- Egypt, Indonesia and several other countries demanded Google user information for the first time in 2014.
- Thabane fled Lesotho for South Africa on Saturday, hours before the army surrounded his residence and overran police stations in Maseru.
- The new species of round-eared sengi, or elephant-shrew, is a native of the far-off northwestern region of Namibia.
- Season 3 of "Naked and Afraid" will premiere on Discovery on Sunday, June 29. Watch the trailer for the dramatic upcoming season.
- Foreign runners made their debut at Pyongyang’s annual marathon Sunday as North Korea sprinted toward its own ambitious tourism goals.
Overfishing Causes Ecosystems To ‘Unravel,’ Fish Populations Can’t Recover After ‘Tipping Points’ ReachedResearchers in the U.S. analyzed fisheries data from around the globe, examining the domino effect that occurs after a particular fish population is harvested to depletion.
- The controversial sale draws protests and even death threats.
- A deadly crash of a Mozambican Embraer 190 in Namibia may have been a pilot suicide. It's a rare occurrence, but it does happen -- such as in these cases.
- Every year, Namibia's government permits the killing of up to five of the country’s 1,795 black rhinos.
- A new study tries to understand when our earliest ancestors -- one man and one woman -- lived and how the human race expanded across the planet.
- Africa is becoming the top choice for North American oil companies looking to diversify, and the East African Rift is the hottest of the hot, with Kenya waiting on commercial viability, Angola and Ghana already on the road to rival Nigeria and two newcomers—Namibia and Zambia—where the doors have been thrown open for exploration. Getting in on Namibia and Zambia is an extremely expensive endeavour, but here's a way to de-risk this adventure, keep your shareholders calm and strategically position yourself to take advantage of the next big find without footing the massive drilling bill: Buy up a ton of acreage and sit back and let others do the expensive exploration and drilling on territory adjacent to yours. Then strike and watch offers come in.
- More than one-half (53 percent) of Malawians live below the poverty line, while more than 90 percent of the population lives on less than $2 per day.
- Full text of the final communiqué issued by leaders of the G-8 nations on Tuesday.
- Swaziland has failed to produce enough food to feed itself for the past four decades.