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Land grab at Namibian holiday town

2014-12-19 19:57
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A group of informal settlement dwellers outside Namibia's coastal holiday town Swakopmund have occupied municipal land and want to settle there.

Land Rover experience: Epic Namib drive

2014-12-17 13:35

Four lucky couples experienced the trip of a lifetime – an epic trek through Namibia and its desert with Pirelli and Land Rover experience. SERGIO DAVIDS drove solo for Wheels24...

Namibia keeps repo rate unchanged

2014-12-12 17:20

Namibia's Reserve Bank has kept its repo rate unchanged to support domestic economic activities amid concerns that growth in household credit remains high.

Namibia unveils human rights plan

2014-12-09 21:03

Namibia’s ombudsman has announced the country’s first human rights action plan for implementation over five years.

Namibia first to submit climate report

2014-12-08 20:40

Namibia is the first developing country to submit its biennial climate change mitigation report to the UN Framework Convention in Climate Change, its ministry of environment and tourism announced says.

Namibia must try harder to stop poaching

2014-12-05 05:20

Poaching threatens Namibia's achievements in sustainable tourism and conservation.

Namibia glider crash probed

2014-12-02 20:16

Investigations into the cause of a gliding accident in south-central Namibia, in which two New Zealanders were killed, are continuing.

Mediclinic International lists in Namibia

2014-12-01 17:28

Private hospital group Mediclinic International will list on the Namibian Stock Exchange.

Namibia’s Swapo leads preliminary poll results

2014-12-01 10:24

Namibia's ruling party looks set for a sixth straight election victory, according to a second round of preliminary results.

AU, regional bloc applaud Namibia's e-vote

2014-11-30 20:56

The AU has applauded Namibia's general elections as free and fair - even as they criticised the procedure behind Africa's first nation-wide e-vote.

Namibia polls worry Swapo

2014-11-29 16:49

The South West Africa People's Organisation was concerned that many voters have not been able to cast their vote due to technical glitches.

Namibian results could be delayed

2014-11-29 09:09

Election results in Namibia are expected to be delayed due to the slow voting process after problems occurred with voter verification devices.

Namibians cast ballots in Africa's first e-vote

2014-11-28 13:12

Namibians have voted in a general election billed as Africa's first e-vote, with the ruling party expected to retain power in the country it has run since independence.

Polls open in Namibia's general elections

2014-11-28 08:31

Voting began in Namibia's presidential and legislative elections, in a vote that is expected to see liberation party the South West People's Organisation retain power.

Namibia polls: Court dismisses opposition challenge

2014-11-26 20:42

The Windhoek High Court has dismissed an urgent application brought by three opposition parties asking it to postpone the country’s upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections.

Namibia's Kudu gas project on track

2014-11-25 18:49

Namibia's 885 megawatt Kudu gas-to-power project is still on track with a final investment decision expected by June 2015, the mines and energy ministry says.

Namibia's Kudu gas project still on track

2014-11-25 14:28

Namibia's 885MW Kudu gas-to-power project is still on track with a final investment decision expected by June 2015, the mines and energy ministry says.

2 rhino poached in Namibia's Etosha Park

2014-11-21 14:12

Two dead rhino have been found with their horns removed in Namibia's Etosha National Park, the environment and tourism ministry says.

Namibia gets new air carrier

2014-11-19 22:31

German low cost carrier Condor Air has started a new route from Frankfurt to Windhoek, with the landing in Windhoek of its first passenger plane.

Namibia dehorns rhino

2014-11-17 20:51

Namibian environmental authorities embarking on a de-horning exercise for black rhino have already spotted three carcasses left behind by poachers.

Namibia to be Africa's first to e-vote

2014-11-14 22:38

In a first for Africa, Namibians will cast their ballots electronically in this month's presidential and legislative polls.

US prisoner in Namibian does runner, trips up

2014-11-03 19:09

An American citizen charged with murder has been caught attempting to escape a Namibian prison.

Woolworths positive about Namibian prospects

2014-10-28 14:22

In October Woolworths will open its ninth store in Namibia at The Grove in Windhoek.

EFF members 'given hard time' in Namibia

2014-10-12 14:07
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An EFF delegation was briefly detained at the Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek when they arrived for the launch of the party's branch in Namibia, the City Press has reported.

SA's Chardri is African off-road champ

2014-09-12 11:36

There's a new dirt queen in town, and she hails from the Eastern Cape. Chardri Monk has been crowned the 2014 Africa Southern Off-Road quad champion.

 

Namibia's mining performance slacks

2014-12-19 09:33

Namibia's mining sector has performed weaker during the third quarter of 2014, as production of diamonds, uranium and zinc concentrate decreased.

Driving Namibia

2014-12-15 08:04

The best way to see Namibia is slowly and by road... by getting off-road you can truly see and smell this country.

Driving Namibia

2014-12-12 10:05

The best way to see Namibia is slowly and by road... by getting off-road you can truly see and smell this country.

Bushmen perhaps the world's 'first people'

2014-12-09 09:10

A study by Stanford University says the Bushmen are the genetically most diverse human group known to exist in Africa, where modern humans originated. This suggests they could be descendants of the ancestral source from which all modern humans diverged.

Namibia launches massive housing scheme

2014-12-05 19:20

The Namibian government will subsidise its national mass housing project of 185 000 units with up to 60% of the price for low-income earners.

Zuma congratulates Dr Hage Geingob

2014-12-02 21:21

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Dr Hage Geingob for successfully winning the Namibian elections.

Swapo wins presidential election

2014-12-01 19:38

Namibia's ruling Swapo party has cruised to victory in the 2014 presidential election with Prime Minister Hage Geingob taking 86.73%.

Namibia awaits final results, 3 days after polls

2014-12-01 15:44

Three days after Namibia’s elections, only 51% of ballots have been counted, with the ruling Swapo heading for a landslide victory.

More delays in Namibian elections announcement

2014-12-01 06:35

Namibia's electoral commission has announced the official release of final election results would only take place on Monday.

Namibian election results delayed

2014-11-29 20:52

Results for Namibia's national and presidential elections have experienced delays as most polling stations only closed in the early hours of Saturday.

Namibian govt opens up early lead

2014-11-29 13:01

The first trickle of results in Namibia's general election have given the ruling Swapo party a commanding lead.

Namibia elections plagued by delays

2014-11-28 17:30

Elections in Namibia have started slowly with voters standing in long queues from early morning and many polling stations experiencing problems with the electronic voting devices.

1.2 million take part in Namibia election

2014-11-28 12:19

About 1.2 million Namibians are to line up to vote for a new president and parliament as elections start.

Child sex: Man wins appeal against Namibia extradition ruling

2014-11-27 13:33

A French national arrested in Namibia and wanted in India for allegedly committing sexual acts with minor boys, has successfully appealed against his extradition and has been freed.

Namibia prepares for Africa's first e-vote

2014-11-26 14:12

Namibia is set to vote in Africa’s first electronic ballot, a general election that will usher in a new president and quotas to put more women in government.

Namibia's polls face legal challenge by opposition

2014-11-25 16:08

Three opposition parties have brought an urgent application before the Windhoek High Court requesting it to postpone the country's upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections.

SADC officials to observe Namibian elections

2014-11-21 22:13

A group of SADC officials has arrived in Namibia to observe its elections and ensure adherence to democratic principles, the organisation says.

Namibia ready to vote

2014-11-20 21:08

Namibia's election commission says preparations for next week's national elections are going well as the country becomes the first in Africa to use electronic voting machines.

Frenchman fights extradition from Namibia

2014-11-18 19:33

A French national, arrested in Namibia last year and wanted in India for allegedly committing sexual acts with minor boys, has appealed against his extradition.

Texas club may cancel rhino hunt

2014-11-17 05:00

A Texas hunting club says it will cancel an endangered black rhino hunting trip if the US denies a request to bring the dead animal back to the country as a trophy.

Reader: Braving Namib desert in a Duster

2014-11-11 10:45

'Namibia is a playground for cars such as the Duster,' writes Wheels24 reader Shaina Herman, who took on the dunes in the Namib desert at the wheel of a Renault Duster 4x4.

Namibia court rules on HIV forced sterilisation case

2014-11-03 14:01

Namibia’s government violated the rights of three HIV-positive women when it had them sterilised without their consent, the country’s Supreme court has ruled.

Dynamic duo wins 2014 Ranger Odyssey

2014-10-16 08:12

After 12 grueling days covering a tough 2500km off-road route, the two winners of the 2014 Ranger Odyssey have been announced. Each will drive a Ford Odyssey-spec Ranger for a year!

Namibia's military enters the construction business

2014-09-25 23:04

Namibia's military has created a construction company that will compete for contracts with the private sector, part of a growing commercial network that has drawn criticism.

Ranger desert Odyssey starts in Namibia

2014-09-08 13:15

20 contestants began their 2014 Ranger Odyssey trip after being whittled down from 8241 entries and a intense boot camp to separate the tough from the meek.

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