Novak Djokovic could miss out on French Open

Novak Djokovic could be barred from playing at the French Open as the country’s sports ministry said on Monday that there would be no exemption from France’s new vaccine pass law. World number one Djokovic, who has not been vaccinated against COVID-19, was deported...

Naute Dam received good rain

The southern and central parts of the country were among the areas that received heavy rainfall over the weekend. The Naute Dam, located 45 kilometres outside Keetmanshoop saw its sluices being opened after inflows resulted in it reaching 111% of its capacity. The...

Son-in-law of Kazakhstan’s ex-president resign

The influential son-in-law of Kazakhstan's ex-president resigned as head of the leading business lobby today after public anger at perceived corruption in the Central Asian country precipitated a power struggle and a deadly crisis. Following days of internet shutdown,...

Democratic Alliance wants away with rotational schooling

The Basic Education Department in South Africa is under pressure to do away with rotational schooling. It was meant to curb the spread of Covid-19 and has been in place since 2020. But the Democratic Alliance says it has far-reaching consequences on the development...

Road Safety Campaign will continue

The festive season Road Safety Campaign which was launched at the start of December 2021 officially ends tomorrow. However, road safety stakeholders who met over the weekend for an Action Review say the campaign will continue as they aim for zero fatalities on...

North Korea fires more rockets

North Korea has fired what is suspected to be another two ballistic missiles eastwards, further heightening concerns over security in the Asia-Pacific region. Here’s Phoebe Amoroso with more from Tokyo.

Tunisians call for “return to democracy”

Hundreds of Tunisians rallied in the capital on Friday to mark the 11th anniversary of the uprising that unseated former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, defying a ban on public gatherings imposed by the government to counter the rapid spread of COVID-19. Al Jazeera...

Namibian petrol cheaper than much of SADC

hile many in Namibia bemoan the high price of filling their vehicles our petrol is actually cheap in comparison to some of our neighbours. This as petrol in Zimbabwe costs the equivalent of N$ 6.32 more per litre and in South Africa it costs N$4.02 more. Petrol in...