New North Korean sanctions vetoed

China and Russia have vetoed a US-led UN Security Council resolution to strengthen sanctions on North Korea over its launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles. Dave Yin reports that all the other members of the council including France, the UK, India, Brazil,...

Cape Town to develop social housing

At a full council sitting on Thursday, Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis announced that more than 760 social housing units will be developed near Cape Town’s city centre. Hill-Lewis also said the city had more than 6,500 social housing units in the pipeline across 50...

Muinjangue urges people to ‘seek help’

Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services, Esther Muinjangue, has called on the Namibians to seek psycho-social support by professional therapists and social workers when encountering mental health issues.Muinjangue said that no one wants to talk about being...

Monkeypox still spreading

About 200 confirmed and more than 100 suspected cases of Monkeypox have been detected so far outside of the countries where it usually spreads, a World Health Organisation official said on Thursday, urging countries to increase surveillance for the infectious disease....

Father of ‘poisoned’ boys found unconscious

In an update to the story from South Africa, the father of three children who died after consuming “energy drinks” he had allegedly given them on Thursday was found unconscious at their home in Ratanda, near Heidelberg. Guateng police said that the man, who might be...

Erongo lacks health equipment

Calling on the private sector to assist, Erongo Governor, Neville Andre Itope, said the region still faces numerous health equipment challenges, which affect a lot of people, including disabled children. “These children, many who are suffering from cerebral paralysis,...