Namibia

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Artículo
28 May 2002
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Autor(a): Christof Maletsky, The Namibian

...Among ideas being floated in the company's corridors is the provision of anti-retroviral drugs to HIV-positive employees.

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Artículo
24 April 2002
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Autor(a): UN Wire

3,500 tons of accumulated obsolete pesticides and contaminated ground soil in the country...Other African countries are also facing similar dilemmas, including Tanzania, Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland, Mali and Tunisia

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Artículo
22 April 2002
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Autor(a): Hugh Ellis, The Namibian

The Okapuka tannery outside Windhoek has been temporarily closed while an investigation into poor labour practices is conducted.

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Artículo
2 April 2002
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Autor(a): Max Hamata, The Namibian

The Police are investigating allegations that a karakul sheep farmer tortured two of his employees with a cattle prodder to force them to give information about the theft of 170 sheep. One of the farmworkers, Thomas Topnaar, suffered severe injuries to...

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Artículo
19 March 2002
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Autor(a): The Namibian

Environmentally and socially conscious development is the only way forward for the mining industry. This was said by Anita Roper, deputy secretary-general of the International Council and Mining and Metals, who spoke at an official function of the...

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Artículo
18 March 2002
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Autor(a): Ralph Hazleton, Diamonds and Human Security Project, website of Partnership Africa Canada

Occasional Paper of the Diamonds and Human Security Project investigating the extent to which diamonds contribute to development in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana, countries which have been the most vocal champions of "diamonds for development".

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Artículo
21 February 2002
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Autor(a): Conrad Angula, The Namibian

A trade union leader was yesterday allegedly harassed by members of the Police Special Field Force (SFF) outside the Safari Hotel in Windhoek for his role in a protest by hotel workers.

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Artículo
19 November 2001
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Autor(a): The Namibian

The Namibia Farmworkers Union (Nafwu) annual meeting at the weekend was adamant that Government should introduce minimum wages in the agricultural sector in view of the starvation wages paid by some farmers.

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Artículo
19 November 2001
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Autor(a): The Namibian

Delegates to a Namibia Farmworkers Union (Nafwu) meeting have condemned the exploitation of child labourers in Namibia...The union appealed "to employers in the agricultural sector who have continued to employ minor children to immediately stop these...

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Artículo
1 October 2001
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Autor(a): ACTSA [Action for Southern Africa]

Within the EPZs [Export Processing Zones] working conditions are worse than in Namibia generally, pay is lower, hours are longer and health and safety conditions are worse. Yet unions are not allowed to organise there.

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