand 75 percent electricity tariffs hike
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Zambia’s ZESCO demand 75 percent electricity tariffs hike

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa Lusaka - The Zambia Electricity Supply Corp (ZESCO) is hastening to raise over US$9 billion to develop…

Zuma marches on
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Zuma marches on

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

>  Tichaona Zindoga Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma last week hit one of his most turbulent times at the helm…

Bush urges Africa to fight HIV, cancer
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Bush urges Africa to fight HIV, cancer

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

By Timo Shihepo & Bakang Mhaladi Windhoek/Gaborone – Former United States of America president George W. Bush has urged Namibia, Botswana…

Frozen in the Desert: Western Sahara and the Forgotten Conflict
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Frozen in the Desert: Western Sahara and the Forgotten Conflict

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

> Jay Gopalan On May 10, 1973, Sahrawi university students and soldiers from the Spanish army assembled in a small…

When South Africa sneezes SADC catches the cold
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When South Africa sneezes SADC catches the cold

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

By Tiri Masawi WINDHOEK – Recent events in South Africa where President Jacob Zuma unexpectedly wielded the axe on former Minister…

Botswana military deal triggers regional security fears
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Botswana military deal triggers regional security fears

Staff Reporter - Apr 03, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE - International peace researchers have warned Botswana to reconsider its decision to purchase Gripen fighter jets…

Herero, Nama remember German genocide victims
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Herero, Nama remember German genocide victims

Staff Reporter - Apr 03, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe SWAKOPMUND – In the early morning of Saturday, 25 March 2017, hundreds of Ovaherero and Nama people…

No need to panic on UN peacekeeping cuts
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No need to panic on UN peacekeeping cuts

Staff Reporter - Apr 03, 2017

By Samuel Oakford NEW YORK - Fears are growing that the United Nations (UN) would be forced to drastically cut…

The long shadow of the De Klerk regime
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The long shadow of the De Klerk regime

Staff Reporter - Apr 03, 2017

By Oupa Lehulere FREDERICK de Klerk succeeded in shaping post-apartheid South Africa in deep and fundamental ways. Every policy he spelt…

SADC versus Cyclone Dineo …. the good, the bad and the ugly
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SADC versus Cyclone Dineo …. the good, the bad and the ugly

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE-The good news about Cyclone Dineo that hit the region last month is that the Southern African…

SADC leaders worry over Lesotho’s political volatility
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SADC leaders worry over Lesotho’s political volatility

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Innocent Gore recently in Ezulwini, Swaziland THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) has expressed concern at the changing political…

Geingob urges Namibians to guard country’s independence jealously
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Geingob urges Namibians to guard country’s independence jealously

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Timo Shihepo & Lahja Nashuuta RUNDU, the capital of Kavango East region in north-eastern Namibia, came to life when…

SADC commits to expedite industrial strategy
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SADC commits to expedite industrial strategy

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire In an article published in The Sunday Mail of September 4, 2014, Foreign Affairs Minister Dr…

Green route to industrialisation: The best option for Africa
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Green route to industrialisation: The best option for Africa

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Africa launches the 2017 Economic Report on Africa in Dakar, Senegal, this week, with the…

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…

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…