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Banyana Banyana book Cosafa Cup semifinal spot

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe - Banyana Banyana brushed aside a determined Namibia to book their place in the semifinal of the 2017 Cosafa Women's Championship currently underway in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The South Africans defeated Namibia 3-1 with a brace from Thembi Kgatlana and Chantelle Esau. With both sides

ENCA.COM - 2017-09-16 12:51:39

The remains of the victims of Germany's first genocide are in the American Natural History museum

Walking through the American Museum of Natural History, Barnabas Veraa Katuuo found the bones of what could have been his ancestors, murdered in Germany's first genocide. Katuuo has accused the famed New York City museum of storing the remains of Namibia's ovaHerero and Nama peoples as part of their

QUARTZ - 2017-09-16 09:40:42

Jolie effect helps Namibian tourism defy economic slump

WALVIS BAY, Namibia - Charmed is the tourist who visits Namibia. And like more and more foreigners, Anouk Den Otter took the plunge and travelled to the southern African country to marvel at its legendary natural beauty. In the middle of the southern hemisphere's winter, Den Otter and her new husban

MSN.COM - 2017-09-15 11:59:53

In Namibia, 1533 Portuguese Shipwreck's Relics Hidden Away

The ship's relics include pewter plates, cutlery handles, a brass medical syringe and goods that were to be traded for spices in India Chris Torchia/AP This photo taken Tuesday, June 13, 2017 shows diamond mine facilities in the town of Oranjemund, Namibia. Relic from the wreck of a 16th century Por

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-15 23:43:21

SA, Malawi win as Makore continues free-scoring ways

Rutendo Makore scored her fifth goal in two matches at the ongoing COSAFA Women's Championship, but hosts Zimbabwe were held to a 1-1 draw by Zambia in their crucial Group A clash at the Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo on Friday. Holders Zimbabwe had to come from behind in the second half to grab

ESPN - 2017-09-15 23:11:27

10 best places to go in Africa (and what to do there)

Kenya and Tanzania: Kenya and Tanzania are often combined into one trip. Many people consider these two countries among the best places to go in Africa because they're where you can see the Great Migration - where 2 million wildebeests, zebras and gazelles make a migratory circle from the Masa Mara

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-14 11:54:50

Zuma to convene SADC summit after tensions in Lesotho

JOHANNESBURG - President Jacob Zuma will convene a SADC double troika summit in Pretoria on Friday following the recent political tensions in Lesotho. The country's defence force chief lieutenant-general Khoantle Motsomotso was assassinated last week by a former army officer who had recently been fi

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 10:24:25

Namibia's Central Bank Outlaws Cryptocurrency

Namibia's Central Bank said cryptocurrency exchanges are not allowed under the nation's law. According to this same law, cryptocurrency cannot be accepted as payment for goods and services, the nation's central bank has said. Based on a statement released by the government to The Namibian on this su

BANKINNOVATION.NET - 2017-09-14 10:13:48

Namibian Central Bank: Bitcoin Purchases Illegal Under Law

Cryptocurrency exchanges are not allowed in Namibia under a decades-old law, and merchants in the African country may not accept them as payment for goods and services, the nation's central bank has said. In a new nine-page position paper, the Bank of Namibia said bitcoin and its progeny pose only a

COINDESK - 2017-09-14 09:00:06

Ghana is boosting Africa's ascent to astronomical heights

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is the world's largest radio telescope project, which will collect data over one million square kilometres from radio astronomy telescopes on the African and Australian continents. In the long run the two-phased SKA could possibly help scientists answer questions in

THE CONVERSATION - 2017-09-14 16:47:59

South Africa's loss-making airline to cut fleet in bid to turn fortunes

REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko Passengers board a South African Airways the capital aircraft t the Hosea Kutako International Airport, outside Windhoek in Namibia South Africa's struggling national airline SAA said on Wednesday five narrow-body aircraft would be retired from its fleet by December, causing

MSN.COM - 2017-09-13 09:22:36

Africa Energy takes interest in Namibian offshore acreage

Offshore Energy Today.. Canadian oil and gas company Africa Energy has acquired a 10 percent interest in a license offshore Namibia. According to its statement on Wednesday, this is being done through an acquisition of one-third of the shares in a subsidiary of Pancontinental Oil & Gas N.L. that hol

SHALEMARKETS.COM - 2017-09-13 07:00:00

Zimbabwe needs wide reforms to have credible elections. But it may be too late

Zimbabwe's Constitution requires it to hold elections by July 2018. It seems unlikely that the country's political system will be reformed in time to ensure the election is free and fair. The opposition will therefore be at a disadvantage again. It seems to have abandoned its calls for reform and is

THE CONVERSATION - 2017-09-13 17:00:59

Central Bank Breaks Silence On Virtual Currencies

THE Bank of Namibia on Friday reminded the public that it does not consider virtual currencies as legal tender in Namibia, and virtual currencies are thus not considered equivalent to the Namibia dollar. Virtual currency, also known as virtual money, is a type of unregulated, digital money, which is

BITCOINWARRIOR.NET - 2017-09-13 04:09:38

UN probes Uganda, Tanzania over deals with North Korea

Provided by Business Daily A combined picture of Tanzania President John A combined picture of Tanzania President John Magufuli and his Uganda counterpart Yoweri Museveni. The UN is investigating the two countries over deals with North Korea that violates sanctions imposed on the Asian country. AF

MSN.COM - 2017-09-13 02:22:48

Africa Energy Acquires Interest in Namibia

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Sep 13, 2017 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 13, 2017) - Africa Energy Corp. (AFE) ("Africa Energy" or the "Company") announces the acquisition of one-third of the shares in a subsidiary of Pancontinental Oil & Gas N.L. ("Pan

MARKETWATCH - 2017-09-13 14:01:00

Uruguay defeat Namibia

Provided by Namibian SunUruguay defeat Namibia Namibia's junior rugby team finished fourth in the under-20 World Rugby Trophy competition held in Uruguay. Namibia lost the bronze final at the Estadio Charra in Uruguay on Sunday, going down 34-12 against the hosts. The five-tries-to-two performanc

MSN.COM - 2017-09-12 06:34:06

Navachab marathon on

Provided by Namibian SunNavachab marathon onOrganisers ready The officials of the Navachab marathon have announced that the competition will finally take place after a delay due to unforeseen circumstances. The Navachab Gold Mine in conjunction with QKR Namibia competition will take place this comi

MSN.COM - 2017-09-12 06:33:44

Indianapolis Prize thrusts conservationists into spotlight, names nominees

Normally hiding behind the scope of a camera or a pair of binoculars, 32 conservationists are being brought out of the woodwork - and the tree cover, the ocean currents and the mountain caverns. The Indianapolis Zoo announced today the nominees for its biennial Indianapolis Prize, which recognizes

INDIANAPOLIS STAR - 2017-09-12 04:01:01

U.N. Security Council set to vote on North Korea sanctions

Sept. 11 (UPI) -- The United Nations Security Council is to vote on a new sanctions resolution that could place more economic pressure on North Korea, but Kim Jong Un's assets are not targets, Yonhap reported. The final draft of the resolution also contains language regarding oil exports to North Ko

UPI - 2017-09-11 15:31:36