Tag: Namibia.

Namibia’s ruling party names Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah as sole candidate for presidential elections

March 14, 2023

Namibia's President Hage Geingob has named Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah as the sole candidate for the ruling Swapo party in next year's elections. The nomination came Saturday ... Read More

Namibia to pocket oil billions only after 2031 despite its new light oil discovery

March 9, 2023

Namibia has made its third light oil discovery 270 km off its coast in the Orange Basin, though experts say the southern African country will ... Read More

Namibia launches residence by investment program to lure foreign investors

March 2, 2023

Namibia and Henley & Partners, the global leader in residence and citizenship planning have unveiled a Residence by Investment Program in view of attracting foreign ... Read More

African Union pushes for acceleration of electrification in the continent

February 27, 2023

Africa needs to accelerate the financing for energy access in the continent with clear targets and steps for ensuring the achievement of universal energy access ... Read More

US First Lady embarks on Africa trip: youth, empowering women, food crises on agenda

February 22, 2023

Jill Biden has started her trip to Africa as first lady, when she arrived in Namibia this Wednesday Feb.22, before later heading to Kenya. During ... Read More

Namibia rhino poaching surges to record level, blame on cross-border syndicates

January 31, 2023

The number of endangered rhinos poached in Namibia reached the highest level on record in 2022, as twice as many animals — 87 compared to ... Read More

Namibia orders Russian uranium exploration to stop due to environmental concerns

January 2, 2023

Namibian authorities have ordered Russia’s state atomic energy agency to stop uranium exploration over concerns about potential contamination of underground water. Namibia’s Ministry of Agriculture, ... Read More

Namibia’s ruling party selects first female presidential candidate

December 2, 2022

Namibia's Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah is an inch closer to becoming the country's first female president after the SWAPO ruling party has selected her ... Read More

Namibia pulls down statue of German colonial “founder” of capital Windhoek

November 27, 2022

Namibian authorities have removed a controversial statue of German colonial officer Curt von Francois, who was seen as a symbol of colonial oppression, following pressure ... Read More

Namibia restores Chinese firm’s lithium export permit despite ongoing corruption investigation

November 17, 2022

Chinese company's lithium ore export permit has been restored by Namibia’s mining authority despite an ongoing investigation into alleged corruption. In October, Namibia banned Xinfeng ... Read More