Monthly Archives: June 2020

One Killed in Sudan as Thousands Rally for Faster Reform

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – One person was killed and several others injured during largely peaceful demonstrations in Sudan on Tuesday, a government spokesman said, as tens of thousands of people took to the streets demanding faster reform and greater civilian rule

Violence Erupts in Ethiopia After Popular Singer Is Killed

At least eight people were killed and 80 hurt in and around Addis Ababa when protests erupted after Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, a popular Ethiopian singer and musician, was killed. Haacaaluu was shot dead, police said, in what Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

COVID-19: Confirmed cases reach 203

Covid-19 confirmed cases have reached a total number of 203 in Namibia. Minister of Health and Social Service Dr Kalumbi Shangula announced on Tuesday while providing updates on the pandemic situation in the country. He said all new seven cases

Deputy Home Affairs Minister to go on trial in February 2021

The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security, Daniel Kashikola who was allegedly driving his vehicle with an excessive concentration level of alcohol in his body when he was arrested in December 2019, will go on trial in

Uerikua wants to do away with contracting private land developers

Otjozondjupa Regional Governor on Tuesday strongly called on the Otjiwarongo Municipality to create a land servicing department that would handle at an accelerated speed the activities of town planning, land servicing and construction of houses at the town. James Uerikua

COVID-19: CoW to consider reducing rental fees for informal trader

The City of Windhoek (CoW) manager for Strategic Executive on Economic Development and Community Services Fillemon Hambuda said, his department had submitted a proposal to councils to consider reducing monthly rental fees for informal traders. Hambuda announced this on Tuesday

MTC announces multi-million dollar sponsorship for arts and culture

Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) on Tuesday announced a multi-million-dollar sponsorship to 14 different beneficiaries. These beneficiaries include sports, fashion, & music, and the total sponsorship is valued at N. dollars 67,800,000 million being shared across by these industries. Speaking at

Rapist at Keetmanshoop sentenced to 15 years imprisonment

A 39-year-old man, Fritz Herman Goliath was on Tuesday sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in the Keetmanshoop Regional Court for raping a eight-year-old girl. Goliath was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by magistrate, Frans Anderson of which five years are