Both Jacob Zuma and Hage Geingob have recently adopted a more populist rhetoric in response to pressures within their parties and in the face of declining economies.
Significant links connect racial science in colonial southern Africa with the holocaust of the European Jews in Nazi Germany and to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
The legitimacy and credibility of those in power has been eroded by bad governance, patronage and the obsession to claim an exclusive agency representing the people.
The slaughter took place from roughly 1904 to 1908, when Namibia was a German colony known as South-West Africa, when the tribal groups rebelled.
Namibia said in March that it would withdraw from the International Criminal Court that has the jurisdiction to prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.
For a global audience, the movie ‘A United Kingdom’ provides a topical account of race relations. The love story is also likely to revitalise the popular viewpoint of Botswana as a national success story.
Clashes between humans and lions in a region celebrated by tourists and conservationists have encouraged significant investment in addressing human-wildlife conflict.
The efforts that local communities are taking, such as organising workshops to share concerns and solutions, can inspire the whole world to come together for such crisis.
President Pranab Mukherjee is in the midst of a six-day trip to Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire and Namibia as a part of the Africa outreach programme to boost India’s ties with African nations.
A round-up of what’s happening in the worlds of gender and sexuality
The challenges and concerns facing nuclear power development are huge but expect Africa’s powerhouses from Egypt to Nigeria to reach operational levels eventually.