:Casper Viviers, Louis van der Westhuizen, Johannes Coetzee, Mahepisa Tjeriko, Tjiuee Uanivi, Wian Conradie, Janco Venter, PJ van Lill, Eugene Jantjies, Cliven Loubser, JC Greyling, Darryl de la Harpe, Johan Deysel (captain), Johann Tromp and Chrysander Botha.
) started badly with the defeat to Kenya but they bounced back to win against Zimbabwe and with on the pressure for them to do well on their final match, against the host Madagascar, they were true professionals and brave sons of the soil who were prepared to realize their dream by sweat or blood as they soldiered on and victory is ours as Namibians," Muinjo acknowledged.
Anton von Wietersheim (MP) who spoke of the passion Joh Henschel has for nature, especially the Welwitschia plant.
His experience with the Namib started in 1977 when he followed spotted hyaenas in the Kuiseb Canyon, and later conducted research on spiders, insects, climate, Welwitschia and a host of other subjects published in 120 scientific articles and many more popular writings.
It was hard to see the Welwitschias. It looked pretty, absolutely pretty." The lush green lasted a few weeks, but Von Willert could detect the effects on some plants months later.
"We had a hard time getting the guide back focused on Welwitschias," Jernstedt says.
A Namibia, nicknamed the Welwitschias
or Biltongboere, made their World Cup bow in 1999 and are now competing in their fourth successive tournament.
of the Messum crater are among the largest and oldest in the world.
arrived in Portugal this week and are ready to conquer the Iberian Peninsula on Saturday, 7 November when they face off against the Portuguese.
If the Welwitschias
slip up away from home, they will have a chance to correct whatever mistakes they committed in Abdjan in the second leg on 27 June in Windhoek.
Meanwhile South Africa's Springboks will play against the Welwitschias
Invitational Fifteen at the Hage Geingob Stadium.
I found the article on Welwitschia
("Torn to ribbons in the desert," SN: 10/27/01, p.