Namibia

Rapid decline in extreme poverty in Namibia between 2000 and 2015 - WEF

by editor1 / Mar 12, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Namibia has been named as one of the 15 countries around the world that have seen a rapid decline in extreme poverty, according to an article published on the World Economic Forum (WEF) website. According to the report, in all these 15 countries, an average of 1,6% of the population moved out of extreme poverty every year between about 2000 and 2015.

Preparations for 30th independence anniverssary in full swing

by editor1 / Mar 10, 2020 / 0 comments

-Preparations for the 30th independence anniversary are in full swing, despite calls by some to boycott the event.

Namibia commemorates Commonwealth Day

by editor1 / Mar 09, 2020 / 0 comments
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Namibian Parliament

-Namibia commemorates Commonwealth Day, with a call on Commonwealth leaders to guard the planet's natural resources with greater care.

All future capital projects to be funded using N$ or Chinese RMB

by editor1 / Mar 09, 2020 / 0 comments

-All future capital projects between Namibia and China, including a multi-million dollar upgrade of Hosea Kutako International Airport and road expansion projects, could be funded using either the Namibian dollar or Chinese RMB.

Namibia commemorates World Engineering Day

by editor1 / Mar 05, 2020 / 0 comments

-Namibia joined the rest of the world in marking Engineering Day, aimed at recognising the immense contributions of the profession.

Chinese embassy pledges 1 000 reagent testing kits for Coronavirus to MoHSS

by editor1 / Mar 05, 2020 / 0 comments
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Chinese Embassy-Namibia

-The Chinese embassy has pledged about 1 000 reagent testing kits for Coronavirus to the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS).

Minister of Health says Namibia will not repatriate citizens from China

by editor1 / Mar 04, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Health and Social Services Minister Kalumbi Shangula today said Namibia does not have the isolation capacity for 500 Namibians under lockdown in China amid the outbreak of the Coronavirus.

Namibia, Botswana agree to issue border passes for Impalila Island and Kasika Village residents

by editor1 / Mar 02, 2020 / 0 comments
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Namibian Presidency

-Bilateral relations between Namibia and Botswana saw the easing of a passport requirement for residents of Impalila Island and Kasika Village which is situated in the Kabbe-south constituency of the Zambezi Region.

Namibia, Russia to finalise legal framework for strategic partnership

by editor1 / Feb 21, 2020 / 0 comments
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Namibian Presidency

-Namibia and Russia will have to finalise inter-parliamentary and legal framework deliberations for strategic partnership and cooperation.

Tanzania to open high commission in Namibia this month

by editor1 / Feb 20, 2020 / 0 comments
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Namibian Presidency

-Tanzania is to open its high commission in Namibia this month.

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