• Namibia's Christine Mboma (L) celebrates with Namibia's Beatrice Masilingi after taking silver in the women's 200m final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on 3 August 2021. Picture: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP

    Namibian medallist reopens athletics 'intersex' debate

    Fellow Namibian, 18-year-old Beatrice Masilingi, who finished sixth, also impressed by reaching the 200m final in her first major championships. But the presence of both women in Tuesday's race has reopened debate about track and field's complex rules regarding women born with elevated testosterone.

  • German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas at a press conference on 28 May 2021 in Berlin, announcing for the first time that Germany recognised it had committed genocide in Namibia during its colonial occupation. Picture: Tobias SCHWARZ/POOL/AFP

    Germany rejects reparations call from Namibia

    At parliamentary question time, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas acknowledged that over the years, there had been calls for reparations from countries including Greece and Poland over Nazi-era massacres.

  • FILE: Namibia's Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila. Picture: AFP.

    Namibia MPs dub genocide deal with Germany 'apartheid'

    Opposition MPs took turns to trash the $1.3-billion deal, accusing the government of sidelining them and the communities directly affected by the genocide during negotiations that reached agreement last month.