Ramaphosa assures relations between South Africa and Namibia will continue

President Cyril Ramaphosa says relations between South Africa and Namibia will continue to strengthen, despite the death of President Geingob.

The South African leader pointed out that decisions taken during last year's Bi-National Commission meeting between the two countries will be implemented just as the late President Geingob would have wanted them.

Namibian and South African governments made a number of decisions last year to promote trade and investments across various sectors in both countries.

ICJ to announce ruling on Israel’s Gaza war tomorrow

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is expected to rule this Friday on whether it will grant emergency measures requested by South Africa to stop the genocidal war in Gaza.

The ICJ heard the case by South Africa against Israel and requested provisional measures to stop the carnage in Palestine.

According to a statement from the ICJ, a public sitting will take place at midday at the Peace Palace in the Hague, during which the President of the Court, Judge Joan Donoghue, will read the Court's Order.

ICJ can order Israel to comply with provisional measures in alleged Gaza genocide

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) can order Israel to comply with provisional measures within weeks with regard to its alleged genocide in Gaza. 

However, Namibian legal experts say that for Israel to comply, more countries need to step up, pledge their support for Palestine, and stand with South Africa. 

While the determination on the merits of South Africa's application before the International Court of Justice against Israel could take years, the court can order Israel to comply with provisional measures.

Namibia condemns Germany's support of Israel's carnage in Gaza

Namibia has condemned Germany for supporting Israel in its genocidal acts in Gaza.

Germany expressed its support for the attacks on Friday, as Israel was defending itself against South Africa's case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), accusing it of genocide and calling for the ICJ to stop the Jewish State from continuing its war in Gaza.

South Africa told the court in The Hague that Israel is busy with the destruction of infrastructure in Gaza and of the Palestinian people.

SA concludes argument in genocide case against Israel

South Africa concluded its arguments before the International Court of Justice in the case it brought to the court to stop Israel from destroying Gaza and the Palestinian people.

They argued that Israel, through its ongoing 56 years of occupation of Palestinian territory and 16 years of blockade of Gaza, is now hell bent on erasing Gaza to the ground.

The SA team is led by top legal minds in the country, assisted by legal experts from other jurisdictions.

The legal team argued that Israeli leaders' statements are intended to destroy Gaza and its people.

Namibia expresses support for South Africa's genocide case against Israel

South Africa's case to end Israel's allegation of genocide against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip has started at the International Criminal Court in the Hague.

The case that was launched by South Africa in December calls for an end to alleged genocidal acts by Israel and the people of Gaza.

In this case, South Africa calls on Israel to prevent genocide against the people of Gaza. The legal team argued that Israeli leaders' statements are intended to destroy Gaza and its people.

Truck hijackings in South Africa a concern - NARETU

The Namibia Revolutionary Transport Union (NARETU) has expressed concern over the growing trend of truck hijackings in South Africa, saying it places the lives of the drivers at risk.

The union is therefore calling on employers to put immediate rescue plans in place to safeguard the lives of the drivers.

The Commander in Chief of NARETU, Petersen Kambinda, says they have received a number of cases where Namibian truck drivers have fallen victim to truck hijackings in South Africa.

President Geingob dissatisfied with SACU

President Hage Geingob is concerned about the future of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU), as it appears to be at a standstill with tariffs affecting development.

Dr. Geingob pointed out that Namibia is like a beggar, something that has to be earnestly discussed.

Dr. Geingob also raised concern about the announcement of new BRICS members, which was done without formally spelling out the requirements.