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Prince William on Namibian conservation tour

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Prince William arrived in Namibia on Monday on the first leg of a tour to learn about wildlife conservation in Africa ahead...

Namibia operating FN-6 missiles

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It has been revealed that Namibia is using Chinese FN-6 man-portable surface-to-air missiles, which were shown during the recent Heroes' Day celebrations. Photos...

Germany returns skulls from colonial-era massacre to Namibia

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Skulls and other remains of massacred tribespeople used in the colonial era for experiments to push claims of European racial superiority were...

Botswana, Namibia begin joint military exercise

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Botswana and Namibia are due to begin a joint military exercise today, with a focus on peace support operations. Exercise Tshwaragano II...

Namibia scraps plan to force white-owned businesses to sell 25 percent...

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Namibia has scrapped a clause in its economic empowerment framework that would have forced white businesses to sell a 25 percent stake...

Namibia courtesy visit paves way for bilateral cooperation

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President Cyril Ramaphosa says his courtesy visit to Namibia paves the way for South Africa to work side by side with the...

Namibia commissions two naval vessels

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The Namibian Navy has commissioned into service two former Chinese navy patrol vessels, the NS Daures and NS Brukkaros. This took place at...

Namibia commissions two naval vessels

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The Namibian Navy has commissioned into service two former Chinese navy patrol vessels, the NS Daures and NS Brukkaros. This took place at...

Elephant, rhino poaching down in Namibia

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Namibia recorded fewer cases of rhino and elephant poaching this year compared to recent years, the minister of environment and tourism said....

UN probing North Korean arms embargo violations in Africa

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The United Nations is investigating reports that North Korea violated arms embargoes and supplied weapons to a number of African countries, including...

Exercise Blue Kunene wraps up in Namibia

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Ten Southern African Development Community (SADC) air forces have concluded Exercise Blue Kunene in Namibia, after participation from 1 200 personnel and...

Six SAAF platforms deployed for Ex Blue Kunene

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The South African deployment to Exercise Blue Kunene, currently underway in Namibia, is made up of elements from the SA Military Health...

Exercise Blue Kunene gets underway in Namibia

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The Southern African Development Community (SADC) humanitarian relief exercise Blue Kunene is up and running. According to reports from the Namibian capital, the...

Ex-Koevet, SWAFT members renew bid for recognition as Namibian war veterans

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The Namibian War Veterans Trust (NWVT) has issued a fresh appeal forgovernment to accord war veterans status to former members of the...

Namibia forced to cancel Chinese arms contract

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The Namibian Defence Force (NDF) was forced to cancel a N$156 million transaction with Chinese defence equipment manufacturer Poly Technologies under pressure...

Russian Navy visiting Namibia

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The Russian Federation Navy's Northern Fleet detachment is currently in Namibia on a historic visit. The detachment paid its first ever visit to...

Call for land in Namibia to be expropriated

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Namibia's president said government is considering radical land expropriation to spur the transfer of property to the country's black majority. Speaking at Namibia's...

Airbus and Namibia to set up virtual space data centre

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Airbus and the Namibia University of Science & Technology (NUST) have agreed to collaborate in establishing a Virtual Space Data Centre in...

Namibian anti-poaching unit receives Super Cub

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The Namibian Intelligence Support Against Poaching (ISAP) anti-poaching group has taken delivery of a Piper P-18 Super Cub light utility aircraft that...

Denel vehicles and weapons going to Namibia

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Denel is on track to deliver RG32M armoured patrol vehicles and SDROW lightweight remote weapon systems to Namibia in the next four...

Germany sued over early 1900s Namibia slaughter

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Germany was sued for damages in the United States on Thursday by descendants of the Herero and Nama people of Namibia, for...

Namibia will stay in ICC – if US joins president says

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Namibia would remain a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) if the United States joined, Namibia's president Hage Geingob said in...

Twiga Namibia is operational

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South African company Twiga Services and Logistics has launched a new sister company in Namibia. Twiga supplies military and security forces with armoured...

Namibia, Zimbabwe fail to get UN permission to export ivory

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Namibia and Zimbabwe on Monday failed to convince a UN body on Monday that they should be allowed to export ivory -...

Chute Systems continues Namibian military training

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South Africa's Chute Systems continues to train Namibia's special forces and paratroopers, and has established a Military Parachute School in the country. Namibia...

Namibia commissions marine corps battalion

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Namibia has finished training a full battalion of marines and formally commissioned its Marine Corps, as well as a new training facility....

Namibia cuts ties with North Korea state firms

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Namibia has halted ties with two North Korean state-run companies, that had built a munitions factory and were involved in projects for...

Airbus Helicopters delivers H125 to Namibia for anti-poaching

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Airbus Helicopters Southern Africa (AHZA) on 23 June in Windhoek delivered a new H125 helicopter to Namibia's Department of Environmental Affairs &...

Namibia receives Russian small arms

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Namibia has apparently received a batch of small arms from Russia to equip its Marine Corps as part of contracts signed a...

Desert Wolf delivers more field kitchens to Namibian military

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The Namibian Defence Force has taken delivery of an additional six Boma 250 man mobile field kitchens from Desert Wolf. The field kitchens...

Namibians who fought for South Africa in the border war seek...

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Leaders of the Namibia War Veterans Trust (Namvet) are visiting South Africa seeking to strengthen their position in claiming their right to...

Namibia has ordered AT-14 anti-tank missiles

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Namibia has ordered 9M133 Kornet-E (AT-14 Spriggan) anti-tank missiles, with deliveries still to take place. This comes as Namibia has admitted North...

Namibia Defence Force orders more Boma field kitchens

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The Namibian Defence Force has ordered another six field kitchens from Desert Wolf, following an order for half a dozen earlier this...

Windhoeker Maschinenfabrik developing 6×6 and 8×8 armoured vehicles

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Namibian company Windhoeker Maschinenfabrik (WMF) is busy developing a 6x6 armoured recovery vehicle and an 8x8 armoured vehicle and has put its...

Namibia’s Sat-Com producing radios for NDF, export

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Namibian company Sat-Com is manufacturing hundreds of radios for the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) and recently received an export order for several...

United States hands over ERW disposal equipment to Namibia

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The United States has handed over $126 000 worth of equipment and training aids to Namibia to assist in the clearance of...

Further spending for Namibian military

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Namibia's defence budget has allocated hundreds of millions of Namibian dollars towards ongoing infrastructure projects and the training of thousands of new...

Chinese defence minister in Namibia

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China's defence minister Chang Wanquan has visited Namibia, where he announced the donation of N$58 million worth of military equipment to the...

Outgoing Namibian president wins $5 mln Africa leadership prize

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Namibia's outgoing president, Hifikepunye Pohamba, has won the Mo Ibrahim Foundation's $5 million African leadership prize, an award meant to recognise good...

Desert Wolf selling mobile field kitchens to Namibian military

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The Namibia Defence Force (NDF) has ordered six mobile field kitchens from Desert Wolf and is seeking more, while the company is...

Namibia Defence Force orders Marrua vehicles

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The Namibia Defence Force (NDF) has ordered 141 Marrua utility vehicles from Brazil's Agrale, with deliveries already underway. Agrale sales director Flavio Crosa...

Namibia’s ruling SWAPO wins presidential election with 86 pct: commission

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Namibia's ruling SWAPO party cruised to victory in the 2014 presidential election with Prime Minister Hage Geingob taking 86.73 percent of all...

Namibia’s ruling party seen winning Africa’s first electronic vote

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Namibians voted on Friday in Africa's first electronic election that is expected see the SWAPO party to extend its 24-year rule as...

Windhoeker Maschinenfabrik unveils new Mk III armoured vehicle

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Namibian company Windhoeker Maschinenfabrik (WMF) has unveiled its new Mk III mine-protected armoured personnel carrier, which will enter production in January next...

Namibia receives Learjet 75 presidential jet

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The Namibian government has taken delivery of a new Learjet 75 aircraft which will be used by President Hipikefunye Pohamba. The new aircraft,...

Namibia deploys UAVs for anti-poaching operations

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The Namibian government has deployed three Falcon Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in conservancies to support the anti-poaching operations by the Namibian Defence...

SA signs new Benguela Current pact

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South Africa has signed and adopted the new Benguela Current Commission (BCC) with Angola and Namibia, which will see the three countries...

SANDF doing its best with limited resources to protect South Africa’s...

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Just one of the ways the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) is working smarter comes from Operation Corona the border protection tasking...

Namibian Defence Force to build new military hospital

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Namibian defence minister Nahas Angula says his government has allocated N$450 million for the construction of a state-of-the-art military hospital which will...

Namibia rules out benefits for ex-members of the SWATF, Koevet forces

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The Namibian government says all former liberation struggle veterans who were members of the South West African Territorial Force (SWATF) and the...