Namibia

‘A sad day for donkeys in Zimbabwe’: groups slam plans for meat factory

China's demand for donkey meat from Zimbabwe and Namibia could lead to the animal's extinction.

Meet the doctors: Take a look at this country’s first crop of homegrown physicians

Finally capping its own medics, the country must now retain them and coax them into rural areas.

Toivo ya Toivo was more than a Namibian hero

“'We are Namibians, and not South Africans,' he told the Supreme Court during his trial in Pretoria in 1967-1968"

Namibia’s not-so-radical transformation

The country’s new blueprint for development aims for incremental growth

​Activists ramp up Herero and Nama reparation demands on film

Filmmaker Vincent Moloi hopes to raise the profile of reparation with ‘Skulls of My People’.

Namibia’s great athlete quits Olympic post amid scandal

National hero was named in an alleged corruption affair with IAAF.

​Herero make new claim for genocide reparations against Germany

Namibians have brought a renewed lawsuit in the United States against Germany’s extermination policy.

Namibian clerk in Panama Papers ‘fronting’ pickle

Receptionist Letitia Diergaardt has been outed as a millionaire with links to oil barons and shady arms dealers.

Namibia violates UN sanctions against North Korea

A military project between Namibia and North Korea is in defiance the UN Security Council. severely denting Namibia’s international reputation.

Competition in diamond market chips away at De Beers

Market pressures have driven sightholders to rebel against the high prices being set by Anglo, writes Roman Grynberg.

Africa can reach its potential if more leaders put people first

It is crucial to promote good political leadership and celebrate its successes on the continent - the aim of the Ibrahim Prize.

Pursuit of luxury drives trade crisis

After years of importing more than it exports, Namibia must act to avoid dollar devaluation.

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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