Namibia Newswire

Namibia Newswire

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  1. Namibian farmers keen to try new farming techniques to improve productivityRead the original story

    Friday | Xinhuanet

    Berio Simasiku has been farming at a village 40 km outside Katima Mulilo in Namibia's northeast Zambezi Region for over a decade. For years, she endured losses and poor yields due to climate change and lack of knowledge about new adoptive farming techniques.

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  2. TriLinc Global Impact Fund Surpasses $500 Million in Investments in...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Information Technology

    TriLinc Global Impact Fund announced today that it has funded an excess of $500 million in total aggregate investments, since inception, across 20 countries and 38 sectors through its global network of institutional-class sub-advisors. TriLinc is an impact investing fund that provides growth-stage loans and trade finance to established small and medium enterprises in developing economies where access to affordable capital is significantly limited.

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  3. Putting an eye in the skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Bizcommunity

    Our client, Namibia Breweries Limited , is dedicated in its support of Namibia's wildlife species and the fight against illegal rhino poaching activities. In partnership with ISAP , NBL is involved in several projects to help fight the fight against poaching.

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  4. Banks and earnings power European sharesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Reuters

    ... on Wednesday, pointing to improved business confidence that could lead to stronger economic growth. WINDHOEK, Feb 15 Namibia's central bank left its benchmark lending rate unchanged at 7 percent on Wednesday, saying the level was appropriate to ...

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  5. Namibia: Make Joint Efforts to Open a New Era of China-Namibia CooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | AllAfrica.com

    China and Namibia are trustworthy friends, brothers and partners. As a Chinese saying goes, long distance separates no bosom friends, the great empathy and mutual understanding between our two peoples run through generations despite the actual distance and the differences of nations' conditions between us.

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  6. Namibia: Solving Housing, Land Issues Mammoth Tasks - President GeingobRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | AllAfrica.com

    ... by the German PolyCare Research Technology GmbH& Co.KG that introduced its building technology at the Invest in Namibia conference, held in Windhoek from 8-9 November last year. "This is the year of rededication, and it is in this spirit that I, as ...

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  7. Namibia: Immigration Services Reduces Operations to SurviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | AllAfrica.com

    ... her ministry; the Office of the Prime Minister; the ministries of health; information; safety and security; and the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA). The minister said the testing of the system would start mid-February, while the launch will be done ...

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  8. Namibia: Budget Cuts Drown FisheriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | AllAfrica.com

    Fisheries minister Bernhardt Esau on Friday said his ministry would struggle to determine the total allowable catches and also protect Namibia from illegal fishing due to a 42% budget cut. Addressing staff in Windhoek, he said the ministry's budget would be cut by 42,26% for 2017/18, which would affect operations.

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  9. Namibia: Notorious Gang ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | AllAfrica.com

    WINDHOEK City Police yesterday arrested eight members of a notorious gang that has been terrorising members of the public in the areas between Eveline Street and Monte Christo road in Greenwell Matongo and Havana, Windhoek. City police superintendent Eliaser Iiyambo said the gang members, whose ages range from 16 to 21, have been terrorising the public in that vicinity since last year.

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  10. Namibia: Chopper Crash Caused By Weather and Pilot ErrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | AllAfrica.com

    A FATAL helicopter crash near Windhoek in April last year was caused by a combination of poor visibility in cloudy conditions and errors by the pilot of the aircraft, it has been concluded in the official accident investigation report. Pilot Lambert Roux , who was killed when the Robinson R44 helicopter he was flying crashed in mountainous terrain south-east of Windhoek, flew into known conditions where he would have had to rely only on his helicopter's instruments to stay orientated, the aircraft accident investigators who investigated the incident recorded in their report.

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  11. Namibia: Govt Supports Collective Withdrawal From ICCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | AllAfrica.com

    INTERNATIONAL relations minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah says Namibia fully supports Africa's collective withdrawal from the International Criminal Court as decided by African leaders last week. Responding to questions at a breakfast meeting with editors in Windhoek yesterday, she said although Namibia was still a party to the Rome Statute, the country supported the principled position of other African leaders for a collective withdrawal from the ICC.

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  12. Hundreds of Namibians benefit from Chinese farming training programRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Xinhuanet

    The 15 Chinese agriculture experts were part of the Tripartite Agreement on South to South Cooperation entered into between Namibia, China and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on June 2014. Under the agreement, China deployed 15 experts from various agricultural fields, who for the past two years provided technical assistance to Namibia's irrigation projects, veterinary laboratories and research stations.

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  13. The Swakopmund Skydiving Clubok in Swakopmund,ok Namibia, offers tailor-made skydiving safarisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | South China Morning Post

    ... candles and dinner trifecta, this is the perfect choice for you. The Swakopmund Skydiving Club in Swakopmund, Namibia, offers tailor-made skydiving safaris in the heart of Namibia Damaraland. Get your heart racing as you descend from the sky into, ...

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  14. Namibia: Rape Cases On the RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | AllAfrica.com

    AS of yesterday, 13 rape cases had been reported in the Ohangwena region alone since the beginning of this year. "This is a worrisome trend.

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  15. Urban Chamber looks to strengthen ties between Nevada, AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Daily Millbury

    The Las Vegas Urban Chamber of Commerce is ready for business with Africa after Chamber President Ken Evans returned Friday from the first chamber-led trade mission.Evans and representatives from the Governor's Office of Economic Development as well as the Corporate Council on Africa, the national business association focused on U.S.-Africa trade and investment, met with business leaders in Windhoek, Namibia as well as in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa."

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  16. Pedestrians in Namibia breathalysed to stop accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Daily Mail

    Don't drink and WALK: Pedestrians in Namibia to be breathalysed as police launch crackdown on drunk locals colliding with cars Pedestrians in Namibia have been warned not to drink and walk after police said they will breathalyse anyone involved in a collision with a vehicle, should the walker survive. Police in capital Windhoek want to crack down on inebriated customers who venture onto the streets at night and do not follow road rules, such as crossing roads at designated points.

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  17. Slice of Life: Feb. 3 to 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... 10 a.m. to noon at Abbotsford Recreation Centre (ARC), 2499 McMillan Rd. The topic on Tuesday, Feb. 7 is "Windhoek, Namibia: An Adventure in Public Safety." The topic on Thursday, Feb. 9 is "BC Seniors: Issues and Challenges." Cost per class is $5, ...

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  18. Police tell Namibians: 'Don't drink and walk'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Newsday

    Pedestrians in Namibia's capital are being warned that they'll be breathalysed if they are unlucky enough to be hit by a car, it's reported. Police in Windhoek will treat those travelling on foot in the same way as drivers if there's a collision - provided the pedestrian survives, the Namibia Press Agency reports .

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  19. Namibian Mineworkers Union Wants Govt To Nationalise MinesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Malaysian National News Agency

    The Mineworkers Union of Namibia Namdeb branch at Oranjemund has called on the government to consider nationalising mines in light of intended retrenchments of workers at the Rosh Pinah-based Skorpion Zinc Mine. In a statement issued here Wednesday, branch chairperson Shavuka Mbidhi said the exploitation of workers would persist in Namibia for as long as mines are owned by foreign companies.

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  20. Namibia: 40 People Evicted in WindhoekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | AllAfrica.com

    FORTY people were left homeless in Windhoek yesterday after they were apparently evicted from their home of 30 years. The evictees were staying in a complex on Kinshasa Street, Wanaheda, when they were served with eviction notices on 6 September 2016.

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