WINDHOEK, Namibia (AP) — Young climate activists from African nations have high demands but low expectations for the U.N. climate conference which begins Sunday in the Egyptian coastal resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) — The final meeting of African nations' climate negotiators ahead of the global U.N. summit kicks off in the Namibian capital Windhoek on Monday, with participants expected to focus on how to ramp up renewable energy on the continent.
GEELONG, Australia (AP) — Dusan Shanaka's patched-up Sri Lanka beat Netherlands but both advanced to the Super 12 stage at the Twenty20 World Cup on Thursday.
The Dutch could thank the United Arab Emirates for knocking out Namibia in the last Group A games.
HOBART, Australia (AP) — Scotland beat two-time champion West Indies by 42 runs Monday in the second big upset in two days at the Twenty20 Cricket World Cup after Namibia’s win over Sri Lanka.
George Munsey scored an unbeaten 66 from 53 deliveries to lift Scotland to 160 for five after being sent in to bat in overcast conditions at Hobart.
GEELONG, Australia (AP) — Namibia has beaten former champions Sri Lanka in a huge upset on the opening day of the qualifying tournament for the Twenty20 World Cup.
The African nation secured a 55-run win over Sri Lanka after the 2014 champions won the toss and elected to field.
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — West Indies is the only team to win the Twenty20 World Cup twice, and 2014 champion Sri Lanka is the only three-time finalist in the championship for international cricket’s shortest format.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Seven decades after cheetahs died out in India, they're back.
Eight big cats from Namibia made the long trek Saturday in a chartered cargo flight to the northern Indian city of Gwalior, part of an ambitious and hotly contested plan to reintroduce cheetahs to the South Asian country.
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) — Namibia qualified for a seventh successive Rugby World Cup in 2023 after beating Kenya 36-0 in the Rugby Africa Cup final at Stade Maurice-David on Sunday.
Namibia advanced as Africa 1 into Pool A with tournament host France, New Zealand, Italy and Uruguay.
BERLIN (AP) — German officials said Monday that numerous priceless artifacts taken from African nations during colonial times will be permanently returned.
Among the artifacts is a shell-studded statue of the mother goddess Ngonnso', which holds great spiritual significance for the Nso' people of northwest Cameroon, the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation said.