Food security: EU to step up its support to African, Caribbean and Pacific countries in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

The European Commission adopted today a proposal to mobilise €600 million from the reserves of the European Development Fund to address the current food security crisis aggravated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. These funds will support African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries to cope with the dire situation, through humanitarian assistance (€150 million), sustainable production…

First International Day for Countering Hate Speech calls for global action and solidarity to promote respect for diversity and inclusivity #NoToHate

The United Nations in Namibia (UN Namibia), along with regional and international offices around the world will be commemorating the first-ever “International Day for Countering Hate Speech” on 18 June 2022. Hate speech incites violence and undermines social cohesion and tolerance. The commemoration of this day calls for countries, civil society, NGOs, academic institutions, the…

Old Mutual Grows Namibia’s Direct Domestic Investment Portfolio

Through its Domestic Investment Portfolio, Old Mutual’s Alternative Investment function has committed itself to address the critical development challenges faced throughout the country. Domestic investments can ensure that Namibian savings are effectively utilised to stimulate development by making a meaningful contribution to the economy, and the developmental needs of communities through funds managed by Old…