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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 3949

October 29, 2017 7:36 AM Mugabe, Mnangagwa rift widens

Ray Goba has been shown the door as the country's Prosecutor-General (PG), barely two months after assuming the high-profile position. President Robert Mugabe rescinded Goba's confirmation as PG on Friday, in a move seen as a direct attack on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who presided over his appointment in his previous capacity as Justice, Legal 220

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 227

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 175

October 28, 2017 7:57 AM Awe-inspiring Nature Photographer of the Year entries continue to deliver a unique view of our world

THE competition for the ‘Oscars’ in the photography world hots up in this years National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest. Entries have been a mixture of breathtaking beauty, magical wildlife moments captured from around the world and amazing aerial views offering us a different perspective of our world. This round of picks include 125

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 156

October 28, 2017 2:24 AM Chinese-built naval vessels commissioned by Namibian president

Chinese-built naval vessels commissioned by Namibian president Naval officers stand on the new Namibian naval vessel in Walvis Bay, Namibia, on Oct. 27, 2017. Namibian President Hage Geingob on Friday commissioned two Chinese-built naval vessels at the harbor town of Walvis Bay. (Xinhua/Wu Changwei) Naval soldiers stand on the new Namibian naval vessel 240

October 27, 2017 4:47 PM Namibia: Sex Education in School

There are reasons why people are not happy with the new curriculum for sex education, perhaps it is true that it is too crude, that it teaches children not only to abstain from sex and to be careful, but also to engage in questionable sexual behaviour. This is a discussion and a consultation that should continue and must be held in a manner that is instructive 172

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 186

October 27, 2017 7:19 AM Namibia: Grysblok Landmark Tree Gone

RESIDENTS at the corner of Viool and Kitaar streets in Gryblok have complained over the cutting down of a huge tree that had been a landmark in the area and also provided shade and a home for bird species. The tree stood about two metres outside the gate of one of the properties. The occupants of the property were not at home at the time the picture 174