NAMIBIE | NAMIBIA

29-Nov-2022 to 08:07

Namibia’s SWAPO party elects first female VP

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia’s ruling SWAPO party has elected Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah as its first female vice president in a move likely to see a woman occupying State House in 2024 when the country is due to hold general elections.

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25-Nov-2022 to 12:39

Namibia to host emergency SADC security summit

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia will next week host an emergency summit of the security organ of the Southern African Development Community at which the political and security situation in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho and Mozambique will be under the spotlight.

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24-Nov-2022 to 07:35

Namibia takes down statue of German colonial official

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Namibian government on Wednesday took down the statue of a colonial-era German official in the capital Windhoek in response to an outcry from local activists.

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16-Nov-2022 to 07:17

Namibia launches programme to encourage men to test for HIV

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia has launched a programme to encourage men to seek services to test for and treat HIV as part of efforts to reduce the prevalence of the disease in the country by 2030.

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31-Oct-2022 to 11:49

The 20th century's first genocide – Namibia wants closure

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The ongoing impasse between Windhoek and Berlin over compensation for the massacre of more than 90,000 indigenous Namibians by German soldiers between 1904 and 1908 exposes international double standards and the extent of colonial brutality.

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28-Oct-2022 to 08:25

Namibia wants German genocide deal reviewed

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia wants to renegotiate a 2021 agreement with Germany on compensation for a 1900s genocide perpetrated by the European country.

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17-Oct-2022 to 07:44

Namibia stun Sri Lanka in T20 Cricket World Cup opener

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia made a perfect start to the T20 Cricket World Cup on Sunday by stunning Sri Lanka by 55 runs in the opening match of the qualifying round stage in Geelong, Australia.

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