- Namibia is sending 148 wild animals overseas to Cuba, where they will become residents of the National Zoological Park outside of Havana.
B2Gold Corp. Reports on Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Gold Production and Guidance for 2012 Production and Development and Exploration Plans and BudgetsB2Gold Corp., is pleased to announce its gold production figures for the fourth quarter and year of 2011 and the Company's guidance for 2012 production and development and exploration plans and budgets. All dollar figures are in United States dollars unless otherwise indicated.
New Year's 2012 Shortages Forecast Worldwide, and Not Just Norwegian Butter: A New Yorker's Opinion [VIDEO]The great Norwegian butter shortage got me to thinking that shortages of 2012 might be just the ticket to send my faithful readers off to a rockin' New Year's Eve celebration. For sure, Lady Gaga will make it seem alright, though.
- NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) will look into a mysterious space ball, which dropped onto an African village in Namibia in mid-November. The hollow ball is reportedly made of a metal alloy known to man.
- B2Gold Corp. and Auryx Gold Corp. are pleased to announce that they have completed the previously announced business combination.
- Auryx Gold Corp. is pleased to announce that it has obtained today an interim order from the Supreme Court of British Columbia authorizing, among other things, the holding of the Company’s annual and special meeting of holders of common shares of Auryx and matters relating to the conduct of such Meeting.
- A suspect package believed to be containing components of a bomb was reportedly found at the Namibian Capital of Windhoek on Thursday. A suitcase checked on to a plane en-route to Munich Germany was intercepted during the loading of an Air Berlin flight. Initial reports from the Germany's Federal Crime Office suggest that the X-ray device revealed batteries that were attached with wires to a detonator and a ticking clock.
- Nairobi's Africities summit is the fourth for local governments in the continent. The first, in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivore in 1998, saw the emergence of the African municipal movement on the regional and international scene.