Elections

 

Amb. Chaurura determined to strengthen ties between Zimbabwe and Namibia

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Zimbabwe's Ambassador to Namibia, Melody Chaurura, is determined to strengthen the existing relationship between Zimbabwe and Namibia, whose roots were entrenched during the liberation struggle days.

Chaurura was speaking on the Namibia Connects programme as she reflected on Zimbabwe-Namibia relations. 

Botswana wildlife producers discontent with UK's Prohibition Bill

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The Botswana Wildlife Producers Association expressed discontent against the United Kingdom's Hunting Trophies or Import Prohibition Bill. 

The bill tabled in the UK's Parliament in 2022 seeks to prohibit the import of hunting trophies into the UK.

Speaking at a media briefing recently in Gaborone, the Chairperson of the Wildlife Producers Association, Leonard Matenje, says the proposed bill will have a negative impact on communities that depend on hunting.

BWPA unhappy with UK's Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill

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The Botswana Wildlife Producers Association (BWPA) has expressed discontent with the United Kingdom's Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill. 

The bill tabled in the UK's Parliament in 2022 seeks to prohibit the import of hunting trophies into the UK.

Speaking at a media briefing in Gaborone today, the Chairperson of BWPA, Leonard Matenje, says the proposed bill will have a negative impact on communities dependent on the income from hunting management in Africa.

13-Year-Old Prince Kahimise Clinches Ambassador's Trophy in Golf Tournament

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13-year-old Prince Robert Kahimise emerged as the champion of the Ambassador's Golf Day held at the Windhoek Country Club. Kahimise not only secured the prestigious title but also received a cash prize of 10,000 Namibia Dollars along with a champions trophy.

The young golfer captured the hearts of the audience with his exceptional performance throughout the one-day tournament, earning an impressive overall score of 42 points. Kahimise's remarkable achievement defied all odds and garnered him the biggest cheer of the night during the prize giving ceremony.

Namibia beat Zimbabwe by seven wickets in T20 WC Qualifier

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The Richelieu Eagles started off their ICC Men's T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier with a seven wickets win against Zimbabwe.

Namibia won the toss and sent Zimbabwe in to bat first in their opening match of the tournament.

Zimbabwe managed to score 132 for the loss of eight in their 20 overs, thus setting Namibia 133 to win the match.

The Richelieu Eagles only needed 14.4 overs to reach their target as they registered 134 for the loss of only three wickets.

Namibia commemorates World Children's Day

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Namibia marked World Children's Day at Walvis Bay.

The event was attended by the presidents of Botswana, Zimbabwe, and the host nation, Namibia.

Zambia was represented by the Minister of Community Development and Social Services, Doreen Mwamba.

It was a night dedicated to the children, one that was not only attended by children from Namibia but also those from neighbouring countries.

They directed the proceedings at an opportune time, not only to celebrate their day but also as a platform to engage their leaders and those who matter in their lives.

Government consistently congratulates election winners worldwide

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Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) MP Maximalliant Katjimune has questioned the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, to explain why President Hage Geingob congratulated Zimbabwe's re-elected President Emmerson Mnangagwa amid reports that the national elections failed to meet some of the constitutional requirements.

Katjimune posed the question when the National Assembly resumed yesterday.

Zimbabwe elections underway

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The incumbent president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, cast his vote this morning at his hometown of KweKwe, about 200 kilometres outside Harare.

 

Mnangagwa, in an interview with the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC), continued to call for a peaceful election.

 

"Today is a very important day for our great nation. Let us remember the importance of unity and peace. The power to shape our future lies in our hands. Let's uphold the values of democracy and celebrate togetherness," said the president.

 

Namibia can gain insights from Zimbabwe in agriculture

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Namibia has the potential to gain valuable insights from Zimbabwe in the field of agriculture.

Namibia's Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Nicklaas Kandjii, says Zimbabwe stands out as one of only two African countries that accomplished wheat self-sufficiency during the previous season, solidifying its position as an agricultural powerhouse.

Recently, a delegation from Kavango East attended the 76th Edition of the Chinhoyi Provincial Agricultural Show in Zimbabwe.

Lady Justice Rita Tambudzai Makarau sworn as Acting Supreme Court Judge

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In a step towards promoting demographic diversity in the Namibian Judiciary, Lady Justice Rita Tambudzai Makarau was sworn in today as an Acting Judge of the Supreme Court.

The ceremony, held at the Supreme Court in Windhoek, was attended by members of the legal fraternity and dignitaries.

Chief Justice Peter Shivute emphasised the importance of a judiciary that reflects the diverse makeup of the nation and highlighted the concrete steps taken to increase female representation on the Supreme Court Bench.