African migrant gets creative with border crossing

A social media video from Spain appears to show a novel method of transport for African migrants trying to enter the European Union. BBC News reports that on Thursday evening, a paraglider drifted over the border fence that separates Morocco from the Spanish territory...

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Kenyan Sports Minister to criminalise doping

The Kenyan Sports Minister is set to criminalise doping in athletics, to crack down on it in the same way it does with narcotics because the "national brand" is "at stake". BBC New reports thatiIt comes after several Kenyan athletes were banned from sport for doping,...

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South African Policing Union withdraw from SAFTU

The South African Policing Union has announced a decision to withdraw its affiliation with the South African Federation of Trade Union. SABC News reports that SAPU is the second biggest policing union in the country and was one of the founding members of SAFTU five...

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Self-driving lorries make Swedish debut

Self-driving lorries hit the road in Sweden. The AFP news agency reports that Swedish truck maker Scania has become the first in Europe to pilot autonomous trucks while delivering commercial goods. The truck maker expects to have the self-driving lorries ready by the...

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WFP collaborates with Otjiwarongo

The World Food Programme Namibia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Otjiwarongo Municipality that will set up a framework for collaboration and promote urban agriculture as well as capacitate smallholder farmers on best practices for food...

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Drug proven to slow decline in Alzheimer patients

Experts say a new drug could mean the "beginning of the end" in the search for effective Alzheimer's treatments. Clinical trials of monoclonal antibody treatment Lecanamab found that after 18 months it slowed disease progression by over a quarter compared with...

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NaTIS Outjo closed for renovations

The Roads Authority on Tuesday announced the immediate suspension of driver’s licence testing services at its Outjo facility due to ongoing renovations. Services related to learner’s licence and roadworthy testing are however not affected and will continue at the...

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