INTERVIEW | Alex Shimuafeni on progress of nationwide enumeration

Yesterday, September 24, 2023, was designated as the Reference Night for the fourth Population and Housing Census.

This means that all people who find themselves in the country on that day will subsequently be counted in relation to the household where they spent the night.

News anchor Ndapewa Ambambi spoke to Statistician-General Alex Shimuafeni to provide insights into the progress and significance of this important nationwide enumeration.

INTERVIEW | Dr. Kaire Mbuende on SDG's progress

The 78th session of the UN General Assembly started this week to, among other things, look at the challenges facing the world and also to recommit to the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the UN.

The 17 SDGs are an action plan for countries to end poverty and protect the planet against climate change so that all people can enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.

News anchor Ndapewa Ambambi spoke to Namibia's former diplomat, Dr. Kaire Mbuende, to discuss where Namibia and the world are in terms of achieving the SDGs.

INTERVIEW | Water Canal revamp in northern Namibia

Residents of Oluthalweegolo, Uuvudhiya, and Ondjungulume villages are rejoicing as the revamped Water Canal's water flow has brought relief to both humans and livestock.

The Olushandja-Uuvudhiya canal's revamp is being spearheaded by NamWater and the Oshana, Omusati, and Oshikoto regional councils, all of which are set to benefit from it.

nbc News Reporter Ndapanda Shuuya has the details.

INTERVIEW | Dr. Ndumba Kamwanya on Gabon coup

Lately, it seems like military coups are the order of the day in central and western Africa, with an increase in coups seen in that part of the continent, especially over the past three years.

The latest coup on the continent is currently still unfolding in Gabon, where the military took over power and ousted President Ali Bongo last Wednesday, shortly after he had been named the winner of last week's contested election.

The situation in Gabon marks the 10th coup or attempt to overthrow the government in west and central Africa.

INTERVIEW | Africa Public Service Day

Civil servants from various government offices, ministries, and agencies will gather tomorrow to observe Africa Public Service Day.

The day is being observed under the theme: "The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will require a fit-for-purpose African Public Administration to Succeed."

Senior Producer Ndishishii Hamufungu spoke to the Executive Director in the Office of the Prime Minister, I-Ben Nashandi.

INTERVIEW | Ambassador Jerobeam Shaanika on Russia-Africa Economic and Humanitarian Summit

Vice President Nangolo Mbumba has urged the Namibian delegation, sent to the Russia-Africa Economic and Humanitarian Summit, to put the country's interests first.

The Namibian delegation held a briefing today ahead of the Summit, which is expected to start on Thursday in St. Petersburg.

This includes Cabinet Ministers and MPs from different political parties in the National Assembly.

nbc News reporter Blanche Goreses spoke to Ambassador Jerobeam Shaanika the Deputy Executive Director-International Relations and Cooperation.