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The protests carried on for days and continue to simmer in a country whose social fabric has been torn by toxic masculinity and a violent colonial past.
Fracking in the headwaters of the Okavango delta may negatively affect the water quality in this water source area.
Fracking in Botswana could have an impact not only the country's groundwater, but also that of Namibia and South Africa.
The most effective means of controlling locusts is to prevent the swarms from forming.
Locust outbreaks are driven by unusual climatic conditions.
A late season fire in Bwabwata National park.
Understanding fire history is crucial to designing effective fire management in order to maintain biodiversity and support the livelihoods of people.
The tourism establishment could be depleting scarce water resources to the detriment of local communities.
Tourism ventures in a water-stressed region like southern Africa need to balance the needs of guests and staff with the needs of surrounding communities.
Detail of an Aneliese Scherz photograph from 1930s Namibia.
Anneliese Scherz/Basler Afrika Bibliographien Scherz Collection
Images of white Namibian farmers and their workers and a collection of portraits by travelling black photographers form part of the early archive.
The Faraday Muti Market, a popular African traditional medicine market in downtown Johannesburg.
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Communities who are the custodians of the knowledge associated with African traditional medicinal plants must derive a fair economic return from these natural resources.
Revil Mason remained passionate about archaeology throughout his life.
Mason tirelessly sought to convince officials of the need to recognise and celebrate the African past, and the role that African people played in the making of modern South African society.
A researcher holds a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine at the National Primate Research Center of Chulalongkorn University in Thailand.
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History shows that treatments and vaccines have been accessible to African countries only after the loss of millions of lives and typically years - sometimes decades - after developed nations.
Protesters in Berlin demand that the 1904-1908 mass killings in Namibia be recognised as the first genocide committed by Germany.
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The culture of remembrance in Germany is viewed by many as exemplary. But it has some grave shortcomings.
Namibians queue to vote. Fewer and fewer cast it for the ruling party SWAPO.
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The hunger, frustration and desperation of ordinary Namibians should be first on the political agenda. But this isn't the case.
John Liebenberg in the ransacked hospital in Cubal, Angola, in 1993.
Photographer unknown/Courtesy the Liebenberg family
No other photographer in southern Africa has documented war in the way that John Liebenberg did. He captured the life and the conflict of both sides in his body of work.
In urban Namibia, performance poetry provides a safe space for women to share their experiences and challenge traditional ideas.
Former South African President FW De Klerk at the opening of parliament recently. The Economic Freedom Fighters objected to his presence.
It seems that former president FW De Klerk continues to find it hard to accept that apartheid was a crime against humanity.
FW de Klerk, the last president of apartheid South Africa.
In his new capacity as President of South Africa, FW de Klerk directly experienced for the first time how the international community had abandoned its support for minority white rule.
Chinese soldiers and police serve in eight UN peace missions in Africa.
The Chinese model of peace differs fundamentally from that pursued by western nations.
A beader in Botswana strings ostrich eggshell beads.
A survey of San ostrich eggshell beads - a common find at archaeological sites - paints a bigger picture of hunter-gatherers, herders and shifting cultural tradition.
The guitar man. ‘The chords reached a crescendo as the Casspir drowned the song in its passing,’ says the photographer of taking the shot.
© Photo courtesy John Liebenberg
An archive project is restoring the secret history of Namibia's resistance music culture from the 1950s to the late 1980s -- suppressed and censored during apartheid but now touring the world.
The results of the Namibian election reflect growing discontent among voters with the way the country is being run.
For the first time since independence, Namibia's ruling party has suffered electoral setbacks in the midst of economic and political crisis.
Namibian president Hage Geingob.
Namibia’s political stability so far has been vested in the dominance of Swapo. Those opposing its control face an uphill battle.