The Herald GABORONE. – President Ian Khama on Tuesday told heads of diplomatic missions accredited to Gaborone that his government is unfazed by international calls to abolish the death penalty. Noting that the matter has aroused interest in certain quarters, President Khama said Botswana maintains the position that the death penalty is a...
ABC News WHITE farmers facing violence in South Africa "deserve special attention" from Australia, Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has said. Mr Dutton has ordered his department to investigate how to bring the farmers, who he says are facing "horrific circumstances" of land seizures and violence, to Australia. He said he...
By Khanyile Mlotshwa ZIMBABWEANS living in South Africa who are part of the Zimbabwe Exemption Permits (ZEP) programme have been urged to remain calm and patient as they wait for the renewal of their permits. The ZEP is a programme by South Africa’s home affairs department that allows Zimbabweans to live and work legally...
africanews  MOROCCO's Mohammed V International Airport (CMN) in Casablanca has been adjudged the best airport in Africa for 2017 according to the Airport Service Quality awards carried out by the Airport Council International, ACI. CMN was followed by Mauritius’ Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport and South Africa’s Durban Airport in second and third...
The Namibian HEALTH minister, Bernhard Haufiku, yesterday announced the first case of listeriosis in Namibia after a man was hospitalised in Windhoek's Roman Catholic Hospital. Haufiku said the 41-year-old Tsumeb man, who was diagnosed with listeriosis on Monday, bought a vienna sausage at a Tsumeb butchery. “The patient is currently receiving treatment...