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South Africa says US ambassador apologised for alleging country supplied arms to Russia

South Africa’s foreign ministry says the US ambassador has “apologised unreservedly” for claiming the country sold weapons to Russia.On Thursday Reuben Brigety alleged a Russian ship was loaded with ammunition and weapons in Cape Town last December.Sou…

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Para-Athletes scoop 10 medals on the opening day of Jesolo Grand Prix

Namibian athletes with disabilities won 10 medals on the opening day of the World Para Athletics (WPA) 2023 Jesolo Grand Prix underway in Jesolo, Italy.The fifth round of the WPA Grand Prix is being held at the Armando Picchi Stadium as Para-athletes c…

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Otjozondjupa rewards best performing schools, teachers and learners

The Otjozondjupa Regional Directorate of Education on Friday recognised 144 teachers, 10 learners and six schools that performed exceptionally well during the 2022 academic year.The teachers, learners and schools in the region were rewarded for their h…

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South Korea invites Namibia for 2024 Korea-African summit

President Hage Geingob has been invited by South Korean President, Yoon Suk Yeol to attend the 2024 Korea-African Summit, aimed at strengthening ties on the blue economy and maritime issues.Speaking during a courtesy visit at State House on Friday, Suk…

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Iranian journalist shot dead

An Iranian journalist was shot dead in the country‚Äôs south-western province of Khuzestan, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday.Akbar Limuchi, the Chief Editor of the Tavsa-e-Jonob (Expansion of the South) newspaper, was killed by a gunman who entere…

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Buhari’s $800m World Bank loan request and revenue generation imperatives

President Muhammadu Buhari recently sent a request to the National Assembly to approve 800 million dollars loan meant to cushion effect of the proposed removal of fuel subsidy.Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, said that …

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Army to deploy 6,251 new soldiers to anti-crime activities – COAS

The Nigeria Army says 6,251 newly-recruited soldiers would be deployed to counter activities of criminal elements.The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya made the disclosure on Saturday in Zaria, Kaduna State at the passing-out parade of …

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FG airlifts 2,371 stranded Nigerians from Sudan

The Federal Government has so far evacuated 2,371 Nigerians stranded in war-torn Sudan.Dr Onimode Bandele, Director of Special Duties, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) gave the figure in Abuja on Saturday when 125 stranded Nigerians arrived …

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