IMF sees Namibia's economic growth slowing

2016-09-21 17:45

The IMF expects Namibia's economic growth to slow to 2.5% this year after expanding by 5.3% in 2015, as a decline in construction activity weighs.

Namibian president says $5bn funding hinges on SA

2016-09-20 18:28

Namibia will seek to raise about $5bn over the next decade to help diversify and industrialise its economy with any debt sales to take place in South Africa.

4 held in Namibia for killing of endangered black rhino

2016-09-07 20:00

Four suspended poachers have been arrested following the killing of an endangered black rhino in a private reserve in Namibia where authorities are keen to smash increasingly dangerous poaching syndicates.

Namibia has lost 37 rhino to poachers this year – report

2016-08-18 13:07

Save the Rhino Trust Namibia has called for a demonstration this week outside a court in Omararu against the release on bail of two suspected rhino horn smugglers, as the authorities confirmed 37 rhino had been lost to poachers in Namibia this year.

Namibia set to resume repatriation of refugees from Botswana

2016-08-15 12:33

The Botswanan and Namibian governments have announced plans to resume the repatriation of hundreds of Namibian refugees being kept at the Dukwe refugee camp in Botswana, a report says.

Namibian schoolboy invents cellphone that doesn't use airtime

2016-07-29 14:22

A Grade 12 learner in Namibia's Ohagwena Region has invented a sim-less mobile phone that does not require airtime to make calls.

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.


Will Angie and the kids hide in Namibia?

2016-09-21 11:24

A source close to the famous actress has hinted that she might take the 6 kids to a different city to escape media scrutiny.

WATCH: How Namibia is spearheading electronic voting in Africa

South Africa's electoral management body, the IEC, is one of the most trusted amongst 36 countries surveyed by Afrobarometer. In this second part of the interview, Sibusiso Nkomo explains some of the voting trends in other African countries. Watch.

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Namibia drills boreholes to save 100 hippos stranded in mud ponds

2016-08-18 14:36

In a last-ditch attempt to save at least 100 hippos stranded in mud ponds in northern Namibia, authorities are drilling three boreholes to try to increase the water levels, a report says.

Charred remains of 3 of Namibia's iconic desert lions found

2016-08-16 14:07

The last remaining member of an iconic pride of desert lions in the Namib has been translocated nearly 300km from where his brothers were poisoned and burnt last week, a conservation group says.

Hollywood A-listers arrive in Namibia as Mummy filming kicks off

2016-08-01 14:47

The Mummy reboot starring Tom Cruise is currently being filmed in Namibia.

Namibia set to abolish visas for all Africans

2016-07-26 13:38

Namibian President Hage Geingob has announced plans to abolish visa requirements for all Africans.

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.

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