Significant challenges exist in terms of Africa’s political stability, underdeveloped infrastructure, poor education and under-diversified economies.
Excellence in political leadership should be a non-negotiable in Africa where the need, desire and demand for it is critical.
SA also betrays its own history. After all, the global community once took a firm stand that the apartheid regime was a crime against humanity.
In the absence of trading ivory, other solutions have to be found to fund conservation and support communities.
Drought forces Coca-Cola to halt canned drinks in Namibia, as businesses ordered to cut water use by 30%
Production of all drinks in glass bottles will also be halted at the Coca-Cola factory in Windhoek
As a new elite liberators often mimicked the lifestyles of those they replaced. Since the French Revolution, new regimes have often resembled old ones
Africa has about 165,000 High Net Worth Individuals, with combined wealth holdings of $860 billion
Wealth inequality is reflected in appalling rates of child stunting. In Malawi and Zambia it's above 47% – among the highest in the world.
Lesser known African cities from four corners of the continent remind us why they shouldn't be overlooked
And you've probably never heard of them before.
The outlook is quite gloomy. The number of breeding pairs has plummeted to less than 25,000, from about 1 million in the 1920s.
Visit to Namibia was meant to raise royal’s profile and make Britain feel good about itself. It’s not working so far.
Ranking based on a basket of goods and services frequently purchased by expatriates. Some of the results are quite unexpected.
There were surprises. In Egypt, the Justice minister resigned after he said that the “sons of garbage collectors” should not become judges.
ROGUES CORNER: A future South Africa could break up, and have possibly two 'independent' white states
One outcome of the xenophobia in South Africa is that Namibia is now a more interesting case of a “post-racial” African society.
Pohamba leaves a rich man, having recently won the $5m Mo Ibrahim Prize, and Geingob starts the presidential job as a newly married man.
It is a good time to be a Kenyan, Tanzanian or Ivorian, the numbers say. Not so much a Nigerian or South African
Predicting Africa is hard work, as the latest attempt shows. But beyond the garbled economic speak is a direct impact on your pocket.
The ruling party has won every election since Namibia's independence in 1990.
A last group of voters wait in line to vote at a polling station in Katutura, a township of Windhoek, capital of Namibia on November 28, 2014
Namibia is the only African country with a daily German newspaper - and its among the oldest in the continent.