Windhoek

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 25th, 2012
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WINDHOEK – Zambia yesterday celebrated 48 years of independence from the United Kingdom, a period which saw Africa’s top copper producer being led by five different heads of state belonging to different political parties. Ambassadors, high commissioners and Namibian parliamentarians yesterday t...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 8th, 2012
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After Mr. Gay Ethiopia entered the Mr. Gay World contest, his father cut off all communications. Mr. Gay Zimbabwe withdrew, fearing the publicity was making life difficult for his mother. But Mr. Gay Namibia’s family accompanied him to the airport for a warm send-off when he left for the compet...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 9th, 2012
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EIJING, China, January 9, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On January 5, 2012, Namibian Prime Minister Nahas Angula met with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi in Windhoek. During their talks, Angula said that Namibia cherishes the traditional friendship with China, attaches ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Namibia
Dec 9th, 2011
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Windhoek – A gay rights group on Thursday condemned a physical assault on a black homosexual after he won a title in the first ever Mr Gay Namibia contest. Out-Right Namibia (ORN) said it “strongly condemns the homophobic, and what could be a politically motivated attack on the first ever...
By benim
In Namibia
Sep 25th, 2011
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A Namibian delegation left for Germany Sunday to reclaim about 20 human skulls used by colonial-era scientists who sought to prove the racial superiority of whites over blacks. Namibia’s Herero ethnic group, incensed by German settlers stealing their land, cattle and women, launched an uprising...
By benim
In Burkina Faso
Sep 3rd, 2011
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Burkina Faso became the third team to qualify for next year’s African Nations Cup finals without even playing on Saturday although they must still wait to hear the outcome of a protest. A 1-0 win for Namibia over the Gambia in Windhoek on Saturday ensured that Burkina Faso cannot be caught at t...
By benim
In News
May 19th, 2011
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HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe’s 87-year-old president scoffed at speculation over his health as “misplaced” and said Thursday he and his wife are fitness enthusiasts. President Robert Mugabe also dismissed recent reports that his wife Grace, his former secretary who is half his age, w...
By benim
In Namibia
May 9th, 2011
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Windhoek – The actual extent of flood damage in northern Namibia is slowly becoming known after authorities began investigating difficult-to-reach areas. Conservative estimates point to floods disrupting the lives of between 100 000 and 200 000 people, but experts say the real numbers could be as hig...
By benim
In Namibia
Mar 29th, 2011
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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...
By benim
In Analysis
Dec 1st, 2010
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Both HIV prevalence rates and the numbers of people dying from AIDS vary greatly between African countries. In Somalia and Senegal the HIV prevalence is under 1% of the adult population, whereas in Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe around 10-15% of adults are infected with HIV. Southern Africa is the wors...