Daily Archives: August 14, 2019

Ugandan Online Publishers Criticize Registration as Political Control

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Ugandan social media influencers and news organizations are critical of a new requirement announced last week that all commercial online publishers must register with the government. They …

Botswana Battles Influx of Zimbabwean Illegal Immigrants

GABORONE, BOTSWANA - Botswana is battling an influx of illegal immigrants from Zimbabwe, as the Zimbabwean government struggles to overcome a deep economic crisis. But authorities in Botswana appear to …

26 Candidates to Run in Tunisia’s Early Presidential Vote

TUNIS, TUNISIA - Tunisia's independent electoral body says 26 candidates have qualified to run in the country's early presidential election on Sept. 15, out of 96 who were seeking the …

Home Affairs Ministry to introduce group visa counter

The Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration has introduced a group visa counter which will be dealing with voluminous visa applications to ease queue and delay of the visa acquisition …

Nineteen arrested for wildlife crimes in August

The month of August has just started but, there are already 19 people arrested with relation to wildlife crimes and six cases of wildlife crimes were registered.

This is an …

BoN cuts repo rate to 6,50 per cent

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Namibia (BoN) has cut the Repo rate by 25 basis point from 6.75 to 6.50 per cent.

Briefing the media on …

Stars revamp their coaching staff

African Stars Football Club (F.C.) have on Tuesday announced the appointment of Mervin Mbakera as assistant coach to Mohamed Gargo in place of Andrew Tjahikika.

According to a media release …

Case of four men arrested with rhino horns postponed to September

The four men accused of possession and dealing in rhino horns at Otjiwarongo were on Wednesday afternoon remanded in custody pending police investigations.

The accused Robertos Ipinge, 33, Timotheus Kazera, …