CSA launches Africa T20 Cup
CSA launches Africa T20 Cup

In a bid to promote the game and nurture young talent in the continent, Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced a new tournament to be known as the Africa T20 Cup.

31 rhinos found dead in Namibia

Thirty-one rhino carcasses have been discovered in Etosha National Park in northwestern Namibia, the tourism minister said on Friday.

Namibia`s new president sworn in after landslide victory

Namibia`s new leader Hage Geingob was on Saturday sworn in as president, three months after he was elected in a landslide victory.

Outgoing Namibian president wins $5 mln Africa leadership prize

Namibia`s outgoing president, Hifikepunye Pohamba, has won the Mo Ibrahim Foundation`s $5 million African leadership prize, an award meant to recognise good governance that had only been presented only three times before in eight years.

Namibian minister faces sexual assault charges

A Namibian cabinet minister is facing arrest after a 51-year-old woman accused him of sexual assault, media reported Friday.

China planning naval base in Namibia: report

Namibia and China are discussing plans for a Chinese naval base in the southwest African country, the Namibian newspaper reported Tuesday, prompting an immediate denial from Beijing.

Namibian PM wins presidential election landslide

Namibian Prime Minister Hage Geingob has won the country`s presidential election, the Electoral Commission said Monday, with the ruling SWAPO party securing a landslide win in national polls billed as the continent`s first e-vote.

Namibia votes in general elections

Voting began Friday in Namibia`s presidential and legislative elections, in an election that is expected to see the ruling SWAPO party retain power in the country it has run since independence 24 years ago.

Namibia government confident of victory in first e-vote

Namibia`s ruling party has predicted an easy victory in Friday`s presidential and legislative elections, billed as the first e-vote in Africa. 

HIV-positive women forcibly sterilised in Namibia, says court

Namibia`s Supreme Court on Monday found that HIV-positive women were forcibly sterilised after giving birth -- a decision hailed by activists as a victory for women throughout Africa.

How one of Earth`s oldest reefs was formed 550m years ago

A new research has revealed one of these reefs located on dry land in Namibia was built almost 550 million years ago by the first animals to have hard shells.

Chinese Navy fleet visits Namibia

A Chinese navy fleet consisting of two missile frigates and a supply ship docked at Namibia`s Port of Walvis Bay Wednesday, marking the beginning of China`s first-ever navy visit to the Southwestern African country.

Mobile phone data helps combat malaria more effectively

Researchers from the University of Southampton and the National Vector-borne Diseases Control Programme (NVDCP) have used mobile phone data to help combat malaria more effectively in Namibia.

India-made EVMs to be used in Namibia`s presidential poll

Ahead of its Presidential Election, the Namibian government has purchased 3,400 India-made electronic voting machines which have already been used by other countries in Asia to conduct smooth and fair polls.

Military helicopter crash kills four in Namibia

Four people including a three-year-old boy have died after a military helicopter crashed in north-east Namibia, the defence ministry and military sources said on Saturday.

PNG record 2nd big win of ICC World Cup qualifiers

Papua New Guinea`s (PNG) Charles Amini claimed six wickets Thursday to lead his side to their second big win of the tournament on day three of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier New Zealand 2014 (CWCQ) here at the Pukekura Park.

Pilot intentionally crashed Mozambique plane

The pilot of the Mozambique Airlines plane that crashed in Namibia last month, killing all 33 people on board, had intentionally brought the plane down, a media report said.

Adam Levine planning two weddings?

Maroon 5 star Adam Levine is reportedly planning to have two weddings next summer after proposing to model Behati Prinsloo.

Baby with 4 legs has corrective surgery in South Africa

A government spokeswoman says a 2-month-old Namibian boy born with four legs is responding well to treatment after undergoing surgery at a South African hospital.

Delhi gang-rape: Meira Kumar cancels visit to South Africa, Namibia

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has called off the proposed visit of an Indian Parliamentary Delegation to South Africa and a visit to Namibia.