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Vote tests Swapo’s dominance
Vote tests Swapo’s dominance
When Namibians voted on Wednesday, the ruling party faced a rare challenge to its dominance after a recession and a corruption scandal fuelled...
Jozi’s biogas plant goes to waste
Jozi’s biogas plant goes to waste
Sewage can be a mess. It despoiled the Vaal River so badly that the army had to be called in, and recently a plant failure turned Durban harbour...
Namibia violates UN sanctions against North Korea
Namibia violates UN sanctions against North Korea
The Namibian army has been exposed for violating United Nations sanctions against North Korea since 2006, severely denting Namibia’s international reputation as an exemplary African government....
SADC states get tough on illegal fishing
SADC states get tough on illegal fishing
Eight Southern African coastal states have agreed to set up a regional task force to deal with illegal fishing in their waters and save dwindling...
100 years of Namibian diamonds
100 years of Namibian diamonds
From men inching along on their bellies in hot sand and grit whipped up by 90kph winds to satellite-guided ships manipulating 250-ton remote-controlled crawlers hovering around the ocean floor, Namibia's diamond-mining industry has come a long way since 1908....
The body and loot of Dias?
The body and loot of Dias?
The final resting place of Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu Dias, who in 1488 was the first European to discover the Cape of Good Hope and open up...
Multinational cuts and runs in Namibia
Multinational cuts and runs in Namibia
Five years after opening its arms to globalisation, Namibia is left nursing a R200-million hangover, polluted groundwater and thousands of angry...
Namibian consumers vote by SMS on power tariffs
Namibian consumers vote by SMS on power tariffs
Namibia's electricity supplier asked consumers whether they wanted higher rates or less power -- and the result, based on responses sent by SMS:...
Centuries-old shipwreck found off Namibian coast
Centuries-old shipwreck found off Namibian coast
A hunt for diamonds along the coast of Namibia has led to the discovery of a shipwreck dating back about five centuries, with its booty of gold...
Windhoek, Pyongyang cement ties
Windhoek, Pyongyang cement ties
Namibia and North Korea said on Thursday they hoped to strengthen their economic ties, as North Korea's head of state warned against countries...
Namibian court halts expropriation of farms
Namibian court halts expropriation of farms
A Namibian court on Thursday halted the planned seizure of four farms owned by German citizens, saying the government had acted unconstitutionally....
Floods in Namibia kill 42, displace thousands
Floods in Namibia kill 42, displace thousands
Floods in Namibia have killed 42 people and displaced thousands since early February and officials said on Tuesday more flooding can be expected....

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