A Mozambique Airlines plane en route to Angola crashed in a game park in northeast Namibia killing all 34 people on board, a Namibian police official said on Saturday.
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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
Friday 22 January 2010
While her husband gets a battering in the opinion polls, to many it appears that his wife, Sarah, can do no wrong. With more than a million followers on Twitter, and a raft of celebrity admirers, the vivacious former PR professional has made an art out of compensating for what her husband lacks in charisma. Still, even her charms proved futile when it came to cracking the tough nut that is Ken Loach.
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