Palestinians react to new Israeli government

Palestinian groups have dismissed the change in Israel’s government, saying new Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is likely to pursue the same right-wing agenda as his predecessor, Benjamin Netanyahu. Al Jazeera reports that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s...

Military hospital burns down

The Namibian Defence Force hospital situated in Windhoek’s Suiderhof residential area was destroyed in a fire that burned for hours on Sunday while the City of Windhoek’s Fire and Rescue Services fought to extinguish the flames. Defence Minister Frans Kapofi told the...

Numsa criticizes Ramaphosa’s Eskom stance

South African Metalworkers’ union Numsa says president Cyril Ramaphpsa should have fired the Eskom board and CEO André de Ruyter should have been removed long ago. The union’s spokesperson Phakamile Hlubi-Majola says since De Ruyter was appointed, the country has...

Benjamin Netanyahu ousted

Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12-year tenure as Israeli prime minister has come to an end, as the country’s parliament on Sunday approved a new coalition government led by right-wing nationalist Naftali Bennett. AL Jazeera reports that Bennett will lead an unlikely alliance of...

Call for more input at Wages Commission

Chairperson of the Wages Commission, Dr Marius Kudumo, says the voices of employers and their organisations have not been satisfactory at public hearings on the national minimum wage. Kudumo urged more people to make representations in time for the deadline of 30 June...