Sealing the lid on ICC
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Sealing the lid on ICC

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

By Tiri Masawi Namibia’s Deputy Prime Minister, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah last week sealed the lid on the thorny issue of dumping…

Bots ex-presidents may find employment after retirement
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Bots ex-presidents may find employment after retirement

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone - Botswana’s former heads of state may find employment anywhere they choose. This follows a bill…

Namibia’s NEEF drawing regional comparisons
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Namibia’s NEEF drawing regional comparisons

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

By Tiri Masawi Windhoek - Namibia is set to pluck a leaf from South Africa and Zimbabwe by tabling the…

Botswana’s dream of exporting power to region teeters
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Botswana’s dream of exporting power to region teeters

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone - Botswana’s dream of exporting power to other countries in the region will be temporarily delayed…

Zambian under pressure over the arrest of opposition leader
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Zambian under pressure over the arrest of opposition leader

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa Lusaka - Zambia has once again come under the spotlight from the international community following the arrest…

Lesotho’s money woes deepen …as government misses revenue collection target
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Lesotho’s money woes deepen …as government misses revenue collection target

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

By Sechaba Mokhethi Maseru - Thrown a lifeline by the Constitutional Court to avert a possible government shutdown after the…

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.…

Lesotho moves to regulate social media
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Lesotho moves to regulate social media

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Sechaba Mokhethi Maseru - Lesotho will soon introduce a new cyber-security law to regulate the use of social media…

Zambian police distances self from indecent dressing warning
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Zambian police distances self from indecent dressing warning

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa Lusaka - Zambian police have dispelled reports purporting that government had banned indecent dressing in public and…

Botswana, SA ruling parties exchange notes on political challenges
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Botswana, SA ruling parties exchange notes on political challenges

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone- Ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and the African National Congress (ANC) of South Africa held a…

Assembly Points – the undocumented episode of Zim’s liberation struggle
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Assembly Points – the undocumented episode of Zim’s liberation struggle

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire recently in Dzapasi, Buhera The closing chapter of Zimbabwe’s liberation struggle was decided at the Lancaster…

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Malawi to build diplomatic offices to cut costs

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Penelope Paliani-Kamanga The Malawi government has said it plans to acquire permanent structures in all its diplomatic missions abroad…

Kabila appoints new PM
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Kabila appoints new PM

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila of Congo has named a former leading member of the main opposition…

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…

Zuming against white monopoly capital
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Zuming against white monopoly capital

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Long after President Jacob Zuma had announced his midnight Cabinet reshuffle, which claimed the scalp of four…

Food security prospects brighten for southern Africa
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Food security prospects brighten for southern Africa

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

Southern Africa is set to record a bumper harvest after receiving good rainfall in the 2016/17 agricultural season, according to…

Investigators assess quake that shook the region
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Investigators assess quake that shook the region

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone-Botswana in collaboration with South Africa is assessing the damage caused by a strong earthquake with a…

TST scribe wins NAC media award
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TST scribe wins NAC media award

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire HARARE - Versatile Southern Times scribe Sharon Kavhu was adjudged the inaugural winner of the National…

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…

United Nations extends DRC peacekeeping mission mandate
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United Nations extends DRC peacekeeping mission mandate

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

UNITED NATIONS – The Security Council has extended the mandate of the United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of…