Namibia

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 11:25:57 GMT
Strengthening Immunisation of Africa's Children
[New Era] THE Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention and the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) have announced an extended partnership with particular focus on immunisation of children across the continent.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 13:20:12 GMT
Budget Over 200 Pre-Primary Teachers to Be Recruited
[New Era] Ongwediva -- Executive director of the ministry of education Sanet Steenkamp said N$18.3 billion received in the 2024/2025 financial budget will enable extra teachers to be recruited to ensure the adequate number of educators are employed.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 05:14:40 GMT
N$9 Million Emergency Shelter Approved By Swakopmund Municipality
[Namibia Economist] The Swakopmund Municipal Council has approved the construction of an emergency shelter with N$9.5 million allocated to phase one of the project, the council said after its most recent meeting.

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 14:32:33 GMT
Court Challenge of ARVs Tender Decision Fails
[Namibian] An attempt to challenge a decision of the Central Procurement Board of Namibia (CPBN) on the supply of antiretroviral medication to the Ministry of Health and Social Services has failed in the Windhoek High Court.

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 14:39:02 GMT
Chinese Company Takes Over Twin Hills
[Namibian] Chinese company Yintai Gold has reached an agreement with Canadian gold exploration company Osino Resources to acquire all outstanding Osino common shares in a deal valued at around C$368m (N$5,5 billion), or C$1,90 per share.

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 10:06:47 GMT
Mbumba Thanks Namibians for Unity During Mourning Period
[Namibian] President Nangolo Mbumba has extended his gratitude to Namibians and international heads of state and government for their solidarity and support during the mourning period for president Hage Geingob.

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 18:09:40 GMT
Namibia Asserts ICJ Authority Over Israel-Palestine War
[Namibian] Namibia has firmly stated that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has the mandate to address the Israel-Palestine conflict, regarding the legal implications of Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories.

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 11:51:37 GMT
My President, My Husband, My Best Friend
[Namibian] Former first lady Monica Geingos delivered this tribute to her husband, the late president Hage Geingob, at a special memorial service in Windhoek on Saturday.

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 11:08:45 GMT
Geingob Unites Namibia in Death
[New Era] After 21 excruciating days, Namibia bade a final farewell to Hage Geingob on Sunday, burying the man credited with laying the country's governance bedrock, a freedom fighter and Pan-Africanist of note.

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 11:09:57 GMT
Germany Ready to Atone for Namibian Genocide - President Steinmeier
[New Era] German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier has acknowledged that it is high time for his country to take full responsibility and tender a formal apology to Namibians for the atrocities committed during the 1904/08 genocide.

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 11:09:02 GMT
Bwabwata Communities Divided Over Regional Borders
[New Era] Katima Mulilo -- The Khwe community living within the Bwabwata National Park bordering the Kavango East and Zambezi regions are divided over regional demarcation.

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 11:30:51 GMT
Namibia Found Wanting By Financial Action Task Force
[New Era] Ineffective implementation of compliance with international anti-money laundering (AML), combatting the financing of terrorism (CFT), and combating proliferation financing (CPF) standards have led to Namibia being greylisted by the Financia...

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 11:28:42 GMT
'Israel's Brutal Occupation Evokes Apartheid Memories'
[New Era] Namibia, through Minister of Justice Yvonne Dausab and international lawyer Phoebe Okowa, presented oral statements on Friday at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands on the legal consequences arising from the policie...

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 11:26:40 GMT
City of Windhoek Crafts Recovery Plan...Aimed At Securing Long-Term Financial Sustainability
[New Era] City of Windhoek CEO Moses Matyayi has assured the City's stakeholders, partners, and the residents that for now and in the foreseeable future, the capital city is "a going concern". This is an accounting term describing a business that is ...

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 13:10:24 GMT
Chakwera Hold Security Talks With 3 SADC Leaders in Namibia
[Nyasa Times] President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera on Sunday held regional security and peace talks with some of his counterparts in the Sadc region in Windoek, Namibia on the sidelines of activities for the late Namibian president Hage Gottfried.

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 04:40:37 GMT
Nation Gathers to Bid Farewell to Geingob
[Namibian] Namibians, along with members of the international community, have gathered at the Heroes' Acre on Sunday for the funeral proceedings of president Hage Geingob, who died on 4 February after being diagnosed with cancer.

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 16:44:37 GMT
Geingob Laid to Rest
[Namibian] President Hage Geingob, Namibia's third president who died on 4 February, was buried at Heroes' Acre on the outskirts of Windhoek on Sunday, 25 February.

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 20:55:33 GMT
'You Were Born a Peasant and Died a President' - Monica On Her Hage
[Namibian] Former first lady Monica Geingos says despite his modest upbringing, president Hage Geingob accomplished remarkable feats and influenced numerous lives.

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 13:14:03 GMT
A Nation United in Grief
[Namibian] Crowds of mourners gathered across Windhoek as president Hage Geingob's body was transported through the capital in a military procession on Friday.

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 02:16:55 GMT
Keynote Tribute By President Nangolo Mbumba At The Memorial Service Of Dr.Hage G. Geingob
[Government of Namibia] Windhoek -- Keynote Tribute By His Excellency Dr. Nangolo Mbumba, President Of The Republic Of Namibia On Occasion Of The Memorial Service Of The Third President Of The Republic Of Namibia, His Excellency Dr.Hage G. Geingob

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 20:01:16 GMT
Eulogy Delivered by Speaker Katjavivi at the Official Memorial Service for President Geingob
[Government of Namibia] Windhoek -- Abridged biography of H. E. Hage G. Geingob by Honourable Prof. Peter h. Katjavivi, MP, Speaker of the National Assembly, on the occasion of the official memorial service of Hage G. Geingob

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 04:34:00 GMT
Ad773 - Namibian Youth Demand That Government Make Job Creation a Top Priority
[Afrobarometer] Young citizens are more educated than their elders, but also more unemployed.

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 15:25:09 GMT
Geingob Treated National Teams Equally - Veii
[Namibian] Former director of sport Vetumbuavi Veii says the late president Hage Geingob did not differentiate when giving words of encouragement to the various national sport teams of Namibia.

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 15:24:35 GMT
Street Vendors Allowed to Operate At Geingob's Memorial
[Namibian] Street vendors are permitted to sell their goods at specified locations during Saturday's official memorial service proceedings of former president Hage Geingob at Independence Stadium, according to information minister Emma Theofelus.

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 10:45:57 GMT
27 African Leaders to Attend Geingob's Funeral
[New Era] At least 27 African leaders, of which 18 are sitting heads of state, have confirmed attendance of the state funeral of the late former president Hage Geingob.

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 10:16:03 GMT
Remembering Geingob
[Namibian] These are some of your reactions to the death of president Hage Geingob, as well as your memories of the statesman:

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 11:02:21 GMT
Villagers Demand Potable Water At Clinic
[New Era] Mashare -- A clinic at Mashare village in the Kavango East region has closed its doors due to a lack of potable water.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 15:37:50 GMT
'Zim, Namibia Will Remain Inseparable'
[The Herald] Wallace Ruzvidzo -- Zimbabwe and Namibia will always enjoy cordial relations and continue working towards economic prosperity for the mutual benefit of both peoples, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Ambassador Frederick S...

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 13:55:13 GMT
Scheduled Power Outage to Impact Windhoek and Surrounding Areas
[Namibia Economist] The City of Windhoek has issued a notification regarding a scheduled power outage set to affect various neighbourhoods and establishments on 10 March, from 08:00 to 16:00.

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 16:29:04 GMT
Hage Geingob Was Larger Than Life
[Namibian] They say teachers in Ethiopia used to tell schoolchildren that if former Emperor Haile Selassie were to die, the sun would not rise. Paradoxically, on 4 February 2024, the sun rose and set as if nothing had happened.

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