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Elections

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World

Fifth round of voting begins in India

Polling has opened for the fifth phase of general elections in India....with the world's largest democratic exercise now entering its final stages. While it's the smallest of all 7 phases, some of the seats polling today are significant. Votes are being cast in 49 constituencies across 8 states and federally-governed territories. On the ballot today is main opposition Congress party's leader Rahul Gandhi. He is contesting from the family bastion […]

todayMay 20, 2024 6

Africa

Week in Review: Namibia’s Green Hydrogen deal, Soth Africa’s unemployment crisis, and More

https://youtu.be/2avUM787GnY   Top Stories: Namibia's Green Hydrogen Deal: President Nangolo Mbumba led Namibia’s participation at the World Hydrogen 2024 Summit in the Netherlands, securing green hydrogen supply agreements with the Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium. Government Election Spending: The Institute for Public Policy Research's Quarterly Economic Review examines government spending on elections since independence. IPPR Executive Director Graham Hopwood provides insights. Pending Allowances: Despite National Assembly approval, increased allowances for pensioners […]

todayMay 17, 2024 10

South Africa

Over 26 million South Africans get a social grant. Fear of losing the payment used to be a reason to vote for the ANC, but no longer – study

      By Leila Patel, University of Johannesburg and Yolanda Sadie, University of Johannesburg     Social grants to reduce poverty feature prominently in the campaign promises of political parties in South Africa’s 2024 national and provincial general elections, set for 29 May. The country’s social grants system is one of the largest in Africa in terms of number of beneficiaries. Research shows that this has helped reduce poverty. […]

todayMay 15, 2024 10

Namibia

Youth reluctant to vote in upcoming elections.

  https://youtu.be/BdYbJa81628       By Finna Kahili   As national elections approach, there is a concern about youth reluctance to vote despite calls for their participation. The turnout of young voters could significantly influence election outcomes and shape political priorities and policymaking. NewsOnOne interviewed several university students about the upcoming National Assembly and Presidential elections slated for 27 November this year. Students indicated they might participated in the voter […]

todayMay 13, 2024 18

Oshiwambo

Omukwateli komesho we tanga lo pakwaita mo Chad’ Mahamat Déby afindana oma hoololo.

,   oye aulikwa onga omufindani womahoolo oupresident moshilongo. Gen Déby ota ku lopotwa afindana nee  61.3%  do mawi ova hoololi ngaashi shili pa lombwelo la ya ndjwa kolutu lomahoololo moshilongo osho,  omaga omukondjifi waye akula kwa li mo mahoololo , Prime Minister Succes Masra, eedjamo nefindano lee  18.53%. Mr Masra ku yele ota ku lopotwa ali ayadja eingido kutya, okwa findana omahoololo me dingonoko lotete loku hoolola nota popi paife […]

todayMay 10, 2024 10

World

Future Media News, Top Stories: May 6th – May 10th

https://youtu.be/ocuYJYvY62w   In case you missed this week's top stories: Namibia prepares for elections with voter registration dates announced, Namibian delegation attends Italy's leading Fruit and Vegetable Expo, and investigations initiated into a death at Katutura Health Centre. AstraZeneca admits a rare side effect from its Covid-19 vaccine, and the government is monitoring developments. A new app launched by NUST UNESCO Research Chair aims to prevent violence. In regional news, […]

todayMay 10, 2024 13

Oshiwambo

Hamushanga woSwapo Sophia Shaningwa, aulika elineekelo laye opo ongudu ika li kole omawi oo ya kanifile mo mahoololo adileko.

Hamushanga wo ngudu yo Swapo meme, Sophia Shaningwa  okwati ongudu oyina ehalo nomafaneko oku kalikola  oipundi ifike po   two-thirds oyo ya kanifile oku dja mo mahoololo omo 2019. Shaningwa edi okwe di popya metitatu po shongalele sho ngudu yo Swapo osho shali sha ningilwa momudingonoko wa Tuhingireni . Okwati ongudu yo Swapo oya kala oyo ili komesho no uhapu woipundi meumbo lomutumba wopashiwana oku dja mo 1994 tati ongudu oya […]

todayMay 10, 2024 8

Namibia

Swapo Party Aims to Reclaim Two-Thirds Majority Lost in 2019 Elections

Secretary General Sophia Shaningwa of the ruling Swapo Party expressed the party's goal to regain the two-thirds majority it lost in the 2019 general elections. At a mini rally in Tuhingireni informal settlement, Shaningwa highlighted the historical support from the Kavango regions and emphasized the importance of mobilizing voters for the upcoming elections in June and November 2024. Additionally, she advocated for the revival of green schemes in Kavango East […]

todayMay 10, 2024 8

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