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Handling diamonds every day in Namibia a 'no-mistake job'.

Dina Muhimba handles hundreds of diamonds every day in what she describes as a "no-mistake job."

- FOX News - US

Uganda's Ayiti  storms semi finals  in Congo.

Bombers captain Musa 'Chicago' Shadir was marvellous against Zambia's Charles Lumbwe Bwalya on Wednesday but he needs to do even more against Jonas Junius of Namibia

- Daily Monitor - UG | Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Sudan, CAR.

SA and Namibia are following in President Robert Mugabe's footsteps in distributing land to blacks, Zimbabwean First Lady says, and clashes between armed groups in CAR have left at least 100 people dead.

- - ZA | SA, Namibia 'following Mugabe's footsteps' in distributing land, says wife Grace.

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe says leaders of South Africa and Namibia are following President Robert Mugabe's footsteps in distributing land to black people in their countries.

- - ZA | PICS: Bonang's bikini photo shoot in the desert with a camel in tow.

Local TV personality Bonang Matheba took us behind-the-scenes on a recent photo shoot in the Namibian desert.

- - ZA

World needs to pre-empt devastating drought impacts through better preparedness.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Namibia, Somalia, World Seminar at FAO aims to catalyse renewed international push to tackle impacts of drought, which drive not only hunger, but also cause economic losses up to $8 billion annually.Seminar at FAO seeks to rekindle international ...

- ReliefWeb - INT | De Beers launches diamond exploration vessel off Namibia.

Namibia and the De Beers company have launched what the diamond producer calls the world's largest diamond exploration vessel.

- - ZA

De Beers, Namibia launch world's biggest diamond exploration ship.

Anglo American's diamond unit De Beers on Thursday launched the world's largest diamond exploration vessel off the coast of Namibia as it looks to maintain high production levels until 2035. The 12 000 t, 113-m-long SS Nujoma was built at a cost of $157-million and is named after Sam Nujoma, Namibia's founding ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Bushveld Minerals completes buyout of stake in Namibia tin project.

Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals has completed the acquisition of 49.5% interest in Dawnmin Africa Investments through its Greenhills Resources subsidiary. The miner bought the stake from a consortium of Namibian shareholders through the issue of 41-million ordinary shares at 1p apiece.

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Take a look at the world's largest £123m diamond exploration ship.

De Beers has launched the world's largest diamond exploration vessel off the coast of Namibia, as it ramps up efforts to maintain high production levels until 2035. Now the $157m ship has had its official inauguration today, following five months of sea trials, the SS Nujoma is ready to start exploring for diamond ...

- City AM - UK

Namibia: Generating respect for International Humanitarian Law.

News release | Government representatives from nearly 30 Commonwealth countries are meeting in Swakopmund, Namibia from 14 to 15 June 2017 to explore how to strengthen respect for IHL.


Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, Namibian Independence Leader, Dies at 92

Mr. ya Toivo, who was jailed alongside Nelson Mandela at Robben Island, became a symbol of Namibians’ struggle for independence from South Africa.

- International NY Times - US