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Namibia switches from +01 with DST to +02 all year

(Thanks to Steffen Thorsen.)
* NEWS: Document this.
* africa: Implement it.
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Unreleased, experimental changes

Changes to future time stamps

Namibia will switch from +01 with DST to +02 all year on
2017-09-03 at 02:00. This affects UT offsets starting 2018-04-01
at 02:00. (Thanks to Steffen Thorsen.)

Changes to past time stamps

Detroit did not observe DST in 1967.
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# See: Immanuel S. The Namibian. 2017-02-23.
# http://www.namibian.com.na/51480/read/Time-change-divides-lawmakers

# From Steffen Thorsen (2017-08-09):
# 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# https://www.newera.com.na/2017/02/23/namibias-winter-time-might-be-repealed/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-repealing-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

# RULE NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Namibia 1994 max - Sep Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Namibia 1995 max - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 0 -
Rule Namibia 1994 2017 - Sep Sun>=1 2:00 1:00 S
Rule Namibia 1995 2017 - Apr Sun>=1 2:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Africa/Windhoek 1:08:24 - LMT 1892 Feb 8
1:30 - +0130 1903 Mar
2:00 - SAST 1942 Sep 20 2:00
2:00 1:00 SAST 1943 Mar 21 2:00
2:00 - SAST 1990 Mar 21 # independence
2:00 - CAT 1994 Apr 3
1:00 Namibia WA%sT
1:00 Namibia WA%sT 2017 Sep 3 2:00
2:00 - CAT

# Niger
# See Africa/Lagos.

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