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UNITED STATES

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World

US and EU suspend trade war over tariffs

The United States and the European Union will pause their ongoing trade war until after the Presidential election, it was announced on Tuesday. Trump-era tariffs on steel and aluminium, and the EU's levies on American goods including motorcycles and whisky, will be suspended until the end of March 2025. Benji Hyer reports.  

todayDecember 20, 2023 12

Namibia

US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield interview

Seasoned diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield has worked in various roles in business, academia, and the foreign service, with highlights including, among others, Ambassador to Liberia, Assistant Secretary of State for African affairs, and her current role of United States Ambassador to the United Nations. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield visited Namibia to participate in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the new US Embassy compound on Thursday 7 December 2023, taking time out […]

todayDecember 8, 2023 248

World

Republican candidates face off in Tuscaloosa debate  

In the United States, four Republican presidential hopefuls will battle it out later tonight in the fourth GOP primary debate taking place in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Front-runner Donald Trump will once again skip the event - which comes just weeks ahead of the Iowa caucuses next month. Toni Waterman has more.

todayDecember 6, 2023 9

World

U.S stocks hedged higher on Friday following comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell

U.S stocks hedged higher on Friday following comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell indicating the bank could be making some progress in lowering inflation.But he warned it's too early to tell if the bank is done raising interest rates. Meanwhile, it wasn't a good Friday for social media platform X, formerly Twitter, as another major retailer pulled its advertising. Jody Jacobs reports from New York.   The Dow was […]

todayDecember 4, 2023 8

World

Latest developments in Israel-Hamas war

srael and Hamas have agreed to extend by one more day a truce under which hostages are exchanged for Palestinian prisoners and aid flows into the war-devastated Gaza Strip. Militants took about 240 captives from southern Israel during an unprecedented October 7 attack that Israeli officials say killed around 1,200 people, most of them civilians. In response, Israel has vowed to eliminate Hamas, an Islamist movement with an armed wing. […]

todayNovember 30, 2023 5

US Embassy

Business / Economics

US Embassy in Namibia Unveils new facility, Cementing Strong Bilateral Ties

By Dilia Mazula In a grand celebration, the US Embassy in Namibia hosted a media day to unveil its newly constructed building, marking a significant milestone in the robust relationship between the United States and Namibia. The event was led by US Ambassador, Randy Berry and Scott Sables, the Construction Manager for the project, who provided insights into the innovative features and the impact the facility will have on both […]

todayNovember 30, 2023 56

World

US Presidential candidate Nikki Haley earns major endorsement boost

A major political network is backing Nikki Haley's bid for the White House, a huge boost for the woman aiming to become the first female Republican Party nominee to run for US President. In announcing its support, the 'Americans for Prosperity Action' group, founded by the influential billionaire Koch brothers, says leading Republican contender Donald Trump and incumbent President Joe Biden "will only further perpetuate the country's downward spiral." Benji […]

todayNovember 29, 2023 1

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