INTERVIEW | Ambassador Jerobeam Shaanika on Russia-Africa Economic and Humanitarian Summit


Vice President Nangolo Mbumba has urged the Namibian delegation, sent to the Russia-Africa Economic and Humanitarian Summit, to put the country's interests first.

The Namibian delegation held a briefing today ahead of the Summit, which is expected to start on Thursday in St. Petersburg.

This includes Cabinet Ministers and MPs from different political parties in the National Assembly.

nbc News reporter Blanche Goreses spoke to Ambassador Jerobeam Shaanika the Deputy Executive Director-International Relations and Cooperation.

Suspensions of Mali, Guinea, Burkina Faso & Sudan from continental body maintained 


The 36th ordinary session of the AU Assembly of Heads of State and Government has decided to maintain the suspensions of Mali, Guinea, Burkina Faso, and Sudan from the continental body.

The four countries have been under military rule following coups between 2020 and 2022.

Following the ECOWAS recommendation to the AU, Mali, Burkina Faso, and Guinea were suspended.

Sudan followed, as was called for under the continental body's constitutive act, following a coup by the army two years ago.