Namibia working on infant circumcision policy

The Ministry of Health and Social Services is pushing for a policy on early infant circumcision, the Technical Director of the AIDS Free Project, Lawrence Kahindi, said during an exclusive interview on Wednesday.

Namibia part of Chinese US$60 billion Africa plan

China’s recent US$60 billion pledge to Africa is the topic of discussion across the continent from Angola to Zimbabwe, with many expressing fear that the Asian economic powerhouse’s quest for natural resources and the no conditions attached loans it’s offering will result in the continent being debt trapped.
Namibia’s only professional female boxer, 30-year-old, Martina Tjauha, is appealing for financial support in order to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a world champion.

Canoe polo making strides in Namibia

Canoe polo might not be known by most Namibians, but the sport has already put the country on the world map after the men’s U-21 national team qualified for the 2020 World Canoe Polo Championship that will take place in Rome, Italy.

Experts back Namibia over Zambia

Local football experts believe that the Brave Warriors have what it takes to cause a major upset against a more fancied Zambian team when the two sides meet in a do-or-die Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2019 qualifiers match at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday.

Geingob sells Namibia to Indonesia

President Hage Geingob has urged the Indonesian business community to consider investing in Namibia because of its strategic location as a gateway to the southern African market.

Namibia can tap into UK’s post Brexit plans

Namibia can benefit from the United Kingdom’s plans to become the largest G7 investor in Africa by 2022, a local economist has said.

Netball Namibia hosts Debmarine championship

The second edition of the Debmarine Senior Regional Netball Championships will take place this weekend at the Tamariskia Sports Grounds in Swakopmund.
Namibia recorded its lowest economic growth rate in a decade when the domestic economy contracted by 0.9 percent in 2017 compared to a 0.6 percent growth in 2016, figures released by the statistics office showed on Wednesday. 

Namibia lags behind Africa in rugby sevens

Namibia has struggled to assemble a competitive Rugby Sevens team leaving it well behind other African countries such as South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and Zambia,
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