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Sustainable Development Awards

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The Vice-President, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, was conferred the Thought Leader Award during the Sustainable Development Awards ceremony that was launched in honour of the legacy of the late Dr. Hage Geingob.

The event was spearheaded by the Environmental Investment Fund, in cooperation with the Sustainable Development Advisory Council and the Ministry of Environment.

The awards were a celebration of the late president's commitment to the betterment of Namibia and his transformative vision that continued to shape the nation.

Embracing business activities through culture & innovation

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Business leaders and industry captains from all corners of Namibia gathered in Okahao Town for a fundraising gala dinner for the 3rd edition of the Ehao Cultural Expo. 

Established in 2019, the Ehao Expo, which will be held on July 22–28, 2024, provides an opportunity for people to come together to celebrate their rich cultural heritage and foster economic growth where local businesses thrive. 

Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah was the Guest of Honour for the occasion.

VP urges youth to get involved in Agriculture sector

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Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah says agriculture in Africa is expected to meet the dual objectives of providing food and helping people escape poverty.

Dr. Nandi-Ndaitwah further says that the agriculture sector can produce Africa's next billionaires.

Therefore, the Vice President calls on all young people countrywide to develop an interest in agriculture during a stakeholder engagement held at Omaruru. 

About 70% of the Namibian population depends on agricultural activities for livelihood, mostly in the subsistence sector.

Swapo Party welcomes new members

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The Swapo Party welcomed over a hundred new members at the party's 64th anniversary.

The former Mayor of Mariental, who previously served in the council on the Landless Peoples Movement ticket, Adam Kuhlman, was among those who joined the Swapo Party. 

The Swapo Party Vice President, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah and the party's politburo member, Saara  Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, welcomed the new members from across all party districts in the Hardap Region.

Swapo Party Vice President urges defending independence's legacy 

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Swapo Party Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has called on party members to defend the foundation that paved the way for the country's hard-won independence. 

She made the call at the party's 64th-anniversary commemoration at Mariental in the Hardap Region. 

Swapo Party members from all walks of life converged at the Hage Geingob Stadium to celebrate the party's over sixty years of existence. 

Patriotism key in achieving Namibia's development agenda- VP

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Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has emphasised the critical role of patriotism in achieving Namibia's development agenda and crafting the ideal Namibia. 

Nandi-Ndaitwah shared her vision of shared prosperity but highlighted the significant challenge posed by poor public service delivery, which has a negative impact on the private sector.

She attributed this challenge to a lack of patriotism, noting that individualism often takes precedence over nationalism. 

Rural-urban migration pose challenges for Namibia - Nandi-Ndaitwah

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Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah highlighted rural-urban migration as one of Namibia's biggest challenges.

She suggested that instead of encouraging people to move from rural areas to urban centres, efforts should focus on identifying the skills needed in rural areas and equipping young people with these skills.

109 years of Sam !Khubis commemorated

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Commemoration ceremonies to mark 109 years of the battle of Sam !Khubis are underway in Rehoboth and its surroundings.

People of Rehoboth annually come together to commemorate events of May 8, 1915, when an under-siege Baster community fought German colonial troops and prayed for divine intervention to be saved from possible extermination.

Nandi-Ndaitwah tours factories in Luderitz

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Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has commended the NovaNam fishing company at Luderitz for adding value to local produce. 

She made the observation after a tour of the fish factory as part of her working visit to ||Kharas Region. 

The Vice President was accompanied by the Minister of Justice, Yvonne Dausab, the Deputy Minister of Finance and Public Enterprises, Maureen Hinda-Mbuende, and ||Kharas Governor Aletha Frederick. 

Vice President commends Namdeb for extending the mine's lifespan

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Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has applauded Namdeb for the efforts it has put in place to extend the life of the mine for another 20 years.

Nandi-Ndaitwah was in Oranjemund on a familiarisation visit.

A new mining concept, in which Namdeb is mining on the land under the sea by moving the ocean backwards, was adopted by Namdeb.

The mine is utilising beach accretion, and the use of this method has added an additional lifespan to the mine.