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September 12, 2017 8:31 PM Congo rebels say 25 dead in clashes

Bujumbura - At least 25 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in fighting between government troops and rebels on the north-western front, a rebel official said on Wednesday. Olivier Kamitatu, secretary-general of the Ugandan-backed Congolese Liberation Movement (MLC), said 12 government troops and two rebel fighters had died on Tuesday 78

September 12, 2017 3:11 PM Namibian elections viewed as successful

Namibia is preparing for a change of guard after its third elections since independence, with founding president Sam Nujoma's heir apparent set to take over the top job. Vote counting began on Wednesday and election officials hailed the ballot to choose a new president and 72 members of parliament as a success. "All Namibians have once again proven to the rest of the world 85

September 12, 2017 2:05 AM Namibia poll results challenge postponed

A Namibian court on Friday postponed an application by nine opposition parties contesting last month's general election results which gave President Hifikepunye Pohamba's party a landslide victory. "I postpone the court hearing until next Tuesday after having listened to the lawyer of the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) who asked for more time to prepare 122

September 11, 2017 6:27 AM New Unita boss wants to end war

Luanda, Angola - The army intelligence service has intercepted a radio message from the Unita rebel group's new leader in which he urges his military commanders to end the civil war, the defence minister said on Tuesday. "In this message, (General Antonio) Dembo told his commanders that if they perservered with the war it would be disastrous," Defence 81

September 11, 2017 2:27 AM Angola still in trouble after a year of peace

Luanda - Angola has known a year of peace after more than a quarter of a century of civil war, but the reconstruction of the ravaged south-west African nation has yet to begin. Many former rebels of the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) are still living in ramshackle camps with their families though their leaders signed a peace 93

September 5, 2017 5:20 AM Second rhino horn auction

While the dust from the first legal rhino horn auction in South Africa is still settling, plans for another one are already under way . But the new auction has been met by both strong support and opposition. North West rhino breeder John Hume is still counting the profits of his online auction that ran last month, and the Private Rhino Owners’ Association 67

September 4, 2017 12:53 PM Namibia: Countdown to T20 World Cup Begins

The countdown to the Africa T20 World Cup qualifier has begun with Namibia's capping ceremony taking place and their final squad announced on Saturday. A squad of 14 players was announced for the tournament which starts in Windhoek on Friday, 8 September and will see five African nations in action, namely Namibia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda 69

September 2, 2017 8:05 AM Zambian teams start International Sevens title chase

Zambia, who are fielding two teams, must overcome stiff competition from Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This Pool A encounter will set the tone for Zambia’s path and the Musonda Kaminsa-tutored side will be eager to get a win. Kaminsa will rely on skipper Israel Kalumba, Kapindu Nyangu Guy Lipschitz, Jeremy Badcock 73

September 1, 2017 12:05 PM EBH Namibia ‘welds’ strong country-to-country and maritime relationships with landmark repair Angolan Fisheries’ floating dry dock

/ MEDIA STATEMENT / This content is not written by Creamer Media, but is a supplied media statement. 30 August 2017 was a very significant date for EBH Namibia (EBHN), in that it was the day that the Angolan Ministry of Fisheries (Pescangola) floating dry dock was docked in Walvis Bay for repairs. “For some time, we have recognised that strategically 123

August 29, 2017 6:38 AM Kenya's Cricket Team Set to Leave for Pretoria

Kenya's women's cricket team leaves for Pretoria, South Africa on Friday where they will play a series of friendly matches as part of their preparations for the ICC Africa Women World Twenty20 qualifiers. Cricket Kenya general manager Josephat Murith on Monday said that the team will play four matches in Pretoria before they leave for Windhoek on September 83