Missionaries in the 1800s drew many Namibians to Christianity. Namibia’s GDP is relatively high but obscures one of the most unequal income distributions on the African continent. Its main trading partner is South Africa, but it is seeking to diversify its trading relationships. Tourism is a significant generator of employment.
Sorrowful Mysteries: Intentions for Namibia
1. For Namibia to serve as a model in its constitutional provision to protect the environment
2. For adequate care for the 180,000 people with HIV/AIDS
3. For programs to mitigate food shortages arising from drought
4. For the safety of miners
5. For more equitable distribution of wealth