Namibia, SA to host third BNC session next week

Namibia and South Africa will next week host the third session of the Bi-National Commission (BNC) to review cooperation in a wide range of areas. These will include diplomatic, legal, economic, social, and defence and security issues, Executive Director in the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation, Ambassador Penda Naanda, said in a media statement…

Ohangwena community aquaculture project praised

A fishpond community aquaculture project established at Enghandja village in the Ohangwena Constituency, was a point of discussion at the annual State of the Region Address (SORA) on Wednesday at Eenhana. Ohangwena Governor, Walde Ndevashiya, in his 2022 SORA heaped praise on the artificially constructed aquaculture project at the Enghandja village, saying many residents there…

EIF makes a difference in Ohangwena

Governor of the Ohangwena Region, Walde Ndevashiya on Wednesday expressed excitement with the five newly drilled boreholes at different villages in the Okongo Constituency. Ndevashiya was speaking on Wednesday at his annual State of the Region Address (SORA) which took place at Eenhana. The governor in his SORA further stated that the new boreholes have…

Bio-economy draft document workshop underway at Otjiwarongo

More than 50 farmers and officials from the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), and National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) are attending a workshop at Otjiwarongo to finalise a national draft document that will guide local bio-economy production activities. Bio-economy production refers to all business activities centred around and derives livelihoods…

Geingob to address second Qatar Economic Forum

President Hage Geingob is on Wednesday expected to address the second Qatar Economic Forum on inequality and the emergence of Namibia as a new green energy superpower in Africa. The forum, which started in Doha on Monday, brings together more than 500 global business leaders and heads of state to discuss ways toward post-COVID-19 economic…

Man allegedly shot dead in front of Swakopmund home

The Erongo police are investigating the alleged murder of 53-year-old Roland Antonius Wilhelmus, who was reportedly shot in front of his rented house in Ocean View, Swakopmund on Monday. Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Erongo Community Policing Commander, Inspector Ileni Shapumba, in a crime report on Tuesday indicated that the incident occurred around 16h00. It is…

Retired Kashihakumwa redeployed to ensure safety of wildlife

The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism has announced the redeployment of Retired Commissioner Ndahangwapo Kashihakumwa as head of the Wildlife Protection Unit to the Etosha National Park with immediate effect. Kashihakumwa’s redeployment is one of the measures by the ministry to ensure that security adjustments and strategies are implemented without fail. Minister of Environment…