Namibia can learn a lot from China's people-centered approach- Kaiyamo

Namibia's Ambassador to China says Namibia can learn a lot from China's people-centered approach. 

Dr. Elia Kaiyamo attended one of the sessions of the National People's Congress of China.

In an interview with nbc News, Ambassador Kaiyamo says, the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, which holds its meetings concurrently with the National People's Congress is inclusive of every member of the society including those at the grassroots level.

President Geingob sends messages of condolence to quake-hit Turkey and Syria

President Hage Geingob has sent condolence messages to the Presidents of Türkiye Tayyip Erdogan and of Syria Bashar Al-Assad following the deadly earthquakes that hit the two countries on Monday. 

The earthquake left thousands dead and many injured.

Dr. Geingob send his support and solidarity to the bereaved families, in the wake of the tragedy, that not only claimed lives but also caused destruction to infrastructure in both countries.

The World Health Organisation estimates the death toll could reach 20 000. 

Political parties from Eswatini & Civil Society Organisations call on regional body to facilitate dialogue

Political parties from Eswatini and Civil Society Organisations from some SADC countries have called on the regional body to facilitate dialogue between role players in Africa's last absolute monarch.

The call was made at a media conference, which was held on the sidelines of the just-ended SADC Troika Summit in Windhoek.

The Kingdom of Eswatini has witnessed an intense uprising in recent years, a severe revolt since the abolishment of the multi-party system in the 1970s.

Kingdom of Eswatini urged to convene an urgent national dialogue

The Kingdom of Eswatini is urged to convene an urgent national dialogue.

The two-day Extraordinary Summit of the SADC Organ Troika wants talks to be held in a calm and peaceful environment.

The call by the Organ Troika comes amid rising acts of sporadic violence in Eswatini, with all sides blaming one another.

In recent days, a prominent opposition leader and chairperson of the multi-stakeholder forum, Thulani Rudolf Maseko was gunned down.

President Geingob calls for new approaches to find solutions to conflict in the SADC region

The Extraordinary Summit of SADC's Organ Troika is currently underway in Windhoek. 

The Chairperson of Organ Troika on Politics, Defense and Security Cooperation Dr. Hage Geingob has called for new approaches to finding solutions to tensions and conflicts in the SADC region.

Namibia to host Extraordinary SADC Organ Troika Summit early next week

Namibia will host the Extraordinary SADC Organ Troika Summit early next week.

The discussions will center around issues relating to politics and the security situation in the region.

The gathering will start with a meeting of senior government officials, to be followed by ministers.

The Extra-Ordinary SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government is expected to be held on Tuesday.

The Organs' Incoming Chairperson and Outgoing Chairperson are expected to present their reports at the summit.

President Geingob reiterates Namibia's neutral stance in going Russia-Ukraine conflict

President Hage Geingob says Namibia and several other African countries remain neutral in the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict and will continue to call for de-escalation.

About 17 African countries overwhelmingly declined to vote in a UN resolution condemning Russia's actions last year, with some citing historical support Russia offered during the continent's fight against colonialism.

EU calls for new policy areas of cooperation with Namibia

The European Union wants to include new policy areas of cooperation with Namibia under the Global Gateway strategy.

The Global Gateway is part of EU's offer to its partners with investments to secure links in digital, and energy transport sectors as well as strengthen health, education and research systems across the world.

EU delegation Commissioners, Jutta Urpilainen for International Partnerships and Thierry Breton for Internal Market paid a courtesy call on President Hage Geringob at State House.

SADC urges Kingdom of Eswatini to investigate assassination of human rights lawyer Thulani Rudolf Maseko

SADC has called on the Kingdom of Eswatini to swiftly, transparently and comprehensively investigate the killing of human rights lawyer and political activist, Thulani Rudolf Maseko.

Maseko was gunned down outside his home in Eswatini's capital, Mbabane on Saturday.

Maseko, at the time of his death, served as chairperson of the multi-stakeholder Forum which was established as a coalition of non-State actors advocating for a process of national political dialogue.