President Mbumba congratulates India's PM on his re-election


President Nangolo Mbumba says Namibia considers India a friendly nation both pre- and post-independence and a strategic partner in bilateral relations.

Dr. Mbumba said this as he congratulated India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, who was re-elected into the position by members of his National Democratic Alliance last week.

The President said Modi's re-election is indeed a testimony to the trust and confidence that Indian nationals have in him.

INTERVIEW | 32 journalists, editors on a familiarization visit to India


A delegation of 32 journalists and editors representing sixteen African countries is currently on a familiarisation visit to India.

The primary goal of this visit extends beyond immersing journalists in India's rich and diverse cultural tapestry.

It also seeks to familiarise them with significant development projects resulting from mutual bilateral cooperation between African nations and India.

President Geingob receives courtesy visit from Indian Minister of External Affairs


Namibia remains open for business, particularly in critical industries such as green hydrogen, oil and gas, and agriculture.

President Hage Geingob affirmed this during a courtesy call by Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, the visiting Indian Minister of External Affairs, at State House.

Dr.Jaishankar's visit to Namibia is meant to strengthen relations as part of India's foreign policy objective to enhance cooperation with African countries. 

Namibia, India explore ways to address poverty, inequality, and unemployment


Namibia and India are exploring ways to address the challenges of poverty, inequality, and unemployment in both countries.

Since establishing diplomatic relations 33 years ago, the cooperation between Namibia and India has deepened, with India providing extensive support in promoting the socio-economic development of Namibia.

India has been actively involved in training Namibians in various fields, including diplomacy, information technology, healthcare, education, and agriculture.

India External Affairs Minister in Namibia to strengthen bilateral relations


Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, the External Affairs Minister of the Republic of India, has arrived at the Hosea Kutako International Airport for an official visit to Namibia.

The visit is scheduled to last for three days.

The purpose of the visit is to strengthen the bilateral relationship between India and Namibia. During the visit, Dr. Jaishankar will engage in discussions and meetings with Namibian officials to review and renew cooperation between the two countries.

NamPol's Major General Nainda elected Delegate for Africa and member of Interpol Executive Committee


NamPol's Deputy Inspector General for Administration, Major General Anna-Marie Nainda, has been elected as a Delegate for Africa and a member of the InterPol Executive Committee.

She was elected at the 90th Interpol General Assembly in New Delhi, India.

It was a celebratory atmosphere at the Hosea Kutako International Airport as NamPol's Inspector General, Lieutenant General Josef Shikongo, and Deputy Inspector General for Administration, Major General Anna-Marie Nainda, disembarked the plane.

Sara Ekondo wins Capricorn Foundation Food Waste Challenge competition 


Sara Ekondo, from Awana Foods, which provides solutions to stem the sourcing of excess and b-grade produce from farmers, walked away with N$100,000 in prize money.

Ekondo was among the 101 applicants from six different countries, such as South Africa, Botswana, India, Portugal, Namibia, and Kenya, who participated in the Capricorn Foundation Food Waste Challenge competition.