WINDHOEK (Reuters) -Germany has agreed to fund projects in Namibia worth more than a billion euros over 30 years to atone for its role in genocide and property seizures in its-then colony more than a century ago, a Namibian government spokesman said on Thursday.
NAIROBI/WINDHOEK Tanzania's President John Magufuli is in good health and working normally, two officials said on Friday, after reports that he had flown abroad in critical condition with COVID-19.
WINDHOEK, March 3 Diamond and uranium producer
Namibia said on Wednesday that locals who own mineral
exploration licences will no longer be able to sell out to
foreigners, in a move aimed at curtailing speculation in the
WINDHOEK Namibian President Hage Geingob said on Thursday that the southwestern African country must take care in its efforts to reverse the legacy of racist white minority rule, so as not to be seen as grabbing wealth.
WINDHOEK, Sept 30 A fisheries auction in Namibia
meant to pay for COVID-19 care has flopped, after bidders
stumped up barely 1.3% of the $38 million offers accepted, the
finance minister said on Wednesday.
WINDHOEK, Sept 5 Dozens of hippopotamuses are stuck in a shrinking pool of mud and water in a game reserve in Namibia and are at risk of dying of hunger and thirst, the Daily News online publication reported on Saturday.
WINDHOEK, Aug 28 Namibia will lift lockdown
restrictions, allowing international travel, schools to reopen
and onsite alcohol consumption from September, President Hage
Geingob announced Friday, but he extended an overnight curfew as
Covid-19 cases continue to rise.
WINDHOEK Dirk Mudge, a white Namibian who began his political life with the pro-Apartheid National Party but later lobbied for Namibia's independence from South African white-minority rule, has died after contracting COVID-19, aged 92.
WINDHOEK, Aug 10 The Namibian government will
for the first time auction its 60% share of the country's annual
horse mackerel and hake output to the highest bidder by the end
of October, as it scrambles to raise funds for equipment and
medicines to fight the coronavirus pandemic, according to a
government letter seen by Reuters.
WINDHOEK Two former ministers and four others implicated in Namibia's biggest corruption scandal will remain in police custody until Feb. 20 after their lawyers abandoned their bail application on Monday, the prosecuting authority said.