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Tanzanian President John Magufuli

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

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

Namibia receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccines from China

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

Elephant kills 46-year-old man in Namibia

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

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

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

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

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

Namibia ratified continental treaty for establishment of African Medicines Agency

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

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

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

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

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...

Namibia raises fuel prices

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

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...

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

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

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

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

Namibian arts industry finds solace in technology for recovery

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

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...

Namibia to reform law to enhance environmental, biodiversity protection

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

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

Tourism expo promotes business revival in Namibia amid COVID-19

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

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

by Ndalimpinga Iita Sign language interpreters in Namibia are bridging gaps by conveying information on COVID-19 to the populace with...
A local tour guide holds a handfull of dead desert locusts after an invasion in Shaba National Reserve in Isiolo, northern Kenya, 16 January 2020 (issued 18 January 2020). Large swarms of desert locusts have been invading northern Kenya for weeks, after having infested some 70,000 hectares of land in Somalia which the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has termed the 'worst situation in 25 years' in the Horn of Africa. FAO cautioned on 13 January 2020 that it poses an 'unprecedented threat' to food security and livelihoods in the region. The government is spraying pesticide in the affected areas to battle the insects. EPA/Daniel Irungu

Namibia needs 1.8 million USD to fight locust outbreak: minister

Namibia needs an estimated amount of 30 million Namibia dollars (1.8 million U.S. dollars) for resources to deal with the locust outbreak in...

Namibia cricket embarks on initiative to revive struggling tourism sector

Namibia cricket has joined efforts with the "Eagles" brand to help revive the country's ailing tourism sector with the launch of the #EaglesChallenge on...
China’s economy

Namibia’s economy contracts by 11.1 percent in second quarter

Namibia's domestic economy contracted by 11.1 percent in the second quarter this year compared to a decline of 3.6 percent recorded in the...
Staff unload Chinese medical supplies from an airplane at the Kotota International Airport in Accra, capital of Ghana, April 6, 2020. China's medical supplies for 18 African countries have arrived here on Monday, and are scheduled to be delivered to the other 17 countries within a few days. The beneficiary African countries are Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Gabon, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Liberia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Togo, Benin, Cape Verde, as well as Sao Tome and Principe. (Xinhua/Xu Zheng)

China has donated 2.9 million USD worth of medical supplies to Namibia in combating...

Donations of medical supplies from China to Namibia against the COVID-19 pandemic are now roughly worth 50 million Namibian dollars (2.9 million U.S....
Environment Cleanup Exercise

Namibia launches annual cleanup campaign

Namibia on Wednesday launched the annual national cleanup campaign amid the COVID-19 epidemic. Minister of Environment, Forestry and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta officiated...

Namibia’s rhino conservation continues to be hampered by poaching incidents: minister

Namibia's rhino conservation remains challenged by poaching incidents despite a decline in poaching numbers as a result of ongoing interventions by the government, communal...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Namibia’s COVID-19 cases break 10,000 mark

Namibia on Thursday recorded 114 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the country's cumulative confirmed cases to 10,078. Namibia's Health Minister Kalumbi...