[tz] Namibia to change time zone/go permanent DST

Arthur David Olson arthurdavidolson at gmail.com
Wed Aug 9 12:58:37 UTC 2017

>From the newera.com article: "The Zambezi Region, which does not change
time, was another concern raised..."

The Zambezi Region includes Caprivi Strip (already mentioned in the
"africa" file).


On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 8:47 AM, Steffen Thorsen <thorsen at timeanddate.com>

> Namibia is going to change their time zone to what is now their DST:
> https://www.newera.com.na/2017/02/23/namibias-winter-time-
> might-be-repealed/
> This video is from the government decision:
> https://www.nbc.na/news/na-passes-namibia-time-bill-repealin
> g-1994-namibia-time-act.8665
> We have made the assumption so far that they will change their time zone
> at the same time they would normally start DST, the first Sunday in
> September:
> https://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/namibia-new-time-zone.html
> Best regards,
> Steffen
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