Namibia

Aggreko Plant Expanded to Supply Power to Namibia and Mozambique

MAPUTO, Mozambique, August 30, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Aggreko (http://www.aggreko.com) in conjunction with its project partners has celebrated the expansion of its gas-fired power plant at Gigawatt Park in Ressano Garcia, Mozambique. The extension to the facility was officially inaugurated by the Mozambique Minister of Energy, The Honorable Salvador Namburete during a ceremony held […]

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Namibia – Canada provides drought humanitarian assistance

Canada provides humanitarian assistance to people affected by drought in Namibia OTTAWA, Canada, July 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Canada is providing immediate assistance to approximately 55,000 people in Namibia as drought conditions intensify, announced the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Development. Canada will help to provide the most vulnerable with cooked meals, […]

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IOM Helps Namibia to Introduce Border Resident Cards

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The IOM African Capacity Building Centre (ACBC), IOM Namibia and the Namibian Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration have completed a nine-day assessment on the introduction of a border resident card for people living on the Namibia-Angola border. The project was supported by the IOM Development […]

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Namibia Prepares to Manage Disaster Risk

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 24, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM Namibia, in cooperation with the Office of the Prime Minister and with financial support from USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, this week completed a training of trainers in disaster risk management in Ongwediwa. The training will enhance national capacity for disaster risk management by […]

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IOM Supports Migration and Development Policy Process in Namibia

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM Namibia, in cooperation with the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration, has organized a workshop on migration and development in Walvis Bay, Namibia. The May 15th-17th event, financed by the IOM Development Fund, was attended by representatives from various government ministries. Namibia is faced with […]

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IFC Support for Country Bird’s Expansion Encourages Agribusiness, Employment in Southern Africa

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a convertible loan of $25 million to support poultry producer Country Bird’s expansion in Africa. IFC’s investment will allow Country Bird to increase production and operations; encouraging a thriving agribusiness enterprise and creating employment opportunities in Southern […]

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Namibia: Indigenous peoples “not seen promises of independence fulfilled”

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 2, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Indigenous groups in Namibia, including the San and Himba people, continue to be particularly disadvantaged more than 20 years on from the country’s independence, a UN expert on indigenous rights says.   “Since Namibia’s independence in 1990, the Government has made many significant achievements in rolling […]

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Canada responds to flooding in Namibia

OTTAWA, Canada, April 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Immediate, life-saving assistance will reach approximately 11,000 people affected by flooding in the Caprivi region of Namibia because Canada is a caring neighbour, announced the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation. Canada is providing support for water and sanitation, as well as shelter and basic […]

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On the Occasion of the Republic of Namibia’s National Day

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement, John Kerry, Secretary of State, Washington, DC, March 20, 2013: On behalf of the American people, I send best wishes to the people of Namibia as they celebrate 23 years of independence on March 21. I hope that all Namibians will enjoy the benefits of peace and prosperity in the […]

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Aggreko to Supply 122 MW of Cross-Border Power to Mozambique and Namibia

Aggreko to Supply 122 MW of Cross-Border Power to Mozambique and Namibia LUANDA, Angola, March 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Aggreko (http://www.aggreko.com) is pleased to announce that it has signed Tri-Party Power Purchase Agreements (TPPA) with Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM), the Mozambique power utility and NamPower, the Namibian power utility, to provide 122 MW […]

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Namibia

WINDHOEK, Namibia, February 21, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On February 8, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Namibia. Background The Namibian economy bounced back strongly from the 2008–09 financial crises but growth slowed to about 5 percent in 2011 (just below the average for […]

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Africa IMF Reports : Namibia 2012

IMF Reports for Namibia 2012 Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Namibia http://www.imf.org/external/np/sec/pn/2012/pn1212.htm Country Report No. 12/41: Namibia: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation. http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/cat/longres.aspx?sk=25725.0 Press Release: IMF Concludes the 2012 Article IV Consultation Mission to Namibia http://www.imf.org/external/np/sec/pr/2012/pr12429.htm All info collated from imf.org   From Wikipedia: The Republic […]

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