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Namibia

 

Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia, is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean. It shares land borders with Angola and Zambia to the north, Botswana and Zimbabwe to the east, and South Africa to the south and east. It gained independence from South Africa on 21 March 1990 following the Namibian War of Independence. Its capital and largest city is Windhoek. Read More

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Emerging economies boost Aggreko

Apr 12, 2013 - Financial Times

Small-cap week: Chariot Oil slumps 69%

Sep 15, 2012 - Financial Times

Tullow Oil hit by $440m charge

Jul 04, 2012 - Financial Times

Namibia: Veterans Tractors Delivered

Feb 20, 2012 - AllAfrica News

Namibia: Walvis Bay Is Mariculture Oyster

Feb 17, 2012 - AllAfrica News

Namibia: Fuel Prices Up Again

Feb 13, 2012 - AllAfrica News

Namibia: Transnamib Strike Declared Illegal

Feb 06, 2012 - AllAfrica News

Namibia: Call to Pursue 'Renewable Energy'

Feb 02, 2012 - AllAfrica News

Namibia: Tehran Invited to the Oil Party

Feb 02, 2012 - AllAfrica News

Namibia: South Africa-Iran Oil Boycott in Limbo

Feb 02, 2012 - AllAfrica News

Namibia: Country Seeks Foreign Agric Expertise

Feb 01, 2012 - AllAfrica News

Namibia: Still No Resolution for Bowker Hill

Jan 30, 2012 - AllAfrica News

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China Arrest 63 Traders Selling 16 Million Worth of Rat Meat as Lamb

By IBTimes AU

The Ministry of Public Security announced on Thursday the arrest of 63 traders who passed of $1.6 million worth of rat, fox and minx meat as lamb meat. The mask the meat from mice and make it appear from lamb, the traders mixed the rat flesh with gelatin, red food dye and nitrates. (5:38 pm)

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Musician Adam Levine and model Behati Prinsloo arrive at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars Party in West Hollywood
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo Get Married in Mexico

By IBTimes AU

PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive is officially off the market to the dismay of millions of women around the globe. Maroon 5 front man Adam Levine has married Victoria's Secret Angel Behati Prinsloo in an intimate ceremony in Los Cabos Mexico this weekend. (Jul 21)

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Musician Adam Levine and model Behati Prinsloo arrive at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars Party in West Hollywood
Adam Levine to Marry Behati Prinsloo and Release New Film 'Begin Again' in the Same Week [TRAILER]

By IBTimes AU

Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine takes on several new roles this year as he tries his hand at acting as he appears in a new feature length film entitled "Begin Again" with Mark Ruffalo and Keira Knightley. Adam takes on this new role as he also opens a new chapter in his life this month. (Jul 16)

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Musician Adam Levine and model Behati Prinsloo arrive at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars Party in West Hollywood
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo Reveal Wedding Plans

By IBTimes AU

Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine broke millions of hearts last year when he announced his engagement to Victoria's Secret Angel Behati Prinsloo. Female fans all over the world were shocked by the engagement and male fans of the model can't have been too pleased as well. (Jul 11)

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New Zealand Rejects Undersea Ore Mining Due to 'Uncertain' Effects to Environment

By IBTimes AU

The New Zealand government has rejected a proposal for underwater mining for iron ore deposits said to be threatening the sanctuary of the rare and endangered Maui dolphins. According to the country's Environmental Protection Authority, the proj... (Jun 19)

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Cast member Angelina Jolie and actor Brad Pitt pose at the premiere of "Maleficent"
Angelina Jolie Reveals She Has More in Common with Adopted Son Maddox Than Her Other Kids

By IBTimes AU

Angelina Jolie has six children, but she’ll always be closer to her first child. The “Maleficent” star revealed that she has more in common with her adopted son Maddox than with her other children, including her biological ones. (Jun 02)

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Kiwi Passenger Triggers Biosecurity Alert Due to Blood-Stained Clothes, Shoes Upon Touchdown

By IBTimes AU

A man who arrived in New Zealand was forced to remove his clothes after airport officials saw blood stains. According to biosecurity officials, the New Zealander told the staff of the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) that the blood on his clothes, shoes and baggage came from cow's blood. (Apr 10)

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An aerial view of Energy Resources of Australia Ltd's uranium mine in Kakadu National Park
China National Nuclear Corp Buys 25% Stake in Africa’s Largest Uranium Mine from Australian Uranium Producer

By IBTimes AU

Beijing will have a more cleaner-burning source of energy with the purchase by the China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) of the 25 per cent stage in one of Africa's largest uranium mines. CNNC bought the shares of the Langer Heinrich operations in ... (Jan 21)

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An office worker walks past the board of the Australian Securities Exchange building displaying its logo in central Sydney April 5, 2013.
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 1/20/14

By Comsec

The Australian share market finished in the red today, but importantly closed well off earlier lows following better than expected Chinese economic growth figures. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) hit a low of 5237.7 points during trade before closing down just 8.8 points to 5307.6. (Jan 20)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 1/20/14

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket is losing ground following a mixed and uninspiring session from global markets on Friday. Volume is expected to be on the light side globally, with the Martin Luther King Jr holiday keeping U.S. markets closed tonight. (Jan 20)

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