Africa

Promoting art, culture and heritage between Namibia and Cuba

3 months ago - 09 March 2021 | Africa

Fanuel Shinedima The Cuban diplomatic mission in Namibia, under the leadership of ambassador Sidenio Acosta Aday, has signed an agreement with the minister of education, arts and culture, Anna Ester Nghipondoka. The agreement strives to...

SADC must take stock

4 months ago - 01 February 2021 | Africa

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKNamibia and other Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states should take stock of gaps which include a lack of skills as well as water and energy shortages which...

AU passport to be rolled out this year

5 months ago - 13 January 2021 | Africa

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe African Union (AU) passport is set to be rolled out fully in 2021, following delays due to the coronavirus pandemic.One of...

Namibia ready for AfCFTA trade opportunities

5 months ago - 06 January 2021 | Africa

NAMPA WINDHOEKPresident Hage Geingob says Namibia is ready to seize trade opportunities offered by the recently launched African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.Commenting on his official Facebook page on Sunday, Geingob...

AfCFTA: What’s in it for us?

5 months ago - 05 January 2021 | Africa

The trading phase under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), signed by 54 of the 55 countries in Africa, came into effect on 1 January 2021.Namibia is one of the countries set to benefit...

SA sets eyes on Zimbabwe

10 months ago - 11 August 2020 | Africa

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEK African National Congress (ANC) secretary-general Ace Magashule has condemned the state-sanctioned brutality and rights violations in neighbouring Zimbabwe, saying...

Comet Neowise visible just after sunset

10 months ago - 30 July 2020 | Africa

ELVIRA HATTINGH WINDHOEKComet Neowise (C/2020 F3) is now visible in the southern hemisphere just after sunset.The Astronomy Society of Southern Africa said it has received...

Namibia stagnates on several SDGs

10 months ago - 29 July 2020 | Africa

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Namibia has been ranked 119th among 166 countries in achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). This...

Africa should become the conservation continent

10 months ago - 27 July 2020 | Africa

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Protecting 30% of the earth's surface by 2030 could result in greater economic opportunities for emerging economies...

Response plan to improve health access, protect economies

1 year - 06 May 2020 | Africa

The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) has launched a COVID-19 Response Plan of Action to assist African countries to improve access to sustainable and resilient...

Namibian companies consider AfCFTA boon

1 year - 19 November 2019 | Africa

CATHERINE SASMANNamibia recently signed the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) that could potentially unlock the massive African market of 1.2 billion people as the...

Another dos Santos falls

1 year - 30 September 2019 | Africa

One year ago, the dos Santos family handed the Angolan presidency over to Joao Lourenco. The new president promised to tackle corruption which crippled the...

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South Africans are not xenophobic

1 year - 17 September 2019 | Africa

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has apologised for the violent attacks by South Africans against nationals of other African countries, saying South Africans are not...

Mugabe: Hero or zero?

1 year - 16 September 2019 | Africa

Some believe the late Robert Mugabe was thrown into the dustbin of history when he was deposed as president of Zimbabwe in 2017, yet many...

Mugabe: Liberation hero turned despot

1 year - 06 September 2019 | Africa

Robert Mugabe, who has died aged 95, used repression and fear to hold on to power in Zimbabwe for 37 years until he was finally...

Namibia urges vigilance after...

1 year - 03 September 2019 | Africa

The Namibian High Commission in South Africa has issued an advisory, urging countrymen and women in and around the Gauteng Province to be vigilant following...

Strengthening news from the sub-region

1 year - 20 August 2019 | Africa

The Southern African Broadcasting Association (Saba), in partnership with the national broadcasters of countries in the region, officially commissioned the Eye on SADC news programme...

Bureau Veritas inspires

1 year - 16 August 2019 | Africa

Bureau Veritas Southern Africa, the global leader in testing, inspection and certification, continues to spark interest in the southern African professional working environment. The company...

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