Top Africa stories: Mugabe 'was warned about coup', toddler dies from zebra cobra snake bite

2018-11-15 08:00

Zimbabwean ex-president Robert Mugabe was forewarned about the coup that toppled him from power', a former aide says, and a 2-year-old toddler has died from a zebra cobra snake bite in Namibia.

Top Africa stories: Namibian farmer to sue govt, court denies ex-Mugabe ally access to passport

2018-11-01 08:15

A Namibian farmer has threatened to sue the government for leasing four farms to a Russian billionaire, and Zimbabwe's former local government minister Saviour Kasukuwere has been denied access to his passport for a "business trip" to SA.

Namibian farmer threatens to sue after govt leases 4 farms to Russian billionaire

2018-10-31 10:20

A Namibian farmer, who claims he has been applying for resettlement in the southern African country for 15 years without success, has reportedly threatened to sue the government for leasing four farms to a Russian billionaire.

Namibia throws out black ownership mining requirement

2018-10-28 09:08

Namibia has scrapped a rule allowing only companies partly owned by black Namibians to apply for mining licences, mines minister Tom Alweendo says.

South Africa slump batters smaller neighbours protecting rand peg

2018-10-18 09:29

South Africans aren’t the only ones struggling through the country’s economic slump.

 WATCH: 'Hit it between the eyes' – elephants charge at hunters after one shot down

A video that shows an elephant being hunted in the Nakabolelwa Conservancy in Namibia has surfaced online... but is the practice legal? WATCH.

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What latest assessment on global warming means for southern Africa

2018-10-10 11:35

For hot, dry and water-stressed countries like Botswana and Namibia, high temperatures and droughts will be more severe than the global average, writes The Conversation.

Air Namibia plane impounded as Zim man sues for $1m

2018-10-08 06:00

A Zimbabwean man is trying to sue Air Namibia for $1m after airline officials allegedly barred him and his family from travelling to Turkey.

Namibia follows SA with land reform pledge

2018-10-01 15:38

Namibian President Hage Geingob has vowed to push ahead with land redistribution, echoing the government of neighbouring South Africa, where the issue has become a fierce political battleground.

Prince William visits Africa ahead of UK wildlife conference

2018-09-25 20:32

Britain's Prince William is in Africa this week to discuss threats to conservation ahead of a London conference on the illegal wildlife trade.


2-year-old toddler dies from zebra cobra snake bite in Namibia – report

2018-11-14 10:27

A 2-year-old toddler reportedly died in a private hospital just outside the capital Windhoek in Namibia after he was bitten by a zebra cobra snake last week.

Namibia's long-standing land issue remains unresolved

2018-11-01 08:15

The question of land has been hotly contested in Namibia ever since independence, writes The Conversation.

Air Namibia resumes flights to Zim after briefly pulling out - reports

2018-10-31 07:22

Air Namibia has reportedly confirmed the resumption of flights to Zimbabwe "after briefly pulling out of the country following an attempted seizure of its aircraft".

'This is modern-day land grab,' Namibian opposition says as govt agrees to lease 4 farms to Russian billionaire for 99 years

2018-10-27 07:25

The Namibian government has reportedly agreed to lease four farms to a Russian billionaire, Rashid Sardarov, for 99 years, a move that has been described by opposition parties as "modern-day land grab".

Top Africa stories: Namibian Luggage train 'gone with the wind', Zim says 'bye' to maize imports

2018-10-18 07:15

Namibian airport workers struggled to stop a runaway luggage train being blown across the tarmac, and Zimbabwe is reportedly now "food secure" and is likely not going to import maize.

Air Namibia 'cancels all flights to Zim' after aircraft impounded in Harare – report

2018-10-12 08:12

Air Namibia has reportedly cancelled flights to Zimbabwe after one of its aircraft was impounded by authorities in Harare last week.

Top Africa stories: Man tries to sue Air Namibia, Mugabe's son-in-law

2018-10-09 08:00

Air Namibia plane has been impounded as Zimbabwean man sues for $1m, and former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law is wanted by police on allegations he detained a senior airline company official against her will.

Top Africa stories: MDC can't pay legal bills, Namibia land reform

2018-10-02 08:00

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party says a $3.2m bill charged to them by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s lawyers in the election challenge is “extremely excessive”, and Namibian President Hage Geingob has vowed to push ahead with the land redistribution.

Why Namibians want fresh impetus behind land reform

2018-09-27 15:56

Shortcomings of Namibia's land reforms suggest that voluntary, market-based transactions might not be suitable, writes The Conversation.

Repatriate remains to restore dignity

2018-09-16 10:29

We must ask: ‘Is the museum the appropriate place to house mortal remains?’, asks Wandile Kasibe.

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