Namibia marks 10 November as both International Human Rights Day and Namibian Women’s Day.
Anna “Kakurukaze” Mungunda became the most widely acknowledged face of the resistance to the apartheid policy of forced removal.
Indian visitors look at a painting depicting the Amritsar Massacre at Jallianwala Bagh.
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Fewer than a quarter of once-colonized countries make official government-to-government requests for an apology or reparations.
Agricultural communities in parts of Madagascar face shifting precipitation patterns and increasingly severe cyclones.
Getting climate funds to frontline communities may require rich countries and the UN easing control over how the money is spent.
Martti Ahtisaari receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in 2008. Chris Jackson/Getty Images.
Ahtisaari’s role in Namibia was crucial. But he left a major legacy in pursuing peace in various places of conflict in his later life too.
Vera De Cauwer
Mountain flora in the Kaokoveld deserve priority conservation efforts.
The trend towards decriminalising same sex relations in the SADC region contrasts with moves towards harsher punishment in other parts of Africa.
Scientists collect water and sediment samples to study how the oceans and climate are changing.
Oceanographic systems vary over years, decades and centuries.
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.
Enrico Di Minin
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.