Tag: Namibia

Nam looks at manufacturing for economic growth
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Nam looks at manufacturing for economic growth

Staff Reporter - Jun 12, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Namibia will be shifting its new economic transformation to focus on manufacturing and exporting finished goods, as opposed to the current situation…

Nam, France sign environment sustainability agreement
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Nam, France sign environment sustainability agreement

Staff Reporter - Jun 12, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta WINDHOEK – Namibia and France this week signed a financial co-operation agreement to fund green and ecofriendly businesses.    The agreement aims to finance…

Namibia welcomes new WHO director-general
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Namibia welcomes new WHO director-general

Staff Reporter - Jun 02, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta WINDHOEK – Namibia is among various African countries and the world over to congratulate Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his appointment as the new…

Swaziland, Namibia trade non existent
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Swaziland, Namibia trade non existent

Staff Reporter - May 22, 2017

By Timo Shihepo Windhoek – Swaziland and Namibia having missing out on potential trade opportunities and other business ventures mainly because both have struggled to implement trade…

Namibia among few countries to implement digital IDs
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Namibia among few countries to implement digital IDs

Staff Reporter - May 08, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta Windhoek - Namibia is among a few countries in Africa to have digitalised the National Population Register, which is fully integrated, combining the birth,…

Trans Kalahari Corridor lines up projects for transformation
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Trans Kalahari Corridor lines up projects for transformation

Staff Reporter - May 08, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE – The Trans Kalahari Corridor (TKC) has lined up a number of projects to be undertaken in the near future as it aims…

Namibia’s cycling lose promising rider Seibeb
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Namibia’s cycling lose promising rider Seibeb

Staff Reporter - May 07, 2017

By Staff writer WINDHOEK – The Namibian sporting fraternity, specifically cycling, was dealt a major blow this past week following the death of one of the country’s…

Leave Saharawi now – Nam, Zim tell Morocco
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Leave Saharawi now – Nam, Zim tell Morocco

Staff Reporter - May 02, 2017

Harare – Zimbabwe and Namibia on Wednesday said they will not tire in their quest to see Morocco, which was recently re-admitted into the African Union (AU),…

Namibia, Zimbabwe enhance co-operation
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Namibia, Zimbabwe enhance co-operation

Staff Reporter - May 02, 2017

HARARE – Zimbabwe and Namibia this week took their cordial relations to a whole new level with a three-day state visit by President Hage Geingob on Wednesday.…

ERONGO RED – INTRODUCING THE NEW CEO MR FESSOR MBANG
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ERONGO RED – INTRODUCING THE NEW CEO MR FESSOR MBANG

The Southern Times - May 02, 2017

The Erongo RED Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr.Fessor Mbango as the new Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. Mr. Mbango holds…

Nam’s Haitope to compete at Prague Marathon
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Nam’s Haitope to compete at Prague Marathon

Staff Reporter - Apr 28, 2017

WINDHOEK – Namibian long distance runner, Lavinia Haitope is hard at work preparing for her first trip to Europe to compete at the Prague International Marathon on…

Namibia’s NEEF drawing regional comparisons
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Namibia’s NEEF drawing regional comparisons

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

By Tiri Masawi Windhoek - Namibia is set to pluck a leaf from South Africa and Zimbabwe by tabling the Namibia Equitable Economic Empowerment Framework (NEEF) Bill…

SA’s junk status won’t affect Nam – experts
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SA’s junk status won’t affect Nam – experts

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Economic experts say that South Africa’s credit rating downgrade to junk status is not likely to create instability in Namibia’s financial system…

Namibia school sports project off the ground
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Namibia school sports project off the ground

Staff Reporter - Apr 07, 2017

By Adolf Kaure WINDHOEK – The much anticipated school sports project for Khomas and Ohangwena Regions was inaugurated last week at the Concordia College in the capital,…

Nam, Zim refugees voluntarily return home
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Nam, Zim refugees voluntarily return home

Staff Reporter - Apr 03, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE - Namibia and Zimbabwe refugees, who stayed at Dukwi Refugee Camp in northern Botswana, have decided to return to their countries of origin…

Region braces for upsurge in malaria cases
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Region braces for upsurge in malaria cases

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE -The Southern African region is bracing for increase in cases of malaria disease outbreak with Botswana and Zimbabwe issuing fresh alerts while other…

Geingob urges Namibians to guard country’s independence jealously
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Geingob urges Namibians to guard country’s independence jealously

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Timo Shihepo & Lahja Nashuuta RUNDU, the capital of Kavango East region in north-eastern Namibia, came to life when it hosted the country’s 27th independence anniversary…

Namibia, China relations still intact
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Namibia, China relations still intact

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK – The Namibian government has said that the country’s relations with China are still sound despite government agencies issuing warnings about Chinese nationals, especially…

Time for Namibians to experience the next level of promised prosperity
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Time for Namibians to experience the next level of promised prosperity

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

On 21 March, Namibia celebrated its 27th independence anniversary and President Hage Geingob inspected the national guard as a proud man. He could be seen boasting as…

Switzerland, SA – Nam’s top trading partners
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Switzerland, SA – Nam’s top trading partners

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Switzerland was Namibia’s number one export destination for 2016, leading by R13.3 billion, followed by South Africa with R11.4 billion and Botswana…