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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...

Wildlife poaching on the increase in Namibia

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Poaching of rhinos and elephants has risen sharply in Namibia, with 121 elephants killed in the past two and a half years,...

Namibian Z-9 crash death toll at six

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The death toll from the Namibia Defence Force Z-9 helicopter crash on Friday has risen to six, after two critically injured passengers...

Namibian Air Force ends Zimbabwe flood rescue mission

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The Nambian Air Force (NAF) says the three helicopters which were deployed to Zimbabwe on a flood rescue mission nearly two weeks...

Namibia Defence Force to build new military bases

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The Namibian government says it will spend billions on the construction and upgrading of five new military bases over the next four...

Namibian deploys three helicopters to Zimbabwe for flood rescue

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The Namibia Defence Force has deployed three helicopters to Zimbabwe to help airlift hundreds of families stranded by heavy flooding following weeks...

South African Alouette IIIs apparently destined for Namibia, not Zimbabwe

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Namibia will allegedly receive the 12 ex-South African Air Force Alouette III helicopters originally destined for Zimbabwe, after the transfer to Zimbabwe...

Permit to hunt endangered rhino sells for $350,000 despite protests

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A permit to hunt a black rhino in Namibia sold for $350,000 at an auction in Dallas on Saturday with proceeds going...

Mozambique Airlines plane crashes in Namibia, killing 33

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A Mozambique Airlines aircraft en route to Angola crashed in a game park in northeast Namibia, killing all 33 people on board,...

Body of possible SANDF soldier found in Namibia

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The Department of Defence has announced that a dead body has been found on the Namibian coast, and that South African and...

Cultural rituals for drowned Special Forces operators

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The families of two SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Special Forces operators who drowned off the Namibian coast will tomorrow conduct cultural...

Cultural rituals for drowned Special Forces operators

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The families of two SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Special Forces operators who drowned off the Namibian coast will tomorrow conduct cultural...

Former Namibian defence chief to lose arms deal money

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The Namibian government will seize nearly N$3.6 million from the Zambian bank account of former Defence Force chief Lieutenant General Martin Shalli,...

Three SADC special forces members drown during Namibian exercise

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Two South African National Defence Force (SANDF) personnel were among three special forces operators who drowned during a multinational military exercise off...

Air Namibia receives first A330

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Namibia's flag carrier Air Namibia has taken delivery of its first A330-200 airliner from Airbus during a ceremony at the manufacturer's facility...

Namibia unveils anti-terror bill to plug national security loopholes

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Namibian minister of Ministry of Safety and Security Nangolo Mbumba has unveiled a new anti-terrorism bill which seeks to impose harsh sentences...

Namibia Navy to auction long-serving warship

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The Namibian Navy's long-serving flagship, the Lieutenant General Dimo Hamaambo, will be auctioned to the highest bidder on Thursday next week following...

New Namibian ship departs Mauritius on delivery voyage

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Namibia's latest naval ship, described as a multi-purpose patrol ship, has docked in Port Louis, Mauritius, on her delivery voyage from China...

STX delivers new fisheries research vessel to Namibia

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Namibia has taken delivery of the RV Mirabilis, a fisheries research vessel that will arrive in Namibia at the end of this...

Namibia inaugurates new Thales air traffic control centre

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Namibia's new air traffic control centre has become operational, having recently been inaugurated during a ceremony attended by the country's president. Namibia...

SA, Namibia talk defence, security

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The South Africa Namibia Joint Permanent Commission on Defence and Security has held its 11th session, noting "with satisfaction" the continued cooperation...

Statement: 11th session of the South Africa – Namibia Joint Permanent...

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The South Africa/Namibia Joint Permanent Commission on Defence and Security held its 11th Session from 22 to 24 November 2011 at the...

Germany returns skulls from colonial era to Namibia

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Germany repatriated to Namibia 20 African skulls taken from the area about a century ago when it was under its colonial rule...

Namibian campaigner among winners of UN awards for progress in housing

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A Namibian campaigner for the poor, the Malaysian creators of a tunnel designed to relieve both traffic and storm water congestion and...

Eurocopter’s EC145 helicopter will strengthen the Namibia Police Air Wing

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Namibia's Ministry of Safety & Security has ordered a Eurocopter EC145 to expand the capabilities and reach of the Namibia Police Force's...

Oil reserves found off Namibia coast – report

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A company owned by Chariot Oil and Gas Ltd (CHARC.L: Quote) has found an estimated 11 billion barrels in oil reserves off...

Namibia bush meat trade could save its wildlife-study

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It isn't often that conservation groups urge hunting game as a way to save wildlife, but according to one such group, Namibia...