Namibia
  • IMF staff anticipate Namibia’s growth to recover gradually after recession
    09 november 2018 20:01:10
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) – It is important for Namibia to remove obstacles to exports, reduce market barriers, and streamline business regulations that contribute to high business costs, while addressing the shortage of skilled workers, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) team observed Friday as it concluded a weeklong working visit to the southwestern African nation. Full text...
  • EU Council removes Namibia from list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions
    06 november 2018 20:42:10
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) – The European Union on Tuesday removed Namibia from the its list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, stating, “this is a positive development.”. Full text...
  • Walvis Bay Port expansion well under way in Namibia (An AfDB Feature)
    05 october 2018 15:21:42
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - Sea sounds and splashing waves greet a docking ship at Walvis Bay, where cranes are ready to offload and place heavy containers from the vessel. Full text...
  • Shun unilateral action, embrace multilateralism, Namibian President urges at UN Assembly
    26 september 2018 16:20:09
    New York, US (PANA) - Warning that the world seems to be drifting away from dialogue and towards unilateral action – at great peril to very fundamental tenets of democracy – the President of Namibia has called on world leaders, gathered at the United Nations General Assembly, to embrace multilateralism.Full text...
  • Two Rwanda Football officials arrested in bribery probe
    14 september 2018 16:33:57
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Two members of Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) have been arrested following allegations of an attempted bribery at the qualifier game for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations between Rwanda and Cote d'Ivoire on 9 September in Kigali, a police source confirmed Friday. Full text...
  • Namibia secures US$ 217.8 million budget support loan from AfDB
    19 july 2018 14:53:54
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a loan of US$ 217.8 million (ZAR 3 billion) to finance the second phase of Namibia’s Economic Governance and Competitiveness Support Programme (EGCSP II). Full text...
  • African Stars win Namibia FA Cup
    20 may 2018 16:28:32
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - African Stars FC edged University of Namibia (UNAM) 1-0 to win the Debmarine Namibia Cup final at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek on Saturday. Full text...
  • Namibia’s Shark Island set to become heritage site
    25 april 2018 09:36:13
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) – Namibia’s off-the-coast Shark Island, notorious for housing a German concentration camp where hundreds of Ovaherero and Nama people were kept in colonial era, could soon become a national heritage site, The Namibian reported on Wednesday.Full text...
  • 2018 CAF Women's AFCON qualifiers: Namibia lose woefully at home
    06 april 2018 13:22:10
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - Hosts Namibia lost embarrassingly 0-2 at home on Thursday to the visiting Zimbabwean ladies in the first-leg, first-round qualifier for the 2018 CAF Women's AFCON. Full text...
  • Namibia declares Congo fever outbreak
    05 april 2018 11:47:01
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) – Namibia’s health ministry has declared Congo fever outbreak after the death of a Keetmanshoop man at the Windhoek Central Hospital on Tuesday, and the hospitalisation of two others, an official report said on Thursday. Full text...
  • Nambian victim of Congo fever accorded lonely burial
    05 april 2018 11:35:07
    Windhoek, Nambia (PANA) – Namibian health officials have buried 37-year-old Keetmanshoop resident Hendrik Hartebees in Windhoek on Tuesday soon after he died of Congo fever at the Windhoek Central Hospital, The Namibian daily reported on Thursday. Full text...
  • Namibia’s economic growth set to speed up to 4 percent
    13 december 2017 09:52:52
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - After years of exceptional growth, Namibia’s economy has entered an adjustment phase and growth is expected to turn slightly negative in 2017, compared to a growth of 1.1 percent in 2016, as large constructions in the mining sector have been completed and the government continues consolidating. Full text...
  • AfDB supports Namibia’s Agriculture Sector
    05 december 2017 12:53:00
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is supporting Namibia’s Agriculture Sector with the approval of One Billion South African Rands (ZAR 1 billion) loan to finance the country’s Agricultural Mechanisation and Seed Improvement Project (NAMSIP). (US$1 = ZAR 13.62). Full text...
  • Namibia secures ZAR 1 billion AfDB loan for education sector
    05 december 2017 12:41:20
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - Namibia’s efforts to develop efficient basic, technical and vocational education (TVET) to cater for its development needs has received a boost from the African Development Bank (AfDB) which approved a ZAR 1 billion loan to finance the country’s education and training (US$1 = ZAR13.62). Full text...
  • Namibia hosts 2017 Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa
    04 december 2017 15:55:18
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - The 2017 Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa Week (PIDA Week) will take place from 10 to 14 December in Swakopmund, Namibia, on the theme “Regional infrastructure development for job creation and economic transformation.” Full text...
  • De Beers empowers women entrepreneurs in Botswana
    09 november 2017 12:04:46
    Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - International Diamond Company, De Beers, has announced a three-year investment scheme in capacity-building to support women micro-entrepreneurs in selected Botswana villages.Full text...
  • Rwanda welcomes decision by Namibia to scrap Visas for Africans
    02 november 2017 14:57:04
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwanda's Foreign Affairs Minister, Louise Mushikiwabo, has hailed the decision by Namibian authorities to scrap all visas to the Southern African nation for Africans in 2018.Full text...
  • US: Namibian president highlights need for 'development that reaches all people'
    21 september 2017 08:28:50
    New York, US (PANA) - Hage G. Geingob, the President of Namibia, has highlighted the importance of a “development that reaches all people in an equitable manner” in is address on Wednesday to the UN General Assembly. Full text...
  • Botswana: Drop in condoms use pushes Botswana to introduce flavours
    26 july 2017 18:17:04
    Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Botswana’s health authorities have pinned hope on scented condoms, to activate use of the sheath-shaped barrier device across the country, as the southern Africa nation experiences a decrease in condom use. Full text...
  • Cote d'Ivoire: AfDB approves US$226.5m loan to boost economic governance, competitiveness in Namibia
    12 may 2017 15:01:52
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a loan of US$ 226.5 million to finance the Namibia Economic Governance and Competitiveness Support Programme (EGCSP). Full text...
  • Botswana: Botswana to facilitate repatriation of refugees
    23 march 2017 09:55:29
    Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) – Shaw Kgathi, Botswana's Defence, Justice and Security minister, on Thursday said Botswana would continue to facilitate the return of refugees to their respective countries as he applauded the voluntary decision by some refugee in the country to apply for repatriation.Full text...
  • Kenya: Namibian Fredricks quits IAAF task force
    07 march 2017 13:52:14
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - IAAF President Sebastian Coe has appointed IAAF Athletes' Commission Chairperson Rozle Prezelj to replace IAAF Council Member Frank Fredricks who resigned as a member of an IAAF task force.Full text...
  • UN: Geingob vows to lift Namibians out of poverty
    21 september 2016 18:22:24
    New York, US (PANA) - Namibian President Hage Geingob on Wednesday said the he will use the platform of the Sustainable Development Agenda to drive economic and social programmes toward ensuring a life of dignity for all Namibians. Full text...
  • US: Namibia 'attracts more tourists'
    08 september 2016 14:48:47
    New York, US (PANA) - Namibia is becoming an increasingly popular tourism destination, with the 2015 statistics showing that some 1.5 million international visitors travelled to Namibia, a statement made available to PANA in New York on Thursday said. Full text...
  • US: World's oldest airline, KLM, to launch new routes to Namibia, Angola
    26 august 2016 14:36:52
    New York, US (PANA) - The World's oldest airline and the flag carrier of the Netherlands, KLM, on Friday said it is expanding its network of routes in October, offering three direct flights a week from Amsterdam to Windhoek, Nambia, via Luanda, Angola. Full text...
  • Botswana: Pan Africa financial group, Letshego, granted banking licence in Namibia
    21 july 2016 15:51:53
    Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Botswana's Pan African financial service group, Letshego, has been awarded a commercial banking licence in Namibia, as part of the company’s aggressive expansion across the continent.Full text...
  • Botswana: Khama calls for enhanced economic relations with Namibia
    11 july 2016 19:51:28
    Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) – Botswana’s President Ian Khama has called for increased bilateral cooperation between his country and Namibia, which he said has been steadily improving over the years. Full text...
  • Tanzania: Namibia still a top target for cybercriminals
    30 january 2016 07:38:32
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Namibia was the country most targeted by cybercriminals during December 2015, after being second most attacked in November, according to Check Point Software Technologies, an international provider of software products for IT security.Full text...
  • Tanzania: IMF approves Namibia's plan to address high unemployment
    24 september 2015 18:55:34
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has welcomed the Namibian authorities’ intention to address high unemployment and inequality by reducing skill mismatches through improving education and job-related skills development. Full text...
  • Congo: Namibia, Congo to improve cooperation in several sectors
    28 july 2015 15:23:57
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - Namibia and Congo have committed to raise their level of cooperation in several sectors and scale up their partnership, according to an official statement, published Tuesday in the Congolese capital. Full text...
  • Tanzania: IMF warns about downside risks in Namibia’s economy
    06 july 2015 20:39:03
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Namibia’s growth prospects are increasingly clouded with downside risks and the main near-term risk is associated with the highly volatile Southern African Customs Union (SACU) revenues, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cautioned on Monday.Full text...
  • Nigeria: Namibia wins COSAFA Cup
    31 may 2015 23:22:45
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Namibia has won the 2015 COSAFA Cup tournament, after defeating Mozambique 2-0 in the final of the regional championship in South Africa on Saturday. Full text...
  • Mali: Namibian president visits Mali
    29 may 2015 20:29:21
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The Namibian president, Hage Geingob, is expected on Saturday in Bamako for a two-day official visit at the invitation of Malian president, Ibrahim Boubacar Kéita, official sources told PANA on Friday. Full text...
  • Tanzania: Kikwete attends inauguration of Namibian President Geingob
    21 march 2015 09:52:49
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete arrived in Windhoek, Namibia, late Friday for a three-day official visit, during which he will take part in the southern African nation's celebration of 25 years of independence and witness the inauguration of President Hage Gotrified Geingob. Full text...
  • Zambia: Zambia’s ex-President Banda to attend inauguration of new Namibia President
    05 march 2015 11:46:31
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Zambia’s former president Rupiah Banda has been invited to attend the inauguration ceremony of Namibia’s President-elect Hage Geingob. Full text...
  • Tanzania: Namibian President Pohamba bids farewell to AU Assembly
    30 january 2015 20:26:11
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - It is incomprehensible that the Kingdom of Morocco continues to occupy Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, outgoing Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba, told African Union (AU) leaders meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Thursday. Full text...
  • 2014 AWC: Nigerian duo rewarded for individual efforts
    26 october 2014 13:40:49
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - For helping Nigeria to regain its African Women Championship (AWC) title at the just-ended 9th edition of the tournament, the duo of Asisat Oshoala and Desire Oparanozie had their individual efforts rewarded. Full text...
  • 2014 AWC: Nigeria wins 7th title, beats Cameroon 2-0 in final match
    25 october 2014 21:40:52
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - Nigeria clinched its seventh title after a 2-0 win over Cameroon here in the finals match of the ninth African Women Championship decided Saturday in Namibia. Full text...
  • 2014 AWC: Cote d'Ivoire wins bronze, beats South Africa 1-0 in 3rd-place match
    25 october 2014 19:54:41
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - Cote d’Ivoire snatched Africa's third and final ticket to the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which will take place in Canada, after a 1-0 win over South Africa in the third-place match here Saturday at the 9th African Women Championship in Namibia. Full text...
  • 2014 AWC: Nigeria seeks 7th championship title, 9th overall (Preview by Vincent Obi, PANA Editor)
    25 october 2014 06:44:38
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - Nigeria's female national football team, the Super Falcons, will go into the 2014 African Women Championship (AWC) final match here Saturday against Cameroon, seeking to lift its seventh title since the championship was launched in 1998. Full text...
  • Congo: Namibian president arrives in Congo
    21 october 2014 20:34:49
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) – The Namibian president, Hifikepunye Pohamba, arrived in Brazzaville on Tuesday for a three-day visit to Congo aimed at strengthening ties between his country and Congo.Full text...
  • 2014 AWC: All set for semi-finals
    21 october 2014 16:37:31
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - Here are the semi-final fixtures at the ongoing 9th African Women Championship in Namibia.Full text...
  • AWC: It's Nigeria/South Africa, Cameroon/Cote d'Ivoire in semi
    19 october 2014 09:53:50
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - The stage is set for the knockout, semi-final stage of the ongoing 2014 African Women Championship (AWC) in Namibia, with the conclusion of the group matches on Saturday, PANA reported. Full text...
  • 2014 AWC: Nigeria, Cote d'Ivoire advance to semi-final
    17 october 2014 19:26:42
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - Nigeria and Cote d'Ivoire, from Group A, Friday qualified for the semi-final of the ninth African Women Championship taking place in Namibia. Full text...
  • 2014 AWC: Final group matches begin
    17 october 2014 05:58:49
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - The final Group matches will begin Friday, with action in Group A, at the ongoing ninth African Women Championship taking place in Namibia. Full text...
  • 2014 AWC: All Day 2 results
    16 october 2014 07:09:39
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - The following are Day 2 results Wednesday from the 2014 African Women Championship, currently taking place in Namibia.Full text...
  • 2014 AWC: Host Nambia loses 1-3 to Cote d'Ivoire
    15 october 2014 07:58:46
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - Cote d’Ivoire scored two late goals to upstage host Namibia 3-1 in their Group A encounter Tuesday at the Sam Nujoma Stadium here, in the continuing ninth African Women Football Championship. Full text...
  • 2014 AWC: Nigeria overwhelms Zambia 6-0, looks Ok for semi-finals
    14 october 2014 19:10:01
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - Six-time winners Nigeria whipped Zambia 6-0 here Tuesday in their Day 2 Group A match at the ninth African Women's Football Championship taking place in Namibia, looking as good as qualified for the semi-finals. Full text...
  • 2014 AWC: Nigeria seeks semi-final slot, faces bottom-of-the-table Zambia Tuesday (Preview by Vincent Obi, PANA Editor)
    14 october 2014 12:21:06
    Windhoek, Namibia (PANA) - Group A leaders and championship favourites Nigeria are seeking a semi-final slot at the continuing ninth African Women's Football Championship in Namibia when they take on bottom-of-the-table Zambia here Tuesday. Full text...
  • Tanzania: Telecom Namibia starts work on govt. fibre network
    13 october 2014 13:19:09
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Telecom Namibia, the national telecommunications services provider, has started constructing a fibre-based network to connect the central government to the administrative capitals of all 14 regions in the southern Africa country, the company's Managing Director, Frans Ndoroma, has said.Full text...

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