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  • “Africa’s best-kept secret is Namibia. I personally welcome you.”

    September 22, 2017 6:36 AM 7

    Many African nations aspire to attract foreign investment and hope to create environments to facilitate the flow of people and capital. Namibia has the great advantage of being one of the most attractive destinations for investors and offering stability, social justice, a government focused on good governance and transparency, gender equality, respect

  • WATCH: Disturbing Video Shows Nanny Violently Tossing Infant Into Cot

    September 20, 2017 6:31 AM 9

    A nanny is facing charges of attempted murder and child abuse after a disturbing video surfaced of her allegedly throwing a baby violently into a cot at the child’s house in Namibia, reports said. The footage was captured last week by a hidden camera installed by the baby’s mother, Annemarie Theron, after she suspected that the nanny was abusing her nine-month-old

  • Namibia: The Mystery of Nambia's Desert 'Fairy Circles'

    September 19, 2017 6:44 AM 8

    Thousands of "fairy circles" stretch out across the Namib Desert. But what's behind the vast polka-dot pattern? Scientists are at odds. Humans have long sought ways to explain why certain planetary events occur, whether those are geological, heavenly, environmental or weather-related. But in the absence of science, humans have often turned to storytelling

  • Book Launch “Lüderitz: A Journey Through Time”

    September 18, 2017 12:16 PM 20

    Lüderitzbucht, the quaint but vibrant commercial centre at the end of the desert, is no longer the neglected and abandoned cluster it was at Independence 27 years ago. A new book that celebrates its growth in stature and importance as a fishing and harbour town, was released last week. The launch was done by one of the book’s authors and contributors

  • If Namibia wants to innovate it needs to be agile

    September 18, 2017 10:06 AM 15

    Namibia is focused on creating a knowledge-based society where technology, innovation, entrepreneurship at every socio-economic level becomes the norm. This is a bold and major challenge for us as a nation. To achieve this, we need to be agile. Being ‘Agile’ as a nation, as a people and in our institutions means we need to be quick, ready to change tack at a moment’s

  • Jolie effect helps Namibian tourism defy economic slump

    September 15, 2017 3:02 AM 22

    Walvis Bay (Namibia) (AFP) - Charmed is the tourist who visits Namibia. And like more and more foreigners, Anouk Den Otter took the plunge and travelled to the southern African country to marvel at its legendary natural beauty. In the middle of the southern hemisphere's winter, Den Otter and her new husband defied the cold to canoe through a seal reserve

  • Namibia: Salini Sends Workers Home

    September 14, 2017 1:33 PM 10

    Neckartal Dam builder Salini SpA on Tuesday notified some workers to stay home indefinitely after suspending operations at the dam building site. Salini also instructed its subcontractors to notify their workers to not come to work until further notice. "We would like to bring to your attention that the main contractor, Salini Namibia (PTY) Ltd, will be temporarily

  • Namibia: Okatana and Nehale Triumph in FNB Classics Clashes

    September 14, 2017 1:25 PM 9

    Oshakati — Over the past weekend the final two football matches of the 2017 FNB Classic Clashes were played in Onayena, Oshikoto Region. Nehale Secondary School met Ongha Secondary School on a hot and windy day, while Haudano and Okatana secondary schools also took the field afterwards. In the first match, me on September 8, Nehale SS defeated Ongha

  • Namibia: Robbers Get Away With N$300,000

    September 14, 2017 1:21 PM 7

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  • Apartheid-era remains crushed by machines

    September 14, 2017 10:16 AM 9

    Heavy machinery used to dig up apartheid-era mass graves in Namibia has destroyed evidence needed to identify the scores of bodies buried there. Authorities said on Tuesday that South African forensic experts were working to identify the bullet-riddled bodies found in the graves, which are believed to date back to a 1989 battle between the South West African