Daily Archives: May 20, 2020

US Seeks Creative Solutions to Prepare African Nations Against Viral Threat

JOHANNESBURG – Field hospitals, ambulances, ventilators, masks and even personnel are among the hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of assistance the U.S. has recently diverted to African nations in …

Southern African Leaders Meet on Mozambique’s Deteriorating Security

HARARE – Southern African leaders met Wednesday to discuss the growing Islamist insurgency in northern Mozambique.

At the day-long meeting in Harare, leaders of Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique said …

Fear of COVID-19 Slows Trucking in East Africa

KIGALI, RWANDA – In East Africa, long-distance truckers are suspected of carrying the dreaded coronavirus along with their cargo. So for weeks, trucks have stalled at border crossings — with …

Colonial amnesia and Germany’s efforts to achieve ‘internal liberation’

Speaking at the 75th commemoration of VE (Victory in Europe) Day, German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier said it was a day of liberation “imposed from outside”, by Allied military forces, …

UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

Through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. Government’s action, the United States continues to demonstrate global leadership in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The American people have given …

WhatsApp stokvel constitutes a pyramid scheme: BoN

The outcome of the investigation carried out has revealed that the business activities of the N.dollars 200 WhatsApp Stokvel constitute a pyramid scheme as it contravenes the provision of section …

EU avails N.dollars 17.5 million to CSOs in women democracy

The Ambassador of the European Union (EU), Sinikka Antila handed over a cheque worth Euro 891,706 ( N. dollar 17,5 million) to the resident representative of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Windhoek.…

Keetmanshoop youth back in court

Three of the 14 members of the Keetmanshoop youth group arrested in January 2019 after allegedly invading the Office of the ||Kharas Governor have not yet acquired legal aid lawyers.…