Daily Archives: September 27, 2020

Cameroon Journalists Say They Are Regularly Abused, Brutalized

YAOUNDE – Cameroon’s journalism association has called on authorities to immediately and unconditionally release journalists detained while covering anti-government protests this week. Police detained at least eight journalists covering Tuesday’s protests, searched the homes of four of them, and seized

Zimbabwe Opposition Activist Detained, Ordered to Undergo Mental Evaluation

A Zimbabwean opposition activist who faces trial for making allegedly false claims of torture by suspected state security agents was ordered Thursday into two weeks’ detention to undergo a mental health evaluation. Joana Mamombe was ordered by Judge Bianca Makwande

Coetzee calls on health ministry to address nurses shortage at Ariamsvlei

Karasburg East Constituency Councillor, Dennis Coetzee has call on the Ministry of Health and Social Services to address the shortage of nurses with urgency at the Ariamsvlei clinic. Coetzee made the call at the inauguration of health port facilities at

Youth ministry launches self-employment horticulture project at Gobabis

Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service, Agnes Tjongarero on Friday launched the Youth Self-Employment project in horticulture in Gobabis. The project, which is headed by the National Youth Council (NYC) and the National Youth Service (NYS), is targeted at

Otavi man allegedly stabbed to death in quarrel

A 23-year-old man died instantly on Saturday night after he was allegedly stabbed twice following a quarrel with another man at a bar in Otavi. Spokesperson for the Namibian Police Force in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha in an

Man dies in vehicle collision on Okahandja-Okondjatu gravel road

A 38-year-old man died on the spot after a sedan he was driving allegedly collided head-on with a pickup vehicle on the gravel road between Okahandja and Okondjatu in the Otjozondjupa Region on Saturday afternoon. Namibian Police Force spokesperson in

Geingob appoints new high court judges

President Hage Geingob, acting on the recommendations of the Judicial Service Commission of Namibia, has appointed three (3) more High Court Judges in order to enable this court to deal expeditiously with its daily workloads. Sevelia Nghitumbwa, the Executive Private

Close to 50 learners from one school test positive for COVID-19

Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, on Sunday announced that 48 learners from a secondary school in the Onandjokwe district of the Oshikoto Region had tested positive for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The learners are among the