Group Awards Scholarships to Promising Athletes

[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibia National Olympic Committee (NNOC) announced the recipients of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games and 2018 Youth Olympic Games scholarships during a handover ceremony held in the capital yesterday.

[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibia National Olympic Committee (NNOC) announced the recipients of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games and 2018 Youth Olympic Games scholarships during a handover ceremony held in the capital yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Mother Set for High Court Trial Over Daughter’s Killing

[Namibian] A Swakopmund mother accused of killing her two-year-old daughter along the Henties Bay-Terrace Bay road in the Erongo region in September last year, is expected to make her first appearance in the Windhoek High Court today.

[Namibian] A Swakopmund mother accused of killing her two-year-old daughter along the Henties Bay-Terrace Bay road in the Erongo region in September last year, is expected to make her first appearance in the Windhoek High Court today.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Civil Rights Group Petitions for Govt to Release Diane Rwigara

[This is Africa] A civil rights group has petitioned the government of Rwanda to release Diane Rwigara, presidential aspirant who is in prison together with her sister and mother. Nearly 3,000 people have so far signed the online petition demanding tha…

[This is Africa] A civil rights group has petitioned the government of Rwanda to release Diane Rwigara, presidential aspirant who is in prison together with her sister and mother. Nearly 3,000 people have so far signed the online petition demanding that the Rwandan government releases the three women.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Namibia 5th Best in African Governance

[New Era] Windhoek -Though Namibia was placed fifth on the continent in terms of good governance, according to ratings by the 2017 Ibrahim Index on African Governance (IIAG), the watchdog on Monday suggested there is need for improvement regarding laws…

[New Era] Windhoek -Though Namibia was placed fifth on the continent in terms of good governance, according to ratings by the 2017 Ibrahim Index on African Governance (IIAG), the watchdog on Monday suggested there is need for improvement regarding laws on access to information, combating corruption and reducing bureaucracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘South Africa Would Suffer the Effects of Zimbabwe’s Implosion’ – Tendai Biti

[News24Wire] Former Zimbabwean finance minister Tendai Biti has on Thursday warned South Africans not to distance themselves from the events in the neighbouring country as Zimbabweans were “right in your face” and were part of South Africa’s economy.

[News24Wire] Former Zimbabwean finance minister Tendai Biti has on Thursday warned South Africans not to distance themselves from the events in the neighbouring country as Zimbabweans were "right in your face" and were part of South Africa's economy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Watch – CNN Report On Migrant Auctions in Libya Causes Protests in Paris

[This is Africa] Protesters gathered outside the Libyan Embassy in central Paris following an exclusive CNN investigation into migrant auctions in Libya. A dozen Black African men were seen being sold at an auction outside of the Libyan capital of Trip…

[This is Africa] Protesters gathered outside the Libyan Embassy in central Paris following an exclusive CNN investigation into migrant auctions in Libya. A dozen Black African men were seen being sold at an auction outside of the Libyan capital of Tripoli. Some of them were auctioned off for as little as $400.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya