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Schoolboy in Namibia invents phone that doesn’t use airtime

A Namibian schoolboy in the country’s Ohagwena Region has come up with a sim-less mobile phone that does not require airtime to make calls. The...

SUCCESS STORY FROM NAMIBIA: HEINRICH HAFENI’S SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Heinrich Hafeni Nghidipaya was born 33 years ago in Swakopmund, just north of the city of Walvis Bay, Namibia. The first born of five...

Young Namibian makes satellite booster from scrap

A young inventor from northern Namibia has innovatively used scrap material to build a satellite dish booster to enhance people's internet connectivity, especially those...

10 Most Mineral-Rich Countries In Africa

When it comes to the stuff bling is made of, Africa is enormously bountiful. Its mineral deposits make it one of the richest natural-resource-laden places on Earth and everyone...

Namibian eye doctor wins first UN Nelson Mandela Prize

The President of the United Nations General Assembly announced on Monday that the winners of the inaugural United Nations Nelson Rholihlahla Mandela Prize are...

Namibian 22yr old student develops the country’s own social networking website...

Namibian whizz-kid, Gerson Mangundu, currently studying information technology in Cuba, has developed Namibia’s own social network service called Namhook. According Mangundu, the development of the service which took him...

Five African investment hotspots for 2015

Across Africa, there are enormous opportunities to make healthy returns and play a part in continued progress of the world’s most dynamic continent. I...