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EU and nbc hold talks on possible cooperation

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nbc Director General Stanley Similo and the Ambassador of the European Union to Namibia, Ana Beatriz Martins, held talks in Windhoek to discuss possible areas of cooperation.

During the meeting at the nbc head office in Windhoek's Northern Industrial Area, both Similo and Martins were united in their views on the crucial role of the media in Namibia.

The meeting was also attended by nbc's Chief Commercial Officer, Nico Mwiya; Acting Chief of News and Programming, Sackey Shikufa; Head of Radio Services, Suoma Negumbo; and Head of News and Current Affairs, Peter Denk.

EU injects over N$300 million into ECD centres

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The European Union (EU) in Namibia has injected more than N$300 million into early childhood development (ECD) centres around the country. 

EU Ambassador to Namibia Ana Beatriz Martins made the announcement during the launch of the programme at Mix Settlement, on the outskirts of Windhoek. 

N$262 million will go to the Treasury, and N$60 million will go towards technical assistance, including support actions implemented by Unicef and the World Food Programme. 

Namibia-EU partnership on path to decarbonisation

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President Nangolo Mbumba says Namibia's partnership with the European Union (EU) is not just over the natural resources but also the bond created that serves as a motivation to succeed in implementing agreements. 

In 2022, Namibia and the European Union signed an agreement to develop a strategic and detailed hydrogen roadmap as well as identify concrete actions for cooperation between the two parties.

Samoa Agreement will have no implications for Namibia's policies -Ndjoze

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The Samoa Agreement will have no implications for Namibia's policies or constitution.

This assurance was given by National Planning Commission Director General Obeth Kandjoze, who signed the agreement on behalf of the government.

Namibia signed the Partnership Agreement between the European Union (EU) and its member states and the members of the Organisation of the African, Caribbean, and Pacific States (OACPS), which is also known as the "Samoa Agreement," on Monday in Brussels, Belgium.

Nigeria and MeatCo discuss possible collaboration

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Several states in Nigeria are having discussions with Namibia's Meat Corporation about possible collaboration in husbandry and meat exports.

Namibia's record of being among the few to export its beef to the European Union and the first African country to do so to the US has inspired Nigeria's livestock producers.

Talks between the stakeholders started as early as 2019 as Nigerian producers wanted to upgrade ranching and processing facilities to international standards, benchmarked from Namibia.

Namibia hosts high-profile regional workshop on Diaspora Engagement

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Namibia is hosting a high-profile regional workshop on Diaspora Engagement.

The workshop aims to recognise the significant contributions of the diaspora to economies and develop a regional framework to facilitate their involvement in national development plans.

The workshop, among others, focuses on the impact of remittances on poverty reduction and national development.