Africa

'Frustratingly slow' vote count in Namibia after extended polling

President Geingob faces strong challenge from fellow ruling party member running as an independent, Panduleni Itula.

'Frustratingly slow' vote count in Namibia after extended polling

Namibia

Namibia votes in tight polls overshadowed by corruption scandal

President Hage Geingob seeks re-election after first term marred by economic slowdown and scandal in fishing industry.

Namibia votes in tight polls overshadowed by corruption scandal

Corruption

Former Namibian minister arrested after Al Jazeera investigation

Former Minister of Fisheries Bernhard Esau arrested following corruption and money-laundering allegations.

Former Namibian minister arrested after Al Jazeera investigation

Namibia

Fish company CEO 'steps aside' following Al Jazeera investigation

Thorsteinn Mar Baldvinsson, CEO of Iceland's fishing conglomerate Samherji, was suspended pending a bribery probe.

Fish company CEO 'steps aside' following Al Jazeera investigation

Namibia

Two Namibian ministers resign following Al Jazeera investigation

Bernhard Esau and Sacky Shanghala are accused of receiving bribes in return for preferential access to fishing grounds.

Two Namibian ministers resign following Al Jazeera investigation

Africa

Hundreds of buffaloes drown into river after stampede

Officials say the animals were running away from lions when they entered the river between Botswana and Namibia.

Hundreds of buffaloes drown into river after stampede

Africa

Namibia pledges land reforms to boost black ownership

The former German colony is considering expropriating land since whites still own a majority of it.

Namibia pledges land reforms to boost black ownership

Germany

Namibia: Tears, anger as Germany returns human remains

Descendants of those slaughtered by Germany a century ago accuse Berlin of failing to properly atone for the atrocity.

Tears, anger as Germany returns human remains seized from Namibia

Namibia

US court hears case against Germany over Namibia genocide

Lawyers for Herero and Nama people and for the German government present argument in lawsuit demanding reparations.

US court hears case against Germany over Namibia genocide

Counting the Cost

Ocean diamonds: Africa's 'blue economy'

Exploring the continent's blue economy concept and its potential in creating jobs and improving livelihoods.

Namibia

Namibia bans foreign travel for officials to cut costs

Travel ban comes as southern African country tries to rein in government expenditure amid cash crunch.

Namibia bans foreign travel for government officials

Lesotho

African orphans learn Mandarin, Buddhism and kung fu

Hundreds of orphans and vulnerable children have found a brighter path forward through Amitofo Care Centres.

African orphans learn Mandarin, Buddhism and kung fu

Africa

Harsher laws sought against illegal sand mining in Namibia

Illegal sand mining is threatening the environment and communities in Namibia. Residents say regulations against the practice are being ignored and are calling on the government to impose harsher laws.

Witness

Namibia: Skulls of my People

Tribal leaders in Namibia fight the German government for the return of hundreds of skulls taken for racial experiments.

Africa

Namibia under pressure to seize land for redistribution

Namibia's government is considering seizing land from foreign and white owners to speed up its redistribution programme.