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Population: 2.53 mn.
GDP: $13.25 bn.
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Out on a limb

Remote Caprivi is the route to Zambia and Zimbabwe and secessionism is growing

Remote Caprivi is the route to Zambia and Zimbabwe and secessionism is growing The first real test of post-Independence national unity looms with the emergence of a secessionist mo...

Small but strategic

The Caprivi Zipfel (Strip) is a 500-kilometre-long finger of land which connects north-eastern Namibia to Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is named after a German Chancellor, Gene...

Ben's bid

For the first time since Independence in 1990, a dissenter has publicly appeared in the senior ranks of the ruling South West African People’s Organisation. Ben Ulenga, High Commis...

More gems

Namibian mining companies owned by Branch Energy, of which Sandline International Chairman Anthony Buckingham is Chief Executive, are seeking to evict small-scale miners from the N...

Southern rivals

Economic and military competition is growing between Windhoek and Gaborone

That some Namibian government loyalists are still bristling in the wake of President Bill Clinton's visit to Botswana shows the depth of animosity between these two Southern Africa...

Technical wizardry

The President may have at last found a loophole allowing him to prolong his rule

Namibia's constitution, widely regarded as a model for countries emerging from despotism, limits a president to two terms. President Sam Shafiishuna Nujoma has served two five-year...

Malaysian money I

Along with other East Asian 'tiger economies', Malaysia is being assiduously courted by the ruling South West Africa People's Organisation. Trade and Industry Minister Hidipo Hamut...

Play it again, Sam

SWAPO is soon to decide on the future of a President who understands politics

A sense of uncertainty about the future is growing as the time to resolve the succession issue draws near (AC Vol 37 No 19). Will Sam Nujoma try to change the constitution so that ...

No more Nujoma

The President seems to want five more years, despite what the constitution says

President Sam Nujoma seems unhappy about the rule that he must hand over to a successor at the turn of the century. His democratic credentials have not been enhanced by the ministe...

Malay straits

Namibia is looking eastward and Malaysia is its new friend. In late July, President Sam Nujoma visited Kuala Lumpur, where he announced 'large investments' by Malaysian companies i...

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