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Namibia: After-Tears Party Irks Geingob

All Africa 19 Jun 2021
Clips were circulating on social media this week of an 'After Tears' party in northern Namibia, where mourners, most clad in black, were seen partying under the guise of celebrating the life of the deceased ....

Former and current Namibia Olympians speak at media relations workshop

Inside The Games 17 Jun 2021
Former and current Olympians in Namibia have attended an athletes ambassador workshop that looks to improve on their media relations and personal brand building skills ... "The Namibia Athletes' Commission realised the importance of making athletes aware of the media pressures out ...

Bank of Namibia Warns Crypto Traders It ‘Will Not Entertain Complaints’ if They Get Scammed

Bitcoin 12 Jun 2021
In the meantime, in his response to an inquiry from a local media outlet, the central bank’s spokesperson, Kazembire Zemburuka, asserts that as Namibia’s sole issuer of legal tender, the BON “does not recognise, support and recommend the possession, utilisation and trading of cryptocurrencies by members of the public.”.

Namibian tribes petition UN over genocide deal with Germany

China Daily 11 Jun 2021
The petition is being spearheaded by politician Kazenambo Kazenambo together with other members of the affected groups. Speaking to the media, Kazenambo said the current agreement which seeks to compensate Namibia with 1.3 billion U.S ... "The current agreement will not bring closure or restorative justice to the affected communities ... .

Namibian tribes file petition to UN over genocide deal with Germany

Yahoo Daily News 10 Jun 2021
Read full article. ANI ... Representative Image. Windhoek [Namibia], June 10 (ANI/Xinhua) ... Speaking to the media, Kazenambo said the current agreement which seeks to compensate Namibia with 1.3 billion US dollars and a public apology is a blatant disregard of the human rights of the Namibian people and undermines the lives of the people who were killed ... .

Eight schools close in Namibia as Covid-19 cases spike

Independent online (SA) 08 Jun 2021
At least eight schools in central Namibia have been closed due a sharp increase in Covid-19 cases, Namibian media reported on Tuesday ... According to radio station Eagle FM Namibia’s report, the leader of ... Namibia recorded the highest number of daily Covid-19 cases at 717 on June 3.

Opposition wants Namibia-Botswana border treaty cancelled

Independent online (SA) 02 Jun 2021
RustenburgNamibia's opposition party the Popular Democratic Movement wants the Botswana-Namibia ratified 2018 boundary treaty recalled and revoked pending consultations with the public, Namibia media reported on Wednesday ... by the Botswana Defence Force within Namibia.

Germany to pay Namibia €1.1bn over Herero-Nama genocide

Business Day 02 Jun 2021
Berlin — Germany apologised on Friday for its role in the slaughter of Herero and Nama tribespeople in Namibia more than a century ago and officially described the massacre as “genocide” for the first time, as it agreed to fund projects worth over a billion euros ... Namibian media ...

Germany agrees to pay Namibia €1.1bn over historical Herero-Nama genocide

The Observer 28 May 2021
“That includes our naming the events of the German colonial era in today’s Namibia, and particularly the atrocities between 1904 and 1908, unsparingly and without euphemisms ... “When German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier comes to Namibia to render the apology we will embarrass him,” he told local media.

Namibia court postponed same-sex marriage recognition to next year

Independent online (SA) 24 May 2021
RUSTENBURG – The high court in Windhoek reserved judgment on whether same sex marriages concluded in other countries are recognised in Namibia or not, local media reported on Friday ... In April the Windhoek High Court dismissed the couple’s application to allow their twin daughters born through surrogacy to enter Namibia.

Gaza ceasefire, NGO sex abuse, and a migration crisis in Ceuta: The Cheat Sheet

The New Humanitarian 21 May 2021
On our radar ... India ... Namibia. Germany will pay reparations and formally apologise for a colonial-era genocide committed in Namibia after an agreement was reached between the two countries. The deal, reported by German media, will see development projects implemented for the descendants of some 75,000 Herero and Nama people killed between 1904 and 1908.

Namibia grants travel documents to gay couple's twin daughters

Ghana Web 19 May 2021
• The twin infant daughters of the couple can now travel to Namibia ... get them travel documents to enter Namibia was rejected by the government ... Local media portals also add that there are also no specific legal guidelines regarding surrogacy in Namibia.

Woman uses teenager to smuggle cannabis into Namibian hospital for her boyfriend

Independent online (SA) 16 May 2021
Rustenberg - A 26-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly using a teenager to smuggled drugs to her trial-waiting boyfriend at a state hospital, Namibia media reported on Friday ... She told the boy to put the dagga in a toilet and leave immediately, daily newspaper The Namibian reported ... The woman was arrested later on the same day (Monday).

MAJOR welcomes new authorised dealer in Africa

Dry Bulk 14 May 2021
MAJOR announces the appointment of CrushPlant Namibia as its new aggregate and mining screen media authorised dealer in Africa. CrushPlant Namibia will serve customers in Namibia, Africa. The company will offer MAJOR’s screen media solutions, including FLEX-MAT high-vibration wire screens in tensioned and modular versions.

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.