[DW] The coronavirus is not the only thing which has dampened Namibia’s independence celebrations. After 30 years of stability, the country must reckon with racial tensions, a stagnant economy and growing dissatisfaction.
[Namibian] Law enforcement agents last week cracked down on six individuals who were found in possession of pangolin skin.
[Deutsche Welle] Incumbent Hage Geingob has won another term in the presidential election but lost a two-thirds majority for the first time. The opposition is crying foul.
[Namibian] A freelance journalist with the Namibia Press Agency, Vita Angula, has lost his job following his involvement in a television panel discussion on the ‘Fishrot’ scandal.
[Namibian] Namibia’s employment opportunities in the agriculture sector shrunk from 34% in 2012 to 23% to date, the Agricultural Bank of Namibia (Agribank) said on Wednesday.
[Namibian] The ministry of environment has launched a fact-finding mission in collaboration with its Angolan counterpart into the mysterious deaths of at least five crocodiles from the Kunene River.
[Namibian] Concerned groups advocating the legalisation of marijuana are yet to make official submissions to the relevant authorities on why Namibia should legalise the use of cannabis.
[Namibia Economist] The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) in collaboration with the City Police, launched a reality television show titled; ‘On The Street” at the Grove Mall of Namibia, Ster Kinekor, in Windhoek, last week.
[Namibian] PANDULENI Itula, if what is circulating on social media is indeed authentic, has thrown the first spear in assessing the viability of an independent presidential candidate in Namibia.
[Namibian] Creatures that allegedly suck blood from livestock have attacked animals at two villages in the north of the country, killing 30 goats so far this year.