Corey Knowlton has been identified as the winner of the Dallas Safari Club sponsored auction on Saturday and said he 'deeply cares' about animals
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Monday 11 October 2010
Saturday 25 September 2010
Panduleni Kali: Swapo activist who survived torture and imprisonment to become a high-ranking official in Namibia
Saturday 11 September 2010
Panduleni Kali was an outstanding and emblematic woman of contemporary southern Africa. Her life embodied the schizophrenic contradictions of the region, torn between suffering and modernity. Kali was chief statistician in the Division of Labour Market Information in the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, but her distinguished professional service was remarkable for having taken shape after a terrible experience when she and her twin sister, Ndamona, were in their 20s.
Friday 10 September 2010
In 1904, in what was then German South-West Africa, now Namibia, the Herero and Nama peoples rebelled against colonial control. The two risings were neither coordinated nor very shrewdly planned. Like rebels throughout Africa and Asia, the insurgents were almost inevitably doomed to failure: outgunned and outnumbered.
Saturday 07 August 2010
Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a seven-night self-drive holiday in Namibia in early September. Prices are for two travelling together.
Friday 23 July 2010
In 1815, the British government had a dangerous prisoner on its hands. Napoleon Bonaparte had just been defeated at Waterloo, but he had been defeated before – and exiled to the island of Elba, 12 miles off the coast of Tuscany, but had come storming back.
Friday 18 June 2010
Thursday 17 June 2010
David Soggot's induction into the political life of the colony of South West Africa (now Namibia) was brutal and bloody. It was 1973, and the Anglican suffragan bishop in Windhoek, Richard Wood, unable to find a local lawyer to act on behalf of Swapo nationalists being flogged by South Africa's black quislings, had telephoned the human rights advocate in Johannesburg."I'll be on the next plane," was the response.
Wednesday 19 May 2010
Tuesday 11 May 2010
Vedanta Resources, the India-focused mining group, yesterday reaffirmed its position as the world's biggest zinc producer when it paid $1.34bn (£893m) for Anglo American's assets in Africa and Ireland.
Sunday 25 April 2010
Meet the Tarahumara, a tribe of Mexican Indians. If you can catch them up, that is, because they're the best distance runners in the world, who think nothing of blasting off on a 48-hour run after an all-night drinking session. Oh, and they don't wear trainers, preferring homemade sandals fashioned out of old tyres.
The Weekend's Television: The Prisoner, Sat, ITV1<br/>Louis Theroux: America's Medicated Kids, Sun, BBC2
Monday 19 April 2010
Friday 16 April 2010
Tuesday 30 March 2010
Saturday 13 March 2010
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