Deputy Prime Minister addresses business people at Swakopmund and Walvis Bay

The Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah says agriculture remains one of the sectors that can help reduce poverty, improve the living standards of the people and ensure food security for the poor in the country.

Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah addressed a series of business persons' engagements at Swakopmund and Walvis Bay.
Nandi-Ndaitwah says good health and inclusive food systems are critical to achieving the country's development goals and improving people's lives.

Young entrepreneurs called to take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, is calling on local young entrepreneurs to take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Nandi-Ndaitwah made the remarks during a public lecture on the 60th anniversary of the African Union in Windhoek.

Nandi-Ndaitwah believes that the AfCFTA has the potential to lift Africans out of poverty, ultimately bringing about the continent's prosperity.

Namibia commemorates African Union's 60th anniversary

Africa must maintain the spirit of Ubuntu and unity as a driving force for positive change within communities.

These were the sentiments expressed by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, during a commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the African Union in Windhoek.

Nandi-Ndaitwah urges all Namibian children to commemorate the African Union's 60th anniversary by ensuring their voices are heard and their talents are recognised as African children.

Business community called to assist government in building more school hostels

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Nandi-Ndaitwah called on the business community to assist the government in building more school hostels.
Nandi-Ndaitwah says communities are establishing makeshift hostels because learners walk long distances to school.

Cocoma Primary School receives two additional classrooms

The Cocoma Primary School now has two additional classrooms, thanks to Bekikumata Fishing Company. 

Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah received the classrooms at Kakekete village in Kavango East's Ndiyona Constituency.

The classrooms were constructed at a cost of about N$700,000.

Cocoma Primary has a learner population of more than 200, with only two classrooms and a storeroom turned into the principal's office.

Nandi-Ndaitwah says the donation compliments government efforts to make education accessible to every Namibia child.

MIRCO management urged to effectively implement strategies

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation (MIRCO) has urged the Ministry’s management to effectively implement strategies.

During a management retreat, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah says management needs to understand the tools at their disposal, such as skills development and human and financial capacities, for effective strategic plan implementation.

She noted that the retreat will provide a conducive platform to reflect on MIRCO’s achievements over the past six years and to draw from the lessons learned as a basis for future planning.

Swapo reiterates Nandi-Ndaitwah is the sole presidential candidate in 2024

The Swapo Party has reiterated its position that the party's Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah is still its Presidential Candidate for the 2024 election.

This was said by the party's Secretary General Sophia Shaningwa when she addressed the Swapo Party Eleder's Council Central Committee meeting in the capital. 

Shaningwa wasted no time in affirming that the incumbent Swapo Party's Vice President is the sole candidate for next year's presidential election.

MIRCO Minister tables Ministry's vote for over N$932.7 million in National Assembly

International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has tabled the ministry's vote of over N$932.7 million in the National Assembly for consideration. 

In her motivation speech, Nandi-Ndaitwah said the budget is guided by Vision 2030, NDP5, Harambee Prosperity Plan and the Swapo Party Manifesto.

In line with her ministry's mandate of international diplomacy, Nandi-Ndaitwah expressed condolences to those who died from the devastating earthquake in Syria and Turkiye and Cyclone Freddy, wishing survivors a speedy recovery. 

Deputy Prime Minister visits earth dams project in Oshana Region

The Deputy Prime Minister, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, visited an envisaged government project to construct earth dams in the Oshana Region.

The Deputy Prime Minister's visit was prompted by the government's decision to invest in economic sectors that can drive economic benefit and job creation among the Namibian population.

She indicated that the government pays special attention to the agricultural sector, both in terms of livestock and crop production, hence the decision to construct earth dams in flood-prone areas such as the Cuvelai-Etosha Basin flood plains.

Nandi-Ndaitwah applauds Okaku residents on the by-election

Swapo Party Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has commended the residents of Okaku for once again putting their hopes and trust in the ruling party.

Her comments come after the Swapo candidate David Fillipus won the constituency's by-election that took place on Friday.

Nandi-Ndaitwah says Swapo's victory will allow the party to continue where it has left off in providing the much-needed development in the constituency.

It is also an indication that Swapo is a tested political party that is favored by many because it cares for the nation, she said.