Obama, Bush, Clinton volunteer to publicly receive COVID-19 vaccine, Interpol returns Maina to Nigeria and more
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Taaooma talks about growing up in Namibia, relationship, popularity and how she switches her roles
On Popsicles this week, we return with Apaokagi Adedoyin Maryam, popularly known as Taaooma. The comedienne, content creator and cinematographer talks about growing up in Namibia, her relationship, popularity and how she switches her roles effortlessly.
Namibia: Germany recruits nurses
Germany's health system has a problem: there are not enough nurses. Thousands of positions remain unfilled. That's why clinics and recruitment companies are increasingly looking for staff abroad. For the first time now also in Africa. Our correspondent Adrian Kriesch reports from Namibia.
Elections in Namibia expose rift in the ruling SWAPO party
Namibians go to the polls on Wednesday to elect a new president and parliament. While nobody expects the ruling party to lose, the days when ''SWAPO was the nation and the nation was SWAPO'' might be numbered.
Namibia heads to the polls in unprecedented test for the ruling party
Namibians go to the polls with President Hage Geingob and the ruling South West Africa People's Organisation facing their toughest test since independence in 1990 amid a new corruption scandal. Aiming to end decades of post-election violence in Kenya. The president and the main opposition leader launch the long-awaited Building Bridges Initiative. And in the Ivory Coast, we'll be taking a look at a new program helping migrants rebuild their lives after failing to make it to Europe.
400 buffalo drown after stampede into river between Botswana and Namibia
Around 400 buffaloes drown after stampeding into the Chobe River along the Botswana-Namibia border.
CITES rejects Namibia and Zimbabwe bids to export ivory
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species has thwarted a bid by Zimbabwe and Namibia to be allowed to trade in ivory.
Protecting Namibia's desert after Mad Max controversy
The Namib Desert was the grand backdrop to the high-speed car chases in ten-time Oscar-nominated Mad Max : Fury Road. At the time of filming, ecologists were fuming, accusing the production of destroying the dunes. Three years after the controversy, tour guides and conservationists are confident that new environmental protocols are protecting Namibia's delicate