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Namibia farm produce battling to penetrate local market

Windhoek - Namibia’s Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Alpheus !Naruseb, has expressed displeasure over the low market share for the local agricultural produce of just over 40% compared to foreign imports, mostly from South Africa. ...Read More

Zambia mulls over legalising marijuana

Lusaka - Africa seems to be catching up with the global pattern of legalising of marijuana for health purposes and also as a new source of income for treasuries. ...Read More

‘Africa must keep struggle for unity alive’

On 25 May this year, Africa marks 55 years since the then Organisation of African Unity declared the day as Africa Day in 1963 to commemorate the founding of the continental body now known as the African Union. Below we republish an interview our Senior Writer Lovemore Ranga Mataire (LRM) had last year with the Dean of the African Diplomatic Corps, Mawampanga Mwana Nanga (MMN), who is also the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Ambassador to Zimbabwe, on the day. Africa Day is a public holiday in a handful of countries. That says a lot about the different perspectives African countries have on the issue of continental unity as envisaged by the founding fathers of the OAU. However, Mwana Nanga says public holiday or not, Africa Day remains special. ...Read More

No unity without land - Ramaphosa

Johannesburg - South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa says the nation will never be united unless the land injustices are addressed. ...Read More

Ramaphosa honoured with ILO top responsibility

Johannesburg - The International Labour Organisations’s Global Commission on the Future of Work has chosen South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa to co-chair the organisation together with the Prime Minister of Sweden, Stefan Löfven. ...Read More

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