Latest News for: Namibia media


Feature: Namibia female journalists advocate for parity amid 30th anniversary of Windhoek Declaration 04 May 2021
Namibia Media Professionals Union secretary-general, Sakeus Iikela, highlighted the need for an improved and conducive working environment for journalists in Namibia and the broader African continent ... However, some media houses in Namibia are guilty of subjecting the journalists to meager wages and poor working conditions.

Namibia: Media Experts Urge NBC to Innovate

All Africa 30 Apr 2021
NAMIBIAN media experts have called for the financially troubled Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) to find innovative ways of raising revenue to address their workers' plight ....

World converges on Namibia for Press Freedom Day

Business Ghana 30 Apr 2021
Representatives of the world media have converged on Windhoek, Namibia, to commemorate this year's World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) ... The event is being hosted by UNESCO and the government of Namibia ... It is funded by the Guillermo Cano Isaza Foundation (Colombia), the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation (Finland) and the Namibia Media Trust.

Assaults on press freedom, here and abroad, endanger democracy (Guest Opinion by Roy Gutterman)

The Post-Standard 30 Apr 2021
In 1991, a group of international journalists and press freedom advocates convened in Windhoek, Namibia, to forge a declaration for press freedom for media, governments and citizens around the world ... relied on international media to find out what was going on around the world.

African First Ladies, Merck Foundation pledge to enhance healthcare

Graphic 28 Apr 2021
... First Lady of Mozambique and First Lady of Namibia ... The First Lady of Namibia, Mrs Monica Geingos, urged African media practitioners to continue to educate the public on infertility stigma, noting that the media plays a key role in helping to shape discussions around infertility.

MTF Academy Class of 2020 graduate successfully

B & FT Online 11 Apr 2021
The winners are; Julie Ako (Nigeria); Kefa Igilo (Tanzania); and Hilma Sheehama (Namibia). Jasco Broadcast Solutions will provide one AVID media composer licence to the most-promising film video editor per region ... (Nigeria); Maurice Muendo (Kenya); and Reijhaart Wolhuter (Namibia).

Book review: Towards a People’s Constitution for Botswana |10 April 2021

Nation 10 Apr 2021
Having read this book and learnt much about the best approach to constitution making, I recommend it to politicians, members of civil society, trade unions, media practitioners and members of the public in Africa and beyond ... by the media. He is based in Windhoek, Namibia.

WATCH: Same-sex couple in fight to get travel documents for twin girls stuck in Durban

Independent online (SA) 08 Apr 2021
Despite obtaining birth certificates for the girls, Paula and Maya, Lühl is unable to take them back to Namibia due to the country's same-sex union laws ... In a post on social media ahead of Namibia's Independence Day celebrations, Lühl said this highlighted the plight of the LGBTQ community.

MultiChoice celebrates conclusion of a successful second year for MTF Class of 2020

Joy Online 08 Apr 2021
The winners are; Julie Ako (Nigeria), Kefa Igilo (Tanzania) and Hilma Sheehama (Namibia). Jasco Broadcast Solutions will provide one AVID media composer licence to the most-promising film video editor per region ... (Nigeria), Maurice Muendo (Kenya) and Reijhaart Wolhuter (Namibia).

Namibia ready for second round of World Cup qualifiers

Sina 02 Apr 2021
WINDHOEK, April 2 (Xinhua) -- Namibia national soccer team, the Brave Warriors are ready for battle in the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers after going through bruising and futile AFCON qualifiers, Namibia Football Association (NFA) said on Friday.

Angola – Severe drought and food insecurity (DG ECHO, Joint Research Centre, UN, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 23 March 2021)

Reliefweb 23 Mar 2021
Some media outlets have reported on migratory movements from the most affected areas towards other provinces and to Namibia, despite these destinations being also affected by drought (major issues for crops and ...

Namibia prepares for Africa Cup of indoor hockey 16 Mar 2021
WINDHOEK, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Namibia is preparing for ... Nel told the media that the men's and women's national teams have already started training.

Masisi And Namibian President’s Relationship Criticised

The Botswana Gazette 15 Mar 2021
According to media reports, Masisi recently travelled to Namibia to discuss the ....

Presidents who have won $5m Ibrahim African Leadership award [List]

Ghana Web 10 Mar 2021
He takes over from Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf who last won it in 2017 ... 1 ... 2 ... 3 ... 4. President Hifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia (2014). "During the decade of Hifikepunye Pohamba’s Presidency, Namibia’s reputation has been cemented as a well-governed, stable and inclusive democracy with strong media freedom and respect for human rights.". 5 ... 6 ... #MIFPrize ... .