Sep 26th, 2012
Namibia and Uganda, at UN debate, stress role of regional bodies in resolving conflicts The United Nations should consider the views of regional organizations when it comes to resolving conflicts, Namibia’s President, Hifikepunye Pohamba, told the General Assembly’s high-level debate, commending the ...
Jan 11th, 2012
Bloemfontein – Several African heads of state are apparently deeply upset after they were left without food and bedding at the accommodation provided to them for the ANC’s centenary celebrations. The heads of state allegedly had to buy their own bedding, food, pots, pans, glasses and bott...
Mar 29th, 2011
Windhoek – Namibia’s President Hifikepunye Pohamba Tuesday declared a state of emergency in northern parts of the country after heavy flooding displaced nearly 10 000 people and washed away roads. “I and my cabinet colleagues have discussed the prevailing situation in depth, consult...
In Facts about Africa
Oct 22nd, 2010
Namibia, a large and sparsely populated country on Africa’s south-west coast, has enjoyed stability since gaining independence in 1990 after a long struggle against rule by South Africa. Germany took control of the area which it called South West Africa in the late 1800s. The discovery of diamo...