Daily Archives: August 1, 2020

Zimbabwean Author Freed After Night in Jail for Protest

An internationally known Zimbabwean author and several other people have been released on bail on Saturday, after spending a night in police cells for protesting against the government. The activists included writer Tsitsi Dangarembga and Fadzayi Mahere, the spokeswoman of

South Africa Hits 500,000 Confirmed COVID Cases, Still Not at Peak

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa on Saturday surpassed 500,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, representing more than 50% of all reported coronavirus infections in Africa’s 54 countries. Health Minister Zwelini Mkhize announced 10,107 new cases Saturday night, bringing the country’s cumulative total to

Tanzania Bans Kenya Airways as Coronavirus Spat Escalates

Tanzania banned Kenya’s national airline from entering the country effective Saturday, in the latest move in a deepening row triggered by Tanzania’s controversial handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Tanzania said Kenya Airways flights were being banned “on a reciprocal basis”

Dr who contested the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections as an independent candidate, yesterday, launched a political party

Dr Panduleni Itula, who contested the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections as an independent candidate, yesterday, launched a political party called the Independent Patriots for Change (IPC). The launch took place at a local hotel in Windhoek where party

A newly-formed association known as the Rundu Urban Community Association based in Rundu has announced that it will take part in the upcoming regional and local authority elections

A newly-formed association known as the Rundu Urban Community Association (RUCA) based in Rundu has announced that it will take part in the upcoming regional and local authority elections slated for November this year. RUCA at a media conference on

A commotion between the security force and some angry members of the public broke out at Swakopmund yesterday evening

A commotion between the security force and some angry members of the public broke out at Swakopmund yesterday evening which resulted in malicious damages to the Mondesa police station. The security cluster during the commotion was also forced to fire