‘All dead’: the Munich Olympics massacre 50 years ago

‘All dead’: the Munich Olympics massacre 50 years ago

By Pascale JUILLIARD September 5, 1972: Palestinian gunmen storm the Olympic Village at the Summer Games in Munich and take a group of Israeli athletes hostage, triggering a standoff that ends in a massacre. AFP was the first news outlet to report on the tragic climax...
Angola since independence

Angola since independence

Here are key dates in Angola’s post-independence history ahead of elections on August 24. President Joao Lourenco, whose party has led the country since independence, is seeking a second term. – Civil war – On November 11, 1975, Angola becomes...
Huge complex of 500 standing stones found in Spain

Huge complex of 500 standing stones found in Spain

A huge megalithic complex of more than 500 standing stones has been discovered in southern Spain which could be one of the largest in Europe, archaeologists told AFP Thursday. The stones were discovered on a plot of land in Huelva, a province which flanks the...
Rössing Uranium launches 45 years’ legacy book

Rössing Uranium launches 45 years’ legacy book

On Wednesday, 17 August 2022, Rössing Uranium launched its 45 year legacy book in Swakopmund. The 270 pages book documents the history and contributions of Rössing Uranium’s to Namibia’s socio-economic footprint over the past 45 years (1976 -2021). In his opening...