Category Archives: Judicial

Allies of Burkina Faso’s Kabore Retain Control of Parliament

OUAGADOUGOU – The ruling coalition of Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore, who was re-elected to a second term last week, has retained its majority in parliament, the electoral commission said on Sunday. Kabore’s People’s Movement for Progress (MPP) and allied

Nigeria Buries Scores of Farmers Killed by Militants, Some Beheaded

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA, – Villagers in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state on Sunday buried 43 farmers killed in an attack by suspected Islamist militants while security forces searched for dozens of people who are still missing. Roughly 30 of the men killed

Girl, 7, snatched by crocodile at Bagani

The Namibian Police Force in the Kavango East Region are searching for the body of a seven-year-old girl from Bagani village in the Mukwe Constituency who was allegedly attacked by a crocodile on Thursday. In a police report availed to

Man commits suicide at home in Okahandja

A 39-year-old man allegedly hanged himself on Saturday morning at Okahandja on a tree in his yard. Namibian Police Force spokesperson in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha on Saturday said the deceased was identified as Johannes Amutenya. “His body

Police commander concerned about increase in GBV in Zambezi

The Namibian Police Force’s commander for Zambezi, Commissioner Marius Katamila has expressed concern about the increase in gender-based violence (GBV) in his region. In a recent interview with Nampa Katamila, who has only been in office for two months, said

Political space too polarised: Venaani

Official opposition leader McHenry Venaani is concerned by lack of cooperation among opposition parties, saying it defeats logic by maintaining the status quo. This, he said, is to the detriment of opposition parties and plays right into the hands of

Breastfeeding mother votes as she says her vote is her voice

A 34-year-old mother of a four-month old baby was among the people queuing to vote for her political party and candidate at the Stampriet Primary School in the Hardap Region’s Mariental Rural Constituency Wednesday. Erika Swartbooi, who was breastfeeding her

Pensioners want to see more development at Kehemu

Pensioners in the Rundu Urban Constituency say they want to see more development taking place in the Kehemu informal settlement. Petrus Kativa, 62, was one of the pensioners waiting in the queue at Kehemu Primary School to vote in the