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Namibia, Ghana elevate cooperation with bi-national commission

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Namibia and Ghana have agreed to upgrade their Joint Permanent Commission of Cooperation to a bi-national commission.

This move will further strengthen the relations between the two countries.

Senior officials are currently meeting for the 5th session of the Namibia-Ghana Joint Permanent Commission of Cooperation in Swakopmund.

Both countries emphasise their excellent bilateral relations.

Ghanaian Diplomatic corps honours late President Geingob's legacy in Accra

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A towering figure in the fight against Apartheid, a gallant comrade in the liberation struggle, and a true statesman who dedicated his life in service to Namibia.

These are just some of the fitting tributes used by the diplomatic corps in Ghana, joined by Namibians and Ghanaians during the memorial service in Accra.

The service honoured the life and legacy of the late President Geingob by Namibia's High Commission to Ghana.

Namibia learns from Ghana oil and gas industry

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The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and Natural Resources shared valuable insights from their recent study visit to Ghana.

They focused on the country's thriving oil and gas industry and discussed its significant impact on local communities.

The Deputy Chairperson of the committee, Elder Filipe, presented the report, indicating that local empowerment through legislation is one of the standout points emphasised by the Namibian delegation that is of paramount importance to local content and local participation laws.

"November in Namibia" Visitors Happy With Visit to Namibia

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There is a need to make intra-Africa tourism travel and trade between African countries easy and accessible for travellers and investors on the continent.

These were the sentiments shared by Ghanaian tourists who arrived in Namibia for a week under the Tourism and Business pilot initiative, "November in Namibia".

In an interview with nbc News, Ghanaian tourists Caleb Kudah and Emmanuel Owusu explained that travelling and trading among African countries is challenging due to travel regulations.

MeatCo's Rundu abattoir inaugurated

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The Ministry of Agriculture, Water, and Land Reform officially handed over the Rundu abattoir to MeatCo yesterday.

The abattoir is intended to serve as a market for cattle and small stock farmers in the Kavango East, West, and surrounding regions.

The construction of the Rundu abattoir started in 2014 and was expected to be completed in 2017.
 
The Minister of Agriculture, Water, and Land Reform, Carl Schlettwein, stated that the outbreak of COVID-19 and disruptions in tourism and other economic activities delayed the completion of the abattoir.

Namibia's participation at the 53rd General Assembly of the World Trade Centre Association a success

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The Minister of Industrialization and Trade, Lucia Iipumbu, has described Namibia's participation at the 53rd General Assembly of the World Trade Centre Association in Accra, Ghana, as a success.

The event was held in Africa for the first time, and the participation of many countries on the continent, including Namibia, has made it all the more spectacular.

Iipumbu commended the government of Ghana for giving Namibia the opportunity to participate in the World Trade Centre Association.

NIPDB finalizing MoU with the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre

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The Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board (NIPDB) is finalizing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre.

The two met on the sidelines of the 53rd General Assembly of the just-ended World Trade Centres Association in Accra, Ghana.

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre is the West African nation's foremost investment attraction and promotion agency under the Office of the President. 

The MoU aims to strengthen the role of Investment Promotion Agencies in facilitating investments and trade on the continent.

53rd General Assembly for World Trade Center's Association hosted in Ghana

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Trade experts from various World Trade Centres, African governments, the African Continental Free Trade Area as well as business networks gathered in Accra, Ghana for the World Trade Centres Association's 53rd General Assembly.

Africa accounts for only 3% of global GDP and 2% of world trade.

The WTCA General Assembly returns to the continent for the second time after its last assembly in Algeria in 2016. 

This assembly was to take place in 2021 initially but it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.