16-Jun-2015 to 09:57

Land clashes dominate Namibian press headlines

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Namibian press on Tuesday reported that police at Katima Mulilo, the capital of Zambezi region, was forced to use teargas to try disperse landless youth who barricaded the town’s management into offices demanding to be given land.

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01-Jun-2015 to 14:21

Private Botswana radio station forced to withdraw hacking story

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Privately run radio station Yarona FM on Monday backtracked and withdrew a story it aired last week alleging that the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Service (DISS)’s network had been hacked.

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29-May-2015 to 11:01

ZANU PF suspensions, education protest grab Zimbabwe headlines

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The suspension of 89 former senior ruling ZANU PF officials and a protest by students and rights activists against Education Minister Lazarus Dokora dominated press headlines in Zimbabwe on Friday.

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27-May-2015 to 08:51

By-elections dominate Zimbabwe press headlines

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Top stories in the Zimbabwean press on Wednesday included claims by main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai that the ruling ZANU PF was making secret overtures to make his Movement for Democratic Change rescind its decision to boycott future elections.

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08-May-2015 to 08:34

Child sexual abuse dominates Namibian press headlines

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Child sexual abuse featured prominently in the Namibian press on Friday, with The Namibian reporting that five children were raped between Saturday and Wednesday this week, bringing the number of children raped this year to 13.

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07-May-2015 to 08:41

Botswana newspaper managing editor, reporter arrested

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Government security agents on Thursday arrested Botswana Gazette managing editor Shike Olson and journalist Innocent Selathwa after a raid on the newspaper.

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06-May-2015 to 08:50

Namibian press zooms in on hike in electoral fees, other stories

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — New election registration fees, Health Minister to operate on a patient and the sacking of staff at the Polytechnic of Namibia are the main news headlines in the Namibian press on Wednesday.

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