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.

Namibian president wins $5m Africa leadership prize

2015-03-02 13:56

Namibia's outgoing president, Hifikepunye Pohamba, has won the Mo Ibrahim Foundation's $5m African leadership prize, an award meant to recognise good governance.

Namibia unveils human rights plan

2014-12-09 21:03

Namibia’s ombudsman has announced the country’s first human rights action plan for implementation over five years.

Top SADC envoy to attend Madagascar inauguration

2014-01-21 13:26

A top Southern African Development Community envoy will attend the inauguration of Madagascar’s new president, Namibia’s foreign minister says.

Few African leaders at Mugabe's inauguration

2013-08-22 12:52

Few serving African leaders have attended Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's inauguration ceremony in Harare where thousands of his supporters filled the 60 000-seater venue.

Namibia parched

2013-08-12 23:03

Drought is eating away at Namibia; herdsmen, livestock, wild animals are all searching for scarce water in the desert

SA, Namibia sign cooperation pact

2012-11-06 17:45

South Africa and Namibia signed three co-operation agreements during a state visit by Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba.

Leaders left high and dry at ANC bash

2012-01-11 10:16

Several African heads of state are apparently deeply upset after they had to buy their own food and bedding for the accommodation provided for them during the ANC's centenary celebrations.


Namibian president unveils 'prosperity plan'

2016-03-10 12:31

Namibian President Hage Geingob has unveiled a prosperity plan which he claims will ensure adequate provision of basic food, clothing, decent shelter, water, basic infrastructure and quality education for every citizen in the country.

Namibia's Geingob, ex presidents to form council

2015-02-02 21:05

Namibian president Hage Geingob wants to form a presidential council with his predecessors as members.

Namibia elections plagued by delays

2014-11-28 17:30

Elections in Namibia have started slowly with voters standing in long queues from early morning and many polling stations experiencing problems with the electronic voting devices.

Zuma heads to Namibia

2013-11-05 16:11

President Jacob Zuma is set to pay an official visit to Namibia, the international relations department says.

Mugabe eyes 'grand' inauguration

2013-08-22 07:33

Zimbabwe's veteran leader Robert Mugabe is set to be sworn in for a new five-year term in a massive stadium inauguration that will be boycotted by his election rival.

Namibia drought threatens 400 000

2013-08-07 14:20

A severe drought that sparked a state of emergency in Namibia has left 400 000 people facing hunger, the government says.

Namibia, Botswana welcome fast broadband

2012-06-27 08:14

Namibia and Botswana have inaugurated their links to a 14 000km underground cable system that provides both with faster and cheaper internet connectivity.

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