Daily Archives: December 1, 2019

Electorate breaks Swapo two-thirds majority by one seat

Namibia's ruling Swapo Party lost its two-thirds parliamentary majority by one seat during the 2019 National Assembly election held on Wednesday.

The ruling party received 63 seats in Namibia's next …

The competition was tough, but it wasn’t war: Geingob

Incumbent President Hage Geingob whose popularity waned by 31 per cent from the 87 per cent he received from the electorate five years ago, has admitted that this year's Presidential …

Joyous Congolese Dances, Songs Enliven St. Peter’s Basilica

VATICAN CITY - Congolese dancing and singing enlivened St. Peter's Basilica on Sunday, as Pope Francis celebrated a special mass for Catholics from the violence-wracked African nation and denounced arms …

Eggs, Protests, Apathy Greet Algeria’s Presidential Campaign

ALGIERS, ALGERIA - Algeria's presidential campaign is in trouble. Candidates are struggling to fill rally venues, campaign managers have quit, voters have pelted campaign headquarters with tomatoes and eggs, and …

Rundu man arrested for assaulting police officer

A 29-year-old man was arrested on Thursday in Rundu for allegedly beating and seriously injuring a 43-year old police officer with a pool table stick.

Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Crime …

Gunmen Kill 14 in Burkina Faso Church

Unknown gunmen opened fire on a church in eastern Burkina Faso Sunday, killing at least 14 people.

Officials say the attack took place in the town of Hantoukoura, near the …