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Namibia ready for second round of World Cup qualifiers

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Namibia national soccer team, the Brave Warriors are ready for battle in the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers after going through bruising and futile AFCON...

Namibia beats Guinea in AFCON qualifier

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The Brave Warriors of Namibia beat Guinea 2-1 in Windhoek on Sunday in an Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier match. ...
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...
A worker walk past a derailed locomotive near the port of Walvis Bay, Namibia, July 14, 2015. National Railway carrier of Namibia, Transnamib's train derailed on Monday evening with a load of 20 Sulphuric acid tankers, no injuries or leakage were recorded. (Xinhua/Cui Hailong)

Namibian rail operator introduces new operations system to raise efficiency

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The Namibian rail operator, TransNamib, has developed a new transportation management system to replace the legacy one, the company said on Wednesday. ...
Fuel

Namibia raises fuel prices for March, as COVID-19 vaccine rollouts influence the international oil...

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Namibia's price of petrol will increase by 80 Namibia cents (about 5 U.S. cents) per liter and that of diesel by 80 cents per...
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...
Hage Geingob

Air Namibia liquidation unavoidable – President Geingob

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Namibian President Hage Geingob on Wednesday said the voluntary liquidation of the country's national airline, Air Namibia, was unavoidable and long coming putting to...
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. ...
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...
Radio

Radio helps educate Namibians about COVID-19

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by Ndalimpinga Iita Equipped with an antique battery-powered radio, every day, Liina Mateus from Oshana region in the northern part of Namibia...
Bank of Namibia

Credit to businesses fall in December – Namibia cbank

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Credit extended to businesses in Namibia recorded a negative growth of 1.2 percent at the end of December 2020, compared to a positive growth...
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...
COVID-19

Namibia and Botswana vow to jointly fight COVID-19

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Namibia and Botswana on Friday agreed to work closely in the procurement and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines as well as cross-border trade. The pact was...
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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...
Wpid Money Growth

Namibia mobile provider records growth

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Namibia's digital enabler, Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) recorded 2.7 billion Namibia dollars (182 million U.S. dollars) in revenue, a 2.66 percent increase from last...
China

Chinese enterprise trains young Namibians on industrial skills

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Professional training offered by a Chinese enterprise in Namibia is catapulting Namibian youth into specialized vocations. For 33-years old Dosantos Vakundeni, irregular work was a...
WeChat

WeChat catapult Namibian youth into business

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On Friday afternoon, eyes glued to her mobile phone, Ottilia Namutenya virtually sorted orders for clients through WeChat. WeChat, the Chinese virtual...
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Namibia arrests 6 over rhino poaching

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Six Namibian nationals have been arrested for poaching a white rhino in the Okahandja district, near the capital Windhoek, last week, police said on...
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. ...
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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...
Covid Vaccine

Namibia minister says first batch of COVID-19 vaccines expected late-Jan. or Feb.

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Namibia has paid around 30 million Namibia dollars (2 million U.S. dollars) to acquire the COVID-19 vaccine through the COVAX facility, Health Minister Kalumbi...
Confederation Of African Football Caf

African Nations Championship to go ahead despite COVID-19 concerns

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Despite continuing concern over COVID-19 pandemic in most African countries, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Thursday that the rescheduled 2020 African...
Covid

Namibia suspends 2021 CHAN preparations as COVID-19 infiltrates training camp

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The Namibia Football Association (NFA) announced Saturday the temporary suspension of the national men's 2021 African Nations Championship (CHAN) preparations after some players in...
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...
taxi

Namibian taxi drivers turning weak link in COVID-19 fight as cases surge

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Festus Adams, a 38-year-old taxi driver, sits in his car, picking up passengers along the road in Namibia's capital Windhoek, for him and his...
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...
Inflation

Namibia’s annual inflation rate declines in November

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Namibia's annual inflation rate in November 2020 slowed to 2.2 percent from 2.5 percent recorded in November 2019, the country's statistics agency (NSA) said...