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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