Namibia Rugby Union
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    • Left to Right: Irvin Newman - Namibia Team Manager, Elias Viho - Namibia Kit Manager, Serio de la Harpe - Namibia Strength & Conditioning Coach, Phil Davies - Namibia Head Coach and Director of Rugby, Wayne Proctor - Namibia Head of Physical Preparation
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Namibia Rugby 2019: High Intensity Camp in Durban - South Africa

Head Coach of the Namibian National Rugby Team, Phil Davies has split the preliminary 50-man training squad into two categories ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup

Today, marks exactly 1 month to go to the much anticipated 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. Sunday, the 18th of August 2019 was exactly a year ago where Namibia beat Kenya at the Hage Geingob Stadium to secure their place in the Rugby World Cup 2019. “It was a…

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

Call for proposals: Funding of human rights projects in Namibia

Funds for human rights projects will be available starting from early 2020

The protection and promotion of human rights are key priorities for the German Government. Article 1 of Germany's Basic Law describes human rights as the basis of every community, of peace and of justice in the world. This means that Germany is committed to promoting human dignity and to protecting…

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)
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Rugby – Kenya: 2019 Safari Sevens Scheduled for 18th-20th October

Safari Sevens has been the launch pad for the careers of many a great rugby talent

The 23rd Edition of Safari Sevens will be held on the Mashujaa Day weekend, 18th-20th October at the RFUEA Grounds. The tournament made its return to this venue in 2018 after a seven-year hiatus with Samurai lifting the 2018 title, beating Shujaa 21-14 in an enthralling final. Safari Sevens has been…

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    • German Embassy supports ‘Bright Hill Pre-School’ in Okuryangava
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German Embassy supports ‘Bright Hill Pre-School’ in Okuryangava

The school is particularly committed to ensuring that disadvantaged children have access to education and shelter in a safe and supportive environment

On 30 July 2019, a grant agreement between the German Embassy and ‘Bright Hill Pre-School’ was signed. Ellen Gölz, Chargée d'Affaires at the German Embassy Windhoek, and Franz-Josef and Anne Mueller, founder and directors of the pre-school, signed a contract which stipulates the financial support amounting to N$ 85,244.00 (EUR…

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    • German Embassy finances the construction of three classrooms and an office at Light for the Children Foundation
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German Embassy finances the construction of three classrooms and an office at Light for the Children Foundation

The Foundation will receive N$ 278,804.00 (EUR 17,252.00) in financial assistance through the micro-project fund of the Embassy

Last week, a grant agreement was signed between the German Embassy Windhoek and the ‘Light for the Children Foundation’ in Gobabis. The Foundation will receive N$ 278,804.00 (EUR 17,252.00) in financial assistance through the micro-project fund of the Embassy, enabling the construction of three classrooms and one office. The center…

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    • The Ghana Eagles who faced the Ivory coast on 28 July 2019
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    • President of the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation, Mr Kelechukwu Mbagwu
    • The 1st leg of the 2019 Ghana-Nigeria President's Cup was made possible with contributions from Sunda International and GB Foods with their Gino brands
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Inaugural Ghana-Nigeria Rugby President's Cup To Kick Off

The Ghana-Nigeria President’s Cup was announced earlier this year in March

The inaugural first of two matches in the 2019 Ghana-Nigeria Rugby President's Cup is set to kick off tomorrow 3 August 2019 at 11 am on the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina Ghana. This historic event will also mark the end of the 2019 July WARS (West African Rugby Series)…

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Rugby World Cup: Namibia Warm-Up Matches Confirmed

Namibia departs to Japan on the 12th of September 2019

Namibia continues to undergo preparations for the 2019 Rugby World Cup with two confirmed games scheduled before they set off to Japan in September. The last match Namibia played was against Russia at the World Rugby Nations Cup in Uruguay where they walked out of the tournament with one win…

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USAID Hands Over 4×4-Vehicle and TB-Testing Equipment to Tsumkwe Clinic

The 4×4 vehicle will be used by field workers to reach patients even in the most remote rural communities of the Otjozondjupa Region

The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Country Representative, Dr. Randy Kolstad, handed over a 4×4-vehicle and cartridges for a GeneXpert TB diagnostic machine to use for tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis, to the Ministry of Health and Social Services at Tsumkwe, Otjozondjupa Region, on 17 July 2019. Over the past…

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    • (From left) Deputy Executive Director for MHAI Nehemia Nghishekwa; Director of Visas, Passports and Permits in MHAI Allison Hishekwa; UN Resident Coordinator Rachel Odede; Executive Director for MHAI Etienne Maritz; International Consultant Beatrice Kiraso; and IOM Senior Labour Mobility and Human Development Specialist Jason Theede
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Namibia Validates Draft National Migration Policy

This draft policy is a product of the National Committee on Migration Management, which comprises governmental and non-governmental institutions

Migration has become a phenomenon of our time and Namibia is no exception. And rural zones-to-city migration is one of Africa’s driving forces. The percentage of the population living in Namibia’s urban areas increased over two decades from 27 per cent in 1991 to 43 per cent in 2011. Moreover,…

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Africa’s First International Petroleum Management Program for Petroleum Executives Set to Start in October 2019 in Cape Town

The training program will offer a unique opportunity for African executives and dealmakers to receive a training of high quality and international standard

Dedicated to developing strong local skills and capacities across Africa’s energy value chain, the African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) is collaborating with the Institute for Petroleum Development at the University of Austin, Texas, to bring its comprehensive international training program to Cape Town on October 14th-25th, 2019. This International Petroleum Management Program (IPMP)…