NTN calls for submissions from persons with disabilities

The National Theatre of Namibia in partnership with the Namibian National Association of the Deaf and funded by the National Arts Council of Namibia is calling for artists with disabilities to showcase their creative talents between 10-21 May 2021for an upcoming...

US speaks out on Jerusalem violence

The US State Department has condemned rocket attacks into Israel by Hamas. This, FSN’s Giles Gibson reports, as Israel launched air strikes against militant targets in the Gaza Strip in retaliation, and more violent clashes have broken out between Israeli police and...

Magashule ordered to apologize

The suspended secretary-general of the ANC, Ace Magashule, must publicly apologise for his letter suspending party president Cyril Ramaphosa or face the consequences. Ramaphosa made this announcement following a meeting of the ANC’s national executive committee. He...

Namibia to export NCA beef

Executive Director in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform, Percy Misika said government is expected to sign trade agreements with Ghana, Democratic Republic of the Congo as well as Congo Brazzaville to enable export of cattle from the Northern Communal...

Zuckerberg urged to drop plans for under-13 Instagram

The attorney generals of 44 United States territories and states are urging Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg to abandon plans to launch a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13. Al Jazeera quotes the attorney generals as saying that “use...

Africa single currency difficult to achieve

Many experts have called for a single currency for Africa to make it easier to trade and invest across the continent, but at the same time said that as all countries are unlikely to agree on a central bank or monetary policy it would likely have to be a decentralised...

Namibia launches AGOA strategy

US Ambassador Lisa Johnson joined Minister of Industrialisation and Trade Lucia Iipumbu to officially launch Namibia’s African Growth and Opportunity Act Utilization Strategy. The AGOA strategy is a collaboration between the Ministry of Industrialisation and Trade and...

Seibeb told to appear on May 18th

The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Privileges has summoned Landless People’s Movement deputy leader, Henny Seibeb for a hearing on May 18th over a chaotic incident that took place in April during President Hage Geingob’s State of the Nation Address. The...

Biden says Russia not to blame for pipeline attack

US President Joe Biden says the Russian government was not behind the hacking of America's largest fuel pipeline. But he told reporters Moscow bears some responsibility. Meanwhile US motorists have been warned to brace for a shortage of fuel and an increase in prices.

SAPS investigating family murder

Police in South Africa’s North West are investigating four counts of murder and an inquest docket after a 38-year-old mother allegedly poisoned herself and four of her six sons. TimesLive reports that it is alleged that, following a fight with her husband in the...