Inside Story

Are African leaders failing to prove excellence?

Namibia president is latest recipient of Africa's largest award for leadership, but he is only one of four since 2006.


Namibia expecting rare summer rain

Unseasonably heavy rain is expected in the coming days, including some areas considered to among the driest on Earth.


Namibians furious over forced sterilisation

Following court ruling regarding HIV-positive cases, dozens of women have revealed their experience at public hospitals.

Poverty & Development

Namibians turn to dogs to protect livestock

Attacks on livestock resulting from successful wildlife-conservation policies compel farmers to look to canine solution.


Ruling party ahead in Namibia vote count

Governing SWAPO party nominees lead as country counts votes of presidential and parliamentary polls.


Ruling party favoured in Namibia vote

Governing SWAPO expected to retain dominance in elections for new president and parliament.

Human Rights

Namibia court upholds sterilisation verdict

Supreme court upholds judgment from 2012 that health workers coerced three HIV positive mothers to consent to prodedure.


Nigeria's 'last chance' to avoid ban

Fifa gives national federation until Friday to sort out legal issues following elections or face seven-month suspension.


The game-changing election for Africa

The election in Mozambique exposed the divide between rich and poor thanks to a more connected society.

by Ayesha Kajee


Is China-Africa cooperation a win-win situation?

Chinese PM has admitted to 'growing pains' in Sino- Africa ties while new book claims Beijing is an


Inside Story

Taking on Africa’s armed groups

African leaders at a summit in Kenya say the continent must work together to combat the "scourge of terrorism".


Namibia slipping into endemic corruption

President's daughter named among those that may be benefiting, but anti-graft agency chief says there is no evidence.


Pressure on Namibia's wild game mounting

Poaching and competition for resources is taking an increasing toll on wildlife, say conservationists.

US & Canada

Angolans in DRC have mixed feelings on home

Displaced by Angola's brutal civil war, some ex-refugees now living in DR Congo still don't want to return.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Denis Sassou N'Guesso: 'Under construction'

The president of the Republic of Congo discusses his own political projections and the future of his country.