Rathore leaves on six-day tour of Zimbabwe and Namibia

 Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore on Tuesday left on a six-day tour of Zimbabwe and Namibia.

Oman, Afghanistan grab final World Twenty20 spots
Oman, Afghanistan grab final World Twenty20 spots

Oman`s fairytale rise as a cricket nation continued Thursday when they qualified for next year`s World Twenty20 in India.

A five-wicket win over Namibia at the ICC qualifying event in Malahide near Dublin saw the Gulf minnows reach their first major international tournament.

2016 Twenty20 World Cup: Hong Kong, Netherlands book India ticket
2016 Twenty20 World Cup: Hong Kong, Netherlands book India ticket

Hong Kong and the Netherlands booked their respective 2016 Twenty20 World Cup tickets after registering contrasting wins in the qualifying play-offs in Dublin.

Namibia's football coach resigns weeks after greatest triumph
Namibia's football coach resigns weeks after greatest triumph

Ricardo Mannetti has resigned as coach of Namibia just weeks after leading the side to one of their greatest triumphs, the country`s football association has confirmed.

Ethiopia elections `credible`, say AU observers

General Elections held on Sunday in Ethiopia were "credible" and in line with African Union standards, AU observers said on Tuesday.

Texas hunter shoots endangered Namibian rhino for $350,000

A US hunter who paid $350,000 to kill a black rhinoceros in Namibia successfully shot the animal on Monday, saying that his actions would help protect the critically-endangered species.

Associate members to get a chance to play Test Cricket, says ICC
Associate members to get a chance to play Test Cricket, says ICC

In an attempt to fulfil the chance of the associate nations to play test cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the dates for the first round of fixtures for the four-day first-class ICC Intercontinental Cup 2015-17.

Associates can earn Test status: ICC
Associates can earn Test status: ICC

 The dream of associate nations to play Test cricket in all likelihood will turn into a reality as the emerging nations compete against each other in the ICC Inter-Continental Cup 2015-17 that is scheduled to start with encounter between Namibia and Hong Kong from May 10-13.

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.