Eskom seals another electricity sales deal

2017-04-06 16:44

Eskom’s plan to increase its electricity exports is gaining momentum as it has signed a second firm power sales agreement in just over a week.

'I saw his face as he waved goodbye:' Woman who saved hubby from croc gets award

2017-03-27 14:00

A Namibian woman who fought off a crocodile that was attacking her husband has been awarded a police prize for "extraordinary" bravery.

Namibia demands $30bn for German genocide: documents

2017-03-18 13:30

Namibia is to launch a $30bn lawsuit against Germany over genocide committed during colonial rule, when tens of thousands of people were killed, according to documents.

Namibia: grown up after a generation into independence, but not yet mature

2017-03-17 13:09

Namibia contributes a positive image to Africa in governance and other indicators. But the reality for most of the country’s 2.3 million people isn't quite as rosy, writes Henning Melber.

African governments urged to donate to fund for war victims

2017-03-01 17:40

An official associated with the International Criminal Court is urging African governments to contribute to a trust fund for victims of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Tanzania to seek German reparations over colonial acts

2017-02-08 21:36

Tanzania's government is considering legal action to force former coloniser Germany to pay reparations for alleged atrocities committed over a century ago, says the country's defence minister.

African 'fairy circles' explained

2017-01-18 22:31

Scientists may have solved the mystery of those odd 'fairy circles' that dot the Namib desert in simple geometric beauty, and it's more natural than supernatural.

Germany hints at payments for colonial-era Namibia killings

2017-01-07 09:08

Germany says it may make payments to Namibia for the killing of 65 000 tribes people by German colonial troops during the early 20th century.

'Naked' decomposing body of a woman 'found under a bridge in Namibia'

2017-01-02 16:00

A decomposing body of a Namibian woman was found under a bridge along Florence Nightingale Street, a police official says, adding that the woman might have been "raped before being murdered".

Road trip in Southern Africa: Exploring tranquil Namibia

2016-12-05 10:36

With its incredible sand dunes and amazing wildlife, Namibia makes for a perfect road trip. Here's what you need to know.


Top Africa stories: Zim, Tanzania, Rwanda

2017-03-27 19:49

A popular Tanzanian rapper has been arrested over a song allegedly insulting President John Magufuli, and cash-strapped Zimbabwe is trying to stop banks importing high-denomination US dollar bills.

Koko: Eskom is open for business, seals deal to sell electricity

2017-03-23 17:47

Eskom has turned around and open for business with surplus capacity available, says acting chief executive Matshela Koko as the power utility clinched an electricity sales agreement with NamPower.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Namibia, Uganda

2017-03-17 19:29

President Robert Mugabe has denied donating biscuits and children's snacks to flood victims, and the spokesperson for Uganda's police has been shot dead by gunmen outside his home.

Namibia tribes sue Germany in US over colonial-era genocide

2017-03-17 06:17

More than a century after a long-hushed genocide took place in Namibia while under German colonial rule, descendants of the victims had their day in court in New York for the first time.

Armyworms threaten southern Africa food supply: UN agency

2017-02-17 17:25

An outbreak of armyworm caterpillars present in several southern African countries threatens to strip the entire region of key food supplies, says the UN food agency.

ANC says AU's decision to re-admit Morocco is 'regrettable'

2017-01-31 11:04

The ANC has described as "regrettable" the African Union 's decision to re-admit Morocco into the regional bloc.

Namibian traditional leaders haul Germany before US court in genocide test case

2017-01-17 11:15

Representatives of Namibian communities affected by the 1904-1908 genocide have filed a class action against Germany in the US seeking reparations for atrocities committed by Imperial Germany, writes Heike Becker.

Namibia indigenous groups sue Germany for alleged genocide

2017-01-06 15:50

Representatives of two indigenous groups have filed a class action suit in New York against Germany seeking reparations for an alleged genocide of their people by German colonial rulers over a century ago in what is now Namibia.

Fitch keeps SA's utilities outlook negative

2016-12-13 16:56

Ratings agency Fitch has kept the outlook for South African utilities negative, citing subdued economic growth and moderate electricity demand in 2017 as reasons.

1 000 East African skulls, bones still held in Berlin - report

2016-11-23 10:36

More than 1 000 skulls and bones belonging to east Africans and brought to Germany for racial "scientific" research during the colonial era are still in storage in Berlin, says a report.

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