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Namibia: New Country, New Government, New Freedom

Namibia: Assumptions on a Land Lost

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When first learning that I was going to be spending most of my semester researching Namibia, I trembled with fear. I knew that Nambia had gained its independence in 1990, and dread how I was going to be able to find enough information about the young country. My assumption was that it was a little country in Africa and all I thought about was the movie “Outbreak.” I thought tropical rain-forests filled with monkeys full of disease. After the first assignment I quickly realized that it was far from the tropic land filled with towering canopies and howling primates swinging from vines. Namibia is a land arid as the dustbowl filled with a largely riches the world envies. Continue reading “Namibia: New Country, New Government, New Freedom”