Namibia


Zimbabwe and Namibia ban SA poultry imports

2017-06-27 14:14

Namibia and Zimbabwe have banned poultry imports from South Africa after an outbreak of bird flu.

Handling diamonds every day in Namibia a 'no-mistake job'

2017-06-23 19:36

Handling diamonds every day in Namibia a 'no-mistake job;' venture seeks to benefit locals

SA, Namibia 'following Mugabe's footsteps' in distributing land, says wife Grace

2017-06-21 11:30

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe says leaders of South Africa and Namibia are following President Robert Mugabe's footsteps in distributing land to black people in their countries.

ANC, foundations saddened by Namibian struggle icon's passing

2017-06-10 22:41

The ANC and the Nelson Mandela and Ahmed Kathrada Foundations have offered their condolences following the passing of Namibian struggle icon Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo.

Lutherans mark 500th anniversary of Reformation in Namibia

2017-05-14 19:56

Thousands of members of the Lutheran church have gathered at a stadium in Namibia to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation

Famous DRC doctor calls gender inequality a disgrace

2017-05-11 19:08

A Congolese doctor who has been nominated several times for the Nobel Peace Prize for his work treating victims of sexual violence says gender inequality is a disgrace to society.

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.

 

Namibia buries leader who campaigned against apartheid

2017-06-24 14:04

Namibians have gathered for a state funeral for Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, an independence leader who was jailed during South Africa's era of white minority rule.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Sudan, CAR

2017-06-22 08:37

SA and Namibia are following in President Robert Mugabe's footsteps in distributing land to blacks, Zimbabwean First Lady says, and clashes between armed groups in CAR have left at least 100 people dead.

De Beers launches diamond exploration vessel off Namibia

2017-06-15 20:00

Namibia and the De Beers company have launched what the diamond producer calls the world's largest diamond exploration vessel.

WATCH: 'Skulls of My People' documentary explores why Namibia is a 'time bomb'

2017-05-23 17:02

Germany is in negotiations with Namibia about the phrasing of the first official apology for General von Trotha’s extermination orders that led to the murder of around 100 000 Ovaherero and Nama people between 1904 and 1908 in the German colony of then South West Africa.

Nigerian archbishop Filibus elected head of Lutheran church

2017-05-14 08:59

A Nigerian archbishop has become president of the Lutheran church.

Namibian leader praises Mugabe, applauds controversial land reform

2017-04-29 17:23

Namibian President Hage Geingob has praise Zimbabwe's controversial land reform programme as he showered long-time leader Robert Mugabe with praises, describing him as an African icon.

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.

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