Canan Moodie is one of the talented young players an ageing South African team will be relying on to win their fourth title.
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South Africa eyes a fourth title while Namibia aims to win its first world cup match. Rugby shows huge potential for growth in Africa.
Oil exploration could put the Okavango Delta at risk. Photo: Sergio Pitamitz/VWPics/Universal Images/
Oil and gas exploration pose a threat to the Okavango River Basin water resources. The Namibian and Botswana governments need to properly assess the risk of contamination.
Effective African economic development depends on economic integration and free movement of people.
Immigration policy is so highly politicised that the South African government seems afraid to move.
Lilian Ngoyi, one of the leaders of the 1956 women’s march against apartheid, is immortalised on an abandoned building.
The sites provide a rare tangible record of the international solidarity that existed during the Cold War.
Africa contributes less than 1% of research worldwide on movement behaviours in children. This means that research on movement behaviours has largely excluded over 16% of the world’s population.
A white rhino in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
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To what extent should the costs of protecting globally valued rhinos be carried by their local custodians?
Presidents Hage Geingob, left, and Cyril Ramaphosa at the Union Buildings in Tshwane.
How Swapo and the ANC respond to any further decline in electoral support will define the future of democracy in both countries.
President Carter’s interest in southern Africa was crucial to keeping the peace.
Carter’s work in Zimbabwe forms a significant and under appreciated part of his legacy
Former American Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in 2019.
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He failed to understand that the struggle for justice and freedom in southern Africa was changing the world - and diplomacy itself.
Policewoman Christina must solve a murder that evokes a brutal past.
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The genocide of the Herero people lives on in today’s Namibia and Perivi Katjavivi’s film illustrates this.
Archaeological discoveries show the different options that have solved human problems over time.
Being too hot isn’t just uncomfortable: it can be dangerous.
Simply put, southern Africans are experiencing heat stress more often than in 1979.
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The findings suggest that poaching rates are lower where there is strong national governance and levels of local human development are higher.
The statue of Curt von François is removed by municipal workers.
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The erasure of indigenous people living in Windhoek before the German colonisers arrived has angered activists.
Mikhail Gorbachev at his news conference following a summit with US President Ronald Reagan in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1986.
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External changes, including the end of the Cold War, helped lead to the ending of apartheid. Gorbachev played a major role in that process.
The pink periwinkle is used as a tonic and emetic for the treatment of many health conditions.
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Thousands of plant species are used in African traditional medicine. Extracts from some of these plants are part of important pharmaceutical drugs.
Moving surplus rhinos to set up new populations, and hunting small numbers of males encourages population growth and range expansion.
Michael 't Sas-Rolfes
Legal hunting helps rhino conservation for biological and socio-economic reasons.
Hage Gottfried Geingob, President of Namibia.
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With a growing number of younger Namibian voters born after independence, the struggle narrative became increasingly anachronistic.
Voting at the United Nations General Assembly special session on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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Namibia’s refusal to condemn Russia undermines the credibility of its claims to support sovereignty, territorial integrity, and self-determination of all nations.
Saponins from plants can destroy viruses and other microorganisms in the same way commercial soaps and detergents do.