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November 2, 2017 2:56 PM Namibia's economy to grow faster in 2017 as mining bounces back

WINDHOEK, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Namibia’s economy will grow at 1.6 percent this year and by double that in 2018 as the mining sector emerges from years of contraction and the impact of recent severe drought eases, the finance minister said on Thursday. “Growth will be led by recovery in the primary industries, particularly mining and agriculture,” Finance 3971

November 2, 2017 7:01 AM Kani to star alongside Beyonce in 'The Lion King'

LOS ANGELES - Beyonce is to voice Simba's childhood friend turned love interest Nala in the live-action remake of Disney's "The Lion King", the singer and studio announced on Wednesday. The 36-year-old pop megastar confirmed the long-rumoured role in a Facebook post that showed headshots of the voice cast, including veteran South African actor John Kani as Rafiki 3388

November 1, 2017 7:50 PM Black Death Plague: Where is the Black Death now? Will it spread to the West?

Where is the Black Death plague now? The deadly disease is currently contained on the African island of Madagascar, though the World Heath Organisation (WHO) has warned it could soon spread to other nations. The WHO has released a list of nine at-risk nations, highlighting where the plague is likely to invade next. The countries include South Africa 2610

October 28, 2017 8:22 PM Health collapse: Is Mugabe to blame, really?

ON October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before. A Guardian article cited WHO member states and activists “who noted that Zimbabwe’s health care system, like many of its public 229

October 28, 2017 7:32 PM WHO CHAOS: How The West Has Punished Mugabe

By Frederic Mousseau |On October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before. A Guardian article cited WHO member states and activists “who noted that Zimbabwe’s health care system 178

October 28, 2017 6:09 AM Zimbabwe: Who Is Really Responsible for Collapse of Zimbabwe's Health Services?

Oakland — On October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before. A Guardian article cited WHO member states and activists "who noted that Zimbabwe's health care system, like many of its public 158

October 27, 2017 11:51 AM Namibia: A Century of Africa's Agricultural Development

Rising food insecurity, poverty, hunger, unemployment and rural underdevelopment on the African continent (I am using Africa here to imply sub-Saharan Africa) has pushed the agenda towards an agricultural development strategy, especially in the rural areas. Now, in a cyclical fashion, agricultural productivity, agricultural sustainability, rural employment 189

October 26, 2017 10:02 PM Oliver Tambo and Fidel Castro Statues Unveiled in S. Africa

The statue of Oliver Tambo, who helped end apartheid in South Africa, is one of two monuments unveiled to historic figures in Free State. | Photo: Cuban Embassy in South Africa Statues commemorating two of history's most notable figures — Oliver Tambo, one of the driving forces behind South Africa's liberation from apartheid, and Fidel Castro, figurehead 206

October 26, 2017 10:02 AM Inside Namibia's leading tented safari camp

Ichingo Chobe River Lodge, part of the Zambezi Queen Collection and falling under the Mantis Collection, was named Namibia’s Leading Tented Safari Camp 2017 at the recent World Travel Awards Africa. The World Travel Awards celebrates its 24th anniversary this year and is recognised across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade, with winners setting 210

October 26, 2017 5:27 AM Factors to watch on October 26

SAFRICA-MARKETS/FACTORS:South African Markets - Factors to watch on October 26 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect South African markets on Thursday. The rand dropped to a 10-month low on Wednesday after Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba flagged weaker growth 163