Namibia


Parts of Namibia plunged into darkness

2016-07-25 12:08

A power outage has plunged several parts on Namibia into darkness as the country's grid comes under mounting pressure.

Germany plans to apologise over genocide in Namibia

2016-07-13 19:53

Germany plans to formally apologise to Windhoek for the genocide of indigenous Namibians a century ago, but has added that the move will not carry any obligation of reparations.

Developing countries fuel west Africa as cocaine hub

2016-06-24 07:38

Developing markets are fuelling an increase in cocaine trafficking through west Africa, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime says in a new report.

Germany, Namibia 'genocide' talks advanced

2016-06-13 21:26

The German government says talks with Namibia on officially recognising as 'genocide' a colonial-era crackdown more than a century ago in which over 65 000 ethnic Hereros were killed are well advanced.

Siv Ngesi’s hot shots from the Namibian Desert

2016-06-02 07:49

WATCH: the Man Cave presenter is training for the Dakar Rally!

Namibian MP calls for increase in President Geingob's salary

2016-05-13 12:30

A member of parliament from Namibia's ruling Swapo party, Rosa Karaya has called for an increase to President Hage Geingob's salary.

Namibian man attacks girlfriend with hammer, then kills himself

2016-05-11 14:46

A 28-year-old woman is currently recovering in hospital following a savage attack by her boyfriend, a report says.

Gravel travel! Top 5 off-road routes in Southern Africa

2016-04-26 08:13

'Love them or hate them, there’s no denying that gravel roads pass through more scenic landscapes than some highways do,' writes Cyril Klopper who lists his top 5 gravel roads in Southern Africa.

Witchcraft allegations as pupils faint at Namibian school

2016-04-18 11:36

Allegations of witchcraft have hit the Kunene region of Namibia after pupils were reported to have fainted while writing examinations, a report says.

Namibia treats 8 000 for mental illnesses in 2015

2016-04-13 13:59

Over 8 000 people have been treated for various mental illnesses across Namibia in 2015, reports have said.

 

SA Muslims deported from Namibia for praying

2016-07-22 15:01

Namibian police have arrested and deported nine South African Muslims for performing Salah prayers, The Namibian newspaper has reported.

Namibian 'pastor' tricks woman into selling house in exchange for prayers

2016-06-27 11:29

A Windhoek mother has found herself without a home after a "pastor" convinced her to sell her house in exchange for prayers, a report says.

More than 100 000 children are out of school in Namibia - report

2016-06-17 12:36

More than 100 000 children are not attending school in Namibia, despite primary and secondary education being free, a study has indicated.

Namibia auctions 3 black rhino for trophy hunt

2016-06-05 14:55

The Namibian government has called for bids from trophy hunters to kill three endangered black rhino despite fierce global criticism.

PICS! Clarkson, Hammond and May spotted in Namibia

2016-05-19 13:52

Wheels24 has exclusive photographs of new Grand Tour hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May enjoying some downtime while on location in Namibia.

Drought forces Coca-Cola to halt canned drinks in Namibia

2016-05-12 17:01

Coca-Cola will stop production of all canned drinks in Namibia and has warned consumers of possible shortages, the company says, as a regional drought worsens across southern Africa.

Namibian cops on high alert as video of pro-secessionists consulting sangoma is leaked

2016-05-05 15:19

New footage that has reportedly surfaced in Namibia has police concerned over the country's state of security, after it was found that a group of pro-secession youths were consulting a traditional healer to "soften" the hearts of Namibians.

Notorious Namibian fugitive re-arrested in Zambia

2016-04-25 11:20

A notorious Namibian fugitive, who has been on the run for the past six months, has allegedly been apprehended by Zambian law officials, reports say.

Ministers should have term limits - Namibian health minister

2016-04-15 12:20

Ministers should have term limits of 10 or 15 years in order to allow for the infusion of fresh leaders in government, Namibian Health and Social Services Minister Bernard Haufiku has said, according to a report.

Namibia house price growth beats all but one SA province

2016-04-13 13:53

Of all the major rand area regions, the Western Cape had the highest house price growth in the first quarter, followed by Namibia.

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