Daily Archives: May 19, 2020

Lesotho’s New PM Has High Hopes — and Higher Stakes

JOHANNESBURG – Hopes are high across politically fractious Lesotho as Moeketsi Majoro, the nation’s finance minister, prepares to become prime minister.

His swearing in, scheduled for Wednesday, comes after two …

Botswana Probes Death of 56 Elephants

GABORONE, BOTSWANA – Botswana is investigating the mysterious death of 56 elephants in the last two months. Authorities have ruled out poaching, as all carcasses were found intact.

The country’s …

NFA EXCO to decide on FIFA COVID-19 Funds

The Namibia Football Association (NFA) Executive Committee will decide what to do with the FIFA funds meant for the COVID-19 relief which are yet to be disbursed to FIFA members …

Southern Africa’s porous borders pose a problem for containing the coronavirus

Many countries around the world have declared lockdowns in an attempt to curb the sharp rise in deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic.

In South Africa, which has the highest number …

NFA exco yet to decide on FIFA COVID-19 relief funds

Namibia Football Association (NFA) Executive Committee will decide what to do with Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) funds meant for COVID-19 relief which was requested by NFA Normalization Committee.…

Three Namibians and one German arrested for wildlife crimes

Three Namibians including a German national were arrested and charged for wildlife crimes between 11 and 17 May 2020, the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) has said.

This was revealed in …

Shiimi to table national budget next week

The Appropriation Bill will be tabled in the National Assembly by the newly appointed Minister of Finance, Ipumbu Shiimi a media statement availed Nampa on Tuesday indicates.

The ministries spoke …

Oktoberfest 2020 cancelled

The organisers of the Windhoek Oktoberfest on Tuesday announced the cancellation of the iconic cultural event following the outbreak of Covid-19 and the directive from the head of state.

The …