Namibia

Namibia’s Himba fear dam will wash away traditions

Namibia's Himba say a planned dam that will flood the valleys and their burial grounds also threatens their ancient traditions and lifestyle.

Sterilisation sparks social outcry

The case brought by Namibian mothers who were forcibly sterilised sets an important precedent.

Thirty years on, SADC leaders reflect on progress

Leaders from 14 Southern African countries on Monday began a two-day meeting to discuss regional integration on the 30th anniversary of SADC.

Namibia’s ‘struggle kids’ demand redress

Political entitlement has a sell-by date -- a harsh truth discovered by a group of Swapo "struggle children".

HIV+ women take action against Nambian government

Supporters of three HIV-positive women in Namibia who say they were sterilized without their consent have held protests to support the women.

SABMiller to build $34m brewery in Namibia

Brewing giant SABMiller is to build a $34-million brewery in Namibia as it looks to increase its presence in the country.

Global water crisis sparks surge in desalination

The world's unquenchable thirst for clean water drove a record increase in the desalination of seawater and reuse of sewage last year.

Swapo wins again

Hopes by nine Namibian opposition parties to force an annulment of last year's November election were dashed on Thursday.

Zim stops electricity exports to Namibia

Zimbabwe's power utility has been ordered to stop electricity exports to Namibia until it can meet its own country's needs, it has been reported.

Namibian women bare all for animal welfare calendar

Monty, a white mongrel with black ears, sat next to her owner at a Windhoek shopping centre and enjoyed pats from children as their mothers shrieked.

Pohamba steps from predecessor’s shadow

When Hifikepunye Pohamba first ran for Namibian president five years ago, Sam Nujoma was still seen as the power behind the throne.

SABMiller awarded brewing licence in Namibia

SABMiller announced on Tuesday that it has been granted a licence by the Namibian government to brew and bottle beer in Namibia.

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High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories