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2008-09-01 18:00:19

Text of report by state-owned Namibian newspaper New Era website on 1 September [Report by Charles Tjatindi: "Mining Puts Water Supply in Tight Squeeze"] WALVIS BAY While Namibia largely benefits from uranium and other mining, these economic activities put a strain on the country's supply of vital services such as water.

2006-06-08 07:35:00

But while the black gold brings billions of dollars to the oil firms and the province of Alberta, critics say the operations are taking too big a toll on the environment.

2006-06-07 14:41:22

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - The celebrity magazine Hello! threatened legal action on Wednesday against Internet sites that posted a leaked exclusive photo of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt with their infant daughter.

2006-05-30 17:45:07

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The African-born daughter of Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt was delivered by Cesarean section in a weekend surgery and birth that "went flawlessly," Jolie's doctor said on Tuesday.

2006-05-29 10:00:00

By Gordon Bell WALVIS BAY, Namibia (Reuters) - Elen Gubeb's tattered sandals and torn jeans don't match his pricey new Mizuno glove, but dress is not important at this home-made golf track on Namibia's desert coast, an unlikely golf hotspot.

2006-05-29 05:22:57

LANGSTRAND, Namibia (Reuters) - Swaddled in tight security, the newest member of Hollywood royalty was said to be doing fine on Monday tucked in an African hideaway with her superstar parents Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.

2006-05-28 05:21:58

By Shafiek Tassiem and Howard Burditt WALVIS BAY, Namibia (Reuters) - A star is born.

2006-05-28 03:16:27

WALVIS BAY, Namibia (Reuters) - Hollywood stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have had a baby daughter, People magazine said on Sunday.

2006-05-24 12:21:21

SWAKOPMUND, Namibia (Reuters) - A South African photographer was arrested in Namibia on Wednesday for the second time in a week while trying to snap a picture of Hollywood superstars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.

2006-05-24 12:17:08

SWAKOPMUND, Namibia (Reuters) - A South African photographer was arrested in Namibia on Wednesday for the second time in a week while trying to snap a picture of Hollywood superstars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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