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GDP: $13.25 bn.
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Uranium battleground

The race to develop new uranium mines in the central Namib Desert is led by France’s nuclear giant Areva, pursued by smaller Australian and Canadian exploration companies. Areva pl...

SWAPO's big guns in the fray

With five years to go, rows are already under way about the next presidential candidate and the last election results

President Hifikepunye Pohamba will be sworn in for his second five-year term at the end of March after the ever-governing South West Africa People’s Organisation was awarded an app...

Nuctech’s nobody

Why won’t anyone help Yang Fan pay his US$135,000 bail bond – especially when he has $2.3 million stashed in a local bank account and a swish golf estate home in Cape Town, South A...

SWAPO's victory challenged

Nine opposition parties have launched a joint legal challenge to the South West African People's Organisation (SWAPO) election victory on 27-28 November. This may force a recount (...

The race for second place

No change is expected for the governing party but the opposition may look different after this month's polls

President Hifikepunye Pohamba's governing South West Africa People's Organisation will almost certainly win again, and comfortably, at the elections on 27-28 November. The main opp...

Election gloves off

Candidates are preparing for a rough campaign for the presidential and national elections on 27-28 November. The governing South West African People's Organisation is almost certai...

Behind the sidelining of General Martin Shalli

The General is out, SWAPO party wrangles continue, corruption is suspected and China earns a bad name

The suspension of the popular chief of the Namibia Defence Force (NDF), Lieutenant General Martin Shalli, on 22 July, has shocked Namibians and angered soldiers. Some regard it as ...

Namibia's China disappearing act

The Windhoek corruption case has been wiped from the internet in China. It is being treated like events in Taiwan, Tibet or the activities of the Falun Gong sect. 'The search resul...

Nuclear-fuelled relations

New Delhi made one of its most important energy and resource deals in Africa on 31 August, signing an accord with the Namibian government to allow for trade in uranium to supply In...

Beijing in scanner scandal

A politically-charged investigation into commissions on the supply of scanners to the Windhoek government is drawing in some high-profile Chinese officials

The arrest of Namibia's powerful Public Service Commissioner, Teckla Lameck, on 9 July by investigators of the Namibian Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in connection with a cont...

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