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The Future of Independent Energy Explorers: ReconAfrica Delegation Promotes Namibian Exploration, Women in Leadership at African Energy Week in Cape Town

Leading a ReconAfrica delegation including Senior Vice-President Communications and Stakeholder Relations to Cape Town in November, CEO Scot Evans is committed to promoting Namibia’s upstream potential and women in leadership

Scot Evans, CEO of Reconnaissance Energy Africa (ReconAfrica), has confirmed his attendance and participation at African Energy Week (AEW) taking place in Cape Town on the 9th-12th of November. Both Evans and Diana McQueen, Senior Vice-President Communications and Stakeholder Relations, will come to Cape Town, not only to lead a…

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European Union Supports Marginalised Communities in Namibia through Cash-Based Transfers

Namibian households will see increased financial inclusion and awareness as communities will have the choice of buying a variety of local and indigenous food

The World Food Programme (WFP) and the Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare (MGEPESW) have launched a Cash-Based Transfer (CBT) programme in Onamatanga Village in Omusati Region following a generous contribution of €1 Million (N$17 610 019.00) from the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO).…

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An Upcoming Oil Boom: Namibia’s Minister of Mines and Energy Hon. Tom Alweendo is Coming to African Energy Week in Cape Town to Discuss Investment, Exploration, and Regional Collaboration

With an official letter of participation by Namibia’s Minister of Mines and Energy, Hon. Tom Alweendo, African Energy Week in Cape Town will place Namibian investment opportunities on show for regional and global stakeholders

With commitments made by top energy Ministers from all over Africa, African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 in Cape Town has been augmented as the official platform for discussions on Africa’s energy future. Hon. Tom Alweendo, Minister of Mines and Energy of Namibia, represents the most recent Ministerial confirmation for Africa’s…

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FAO Deploys New Application to Combat Locust Outbreak in Namibia

The African Migratory Locusts threaten food security and livelihoods of thousands of smallholder farmers in southern Namibia

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) developed the eLocust3m application to improve early warning through rapid detection, surveillance and monitoring of locust outbreaks. The eLocust3m app latest version was launched in February 2020, and allows for a broader community of people to be involved in the…

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FIFA has entrusted the African Union of Broadcasting with the Management of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Rights in 17 Sub-Saharan countries

The 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification process is a series of tournaments organized by the six FIFA Confederations

As a prelude to the next FIFA World Cup that will take place in 2022, in Qatar, the African Union of Broadcasting (www.uar-AUB.org ) has been handed the Free-To-Air rights for the Qualifying matches in 17 Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, thus making AUB the exclusive Partner for the commercialization of…

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Safari Hotels & Conference Centre in Windhoek joins Accor’s portfolio

Prominent hotel complex is the hospitality group’s first property in Namibia

Safari Hotels & Conference Centre, a prominent two-hotel complex in Windhoek, has become the first property in Namibia to join Accor’s (www.group.accor.com/en) portfolio. The iconic city resort, conveniently located next to Eros Airport and just 10 minutes from the city centre, features the 215-key Safari Court Hotel, the 199-key Safari…

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Merck Foundation CEO to celebrate and mentor the winners of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother’ FASHION Awards 2020 through a virtual award ceremony

The awards were announced by Merck Foundation in partnership with the African First Ladies, who are also the Ambassadors of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, plans to conduct an Award Ceremony via a Video Conference to celebrate and felicitate the winners of ‘Merck Foundation More Than a Mother’ FASHION AWARDS 2020, to be held on 1st September 2021. The awards were announced by Merck Foundation…

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Namibia’s first integrated community-based food systems project in Tsumkwe to help tackle food and nutrition insecurity

Since June 2021, 45 community members have grown tomatoes, carrots, cabbages, spinach, and pumpkins

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in partnership with the African Group of Ambassadors and the Embassy of the Federative Republic of Brazil recently launched an Integrated Community Based Food systems Project in the rural district of Tsumkwe, Otjozondjupa Region. The settlement, predominantly occupied by the San community- indigenous…

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Facebook Marketplace Rolls Out to 37 Countries & Territories Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Marketplace is a convenient destination where people can discover, buy and sell items from others in their local communities

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced the launch of Marketplace to 37 countries and territories in Sub-Saharan Africa, including: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia,…

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International Atomic Energy Agency Supports Improved Aquifer Management in Climate Change Affected Namibia

The growing influx of people living in and moving to the capital Windhoek and to coastal cities is adding to Namibia’s struggle to maintain water supplies

Groundwater provides half of all drinking water worldwide. The impact of climate change on groundwater sources is severely impacting availability and quality in many countries, including Namibia. With a drought emergency declared in 2019 and increasingly extreme weather conditions, annual rainfall may not be sufficient to replenish groundwater resources, according…