Venaani calls for flood relief

The Leader of the Official Opposition, McHenry Venaani says he has directed all his efforts to the concerning flooding affecting almost the entirety of Namibia’s Northern Regions. Venaani, calling on both government and the business fraternity to come to the immediate...

Calls for SA MPs to ‘dress down’ for SONA

While it is usually a glitzy, glamorous affair, there have been calls for South African Members of Parliament to dress down and not wear any expensive suits and designer clothes and hats at the opening of Parliament on Thursday as a sign of solidarity with the real...

Poverty not ideology driving extremism says UN

The United Nations says that poverty and the prospect of better-paid work, rather than ideology, are what fuel recruitment to jihadist and other violent groups in Africa, casting doubt on conventional wisdom that religious doctrine is the main lure for joining groups...

Pervez Musharraf buried

Thousands of people attended funeral prayers on Tuesday for Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who became a key US ally during the “war on terror”. Musharraf, who fled Pakistan in 2016 after a travel ban on him was lifted, died on...

Eskom needs higher tariffs says De Ruyter

With South Africa having now experienced 100 straight days of electricity cuts, outgoing Eskom CEO André de Ruyter, says the utility needs debt relief in combination with tariff increases to survive. “If debt relief isn’t backed by tariff increases,” De Ruyter...