Bank of England intervenes in bond market

The Bank of England has announced plans to buy long-term government bonds ‘at whatever scale necessary’ in a bid to bring calm to the UK economic markets. It comes after days of turbulence following the UK government’s ‘mini-budget’...

Dangerous pattern of abuse in Lesotho

A rights group says the security forces in Lesotho are engaging in a “dangerous pattern” of abuse, including unlawful killings and torture.  The BBC reports that the security forces have been accused of torturing suspects by beating them with spades and...

Namibia and EU discuss economic recovery

The government and the European Union have discussed Namibia’s economic recovery. Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah explained that although EU member states remain amongst the major trading partners of Namibia, there is a need...