Namibia

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Many of us have taken to making memories, building traditions and spending our money on experiences. Photograph: iStock

If happiness was for sale, we imagine it would be quite an expensive commodity. But they say how we spend our money can determine our level of happine(...)

A file combination photograph of Jupiter (L) and Saturn as taken by the Subaru telescope on Mount Mauna Kea on the island of Hawaii. Photograph: Tokyo Astronomical Observatory

For some celestial events you really do have to wait almost a lifetime. Jupiter and Saturn met three times in the sky during 1981, but it was while I(...)

Felix Lutalo stands outside his music store in the bus park in Gulu, northern Uganda, holding a Westlife compilation he’s selling. Photograph: Sally Hayden.

From his small music store in the main bus park in Gulu, northern Uganda, Felix Lutalo has provided the soundtrack to 27 years of his region’s life. I(...)

German troops  in southwest Africa in   1914. Namibia was a German colony between 1884 and 1915. Photograph:  The Print Collector via Getty Images

Namibia has rejected €10 million in development aid from its former coloniser Germany, as an apology for a genocide carried out more than a century ag(...)

Garth Owen-Smith (1940-2020), a great African conservation visionary and globally recognised pioneer in community conservation, died on April 11th aft(...)

Densely populated regions will now come into line with the rest of the country. Photograph: Getty

Nigeria began easing restrictions on Monday in its capital Abuja and in the largest city Lagos, heralding the reopening of Africa’s biggest economy af(...)

The French team face up to New Zealand as the latter perform the Haka before the dramatic World Cup quarter-final at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

2007 Rugby World Cup quarter-final: France 20 New Zealand 18 - Millennium Stadium, Cardiff This is tricky. To begin with, to be a fan or no(...)

Motorcyclists have their temperature  measured on a road outside the Nigerian capital, Abuja. Photograph: Kola Sulaimon/AFP via Getty

As Africa prepares for a surge in coronavirus cases, the lack of intensive care beds and ventilators in many countries is becoming starkly apparent. (...)

Rhino Calf Born at Dublin Zoo with mother Ashanti . Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Dublin Zoo

A southern white rhinoceros calf has been born at Dublin Zoo. The male calf, estimated to weigh about 50kg, was born at 4.30am on February 10th. Visi(...)

A Tullow interest in Kenya: Having a stomach for oil at all takes a particularly tough type of investor in these climate-conscious days. Photograph: Reuters

The whiff of sulphur around Tullow Oil’s stock continues to linger. Shares in the company, founded in 1985 by one-time Aer Lingus accountant Aidan H(...)

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