Namibian News Headlines in English
Namibia: Survival of Wildlife Reserves Under Threat in Namibia - AllAfrica - Top Africa NewsSat, 19 Sep 2020 9:22:14 UTC
Reframing women in Namibia’s early history of photography - Eyewitness NewsFri, 18 Sep 2020 15:49:56 UTC
Namibia: Borders Open, Conditional to Neighbours - AllAfrica - Top Africa NewsFri, 18 Sep 2020 15:11:20 UTC
Things to Know about Namibia
The Republic of Namibia is one of the most fascinating countries in South West Africa. Angola on the Atlantic coast, Angola in the north, Zambia in the east, Botswana in the south and South Africa in the east. Most of the people in the country are Christians. It is a republic. The official languages of the country are African and German. The largest city in the country is Windhoek and it is the capital of the country. The nation of the country is called Namibian.
The country is driven on the left. Namibia is called the jewel of Africa. The name Namibia comes from the Namim Desert. Namim is a very large desert that has made the country more diverse. Another thing is that there is no border line between Zimbabwe and Namibia. The border line is open there. The distance between Zimbabwe and Namibia is only 200 meters. The river Zambezi divides the two countries. Zambezi is a narrow river.
History and Politics
Namibia was occupied by different countries. The Portuguese first entered Namibia in the 15th century. They occupied the country. Then in 184 the country passed to the Germans. During World War I, the German colony of South-West Africa was occupied by South Africa. Africa has been in power for a long time. After that, war was declared with them. The guerrilla war for independence started under the leadership of the country's Marxist organization Swapo. Namibia later gained independence from South Africa on March 21, 1990, through the United Nations peace process.
The president of the country is the head of the country. The President appoints the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister runs the country and does the administrative work. He is appointed through the people's vote. But the government system of the country is not so developed. There are many problems in the country. Works a lot. All the expenses for primary and secondary education are borne by the government of the country.
Namibia is called the gem of Africa for its economy. The country is rich in mineral resources. Namibia is economically closely related to South Africa. The country's economy is largely dependent on mineral resources. Apart from this, agriculture, construction industry and tourism also contribute to it.
There are many beautiful places in the country. Many tourists come there. From there the country earns a lot of money. About 14.5% of the economy comes. Namibia's banking sector is also very strong. The country's total GDP rate is 26.451 billion dollars. And the total per capita income is 4,341 dollars.
Nature and Culture
Namibia is a combination of nature. Nature covers almost all parts of the country except the desert. The coast of the country is surrounded by lush greenery. The country has many high mountains where many people come to collect. Most of the people in the country are Christians so their culture is like that of Christians. The country has many ancient civilizations.