Friday 15 December 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-12-15

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AFP - 7/30/17

Scores of people waving rainbow flags peacefully paraded through the streets of Namibia's capital Windhoek on Saturday, calling for better legal protection of gays,...

AFP - 7/26/17

A vast mechanical monster rises from the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Namibia, leaving a huge swell in its wake as seawater pours off its surface.

The 285-...

AFP - 7/21/17

On a thin strip of land at the bay of Luederitz in southern Namibia are dozens of gravestones bearing the names of each German soldier killed during a largely...

AFP - 6/28/17

Four of South Africa's neighbours have banned poultry imports from the rainbow nation following a serious outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian influenza....

AFP - 3/19/17

Namibia is to launch a 30-billion-dollar (28-billion-euro) lawsuit against Germany over genocide committed during colonial rule, when tens of thousands of people were...

Xinhuanet - 7/18/16

It all seemed like a dream for Hanna Hipangelwa, a Namibian student, when she flew to Beijing for an exciting summer camp.

In China, she spent 15 days at the...

Xinhuanet - 7/5/16

Communal conservancies are in jeopardy in Namibia, amid reports of a possible ban on hunting trophies entering the European Union (EU), the ongoing drought and the...

Xinhuanet - 6/17/16

More than 1,000 youth signed a petition Thursday against the proposed construction of a new parliament in Namibia.

The youth drawn from all the 14 regions of...

Xinhuanet - 6/17/16

More than 1,000 youth signed a petition Thursday against the proposed construction of a new parliament in Namibia.

The youth drawn from all the 14 regions of...

AFP - 6/4/16

The Namibian government on Friday called for bids from trophy hunters to kill three endangered black rhinos, despite fierce global criticism over previous auctions....

Xinhuanet - 5/19/16

Namibia's Deputy Minister of Gender and Child Welfare Lucia Witbooi on Wednesday called for a holistic approach and strong focus on educating children on how to...

AFP - 5/12/16

Coca-Cola will stop production of all canned drinks in Namibia and has warned consumers of possible shortages, the company said Thursday, as a regional drought...

AFP - 4/22/16

In the tumultuous 1980s during Namibia's independence struggle, 400 children, some as young as three and many orphans, were shipped off to East Germany to be groomed...

AFP - 3/10/16

Laurie Marker has no doubts about the future of the big cat with the black spots. "Cheetahs are vulnerable, and their survival is in our hands."

The 62-year-...

Reuters (Eng) - 1/21/16

Africa's small farmers, more than half of whom buy their seeds from local informal markets, need access to improved seeds that can yield more food and cope with...

Reuters (Eng) - 11/20/15

THE HAGUE— The International Criminal Court faced calls to change its approach in Africa or face losing some of its largest members as Kenya and South Africa joined...

Reuters (Eng) - 11/12/15

The European Union has offered African states a range of aid as well as easier visa access and lower costs for migrants sending cash home in return for help to curb...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/26/15

India hosts its biggest-ever Africa summit this week as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to challenge China's dominance on a continent that is blessed with vast...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/19/15

Pope Francis will meet slum dwellers and refugees and call for dialogue between Christians and Muslims when he visits Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic next...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/15/15

China slapped a one-year ban on African ivory hunting trophy imports, the state forestry authority said on Thursday ahead of a trip by President Xi Jinping to Britain...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/6/15

Facebook Inc said it would launch a satellite in partnership with France's Eutelsat Communications to bring Internet access to large parts of sub-Saharan Africa....

Reuters (Eng) - 9/23/15

Washington - The United States and India on Tuesday agreed to train troops in six African countries before they are deployed to UN peacekeeping missions, US Secretary...

Reuters (Eng) - 9/16/15

Kellogg Co (K.N) is setting up a joint venture with the African arm of Singapore's Tolaram Group to bolster its breakfast and snack food offerings in West Africa....

AFP - 9/15/15

A Namibian court on Monday found 30 people guilty of high treason after a failed 1999 secession attempt, marking the end of a marathon case.

The judgment...

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