Namibia, Ghana Sign MOU on peace initiatives at PJCC


The Namibia-Ghana Permanent Joint Commission of Cooperation (PJCC) concluded in Swakopmund, Erongo Region, with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Namibia’s International Women’s Peace Centre and the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC).

The MoU provides for cooperation in the areas of technical capacity building, training, policy research, and analysis of women in peace and security, as well as in peacekeeping and peace support operations.

Erongo Regional Council remains best performing


The Erongo Regional Council has, for the past three consecutive years, been rated as the best performer among its peers.

Regional Council Chairperson Benitha Imbamba, who was speaking at a regional council meeting in Swakopmund, emphasised the importance of customer service.

Imbamba, while expressing her satisfaction, reminded the councillors of their duties to deliver effectively and efficiently.

Namibian Heritage Week 2023 launched 


Namibian Heritage Week 2023 was launched in the coastal town of Swakopmund.

This year the event will be held from September 18–24 under the theme "Heritage and Culture: A 'Rock-Solid' Foundation in Namibian Sign Language."

The Heritage Week team has decided that each year, the theme will use a local indigenous language as part of its commitment to promoting pride in Namibia's cultural diversity.

Kavita Arts and Craft Park reopens


The Mayor of Swakopmund, Dina Namubes, says informal trading plays a crucial role in fostering local economic development.

Namubes further highlighted its substantial impact as a catalyst for combating poverty and unemployment in rural areas.

She said this during the reopening of the Kavita Arts and Craft Park.

Kavita Park is strategically located at the heart of Swakopmund town, flanked by hotels and guesthouses, for the local community to exhibit their products to tourists.