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West African Cricket

Namibia Names 14-Man Team for World Cricket League Tournament

Namibia's senior men's cricket team will be led by their new captain Gerhard 'Merwe' Erasmus when they commence their ICC Men's Cricket World Cup...
Telescopio de Rayos Gamma HESS

Namibia to host event on Africa Millimeter Telescope project

Namibia will host a scientific event themed 'Building the Namibian Africa Millimeter Telescope: seeing the unseen', to enlighten and educate people on a ground-breaking...
Hepatitis E

Namibia re-launches response campaign to eliminate hepatitis-E outbreak

The Namibian government re-launched the hepatitis-E outbreak response campaign here on Saturday, in efforts to eliminate the spread of the disease and promote personal...
accidents

Namibia records a decline in road accidents

Namibia Motor Vehicle Accident Fund on Saturday said the country recorded a significant decline in road crashes. Speaking in Windhoek, MVA Fund Chief Executive Officer,...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC secretary worries over low regional trade

A top Southern African diplomat on Friday raised concern over the implementation of intra-regional trade. Speaking at the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of...
Electricity

Namibia issues 19 licenses to independent power producers

The Electricity Control Board (ECB) of Namibia has issued 19 generation licenses to independent power producers, according to ECB statistic available Friday. The licenses include...
Education BECE

Namibia to launch maiden guide on physical education

Namibia will launch the first "Physical Education for Life" Educator's Guide to assist educators to use physical education as a tool to achieve holistic...
dollars

Adaptation Fund pumps in US$4 million for desalination projects in Namibia

Adaptation Fund has pumped in a total amount of some 60 million Namibian dollars (about 4.2 million U.S. dollars) to implement pilot projects on...
A group of farmers in Sawla

Namibian farmers gain from controlled grain imports

Namibian farmers gained a significant market share for their produce, thanks to controlled imports imposed by the government, an agronomic board report said on...
school feeding

Namibia food program benefits 85,000 school children

A total of 85,000 learners are registered in a school feeding program in Namibia, an education official said on Tuesday. The...
mine

Strike at Namibia zinc mine said to cost US$22 million

A strike that put operations at Skorpion Zinc Mine in southern Namibia 14 days behind schedule is anticipated to result in a 22 million...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Namibia hosts SADC meeting

Namibia is hosting the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers Meeting in Windhoek on Monday. The meeting's theme is...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

4th industrial revolution elements necessary to SADC’s industrialization strategy

The key elements of the fourth industrial revolution strategies and programs are helpful as the Southern African Development Community (SADC) continues to implement the...
International Labour Organization

Ratification of Domestic Workers Convention set to advance gender equality

The International Labor Organization (ILO) Domestic Workers Convention has been added to the priority conventions for the Southern African Development Community (SADC), according to...
Education

Namibia and UNESCO Funds Online Forum for Educators

The Namibian government in conjunction with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-China Funds-in-Trust (CFIT) on Thursday launched the inter-institutional Kopano Online...
ILLEGAL: Illegal weapons seized by the police. PHOTO: NAMPA

210,000 firearms licensed to Namibian civilians

Namibia's Deputy Minister of Safety and Security Daniel Kashikola on Thursday confirmed that 210,000 licensed firearms were issued to civilians. A total of 4,870 applications...
sanitary pads

Only 17 percent of rural women, girls in Namibia have access to improved sanitation...

Only 17 percent of women and girls living in rural areas in Namibia have access to improved sanitation facilities, Minister of Gender Equality and...
Basketball

Namibia Works At Forming a Club for Basketball Africa League

President of the Namibia Basketball Federation (NBF) Andrew Masongo said Monday that Namibia could form a club to represent the country at the new...
uefa

UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour Arrives in Namibia

The UEFA Champions League Trophy tour will arrive in Namibia on March 7 in the capital, Windhoek, to provide fans the chance to get...
Esther Utjiua Muinjangue

Namibia’s opposition political party elects first female president

Namibia's opposition party, the National Unity Democratic Organization became the first political party in the country to be headed by a female, when it...
Timber

Namibia tourism minister warns against timber exports

Namibian Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta on Sunday issued a stern warning to government officials parceling out timber harvesting permits in the...
Atlas Namibia

Namibia compiles new atlas

Namibia Nature Foundation (NNF) and Research and the Information Services of Namibia (RAISON) are compiling a new Atlas, RAISON director John Mandelson said Friday. Mandelson...
Electricity

60 percent of Namibia energy required sourced from SAPP

Namibia's deputy minister of Mines and Energy Kornelia Shilunga said Wednesday that about 60 percent of Namibia's energy required was sourced from Southern Africa...
water

Underground water modeling training targets water shortage in Namibia

In efforts to build the capacity of water policymakers and foster research collaboration, Namibia's Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry in partnership with UNESCO...
Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo

DRC president to visit Namibia

The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo Felix Tshsekedi Tshilombo plans to pay a two-day working visit to his Namibian counterpart Hage Geingob...
drug

Namibian police caution young women becoming drug mules

Namibian police deputy commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi has cautioned the public that young women are emerging as targets for drug dealers in the country, who...
Flag Pins Ghana Namibia

Namibia and Ghana to Cement Bilateral Ties

Namibia and Ghana will strengthen bilateral cooperation in different areas of mutual interest at the upcoming third session of the Joint Permanent Commission of...
Electricity

Regional power utilities to meet for 52nd Southern Africa Power Pool meeting in Windhoek

Around 120 delegates from across Southern Africa will converge in Namibia's capital city, Windhoek for the 52nd Southern Africa Power Pool (SAPP) meetings from...
mines

Namibia needs to discover new mines to continue supporting economy

Namibia's mining sector will continue to be an important contributor to the economy only if new mines are discovered, Namibia's Minister of Mines and...
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)

Namibian president appoints commission of inquiry into claims of ancestral land

Namibia's president Hage Geingob on Thursday appointed a commission of inquiry into claims of ancestral land rights and restitution, in fulfillment of one of...