NAMIBIE | NAMIBIA

16-Nov-2019 to 09:34

Botswana observers join SADC mission to Namibia election

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The government of Botswana has nominated former Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) secretary Gabriel Seeletso and Ambassador Zibani Ntakhwana to be part of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Electoral Observation Mission to Namibia’s general elections scheduled for 27th November, 2019.

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19-Jul-2019 to 15:22

Namibia assumes SACU chair SACU, calls for action on AfCFTA

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia has assumed the chairmanship of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) until July 2020 and immediately called for action to ensure the union becomes one of the main building blocks for the newly launched African Continental Free Trade Area.

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19-Jul-2019 to 10:58

AFCON: Namibia drawn in tricky Group A for 2021 qualifiers

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia has been drawn in Group A together with Mali and Guinea for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers after the draw in Cairo on Thursday.

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18-Jul-2019 to 15:00

Namibia’s uranium sector excited by Trump’s rejection of uranium quotas

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Players in the Namibian uranium industry is breathing a sigh of relief after US President Donald Trump rejected calls for an import quota system requiring US utilities to source 25 percent of uranium from domestic sources.

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18-Jul-2019 to 11:57

Namibian press focuses on Geingob's country-wide tour, others

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — President Hage Geingob’s countrywide visit, the tussle over a multimillion-dollar fishing vessel and military allegations about political attack grabbed headlines in the Namibian press on Thursday.

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17-Jul-2019 to 12:44

Namibia: Ruling SWAPO jittery over independent candidates

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — SWAPO party’s dominion over Namibian politics began at independence in March 1990 when the former liberation movement won the first democratic elections but its stranglehold is slowly being tested.

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10-Jul-2019 to 07:47

Corruption-accused Namibian education minister resigns

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibian Education Minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa resigned from her post on Tuesday, a day after she was found guilty of allegedly abusing her office when she was governor of one of the country’s regions.

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