Namibia

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Jeremy Silvester obituary
Other lives: Academic and museum director determined to map the traces of Namibia’s history and return them to the country he loved

Patricia Hayes

15, Jul, 2021 @5:35 PM

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New oilfield in African wilderness threatens lives of 130,000 elephants
Exploratory project in Botswana and Namibia is threat to ecosystems, local communities and wildlife, conservationists say

Matthew Taylor

20, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Macron seeks African reset with new view of France’s troubled history on continent
Honest examination of French colonial record in Africa and responsibilty in Rwanda key to new strategy, though critics say little has changed

Jason Burke in Pretoria

29, May, 2021 @5:13 PM

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Germany agrees to pay Namibia €1.1bn over historical Herero-Nama genocide
Germany calls atrocities ‘genocide’ but omits the words ‘reparations’ or ‘compensation’ from a joint statement

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

28, May, 2021 @10:53 AM

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Germany rules out financial reparations for Namibia genocide
Berlin wary of setting legal precedent as talks near completion on reconciliation deal for atrocities against Herero and Nama tribes

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

21, May, 2021 @12:57 PM

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Patricia Pillay obituary
Other lives: Secretary and teacher who campaigned against apartheid after leaving South Africa for the UK

Anand Pillay

16, Feb, 2021 @6:28 PM

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Weatherwatch: Namibia is full of climate surprises
A cool ocean current and a high capital bring surprising variety to a country of vast deserts

Stephen Moss

16, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Recce review – crossing enemy lines in South African action-drama
An elite soldier is sent on a perilous solo mission in this underwhelming drama set during the Namibian war of independence

Leslie Felperin

03, Feb, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Simple change to fishing gear saves thousands of birds in Namibia
Birds that became tangled in baited lines appear to be scared off by coloured pipes

Chris Baraniuk

19, Jan, 2021 @9:55 AM

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Estimated 5,000 Cape fur seal foetuses found on Namibian coast
Scientists searching for reasons fear breeding cycle will be disrupted for years to come

Heather Richardson

16, Oct, 2020 @1:12 PM

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Namibia rejects German compensation offer over colonial violence
Closely watched talks appear to be stalling as reported €10m offer is dismissed

Jason Burke in Johannesburg and Philip Oltermann in Berlin

12, Aug, 2020 @3:03 PM

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Namibia's youngest MP enters the crucible as Africa's youth lead the way
Across southern African, young leaders are on the rise – as the rapid rise of Namibia’s 23-year-old deputy information minister shows

Carien du Plessis

17, Apr, 2020 @7:00 AM

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