It is ironic that coal fired power plants contribute to climate change which could result in the malfunctioning of the power plants, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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Calm and confident, Esther Muinjangue, Namibia's first woman to run for president, says she feels a "wind of change" softly blowing through the southwest African country which goes to the polls on Wednesday.
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.
The ruling Swapo party in Namibia will act on the dire shortage of affordable urban land in the country and high housing prices, the party leadership has announced.
Thousands of young Namibians are queuing at municipal offices on Friday, following the call of a youth activist to submit written applications for land in urban areas.
Namibian Prime Minister Hage Geingob has denied that a delegation of the ruling Swapo party visited former apartheid assassin Eugene de Kock in prison, claiming he 'would be killed' if he visited the country.
Members of a new land movement have called on all young and landless Namibians to join a mass action and apply for a plot of land in every town.
President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Dr Hage Geingob for successfully winning the Namibian elections.
Three days after Namibia’s elections, only 51% of ballots have been counted, with the ruling Swapo heading for a landslide victory.
The first trickle of results in Namibia's general election have given the ruling Swapo party a commanding lead.
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.
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Namibia's president-elect Hage Geingob has nominated his vice president, prime minister, and deputy prime minister, who will govern the country with him from 21 March.
Namibia's outgoing president, Hifikepunye Pohamba, has won the Mo Ibrahim Foundation's $5m African leadership prize, an award meant to recognise good governance.
The ruling Swapo party has warned that planned youth mass action this week by applying for plots for housing, might disrupt peace and stability in Namibia.
Speculation is rife as various newspapers carried reports about where recently paroled former apartheid assassin Eugene De Kock might be.
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Namibia's ruling Swapo party has cruised to victory in the 2014 presidential election with Prime Minister Hage Geingob taking 86.73%.
Namibia's ruling party looks set for a sixth straight election victory, according to a second round of preliminary results.
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.
A young woman has been shot dead in Namibia in clashes between police and the children of fallen independence fighters.
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