Namibia

 
Bitter Namibian land dispute drags in senior politicians
Bitter Namibian land dispute drags in senior politicians
Sixty-one-year-old Herman Eckwert and his wife Briget Eckwert (56) are in limbo over their dream holiday home in Rehoboth, Namibia, after discovering that the land they built on is the subject of a bitter ownership dispute....
Water usage lessons from Namibia
Water usage lessons from Namibia
Every morning, Maria Petrus* needs to be at the communal water tap in her village in Onesi constituency, in northern Namibia. She will unlock the...
​Unembargoed: April 20 to 25 2018
​Unembargoed: April 20 to 25 2018
An amount of R177m is missing in a complex money trail that jumps from Namibia to SA
KPMG exec embroiled in VBS probe
KPMG exec embroiled in VBS probe
A senior executive at auditing firm KPMG who was entrusted with restoring public trust amid the embattled company’s scandals is at the centre of...
Are Southern Africa’s Human Rights Commissions equipped to protect queer rights?
Are Southern Africa’s Human Rights Commissions equipped to protect queer rights?
Eric Sambisa’s gamble did not pay off. In December 2015, the Malawian became the first person to openly come at as gay on national television....
'A sad day for donkeys in Zimbabwe': groups slam plans for meat factory
'A sad day for donkeys in Zimbabwe': groups slam plans for meat factory
Zimbabwe has announced plans to open its first donkey abattoir, sparking outrage from animal welfare groups.
Meet the doctors: Take a look at this country's first crop of homegrown physicians
Meet the doctors: Take a look at this country's first crop of homegrown physicians
It took Simon Antindi three hours, two taxis and one jolting ride in the back of an old farm bakkie to reach the state hospital where his father...
Toivo ya Toivo was more than a Namibian hero
Toivo ya Toivo was more than a Namibian hero
In South Africa, we too easily forget that our troubled history is not, and has never been, confined within the borders of the republic.
Namibia’s not-so-radical transformation
Namibia’s not-so-radical transformation
"Aim for the stars. Even if you miss, you’ll land on the moon,” goes the  hackneyed  proverb. Namibia is doing neither of those things.
​Activists ramp up Herero and Nama reparation demands on film
​Activists ramp up Herero and Nama reparation demands on film
It was the most innocent of questions that twinned the destiny of South African filmmaker Vincent Moloi with that of a Namibian people’s struggle...
Namibia's great athlete quits Olympic post amid scandal
Namibia's great athlete quits Olympic post amid scandal
In Namibia, few are more admired than Frankie Fredericks. Long after he retired from athletics, he remains a national hero.

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