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accident

Namibia records significant reduction of road accidents

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The number of people killed and injured in road crashes in Namibia remains a concern, despite a significant reduction in such accidents, persons injured...
Heiko Maas

Germany to Pay Namibia US$1.3 Billion in Recognition of 20th Century Genocide

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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Friday welcomed the conclusion of the talks with Namibia on recognizing the killings committed by German troops in...
poultry

Namibia suspends poultry imports from South Africa due to avian influenza

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Namibia on Monday banned imports and the in-transit movement of poultry and poultry products from South Africa following the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian...
Industry

Namibia’s manufacturing industry bears brunt of COVID-19 impact

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Namibia's manufacturing sector performance declined by 19.6 percent in 2020, as it bore the brunt of the impact of COVID-19 and associated lockdown measures...
Nigerian traders

Namibia’s total merchandise trade increases in March

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Namibia's total merchandise trade in March increased to 15.7 billion Namibia dollars (1.1 billion U.S. dollars), up from 15.1 billion recorded in February, according...
Employees of Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) process meat at the Francistown abattoir (slaughterhouse), about 430 kilometers northeast of Gaborone, capital of Botswana,March 10, 2015. Ghana's President John Dramani who is in Botswana for a three-day official visit toured the slaughterhouse on Tuesday, and promised to persuade the West African nations to import beef from Botswana. (Xinhua/Shingirai Madondo)

Namibia eyes meat exports to Ghana market

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Namibia and Ghana on Thursday signed a cooperation framework agreement that seeks to promote bilateral trade ties and will see Namibia exporting meat to...
Bird Flu

Namibia suspends poultry imports from South Africa over bird flu

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Namibia has suspended all poultry and bird imports from neighboring South Africa following an avian flu outbreak there. Chief Veterinary Officer Albertina Shilongo with the...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

African leaders to attend former Tanzanian President Magufuli’s state funeral

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At least 10 African leaders have confirmed attendance to the state funeral of former Tanzanian President John Magufuli, chief government spokesman Hassan Abbasi said...
plane

Namibia receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccines from China

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Namibia received its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines from Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac on Tuesday afternoon.
Elephant

Elephant kills 46-year-old man in Namibia

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A 46-year-old man was killed by an elephant in northern Namibia, police confirmed Monday. According to Omusati regional commander, commissioner Titus Shikongo, the deceased, Abner...
HOPEFUL—The fuel could propel airplanes

Privately-owned airlines to cater for international, local tourists in Namibia

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Namibia's Airport Company (NAC) has welcomed the increased frequency by two privately-owned airlines namely, Airlink and FlyWestair. NAC CEO Bisey Uirab Monday...
Hage Geingob

Namibia and Botswana presidents engage in win-win partnership discussions

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Namibia's President Hage Geingob and Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Thursday discussed within the framework of a win-win partnership, matters of mutual concern for...
Mokgweetsi Masisi

Botswana and Namibia explore partnership on water project

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Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi met with his Namibian counterpart Hage Geingob in Windhoek on Thursday to explore the possibility of collaborating on a water...
Covid Vaccine

COVAX-allocated vaccines expected in Namibia in March – Kalumbi Shangula

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Doses of COVID-19 vaccines allocated through the COVAX facility are expected in Namibia in March, Health Minister Kalumbi Shangula said on Wednesday. ...
Medicines

Namibia ratified continental treaty for establishment of African Medicines Agency

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Namibia becomes the fifth African Union (AU) member to ratify the treaty for the establishment of the African Medicines Agency (AMA), the AU Commission...
Hepatitis E

Namibia reports 8,045 Hepatitis E cases since outbreak in 2017

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Namibia has recorded 8,045 Hepatitis E (HEV) cases since the outbreak began in December 2017, a health ministry situation report has said. ...
Namibia Botswana

Namibia and Botswana set to ink four bilateral agreements

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Four bilateral agreements in the areas of diplomatic matters, trade and investment, legal matters and energy resources, are expected to be signed, when Namibia...
Chief Of Staff Prince C Johnson

Liberia does not have an army – Liberia has a brigade and here’s why

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The Liberian people deserve to know the truth ahead of Armed Forces Day on February 11. Liberians remain very vulnerable to heightened insecurity including...
Jubilee House

Ghana accepts credential of six envoys

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday accepted the letters of credence of six new envoys from China, Korea, Canada, Austria, Namibia and Mexico. At separate...
Fuel

Namibia raises fuel prices

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The prices of petrol and diesel will rise by 50 Namibia cents (about 3 U.S. cents) per liter each, effective on Feb 3., Namibia's...
Namibia Map

Namibia pitted in Group B of 2021 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations

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Namibia will face Tunisia, Central Africa Republic (CAR) and Burkina Faso in Group B of the 2021 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations to be...
Inflation

Namibia’s annual inflation rate for December slows down to 2.4 percent

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Namibia's annual inflation rate for December 2020 fell to 2.4 percent, down from 2.6 percent of December 2019, the country's statistics agency said Friday. ...
Namibia Map

Namibia moves to contain new outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in northern regions

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Namibia has banned the movement of live cloven-hoofed animals within and out of areas where new foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) cases were confirmed and nearby...
Namibia

Namibia suspends non-urgent medical procedures amid rising COVID-19 cases

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Namibia, reeling under a new wave of COVID-19 infections, has postponed all non-urgent medical procedures, Health Minister Kalumbi Shangula said Wednesday. The...
Namibia

Namibian arts industry finds solace in technology for recovery

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Despite economic challenges as a result of failure to perform live during the better part of the year because of COVID-19 restrictions, the Namibian...
Railway Project

Namibia’s rail operator unable to meet wage increases due to financial constraints

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Namibia's national railway service provider, TransNamib is unable to meet any wage increases at the company at this particular time, Chief Executive Officer Johny...
biodiversity

Namibia to reform law to enhance environmental, biodiversity protection

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Namibia is reforming its environmental management legislation to enhance the protection of natural resources and promote sustainable management of the environment, a government official...

Turkish Airlines opens new cargo route to Namibia

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Namibia's flagship airport Hosea Kutako International Airport (HKIA) has welcomed the Turkish Airlines as it commenced with a scheduled cargo operation once a...
Covid-19

Tourism expo promotes business revival in Namibia amid COVID-19

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At her premises, artist Elizabeth Ngombe counted proceeds generated from her exhibit at the Namibia Tourism Expo held in capital Windhoek from Nov. 4...
Namibia

Sign language interpreters convey COVID-19 information, bridge gaps in Namibia

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by Ndalimpinga Iita Sign language interpreters in Namibia are bridging gaps by conveying information on COVID-19 to the populace with...