Namibians to be trained in oil and gas vocational skills in Angola


Thirteen Namibians with Level 3 qualifications in welding, fitting, and turning will be trained in vital oil and gas vocational skills in Angola.

With the help of this programme, Namibians will be better equipped to progress the country's rapidly growing oil and gas industry.

Namibia's oil and gas sector continues to gain momentum, necessitating the implementation of programmes to upskill its citizens for the emerging sector.

Graduates challenged to capitalise on new industries


President Nangolo Mbumba says the new industries of oil, gas, and green hydrogen require graduates to rise to the challenge and play their part in the advancement of Namibia's development agenda.

Dr. Mbumba, in his capacity as Chancellor, delivered the keynote address at UNAM's 104th graduation ceremony in Windhoek.

The graduation ceremony saw students from the School of Accounting, School of Law, School of Business Management, Commerce, and Economics, and the Namibia Business School obtaining qualifications.

Oil, Gas, Green Hydrogen and Education top priority areas for new Heads of Mission


Private sector collaboration in the industries of oil, gas, green hydrogen, and education has been listed as a priority area for the new Heads of Mission accredited to Namibia.

Twelve new diplomats presented their letters of credence and commission to President Hage Geingob at State House.

Oil is not an automatic remedy for socio-economic challenges - Alweendo


The Mines and Energy Minister, Tom Alweendo, says the recent oil and gas discoveries in commercial quantities have raised expectations for significant revenue flow and employment opportunities for Namibians.

Alweendo says that the discoveries hold great potential to improve socio-economic challenges that are experienced in the country, but points out that the development of an oil sector is inherently associated with uncertainties and complexities.

WOGEN launches Namibia International Energy Conference


Women in Oil, Gas, and Energy Network Namibia (WOGEN) was launched at the Namibia International Energy Conference recently.

The network, established by seven female professionals in the oil, gas, and energy sectors, also introduced the Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy, Kornelia Shilunga, as their founding patron, honouring her for the work she has done in the sector to date.

Good Morning Namibia spoke to Mwanyengwa Ndapewoshali Shapwanale, the Founding Director of WOGEN.

Namibia, Zambia sign agreement for construction of oil & gas pipeline


The governments of Namibia and Zambia have signed an agreement to facilitate the construction of a pipeline for oil and gas products.

The pipeline project, which will be led by the private sector, is expected to address energy poverty in Southern Africa.

The agreement was signed at the 10th session of the Namibia-Zambia Joint Permanent Commission on Co-operation at Swakopmund.

The oil and gas pipeline will stretch from Zambia to the port of Walvis Bay, promoting the harbour as a logistics hub in Southern Africa.