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 their fight against the coronavirus pandemic. VOA’s Anita Powell spoke

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 they had discussed the COVID-19 pandemic and the security situation

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 trucks sometimes stretching back hundreds deep at some points —

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, including the Soviets. But as he stated, “internal liberation”, the coming to terms with

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 more than $10 billion that will benefit the global COVID-19

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 55A of the Banking Institution Act, 1998 (Act No.2 of

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. In a press statement availed to Nampa on Wednesday, the

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. According to a court documents seen by Nampa on Wednesday