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Namibian President Hage Geingob presents to the public the commemorative banknote issued by the Bank of Namibia in Windhoek, Namibia, March 21, 2020. Namibia on Saturday launched a commemorative thirty Namibian dollars note symbolizing the reigns of their three presidents to commemorate the country's 30 years of independence. (Xinhua/Jacobina Mouton)

Young Namibians embrace reading to observe national Readathon Week

by Ndalimpinga Iita Ruider Swartbooi, a grade-six learner at a primary school in the Namibian capital Windhoek immersed herself in...

Namibians make masks fashionable amid COVID-19

By Ndalimpinga Iita Locals in Namibia are opting for fashionable masks to complement their attires and relief anguish as the country...
A physiotherapist sits at a workstation in an Intensive Care ward treating COVID-19 patients at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, Britain, May 22, 2020. Picture taken May 22, 2020. Steve Parsons/Pool via REUTERS

Namibians turn to creative ways to observe Heroes’ Day amid COVID-19 outbreak

By Ndalimpinga Iita Namibians across the country on Wednesday embraced ingenious ways to commemorate the Heroes' Day, a...

Namibians embrace home remedies to boost immunity amid COVID-19 risks

By Ndalimpinga Iita At her apartment in the Namibian capital Windhoek, Elly Matias prepared a concoction of boiled water, ginger,...
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Namibians use face masks as new advertising tool amid COVID-19 pandemic

Namibians have resorted to using face masks as a new frontier for retailers during the COVID-19 pandemic as marketers now embrace the face coverings...

Namibians find respite in stage 2 of lockdown

by Tirivangani Masawi Ndamona Nambahu is a 26 year old mother of three residing in Hakahana, suburb of Namibia's capital Windhoek. Nambahu survives...
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Chinese company donates to needy Namibians

China Harbour Engineering Company on Friday handed over the second consignment of basic food commodities to Khomas region governor Laura McLeod-Katjirua to benefit the...
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Namibians to get relief amid COVID-19 outbreak

Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority (NAMFISA) said Thursday that the insurance industry should provide premium holiday relief to policyholders until the end of the...

Mingjie Stone provides relief to Namibians affected by COVID-19

A Chinese-owned mining company Mingjie Stone on Monday donated food parcels to 200 families in the mining town of Karibib in western Namibia in...
Nigerian Economy

COVID-19 shatters Namibians’ hope for improved economy

By Ndalimpinga Iita When Rosa Tobias lost her job as a contract worker in the construction sector in 2018 amid the country's...
On Feb.24, 2020, pharmacy workers of a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) hospital in Duchang county, Jiujiang, east China’s Jiangxi province make sachets for aromatherapy. To combat the novel coronavirus pneumonia, Duchang county gives play to its advantages in TCM, recommending TCM prescriptions, promoting TCM treatment and distributing free sachets to local residents. (Photo by Fu Jianbin, People’s Daily Online)

Namibia’s approval of TCM registration a boon for Namibians

Namibia has made a bold move that will see more of its people have access to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) after officially approving such...
Atlas Namibia

Namibians no longer required to complete arrival or departure forms at entry points

Namibian citizens and holders of Permanent Residence Permit are no longer required to complete arrival and departure forms, the Ministry of Home Affairs and...
Namibian President Hage Geingob addresses at the inauguration ceremony of the Walvis Bay International Airport new Terminal Building at Walvis Bay, Namibia, on July 22, 2016. The airport's new building was built by Chinese construction company, New Era Investments at a cost of about 900 million Namibian dollars (62 million U.S. dollars) and now is able to handle a sustained passenger flow of 200 passengers per hour catering for one-million passengers per annum. Walvis Bay International Airport is the busiest airport at Namibia's coastline. (Xinhua/Wu Changwei)

Namibia developing a national social protection policy

Namibia is working on a National Social Protection Policy, which seeks to ensure dignified life for all Namibians, President Hage Geingob said Monday. ...
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Namibians mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Namibians on Friday commemorated the World Elders Abuse Awareness Day under the theme "Lifting Up Voices." "Family members, communities or organizations...
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Namibians to host a human rights campaign

Namibians are to host a human rights campaign known as "The Journey" from June 12 to 14 under the theme "My Voice, My Power,...
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Former business leader calls on Namibians to partner with Chinese investors

Namibian businessman Tara Shaanika, who is former CEO of Namibian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, on Wednesday called for the cementing of laws that...
Gender violence

Namibians in house-to-house campaign to fight gender violence

A Namibian human rights organization has joined hands with local tertiary students to embark on a house-to-house campaign in a quest against the prevailing...

Anti-alcohol abuse program reaches out to 5,000 Namibians

The Drinking Training Program of Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL DRINKiQ Program), which supports government's fight against alcohol abuse and empowers participants with knowledge on...

Relief for Namibians as fuel prices set to dip in July

Namibia's Ministry of Mines and Energy announced on Friday that petrol and diesel pump prices for July will decrease on July 5. ...
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Renewable energy policy to avail affordable electricity to Namibians

Namibia's Renewable Energy Policy which is in the process of being approved by Cabinet is set to make renewable energy a vehicle for expanded...

Some 600,000 Namibians benefit from Chinese rice

Some 600,000 Namibians have either received or will receive rice donated by China amid food shortages as a result of three-year-old droughts in the...
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Tanzania Seeks Compensation for German Colonial Killings

Germany’s colonial role in Africa has been highlighted again as the Tanzania government placed the European state on notice that it will file an...

Regional governor tells Namibians to stop drinking and work

Omusati governor Erginus Endjala said this when he officially opened a youth expo at Ruacana, about 760 kilometers from Windhoek Saturday. Endjala...

Namibians endure a season without football

Namibians have resigned themselves to a season without football after the premier league failed to raise 25 million Namibian dollars (1.9 million U.S. dollars)...
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66 percent Namibians have no access to proper sanitation

In speeches read on their behalf Monday during the commemoration of the Global Hand Washing Day at Keetmanshoop, about 500 kilometers from Windhoek, The...
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Namibian president urges Namibians to re-evaluate themselves

In his Friday's New Year message, Geingob singled out gender-based violence, alcohol abuse and alcoholism as behavior that hold back Namibia from going forward....

Namibians to elect members of regional council, local authorities

Regional councils and local authorities are a part of Namibia's governance system regarding service delivery and development at the grassroots level. ...

Red Crescent Societies seek funds to help drought struck Namibians

Recent statistics say that more than 500,000 people in Namibia are food insecure and need help. There are about 11,500 people...

Namibia commemorates fallen liberation Heroes

Namibians celebrated their annual Heroes Day in the capital Windhoek at the Heroes' Acre on Wednesday, in honor of their fallen heroes who contributed...

Namibians embrace digital migration despite glitches

Gone are the days in Namibia where one would stand up and battle to adjust the aerial of their television set to get better...