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Source: German Embassy in Windhoek |

Sustainable bush biomass use strengthened: Germany donates over N$ 2 million in vehicles and equipment to Ministry of Agriculture and University of Namibia

The donation includes three vehicles intended to strengthen monitoring and law enforcement capacities of the forestry authority in selected priority regions

German Ambassador to Namibia, Mr Herbert Beck, officiated a handover ceremony of more than N$ 2 million (approx.127 000.00€) in vehicles and IT office equipment to the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry’s - Directorate of Forestry (MAWF), as well as the University of Namibia. The donation was made by…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

Southern Africa in Throes of Climate Emergency with 45 Million People facing Hunger across the Region

As the crisis deepens, the world must step up now to save lives and enable communities to adapt to climate change, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has warned

A record 45 million people - mostly women and children - in the 16-nation Southern African Development Community are gravely food insecure following repeated drought, widespread flooding and economic disarray. As the crisis deepens, the world must step up now to save lives and enable communities to adapt to climate…

Source: Embassy of Namibia in Brussels, Belgium |

Windhoek East tackles unemployment

Owners of income generating projects recently received equipment or materials worth N$150 000

Khomas regional council’s Windhoek East constituency office has once again demonstrated that it remains at the forefront of driving self-employment in its community when owners of income generating projects recently received equipment or materials worth N$150 000 as part of efforts in fulfilment of government promise of assistance to the…

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Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Injera returns, Okwach debuts as Shujaa head to New Zealand and Australia

The squad, which is captained by Andrew Amonde leaves Nairobi for Hamilton on Saturday 18 January 2020

After sitting out the season openers in Dubai and Cape Town, Kenya's record try scorer Collins Injera from Stanbic Mwamba returns to the for the third and fourth rounds of the 2019/2020 HSBC Sevens World Series in Hamilton, New Zealand and Sydney, Australia. Also making the travelling party is KCB…

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Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Chipu begin Barthes Cup preparations

Chipu, as the Kenya national U20 squad is referred to, are the reigning Barthes Cup champions after defeating Namibia 21-18 in the final in Nairobi in April last year

A 43 man Kenya national U20 squad has been selected by Head Coach Paul Odera ahead of this year's Africa U20 Championship, The Barthes Cup, whose dates and venue will be announced by Rugby Africa in due course. The squad began training on Tuesday 7 January 2020. It was selected after…

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Okwach earns Sports Personality of the Year (SOYA) nomination

Okwach's year kicked it off with a call up to the National U20 Team in January before earning Simbas and Shujaa call ups later in the year

Geoffrey Okwach has been nominated in the Most Promising Athlete (Male) category of the 2019 Sports Personality Of The Year (SOYA) Awards. Okwach's year kicked it off with a call up to the National U20 Team in January before earning Simbas and Shujaa call ups later in the year. The KCB youngster was part of…

Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

Call for Applications for the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD) Media Fellowship

Your Opportunity to Meet the Global Energiewende – Report on the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2020

Are you an inspiring journalist? Here is a chance for you to report on the global energy transition! Apply for the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD) Media Fellowship that gives aspiring journalist from all over the world the opportunity to enjoy a full week of cutting-edge policy discussions, site visits…

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African Entrepreneurs: Take Part in the Challenge of 1000 at the Africa-France Summit (4-6 June 2020)

By launching the "Challenge des 1000", France is inviting 1000 African entrepreneurs to come and present their solutions at the Cité des Solutions

Are you an African entrepreneur? Do you bring innovative solutions to foster the emergence of sustainable cities? Come and present them during the "Challenge des 1000", on the occasion of the Africa-France 2020 summit. By launching the "Challenge des 1000", France is inviting 1000 African entrepreneurs to come and present…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

Ministry of Health and Social Services trains trainers to strengthen the clinical care of non-communicable diseases at the periphery

Overall objective of the training was to conduct training of trainers on the PEN Guideline for primary care settings

Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) exerts a growing burden on mortality and morbidity in Namibia. They account for an estimated 43% of total deaths in the country. As part of efforts to reduce this growing burden, the Ministry of Health and Social Services with support from WHO is strengthening the health…