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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

Articles About Namibia

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 Exchange
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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Angelina Jolie and partner Brad Pitt and son Maddox arrive at the fifth Annual Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Governors Awards in Hollywood November 16, 2013.  (Reuters)
Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie To Adopt Again; Child #7 Reportedly Imminent

By IBTimes AU

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are adopting another child, according to a report. The Hollywood power couple that is called Brangelina are reportedly welcoming a little girl to their brood of six. (Jan 16)

MORE TOPICS: BRAD PITT, ETHIOPIA, HOLLYWOOD, AIDS

The organizers claim that the animals actually pose a threat to younger rhinos which they sometimes kill.
Permit to Hunt Endangered African Black Rhino Sells for $350,000; Animal Rights Group Describe it as ‘Sad Joke’

By IBTimes IN

A permit to hunt down and kill an endangered black rhino in Namibia has been sold at an auction for $350,000, in a move that has been slammed by the animal rights activists. (Jan 12)

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Carson Daly and Blake Shelton Describe Adam Levine's Life as a Bachelor's Party.

By IBTimes AU

Carson Daly and Blake Shelton think Adam Levine does not need a bachelor's party before settling down with fiancee Behati Prinsloo. (Dec 13)

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‘The Voice’ Coach Blake Shelton: ‘My wife wouldn’t let me go to Adam Levine’s bachelor party’

By IBTimes AU

Known for his ladies and rock star lifestyle, Maroon 5 front man Adam Levine is living the life that most people would only dream about. Yet, he's willing to kiss those perks goodbye when he got engaged to Victoria's Secret Angel Behati Prinsloo last July of 2013. (Dec 12)

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World Aids Day 2013: Long Road Ahead for Uganda's Dream of Aids-Free Generation

By IBTimes UK

Activist living with HIV Jacquelyne Alesi recounts challenges and hopes for a future without HIV. (Nov 30)

MORE TOPICS: RELIGION, GHANA, UGANDA, ZIMBABWE, AIDS, INFECTION

Miss International 2013: Crossovers

By IBTimes AU

The 53rd edition of the Miss International 2013 will be held Dec. 17 in Shinagawa Prince Hall, Tokyo, Japan. There will be 77 candidates from different countries battling for the title. We have here compiled a list of the contestants who in the past ... (Nov 26)

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