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Brigitte Weidlich

Brigitte Weidlich

    Namibia offers model to tackle poaching scourge
    Namibia offers model to tackle poaching scourge
    Faced with poachers who are ravaging elephant and rhino populations, African nations could do worse than look to Namibia for a game plan to combat...
    Namibian women bare all for animal welfare calendar
    Namibian women bare all for animal welfare calendar
    Monty, a white mongrel with black ears and a thoughtful expression, sat next to her owner at a Windhoek shopping centre and enjoyed pats from small...
    Pohamba steps from predecessor's shadow
    Pohamba steps from predecessor's shadow
    Once viewed as a stooge for Namibia's liberation leader Sam Nujoma, President Hifikepunye Pohamba has slowly cemented his own authority and built a...
    Fight against blood diamonds under review in Namibia
    Fight against blood diamonds under review in Namibia
    Diamond-producing nations open a meeting on Tuesday to review global efforts to prevent trade in the gems from fuelling conflicts, with an eye on...
    San face land invasion in Namibia
    San face land invasion in Namibia
    Soft chanting from young children floated past weathered tents on red Kalahari soil as a wrinkled old man sat on a cracked plastic chair.
    After months of floods, Namibia begins clean-up
    After months of floods, Namibia begins clean-up
    As flood waters in northern Namibia subside after nearly four months, residents are slowly repairing their homesteads, harvesting the few remaining...
    Namibia happy with EPA deal -- for now
    Namibia happy with EPA deal -- for now
    Namibia held out longer than the majority of its counterparts in Southern Africa before signing the interim economic partnership agreement (EPA)...
    Southern Africa's Bushmen face lifestyle threat
    Southern Africa's Bushmen face lifestyle threat
    They roamed the savannahs and open plains for thousands of years, but the hunter-gatherer lifestyle of Southern Africa's San tribes is slowly being...
    Namibia's Etosha National Park turns 100
    Namibia's Etosha National Park turns 100
    The Etosha National Park, once the world's largest game reserve and home to 114 different mammal species, celebrates its centenary this month as...
    Namibia rolls out red carpet for Mugabe
    Namibia rolls out red carpet for Mugabe
    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe arrived in Namibia on Tuesday at the start of a three-day visit which will see him hold talks with counterpart...
    Mugabe faces hostile reception in Namibia
    Mugabe faces hostile reception in Namibia
    Human rights groups in Namibia were on Tuesday preparing a hostile reception for Robert Mugabe at the start of a three-day state visit to Windhoek...
    Loan for Namibia on Hu's African swing
    Loan for Namibia on Hu's African swing
    Chinese President Hu Jintao on Monday extended more cash and loans as he toured Namibia on the latest leg of an African swing marked by Beijing's...