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Armyworm outbreak threats food security in Southern Africa.

Source: Famine Early Warning System Network, Southern African Development Community, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, World Food Programme, UN Children's Fund, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, World Vision Country: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Namibian President Calls for Land Expropriation.

Namibia's president said Tuesday that the government is considering radical land expropriation to spur the transfer of property to the country's black majority. Speaking at Namibia's 27th independence celebrations, President Hage Geingob said the government should evoke part of the Constitution allowing for land ...

- Voice of America - US

Namibian president calls for land expropriation.

Namibia's president said Tuesday that the government is considering radical land expropriation to spur the transfer of property to the country's black majority. Speaking at Namibia's 27th independence celebrations, President Hage Geingob said the government should evoke part of the Constitution allowing for land ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Namibia president to accelerate pace of land reform by expropriating white-owned land.

Land reform is an "emotive" political topic in the former German colony and South African province.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Kuwait- His Highness the Amir congratulates Namibia on nat'l day.

Kuwait- His Highness the Amir congratulates Namibia on nat'l day...

- MENAFN - JO

Meteorite a Catalyst to Store Renewable Energy.

A huge meteorite slammed into the southern African country of Namibia during prehistoric times. Now, pieces from that meteorite could be used as a natural catalyst to store energy from renewable sources. Scientists at a technology institute in Switzerland found that the meteorite’s composition is key to its ...

- Voice of America - US

News24.com | Namibia demands $30bn for German genocide: documents.

Namibia is to launch a $30bn lawsuit against Germany over genocide committed during colonial rule, when tens of thousands of people were killed, according to documents.

- News24.com - ZA

Surfing in Namibia.

Enjoy the legendary barrels of Namibia and get tubed even if you're getting cubed.

- Matador Network - US

News24.com | Namibia: grown up after a generation into independence, but not yet mature.

Namibia contributes a positive image to Africa in governance and other indicators. But the reality for most of the country's 2.3 million people isn't quite as rosy, writes Henning Melber.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Zim, Namibia, Uganda.

President Robert Mugabe has denied donating biscuits and children's snacks to flood victims, and the spokesperson for Uganda's police has been shot dead by gunmen outside his home.

- News24.com - ZA

Northern Namibia braced for worst flood in memory.

This year's wet season brings significant flooding to the most densely populated area of the country.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Northern Namibia braces for worst flood in memory

This year's wet season brings significant flooding to the most densely populated area of the country.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Second US hearing for German colonial-era genocide case

Traditional Namibian leaders have filed a complaint with a US court against Germany demanding compensation for colonial-era genocide and inclusion in talks. A second hearing was scheduled at a pretrial conference.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Namibia: grown up after a generation into independence, but not yet mature

Swapo supporters celebrated victory in the UN supervised November 1989 election. Henning MelberVisitors to the land of wide open spaces', as Namibia is successfully promoted to tourists, will be impressed by what they see. Besides the beauty of the nature and abundant wildlife, the urban face of inner cities appeals to ...

- The Conversation - UK

Namibia tribes sue Germany in US over colonial-era genocide

Tens of thousands of Herero and Nama people were killed from 1904 to 1908.

- Daily Nation - KE

News24.com | Namibia tribes sue Germany in US over colonial-era genocide

More than a century after a long-hushed genocide took place in Namibia while under German colonial rule, descendants of the victims had their day in court in New York for the first time.

- News24.com - ZA

Namibia tribes lodge case against Germany over genocide

Lawyers representing indigenous tribes appear in New York court over colonial-era massacre of 100,000 people.

- Al Jazeera - QA

A radical plan to end poverty is gaining momentum in Canada

Countries around the world, from Finland to Namibia to the Netherlands and Kenya, are trying something so simple that it just might work: Handing out cash, no strings attached, to its citizens. They're all testing out versions of universal basic income. And now Canada is joining the club. Guaranteed

- VICE News - US

Pretrial conference in German colonial-era genocide case

In January, traditional Namibian leaders filed a complaint against Germany with a US court demanding compensation for colonial-era genocide. The judge and the plaintiffs' lawyers to meet in New York on Thursday.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

'Planet Earth II' Preview: Giraffe vs. Lioness in the Desert

As you see in the exclusive sneak peek above from tonight's Deserts' episode of BBC America's Planet Earth II, hungry lions forced to hunt giraffes, whose size and kick strength make them a dangerous meal, do not have it easy on the dunes of Namibia. Ed Charles, the director and producer of the hour, says he was lucky to ...

- Yahoo! News - US

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