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Gender violence

Namibia to introduce new laws to fight gender-based violence

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Namibia is introducing new laws to deal with the influx of gender-based violence (GBV), the country's Ministry of Justice said on Friday. ...
accident

Namibia’s road deaths decrease over the festive period

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The number of fatalities on Namibia's roads decreased by 20 percent during the just ended festive period, data provided by the Motor Vehicle Accident...
meat

Namibia to continue exporting meat to China

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Namibia has to date exported about 3,000 tonnes of beef to China, where demand continues to grow, official of Meatco, Namibia's leading meat exporter...
Namibian President Hage Geingob addresses at the inauguration ceremony of the Walvis Bay International Airport new Terminal Building at Walvis Bay, Namibia, on July 22, 2016. The airport's new building was built by Chinese construction company, New Era Investments at a cost of about 900 million Namibian dollars (62 million U.S. dollars) and now is able to handle a sustained passenger flow of 200 passengers per hour catering for one-million passengers per annum. Walvis Bay International Airport is the busiest airport at Namibia's coastline. (Xinhua/Wu Changwei)

Namibia, Mali to cooperate on bilateral relations

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Namibia and Mali have made commitment to work together and improve bilateral relations as well as trade engagements in the future. A...
arrested

Namibia: former ministers fail to appeal arrest over bribery charges

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Two former Namibian ministers have failed to appeal their arrests over a fishing corruption scandal. The accused, former minister of fisheries Bernhard...
insurance over

Namibia reinsurance sector gets positive rating

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Namibia National Reinsurance (NamibRe) on Friday received a positive rating from Global Credit Rating (GCR), a leading rating agency in Africa, despite a rather...
Xenophobic

Namibia to relocate 42 foreigners

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The Namibian government will relocate 42 foreigners who ran from South Africa because of xenophobia in that country, the Ministry of Home Affairs said...
inflation

Namibia’s annual inflation rate slows to 2.5 percent

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Namibia's annual inflation rate slowed to 2.5 percent compared to 5.6 percent recorded in November 2018, based on the November 2019 price movements, the...
Southern African Customs Union (SACU)

Namibian minister says Southern African Customs Union member economies remain subdued

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The economic performance of Southern African Customs Union (SACU) member countries has been very subdued and prospects of improvements are doubtful, Namibian Minister of...
Tullow Namibia Kudu Gas To Power Project

Namibia Kudu gas-to-power project alive

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Namibia's long-delayed Kudu gas-to-power project is alive and well, the operator of the Kudu license, BW Kudu announced on Monday. The operator...
Wpid Shelllogo

Potential oil, gas offshore of Namibia – Shell

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Royal Dutch Shell says its data indicates the presence of a pre-deep water petroleum system at its offshore bloc about 30 km north of...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC observer mission to be launched in Namibia ahead of elections

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A Southern African Development Community (SADC) Electoral Observation Mission will be launched on Nov. 18, ahead of Namibia's 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections...
Cervical Cancer

Namibia’s apple sale initiative continues to raise funds to tackle cancer

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Namibia's Cancer Association (CAN) and project partners have raised around 170,000 U.S. dollars (2.5 million Namibia dollars) for cancer victims through the Bank Windhoek...
A file photo shows that Sun Chunlan, China's vice premier, attends a news conference following the closing of the first session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, March 20, 2018. /VCG Phot‍o

Chinese vice premier to visit Ghana

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Chinese Vice Premier Sun Chunlan will pay official friendly visits to Madagascar, Namibia and Ghana from Nov. 4 to 13 at the invitation of...
Person voting

Electoral Commission of Namibia conducts first level checks for voting equipment

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The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) conducted on Monday its First Level Check (FLC) of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). The move...
Wpid Money Growth

Namibia is well poised to take advantage of future maritime growth

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Namibia is expected to experience greater opportunities as a port and coastal state as global seaborne trade is expected to triple in the next...
entrepreneur

Namibia launches pilot entrepreneurship program targeting 1,650 unemployed individuals

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Namibia launched the Enhancing Entrepreneurship Development Program (EMPRETEC) on Wednesday, in a move to bring about a transformational change in unleashing the growth potential...
Open Streets Day

Namibia to promote non-motorized transport in capital

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Namibia will host its first-ever Open Streets Day, whereby a section or a portion of streets will be closed off to cars and opened...
work permit

Namibia ends passport shortage, extends validity to 10 years

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Namibia's home affairs ministry Tuesday announced that it has received new passport stock following months of critical shortages. Deputy Minister of Home...
Communication

Namibia undertakes review of communication and ICT law

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Namibia has started review of the law on communication and information communication technology (ICT) policies as it seeks to address shortcomings, and align the...
Nigeria

Namibia, Nigeria agree to cement relations

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Namibia and Nigeria agreed on Monday to cooperate in tourism, agriculture, investment and the marine driven economy. Namibia's Deputy Prime Minister and...

Botswana’s Dry Port in Namibia to soon handle perishable goods after face-lift

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The Botswana Dry port located in Namibia's Port Town in Walvis Bay is currently undergoing a face-lift and will soon commission 40 reefer plug...
Science class

Namibia to host Science Week for schools, community

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Namibia will host a Science Week that consists of interactive activities for schools and the public with screening of films under the theme 'Humboldt...
Nigeria

Namibia, Nigeria agree to cement relations

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Namibia and Nigeria agreed on Monday to cooperate in tourism, agriculture, investment and the marine driven economy. Namibia's Deputy Prime Minister and...
agricultural productivity

Namibia to hold agricultural outlook conference after drought

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Namibia will hold an agricultural outlook conference this month focusing on strategies to rebuild the agricultural sector after the drought, an official said on...
Fuel

Namibia fuel prices to remain unchanged in October

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Namibia's Minister of Mines and Energy Tom Alweendo on Monday assured Namibians that pump fuel price will not change in the month of October. ...
Africa’s Bright Economic Future Is Its Youth

Namibia should unleash innovative potential of youth – Nangolo Mbumba

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Namibia's Vice President Nangolo Mbumba on Monday urged his country to work towards unleashing the innovative potential of the youth in order to harness...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Namibia approves Zimbabwe anti-sanctions drive

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The Namibian government on Thursday endorsed the engagement of local stakeholders to come up with measures to push the lifting of economic embargo against...
school feeding

Namibia, WFP working on school feeding program

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Namibia's Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) are developing a Home Grown School Feeding Programme. ...
Hepatitis E

Hepatitis E cases in Namibia rise to over 6,000

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Hepatitis E cases in Namibia have risen to over 6,305 cases in the entire country, health officials said Monday. Health Ministry director...