Genocide negotiations between Germany and Namibia hit stumbling blocks

2018-01-11 06:10

In mid-2015 the German Foreign Office after decades of denial seemingly acceded, in a very informal way, to labelling what had happened in South West Africa as genocide, is now backtracking, writes The Conversation.

EU blacklists Namibia as tax haven

2017-12-12 18:06

Namibia has criticised its listing on a new European Union blacklist of tax havens as unjust and biased, blaming the status on missing a deadline to comply.

Africa's overall governance trajectory remains positive, says report

2017-11-21 14:50

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has released its 2017 Ibrahim Index of African Governance, saying the continent's overall governance trajectory remains positive on average, but in recent years has moved at a slower pace.

Anthrax may have killed 100 hippos in Namibia

2017-10-09 20:26

Over 100 hippos have died in Namibia in a remote national park in the past week, the country's environment minister said on Monday, warning that anthrax could be to blame.

Namibia boasts its first 5-star green building

2017-09-27 17:36

FNB Namibia Holdings’ @Parkside building in Windhoek has been awarded a 5-Star Green Star Africa As Built rating by the Green Building Council.

WATCH: Nanny appears in court after video shows her allegedly throwing baby

A Namibian woman is facing charges of child abuse, assault and attempted murder after she allegedly recklessly threw a baby she was caring for into a cot.

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Swakobmund hotel receives top honours

2017-09-04 17:26

The Strand Hotel in Swakobmund, Namibia, was recently awarded for its innovative design and outstanding achievements in services.

Elephant tramples, kills Argentine hunter in Namibia

2017-08-14 13:30

Namibian media say an elephant trampled and killed an Argentine who was in a group of hunters tracking a herd of elephants

Namibia genocide victims battle for compensation

2017-07-21 16:59

On a thin strip of land at the bay of Luederitz in southern Namibia are dozens of gravestones bearing the names of each German soldier killed during a largely forgotten colonial war.

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.


RoadTrip: Panda 4x4 trip to Namibia

2018-01-10 11:00

A small Panda Cross taking on the mighty Namib? Crazy. But not to Ferdi de Vos who recently took the small two-cylinder Fiat on an epic road trip to the magnificently beautiful Kanaan Desert Retreat in Namibia.

Namibia slams 'unjust' listing on EU tax haven blacklist

2017-12-06 17:06

Namibia has criticised its listing on a new European Union blacklist of tax havens as unjust and biased, blaming the status on missing a deadline to comply.

One of world's most remote islands gets commercial flights

2017-10-14 13:00

One of the world's most remote places has became a little less isolated when the first commercial flight departed for St Helena, a South Atlantic island that until recently was only accessible by boat and where Napoleon Bonaparte spent his last years in exile.

Poachers target Africa's lions, vultures with poison

2017-09-28 13:00

Conservationists fear the poisoning of African wildlife is escalating in some areas, saying relatively easy access to agricultural chemicals and the surging illegal market for animal parts are putting some already beleaguered species under more pressure.

Twitter pokes fun at Trump after he 'invents' new African state of 'Nambia'

2017-09-21 10:10

Social media is poking fun at President Donald Trump after he twice referred to the southern African country of Namibia as "Nambia" during a lunch he hosted for African leaders amid the UN General Assembly in New York.

In Namibia, 1533 Portuguese shipwreck's relics hidden away

2017-09-15 18:01

Diamond prospectors in Namibia nearly a decade ago stumbled upon remnants of a shipwrecked Portuguese vessel whose trading journey to India was cut violently short by a storm in 1533.

Namibia black-ownership plan risks repeating SA errors

2017-08-30 07:45

A plan by Namibia to better distribute wealth among its citizens may end up the way neighbouring South Africa’s has - benefiting an elite minority.

Namibia's gay paraders call for legal protection

2017-07-30 13:01

Scores of people waving rainbow flags peacefully paraded through the streets of Namibia's capital Windhoek on Saturday, calling for better legal protection of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people in the largely conservative country.

Tribute to a Namibian icon: Andimba Toivo ya Toivo

2017-07-03 13:12

Andimba (Herman) Toivo Ya Toivo remained loyal to what made him the personification of the desire to live in an independent country governed by, and for, its people, 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.

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