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Namibia’s Skeleton Coast: The Most Pristine Place In Africa?

AFRICANGLOBE - Namibia's Khoisan speak of the land God made in anger. From the air, the bleak shoreline of the Skeleton Coast looks wonderful -- a deep green sea, fringed with surf, breaks over a shore receding into infinite dunes. From land, it's a different story.

Oranjemund – Namibia’s New Boom Town?

AFRICANGLOBE - Namibia is one of the continent’s best kept secrets. “Everything works here – roads are good, infrastructure is good, the government is willing to talk to you. There is absolutely minimum corruption.”

Namibia Records First Oil Discovery

AFRICANGLOBE - After spending millions of dollars on exploratory drilling, Brazilian oil and gas exploration company High Resolution Technology and Namibian businessman, Knowledge Katti, announced yesterday they have discovered oil off the Namibian coast.

Europeans Tightening Screws on Namibia Trade

AFRICANGLOBE - Namibia has just over 18 months to conclude controversial trade negotiations with the European Union or lose its duty- and quota-free access for beef, fish and grapes to EU markets.

Namibia: Growth in 2012 Exceeds Expectations

AFRICANGLOBE - Namibia is well on its way to achieve the economic growth target of 4,6% for 2012-13 set out in the Fourth National Development Plan (NDP4), after the country recorded economic growth of 5,0% last year. Releasing the Preliminary National Accounts 2012 on Wednesday

Namibia: President Wants King Mandume’s Head Returned From Colonial Rulers

AFRICANGLOBE - Namibia's President, Hifikepunye Pohamba has called for scholars and researchers to assist in locating and returning the head of Oukwanyama King Mandume Ndeulikufa ya Ndemufayo, the young king who died in battle against the combined colonial forces of Britain, Portugal and white apartheid South Africa on February 06, 1917.

Namibia: Oil Refinery On the Cards

AFRICANGLOBE - Namibia's Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) met with Angola's Ministry of Petroleum in mid-February to discuss cooperation on crude oil supply and the construction of an oil storage terminal along the Namibia/Angolan border.

World’s 4th Largest Uranium Mine to Begin Operation in Namibia by...

AFRICANGLOBE - Namibia’s Husab uranium mine will begin production by the end of 2015, owner of the mine China Guangdong Nuclear Power Corp. (CGNPC)...

Namibian President Calls for Land Redistribution

The policy of willing seller, willing buyer has failed over the past 22 years and something has to be done to amend the constitution...

You’ve Not Seen Namibia If You’ve Not Visited Heroes’ Acre

One monument in the Namibian capital city of Windhoek is grand in style and significance. It is called the Heroes' Acre. It tells the...

Southern African Countries Embark on Ambitious Power Project

The much-touted and ambitious N$1.8-billion power interconnector project for southern Africa, dubbed the 'Zizabona', may be officially unveiled at the investor round-table meeting currently...

Namibia: Roads Toward Prosperity

Even though Namibia decries the 'upper middle-income country' World Bank classification - which simply classifies Namibia as a well-to-do country - recent completed infrastructural...

Stargazing At Gocheganas in Namibia

The Space Observation Learning Namibia (Solna) offers Namibians and visitors alike the unique opportunity to discover the jewels of Namibia's night sky. Namibia is blessed...

Major Award for Namibia Conservation Efforts

The awarding of the International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC) Markhor Award for outstanding conservation performance to the Namibian Ministry of Environment...

Traditional Leaders Meet Namibian President On German Genocide

AFRICANGLOBE - What happened to the Namibian people, especially the Ovaherero, Ovambanderu and Nama during the 1904-1908 wars, which led to the Extermination Order of October 2, 1904 against the Ovaherero and Ovambanderu, and the Extermination Order of October 22, 1905, against the Nama, "was genocide and reparation should be paid in order to redress and atone for the atrocities".

Namibia One Step Closer To Energy Self Sufficiency

Namibia moved closer to its goal of becoming self-sufficient in its power generation by 2016 with the switching on of the fourth turbine at...