Tag: Namibia

Namibia: Mushroom Grower Dreams of Formal Market

July 20, 2021
A struggling mushroom grower in Oshikoto says he will soon start making biscuits, an addition to his existing wide range of products such as soup, dried mushrooms and seeds. This … Read More The post Namibia: Mushroom Grower Dreams of Formal Market appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/namibia-mushroom-grower-dreams-of-formal-market/

Namibia: Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob on the Occassion of The 31st Covid-19 Public Briefing On The National Response Measures

July 19, 2021
Windhoek — Fellow Namibians, good morning. The country has crossed two significant milestones over the past 14-day observance period. We have exceeded 100,000 cumulative cases and over 2,000 deaths have … Read More The post Namibia: Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob on the Occassion of The 31st Covid-19 Public Briefing On The

Namibia: Genocide – Listen to the Cries of the Descendants

June 4, 2021
The unfolding debate regarding an agreement reached between Namibia and Germany over the colonial-era massacres of mainly the Nama and Ovaherero people has enjoyed prominent coverage in the mainstream media, and has been a major talking point on social media platforms. Traditional leaders from the affected communities are, however, deeply divided on the agreement and

Namibia: Statement by Dr. Kalumbi Shangula On The Occasion Of The 28th Covid-19 Briefing

May 29, 2021
Windhoek — Announcement of Amendments to Public Health Covid 19 General Regulations: Public And Environmental Health Act, 2015: Minister Of Health And Social Services. 1.    As the nation has been informed, our President, H. E. Dr Hage G. Geingob and the First Lady Monica Geingos, tested positive for COVID-19. For this reason, the President will

Namibia: Napwu Accuses NBC of Malice

May 20, 2021
Namibia Public Workers Union (Napwu) says Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) does not have the workers’ best interest at heart, as they are not putting their plight first. According to Napwu’s general secretary Petrus Nevonga, NBC cannot cite budgetary constraints or scarce funds as reasons to not pay their employees their wage increment when management paid

Namibia: South African Artists Detained At Walvis Bay

May 9, 2021
Three South African artists were denied entry into the country at Walvis Bay on Friday night for allegedly faking Covid-19 results. The artists who disembarked from a flight from Johannesburg with alleged falsified Covid-19 tests are Obakeng kekaba, Given M Eke ID and Johannes Legodi. They were refused entry through the immigration department. The trio

Namibia to Host United Nations World Tourism Organization Regional Conference in June

May 6, 2021
Namibia will host the United Nations World Tourism Organization Regional Conference on Strengthening Brand Africa for the Swift Recovery of the Tourism Sector from the 14 to 16 June in Windhoek. The United Nations World Tourism Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Elcia Grandcourt, has been present in Namibia this past week undertaking a planning mission

Namibia: Simon Notches Up 14th Victory

May 3, 2021
Harry Simon Junior put his recent troubles behind him to notch up a 14th consecutive professional victory against Dominikus Weyulu at the Nampower Convention Centre on Saturday night. Two weeks ago the MTC Nestor Sunshine Tobias Boxing Academy terminated Simon’s contract due to íll-discipline’, but Immanuel Moses of AC Promotions immediately stepped in to sign

Namibia: Opposition, PM Differ On Corruption

April 9, 2021
Opposition lawmakers vented their anger at Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila on Wednesday after she delivered a ministerial statement outlining the government’s efforts in fighting corruption and the measures the authorities had taken to address the problem. In her statement, Kuugongelwa-Amadhila said government’s commitment to fighting corruption was evident in robust laws, systems and institutions established

Namibia: 5 Reasons to Save the Okavango Delta

March 31, 2021
Saving the Okavango Delta – an African treasure Last year, news that a Canadian oil and gas exploration company, ReconAfrica, planned the go-ahead with fracking in some of Africa’s most sensitive environmental areas sent shockwaves all over the world. The gas giant indicated that it planned to begin oil exploration in the Namibian headwaters of

Africa: The Republic of Namibia Ratifies the Treaty for the Establishment of the African Medicines Agency (AMA)

February 23, 2021
The Republic of Namibia becomes the fifth African Union (AU) Member State to ratify the Treaty for the establishment of the African Medicines Agency (AMA) on 19 January 2021 in Windhoek, Namibia and deposited the instrument of accession, to the Commission of the AU on 18 February 2020 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. H.E. Amira Elfadil

Namibia: Online Store to Boost Influencer Culture

February 15, 2021
Local entrepreneur Adderley Williams wants to change the Namibian e-commerce industry and make Namibians more comfortable with shopping online. Williams and his team aim to change the e-commerce and influencer space by starting an online platform to empower businesses and social-media influencers. Thenga.com.na is a premium Namibian online store to be launched by the end

Namibia: Elevated Measures Set to Address Poaching in the Country – Minister

February 4, 2021
The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) has said that more resources have been allocated to fighting poaching with the aid of more government agencies, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and international development partners as they jump on board in efforts to stop poaching. Environment, Forestry and Tourism Minister Hon Pohamba Shifeta revealed this on Thursday

Namibia: Despite Petitions & Mounting Pressure, Government Proceeds With Sale of 3 Percent of Country’s Last Elephants

January 30, 2021
United Nations — Over 100,000 concerned petitioners have urged the Namibian government to scrap its plan to auction off 170 wild elephants — which include rare desert-adapted elephants — but the country’s Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism said this week that today’s Jan. 29 sale will go on as planned. On the eve of

Namibia: Exile Kids Association Wants Swapo Govt Removed

January 28, 2021
The Namibia Exile Kids Association (Neka) wants the ruling Swapo Party to recall all its representatives in the current administration under president Hage Geingob, saying they have made themselves guilty of corruption. Neka chairperson Benita Nakaambo in an interview with The Namibian said she was disappointed to learn that majority of Swapo’s prominent leaders only

Africa: Namibia Prepares for CHAN Opener

January 18, 2021
The 2020 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) kicked off on Saturday 16 January in Cameroon. Namibia will open their campaign against Guinea on Tuesday at the Limbe Sports Stadium. Namibia is making her second consecutive appearance at the finals. In 2018, Namibia defeated Ivory Coast and Uganda 1-0 each and drew 1-1 with Zambia, the

Namibia: Warriors Head for Controversial CHAN Finals

January 14, 2021
The Brave Warriors were still awaiting Covid-19 tests yesterday ahead of their departure for Cameroon this morning to participate in the 2021 African Nations Championship which has already been plunged into controversy. At print deadline yesterday the final Brave Warriors squad had not been announced, since the management was still awaiting the final results of

Namibia Records 105 Covid Deaths in Six Weeks

January 11, 2021
NAMIBIA has recorded 105 deaths in a space of six weeks following a spike in coronavirus cases. Despite the high number of deaths, Namibia is still to reveal a vaccine rollout strategy. On average, Namibia has been recording 18 deaths per week since the start of December last year. The death rate increased in the

Namibia: Covid-19 Strains Hospitals – allAfrica.com

January 5, 2021
PRIVATE hospitals are getting overwhelmed with the rising Covid-19 cases while state hospitals are still accommodating patients as pressure mounts on the health delivery system. Figures from the Ministry of Health and Social Services show that hospital admissions in Namibia currently stand at 255 with 39 of them in intensive care units (ICUs) as of

Map of African Countries and Major Cities

June 16, 2014
Map of African Countries and Major Cities Zambia ranks 3rd on world’s 50 upcoming tourism destinations – postzambia.com Zambia ranks 3rd on world’s 50 upcoming tourism destinationspostzambia.comAccording to a list compiled by Love Home Swap, based on data from the World Travel and Tourism Council, the 2014/2015 top 50 upcoming countries to watch were dominated