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BUSINESS TODAY | Namibia, Indonesia explore new areas of cooperation

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Namibia and Indonesia are in the process of mapping out and exploring new areas of cooperation.

This is in line with Indonesia's economic cooperation with Africa, aimed at transforming and establishing relations into economic cooperation for mutual benefits between the two countries.

A business delegation from Indonesia that is currently in Namibia held a business forum with key players in various sectors of the economy.

Namibia, Angola to extend broadcasting cooperation

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Namibian Broadcasting Corporation Director General Stanley Similo says Namibia and Angola's cooperation in broadcasting will be extended to include television.

Currently, only nbc National FM has programmes catering to Angolan citizens living in Namibia.

The Director General said this at the three-day Senior Officials Meeting for the Inaugural Session of the Angola-Namibia Bi-National Commission, currently underway in Luanda, Angola.

Rundu, Ruacana partner up in various areas

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Rundu and Ruacana have agreed to partner up in various areas of cooperation.

This comes after the two town councils renewed their cooperation through a memorandum of understanding at Rundu.

The two town councils agreed to address emerging issues, promote sustainable development, and create a conducive environment for investment and innovation.

The mayor of Ruacana, Linda Mbwale, pointed out some areas for cooperation.

Rossing commits to maintaining Erongo Police's vehicle fleet 

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Rossing Uranium has solidified the extension of its agreement with the Namibian Police Force to another three years to repair old, rusted, and faulty police vehicles at Swakopmund at a cost of N$750,000.

A total of 11 police vehicles were refurbished and maintained by the uranium mine for the past two years, at a cost of N$250,000.

Due to the wet weather conditions in the coastal towns, cars are prone to rust, and the bodies of the vehicles are damaged easily if proper care and maintenance are not taken. 

Namibia-Angola governors forum strengthens bilateral ties

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The Governors Forum is a collaborative initiative between Namibia and Angola that signals a pivotal step towards enhancing bilateral relations and addressing shared challenges impacting communities along the border.

The gathering of key stakeholders from the border regions of Namibia and Angola is poised to serve as a platform for meaningful dialogue, cooperation, and strategic engagement.

Venezuela's Ambassador applauds growing bilateral relations with Namibia

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Venezuela's Ambassador to Namibia says he is proud of the trajectory of bilateral relations between the two countries.

Omar Paredes paid a courtesy call on President Nangolo Mbumba at State House earlier on Wednesday.

The recent inaugural Namibia-Venezuela Joint Commission of Cooperation meeting saw the identification of critical economic areas of interest, including mining, agriculture, and housing.

Potential products for trade from both sides identified encompass fish, beef, salt, minerals, and petroleum, among others.

Namibians urged to cooperate with drought relief programme officers

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Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has called on all citizens to cooperate with the drought relief programme implementing officers to ensure that the objectives of the programme are achieved.

The vulnerability assessment and analysis indicate that 695,000 people are in need of relief assistance.

Kuugongelwa-Amadhila says although the effects of drought are felt in all communities, targeted food assistance will be given to the neediest, who lack adequate coping measures.

Namibia, Cuba sign three agreements to expand cooperation

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Namibia and Cuba have signed three agreements to expand cooperation in various fields.

The agreements govern trade, political, and diplomatic consultations, as well as the exchange of prisoners convicted in either country.

nbc News State House Correspondent Blanche Goreses spoke to Namibia's Ambassador to Cuba, Samuel |Goagoseb for more detail around the agreements.

Namibia, Cuba to explore new areas of economic cooperation

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Namibia and Cuba will explore new areas of economic cooperation during the three-day state visit of Cuba's President Miguel Diaz Canel-Bermudez.

Ahead of the Heroes' Day commemoration, President Hage Geingob and First Lady Monica Geingos welcomed the Cuban leader and First Lady, Lis Cuesta Peraza, at State House.

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, says the visit cements the traditional friendship between the two countries, which is slowly translating into economic trade.