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News

Namibia: Havana Inaccessible After Road Closure ... Baby Dies While Mother Waits for Ambulance

A baby died when the mother gave birth in the street of Havana informal settlement as she was waiting for transport. The inaccessibility of the area due to the closure of the Monte Cristo road is bla… [+4100 chars]

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Finance

'Presidential Scheme Pushes Sdg6 Attainment'

Mukudzei Chingwere in Jakarta, Indonesia The Presidential Rural Development Programme launched in 2021 has given Zimbabwe the much needed impetus in its quest towards the attainment of Sustainable D… [+3759 chars]

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Business

Dubai Investors Wind Up Assessment

INVESTORS from DP World, which is owned by Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), are today expected to wind up their assessment and come up with good solid locations to set up logistics entities a… [+7276 chars]

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Fitness

Ex-World Champion Now Army Paymaster

Talk about an athlete with perseverance, and the name Paulus 'The Rock' Ambunda quickly comes to mind. Who could ever imagine that the pint-sized orthodox pugilist, who only tapes a height of 1,63m … [+6493 chars]

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Science

Niger: Salimata Mahamadou, une scientifique exceptionnelle

Portrait de Salimata Mahamadou, une jeune scientifique du Niger qui participe à la COP15 sur la désertification. "Lorsque je me suis lancé dans le processus, il y avait très peu d'expertise sur nos … [+2838 chars]

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Business

African Sun Hotels Occupancy Levels Increase By 30%

Listed hospitality management concern, African Sun Limited has seen occupancy levels across its segments recording 30% growth on the back of significant easing of Covid-19 related lockdowns both loca… [+2107 chars]

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Business

Zimbabwe: Arbitration Best Way to Solve Labour Disputes

THE Health Services Amendment Bill now before Parliament deserves support from all legislators as it seeks to bar labour withdrawal in the health services, but offering compulsory arbitration in retu… [+6464 chars]

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Business

Zimbabwe: Case for Basic Commodities Imports

Following the announcement of import duty suspension on some basic commodities by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Mr George Guvamatanga on May 16, there w… [+10652 chars]

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Business

Zimbabwe: Acardia Project Targets 1 000 Jobs

CHINESE firm, Huayou, expects to create up to 1 000 new jobs during the construction and production phases of the Arcadia lithium project following the firm's US$372 million acquisition of Zimbabwe b… [+5402 chars]

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Other

Congo-Kinshasa: Expulsion de l'ancien chef du Mossad - Des révélations de "The Marker"

Yossi Cohen, ex-directeur du Mossad, aurait effectué trois mystérieux voyages en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), en compagnie de Dan Gertler, avant d'en être expulsé, indique le site israélie… [+4107 chars]

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Congo-Kinshasa: Pétrole et gaz - Le pays lance des appels d'offres dès juillet prochain

Luanda, la capitale angolaise, abrite jusqu'au 19 mai la huitième édition du Congrès et exposition africaine du pétrole (Cape VIII). Pour la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), pays non reconnu … [+3150 chars]

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Other

Afrique: UFOA-B U20 - Le Nigeria affronte le Bénin en finale

Le Nigeria affrontera la Côte d'Ivoire en finale du Championnat de l'UFOA-B U20 2022 à Niamey ce vendredi à 19h30 GMT au stade Général Seyni Kountché. Les deux équipes sont qualifiées pour représent… [+3668 chars]

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Finance

Uganda: Museveni to Address Country On Rising Commodity Prices On Sunday

President Museveni will on Sunday evening address the nation on the economic situation in the country. According to Linda Nabusayi, the Senior Presidential Press Secretary, the head of state's addre… [+1819 chars]

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Travel

Uganda: Uganda Opens E-Passport and E-Visa Centre in Abu Dhabi

The Ugandan Directorate of Immigration and Citizenship Control has opened an e-passport and e-visa enrollment centre at the Uganda Embassy in Abu Dhabi. The centre, according to Immigration, will en… [+1587 chars]

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News

Competition Commission Investigates Bank Windhoek, Law Firm

THE Namibia Competition Commission (NaCC) has launched a probe into alleged exclusive dealings in property conveyance between Bank Windhoek and law firm Dr Weder, Kauta and Hoveka Incorporated. The … [+4847 chars]

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News

Nigeria: Seplat Energy Appoints Omiyi to Replace Orjiakor As Chairman

Mr Omiyi, a former Shell chairman, replaces Mr Orjiakor whose tenure ends Wednesday. Seplat Energy Plc has announced the appointment of Basil Omiyi as its new independent non-executive chairman. Mr … [+2799 chars]

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Real Estate

Nigeria: Abeokuta Overflowing With Refuse, Residents Say

An official said when they arrest people who dump their refuse on the road, they make them sweep the road. Residents of Abeokuta in Ogun State have expressed worries over the indiscriminate dumping … [+3742 chars]

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Sports

Nigeria: Delta Blames IPOB Menace On Govt's Poor Handling of Nnamdi Kanu's Case

The poor manner with which the federal government is handling the case of the Indigenous People of Biafra ( IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has led to spread of IPOB's activities. IPOB extended the enforcement o… [+3699 chars]

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Other

Algeria không thể cứu được châu Âu trong tình huống liên quan đến khí đốt của Nga

Bt chp k vng ca ngi dân châu Âu, các chuyên gia nng lng không trông ch Algeria có th cu châu Âu và giúp h thoát khi s ph thuc vào khí t ca Nga, - bài báo cho bit.

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Music

Omah Lay Showcases Nigerian Luxury In His New ‘Woman’ Video

Nigerian superstar Omah Lay just dropped a new heater in time for summer. On “Woman,” the latest cut from his upcoming album, Boy Alone, he celebrates the lovely lady in his life. “Anything I do is … [+970 chars]

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Other

Internal displacement at all time high: Five million in Ethiopia alone

Issued on: 19/05/2022 - 23:10 Nearly 60 million people are internally displaced worldwide, the Ukraine crisis is one reason for the spike but also conflict, severe famine and drought in the Horn of … [+305 chars]

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Coupe du monde 2022: l'arbitre du polémique Algérie-Cameroun sera présent au Qatar

La Fifa a dévoilé la liste des 36 arbitres qui seront présents à la Coupe du monde 2022. Vivement critiqué pour son arbitrage du match de barrages Algérie-Cameroun, Bakary Gassama sera de la partie. … [+1662 chars]

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Other

U.N. says Benin will terminate contribution to peacekeeping mission in Mali

Earlier, Benins government spokesman told Reuters he had not been informed of the decision. The West African country faces a growing spillover of militant activity from the Sahel region, where Islam… [+681 chars]

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Other

Ugandans to Have DNA, Biometric Data Captured in New Electronic National ID Cards

By Didacus Malowa Ugandans are expected to have their DNA properties harvested by the government to be used in the development of new National Identity (ID) cards. General David Muhoozi, the Minist… [+1728 chars]

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Other

WATCH LIVE! Amy Broadhurst and Lisa O'Rourke going for gold medals at Women's World Boxing Championships in Istanbul

Ireland's Amy Broadhurst of Ireland, right, and Imane Khelif of Algeria after the weigh in before their Light Welterweight 63kg final bout in the IBA Women's World Boxing Championships 2022 at the Ba… [+42 chars]

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Other

Algérie: Lancement d'une campagne contre la répression des droits par les autorités

Beyrouth — La campagne digitale #PasUnCrime a été lancée par 38 organisations dont Human Rights Watch Human Rights Watch a rejoint 37 autres organisations pour le lancement aujourd'hui d'une campagn… [+7008 chars]

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Other

Spotlight On Public Education ... As Parents Flock to Private Schools

ACADEMICS in the country have lamented the state of public schools, as the application season for the next academic year opens. This comes after long queues of parents looking for places for their c… [+3963 chars]

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News

Lawyers Suggest Bail for Activists

THE arrested activists Dimbulukeni Nauyoma and Michael Amushelelo should be granted bail in an amount of N$500 and N$1 000 respectively, defence lawyers representing the two men proposed in the Windh… [+2860 chars]

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Money

Namibia: 'Close Chinese Retailers' ... Activists Say Only Wholesalers Should Be Allowed

THE Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters (NEFF), along with other protesters, yesterday demanded the closure and deregistration of businesses owned by Chinese nationals in the country by the end of the … [+6422 chars]

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Other

Wiese, Williams power Namibia to big win over Zimbabwe

ReportThe series is now level at 1-1, with three games to go

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Money

Protestors Demand Action On Chinese Businesses

Followers of the Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters and Affirmative Repositioning Movement yesterday took to the streets to air their grievances against Chinese shop owners and how they conduct busine… [+5037 chars]

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News

National Housing Enterprise Disappointed At PSUN Allegations

The National Housing Enterprise (NHE) on Tuesday stated that it is disappointing that the Public Service Union of Namibia (PSUN), with whom NHE is still in the process of signing a recognition agreem… [+4092 chars]

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Zimbabwe: Police Name Colleen Bawn Mine Collapse Victims

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has named the seven miners who lost their lives Saturday after hoisting ropes to a cage bringing them up the shaft snapped at Bucks Mine in Collen Bawn, Gwanda, Mat… [+694 chars]

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Zimbabwe: First Lady Donates to Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital

Through her Angel of Hope Foundation, the First Lady, Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa donated blankets and bedsheets to Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital yesterday. The hospital is the only provincial referral h… [+951 chars]

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Goromonzi Man in Court for Murdering Girlfriend

A GOROMONZI man Wednesday appeared in court answering to murder charges after he allegedly fatally assaulted his girlfriend. Michael Jere (29) appeared before Harare Magistrate, Yeukai Dzuda, who ad… [+767 chars]

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Business

North Africa Should Keep Green Hydrogen For Itself, Share Renewable Electricity

A few months ago, I published an assessment of long-distance shipping of green hydrogen from Namibia to Europe, finding that the shipping cost per unit of delivered energy would be 5-7 times that of … [+7535 chars]

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Other

CAPS United, Ngezi Platinum Make Key Administrative Appointments

Struggling Harare giants Caps United have appointed club legend Charlie Jones as their new chief executive officer (CEO) in a bid to restore sanity to the club's administrative structures. Makepekep… [+3390 chars]

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Health

Africa: The Rights of Refugees in Africa Are Under Threat - What Can Be Done

In April 2022, 70 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were reportedly detained and then deported by the Zimbabwe government. Once back in the DRC, their government rejected 15 of the… [+8368 chars]

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Business

Zimbabwe Effectively Lets Currency Slide With Interbank Rate

Zimbabwes acceptance that most business will take place at a newly introduced interbank rate for the Zimbabwe dollar amounts to an effective devaluation of the local currency, a policy maker said. T… [+321 chars]