North Korea rattles sabres

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wrapped up a key military summit in Pyongyang this week by calling for a strengthening of the country's defence capabilities against so-called "hostile forces." Dave Yin reports that this comes amid concerns about a potential nuclear...

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US Supreme court rules in favour of guns

The US Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that Americans have a fundamental right to carry firearms in public in a landmark decision that came just weeks after another deadly school shooting. The AFP news agency reports that the 6-3 ruling - the first by the court in a...

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ACC Deputy DG says working with the media is key

Anti- Corruption Commission Deputy Director General, Erna van der Merwe, says that investigative bodies such as the ACC would have difficulty unravelling corrupt conduct if it did not collaborate with the media, saying that they “recognise the fact that many corrupt...

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EU approves Ukraine candidate status

Ukraine is one step closer to joining the European Union as all 27 EU leaders have given their backing to Kyiv's bid to become a candidate for membership of the bloc. Ira Spitzer reports that it has been hailed as an important and historic moment for the war-torn...

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People urged not to greet monkeypox with bigotry

Health professionals have called on South Africans not to resort to bigotry around monkeypox after the first case of the disease was confirmed in a 30-year-old Johannesburg man with no history of international travel. Health Minister Joe Phaahla explained that "The...

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Ohangwena Governor bemoans state of roads

Ohangwena Governor, Walde Ndevashiya on Wednesday attributed the government’s poor service delivery to the poor road network in the Region, saying that many areas are normally cut off from government services when it rains and when the Oshanas are flooded. The Namibia...

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SA ends face mask requirement

South Africans will no longer be required to wear face masks indoors. This, the SABC reports, after the country’s Health Minister Joe Phaahla gazetted a number of changes to Covid-19 regulations. Limitations on gatherings as well as testing and vaccination...

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