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Le Zimbabwe en passe d’autoriser l’abattage de 500 éléphants pour la saison de chasse

Le gouvernement zimbabwéen songe à renouer avec labattage massif déléphants, une pratique à larrêt depuis 1988. Officiellement, cest leur grand nombre qui menace la vie sauvage et les riverains. Dans… [+1889 chars]

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News24.com | Ugandan LRA commander 'White Ant' sentenced to 25 years in jail by ICC

<ul><li>Dominic Ongwen was found guilty of 61 charges including murders, rapes, and sexual enslavement.</li><li>Presiding judge Bertram Schmitt sentenced Ongwen to a total period of 25 years in priso… [+4757 chars]

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Suicides Rock Northern Regions

The high suicide rate plaguing the country's northern regions has become a cause for concern, with Betsy Basson, a former chief social worker at the Ministry Health and Social Services, calling for a… [+3545 chars]

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Windhoek Welcomes New Initiatives

In its quest to revive the Khomas region's economy, the City of Windhoek's council has given itself until December 2022 to implement various private-sector business proposals. The business proposals… [+4499 chars]

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Entertainment

Namibia to Host United Nations World Tourism Organization Regional Conference in June

Namibia will host the United Nations World Tourism Organization Regional Conference on Strengthening Brand Africa for the Swift Recovery of the Tourism Sector from the 14 to 16 June in Windhoek. The… [+3262 chars]

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ICC sentences Ugandan former child soldier to 25 years for war crimes

The International Criminal Court has sentenced a Ugandan former child soldier who turned into a brutal rebel commander to 25 years in jail. Judges said that Dominic Ongwens own abduction as a school… [+3386 chars]

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Promoting Clean Light in Namibia

In order to address the issue of shack fires, mostly caused by burning candles or faulty electrical connections, a young Namibian entrepreneur established Mushi BioPower Solar Namibia, a company that… [+3073 chars]

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Credit Extended to Private Sector Remains Subdued, Decreases By N$337.6 Million

Growth in credit extended to the private sector remains subdued, decreasing by N$337.6 million in March, causing monthly growth to revert into negative territory for the first time since September 20… [+1463 chars]

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Finance

Namibia: Icelandic fishing company Samherji in Hot Water Over Alleged Tax-Dodging

Icelandic fishing company Samherji, which is at the centre of the Fishrot corruption investigations, is suspected of using the Faroe Islands to avoid paying employee income tax in Namibia. The Faroe… [+3627 chars]

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Namibia: Bioeconomy Gains Global Momentum

THE regional councillor for the Gobabis constituency in Omaheke region, Augustinus Tebele, says the concept of bioeconomy is becoming increasingly important globally as many countries move towards su… [+3264 chars]

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Bulawayo Mourns City's First Black Town Clerk

THE Bulawayo Municipality has sent a condolence message following the death of the city's first black town clerk Michael Mkanyiso Ndubiwa. He died Tuesday aged 86 at Mater Dei Hospital in Bulawayo. … [+1839 chars]

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Upbeat Pakistan look to end tour with clean sweep against Zimbabwe

Big picture Test cricket is perhaps the format where Pakistan's progress is most discernible. There is a stability about the side which is lacking in the other formats, with the results beginning to… [+5199 chars]

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Health

A 20-year historical review of West Nile virus since its initial emergence in North America: Has West Nile virus become a neglected tropical disease?

Introduction and history of West Nile virus in North America West Nile virus (WNV) was first discovered in Uganda in 1937 [1], and for more than 60 years, circulated in an enzootic mosquito-borne tr… [+36848 chars]

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Dominic Ongwen - from child abductee to LRA rebel commander

Dominic Ongwen is the first LRA commander to appear before the International Criminal Court Known as the "White Ant", convicted war criminal Dominic Ongwen is estimated to have been between nine and… [+9596 chars]

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Lo Zimbabwe mette in vendita permessi per poter cacciare fino a 500 elefanti

(Foto: MARCO LONGARI/Getty Images) In Zimbabwe saranno venduti permessi per poter dare la caccia e sparare, come attività turistica, a circa 500 elefanti. Lo ha annunciato lagenzia per la fauna del … [+2532 chars]

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Fixing Dilapidating ECD Schools

Seven young Namibians have taken it upon themselves to fix dilapidating structures of early childhood development schools through their New Elementary Namibia organisation. ECD refers to the develop… [+3779 chars]

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Liquid Telecom Zambia rebrands

Liquid Telecom has unveiled a new identity,. Liquid Intelligent Technologies in Zambia as it establishes itself as the digital service partner of choice for African businessesThis rebrand highlights… [+2644 chars]

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Dominic Ongwen: Former Ugandan child soldier jailed for war crimes

Dominic Ongwen was abducted as a child and groomed by Ugandan rebels A former Ugandan child solider who became a commander in a notorious rebel group has been jailed for war crimes. Dominic Ongwen,… [+2685 chars]

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Dominic Ongwen: Former Ugandan child soldier jailed for war crimes - BBC News

image captionDominic Ongwen was abducted as a child and groomed by Ugandan rebels A former Ugandan child solider who became a commander in a notorious rebel group has been jailed for war crimes. Do… [+2771 chars]

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Uganda’s sexual offences law is a bitter lesson for the women’s movement

In the end, the compromise came to nothing. When the law was passed on Monday, male MPs fought successfully to drop the clause on the withdrawal of consent, while retaining the homophobic, anti-sex w… [+3423 chars]

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History

Former Ugandan child soldier-turned-rebel commander sentenced to 25 years at ICC

The International Criminal Court sentenced a Ugandan former child soldier who turned into a brutal rebel commander to 25 years' imprisonment Thursday, with judges saying that his own abduction as a s… [+3427 chars]

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MPs Reject Report on Nakawa-Naguru Housing Estate

Kampala — Parliament has rejected a report on the status of land on the former Nakawa-Naguru housing estate. The report by the Committee on Physical Infrastructure found that the Uganda Lands Commis… [+4380 chars]

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Health

Uganda: Solar Power Dealers Face Fines Under New Law

Dealers in solar home systems that do not meet the newly completed standards face prosecution and fines under the amended law. The Uganda National Bureau of Standards recently released the new stand… [+5753 chars]

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Travel

NWR Loses N$174 Million As Covid-19 Destroys Tourism

The decimation of the regional and international tourism industry by lockdowns and travel restrictions was the main reason Namibia Wildlife Resorts suffered a massive loss of about N$174 million duri… [+3659 chars]

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Republic of Korea Fulfils Pledge in Support of Uganda Comprehensive Refugee Response

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency received US $1,666,667 from the Republic of Korea in 2021 to support refugees and host communities in Uganda, with a focus on strengthening health care, water, hygiene an… [+3941 chars]

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Uganda: Museveni Lawyers a No-Show in a Case Against Daily Monitor

Lawyers representing President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in the defamation case he filed against the Daily Monitor Publication Limited- made no appearance in court on Wednesday to respond to summons iss… [+1105 chars]

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History

International Criminal Court hands Lord's Resistance Army commander 25-year jail term

The International Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced Dominic Ongwen, a Ugandan child soldier who became a commander of the notorious Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), to 25 years' jail for war crimes a… [+2616 chars]

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Finance

Uganda: Concern as Govt Cuts Funding to Districts

The government has directed districts across the country to stop budgeting for funds received under the Discretionary Development Equalisation Grant (DDEG) effective the next financial year starting … [+3991 chars]

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Money

Uganda: Bodyguard Spills Bobi's Fears, Teary Moments

During the 2020 campaigns, Regan Fred Lule, a former bodyguard and intelligence officer of Robert Kyagulanyi, typically wielded his power in the shadows of his former boss and presidential candidate … [+8827 chars]

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Business

Safeguards During Liquidation of Pension Funds

In my article of April 29, 2021 titled "Liquidation of Pension Funds" I covered the basics on the liquidation of pension funds in Zimbabwe. I explained that the liquidation or dissolution of pension… [+6165 chars]

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Zimbabwe: Bus Operators Feel the Heat

Senior Reporter Government's decision to introduce buses plying long distances under the Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (Zupco) franchise has left other operators feeling the heat given the compe… [+3135 chars]

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Zimbabwe: Central Bank Must Work On Auction Perceptions

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has now run 43 foreign exchange auctions, and adding in the short Christmas break this means that they have been supplying the net importers in the productive and other c… [+7121 chars]

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Health

Zimbabwe: Food Security Starts With Seed Security

Agric, Environment &amp; Innovations Editor When people talk about food security in Zimbabwe and elsewhere across Africa, the dynamic relationship between seed security and food security are rarely … [+5630 chars]

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Zimbabwe: Women in Agric Need More Financial Support

African Agenda Dr Hana Morsy, the director of the Macroeconomic Policy, Forecasting and Research Department at the African Development Bank talks about her very positive and inspiring upbringing in … [+6877 chars]

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Zimbabwe: ZITF Body-Building Contest Back

Sports Reporter ORGANISERS of the ZITF body building contest have revealed they will hold the event in July. It is held during the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair. "We are going to have the ZITF … [+631 chars]

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Zimbabwe: Banking Sector Confidence Critical to Attract Savings

Senior Business Reporter Financial sector policies should drive confidence in local banks if they are going to effectively play their financial intermediary role, experts have said. This was one of… [+4257 chars]

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Nurses, Midwives Go on Strike Over Lunch Allowances

Nurses and midwives under their umbrella body Uganda Nurses and Midwives Union (UNMU) have vowed to go on strike over lunch allowances estimated at Shs70b until the money is included in the 2021/2022… [+1926 chars]

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UK Support to Boost Tourism Sector

Zambia has continued to be recognised as a tourist destination to consider for the holiday travels. The country has a lot to offer tourists, and apart from the famed Victoria Falls, Zambia is home t… [+2815 chars]

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Music

Kora Deal Concerns Raised in Vain

Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) chief executive officer Digu //Naobeb has told a High Court judge he was a lone voice when he raised concerns about an agreement the NTB concluded with a company that was … [+4439 chars]