Namibia

Flag of NamibiaNamibia /nəˈmɪbiə/, officially the Republic of Namibia (Afrikaans: Republiek van Namibië; German: About this sound Republik Namibia (help·info), 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 to the east and South Africa to the south and east. Although it does not border with Zimbabwe, less than 200 metres of riverbed (essentially the Zambia/Botswana border) separates them at their closest points. It gained independence from South Africa on 21 March 1990, following the Namibian War of Independence. Its capital and largest city is Windhoek. Namibia is a member state of the United Nations (UN), the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the African Union (AU), and the Commonwealth of Nations.
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General information

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Publications

  • Covers Africana periodical literature on a specific country. Bibliographic records in AfricaBib
  • The most comprehensive website on Namibian history and engineering infrastructure with pictures, a biographical database of Namibian personalities with over 2300 entries and the full text of the author's PhD thesis. Namibia Library of Dr Klaus Dierks

Statistics

  • The 'Google for data', providing statistical data in graphs, tables and charts. Zanran data and statistics
  • This index (formerly the Failed States Index), created by The Fund for Peace and published by Foreign Policy, has put countries into perspective by providing an annual snapshot of their vitality and stability (or lack thereof) and ranking them accordingly.Fragile States Index- Fund For Peace (FFP)
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  • Offers statistical data such as balances, indicators, coal, oil,  natural gas, renewables, electricity, heat.International Energy Agency statistical data
  • Provide broad mesures of well-being for countries in de UN system and published annually by the United Nations Development Programme.The indicators are health, education, income/command over resources, inequalty, gender, poverty, employment and vulnerability, human security, trade and financial flows, mobility and communication, environment, demography.International human development indicators (UNDP)

News about Namibia

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[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Ovambanderu leaders in Namibia and...
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[Namibian] THREE more Namibia Premier League clubs declined to play...
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[Namibia Economist] Despite low levels of satisfaction with household...
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[Namibian] TRANSNAMIB on Wednesday replaced Hippy Tjivikua as acting...
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[Namibia Economist] The German Embassy Ambassador, Christian...
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[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Ovambanderu leaders in Namibia and...
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[The Herald] JAYDEN SCHADENDORF scored an unbeaten half-century that...
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[Namibian] ELIMINATING the bucket toilet system, which President Hage...
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[Namibian] ONE of the men who spent more than a decade in jail before...
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[Namibian] AFTER managing to keep his trial in the Windhoek High...
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[New Era] Windhoek -Obesity is on the rise in Namibia and the problem...
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[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibian Employers' Federation (NEF) has...
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[New Era] Windhoek -CodeBus' 100-day tour across Sub-Saharan Africa...
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[New Era] Windhoek -High Court Judge Shafimana Ueitele yesterday...
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[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibian police are hinting that they may...
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[Namibia Economist] The Agro Marketing Trade Agency (AMTA) together...
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[Namibian] TWO men facing a murder charge were denied bail last week...
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[New Era] Windhoek -CEO of FNB Namibia, Sarel van Zyl and the mayor...
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[Namibian] THE top officials and directors of the SME Bank who were...
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[Namibian] It all started for Michael Kamuserandu when he was seven...
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