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Namibia and Rwanda to establish a Joint Commission of Cooperation

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Namibia and Rwanda will soon sign a formal agreement to establish a Joint Commission of Cooperation, expected to guide bilateral trade between the two countries, among other things.

This was said by Rwanda's High Commissioner to Namibia, Eugene Segore Kayihura after he bid farewell to President Hage Geingob at State House.

 

 

Namibian millionaire population expected to increase

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Namibia has 2,100 US$-millionaires, and its millionaire population is expected to grow by 60% or more over the next decade, up to 2032.

Rwanda, Zambia, Seychelles, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Morocco are also expected to grow at the same rate as Namibia.

This is according to the just-published Africa Wealth Report 2023, which places South Africa as home to the majority of millionaires at 37,800 and five billionaires, followed by Egypt, Nigeria, Kenya, and Morocco.

LPM leader Swartbooi kicked out of PAP

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Loide Kasingo, the leader of a delegation of lawmakers in Namibia to the Pan-African Parliament has refused to shed light on a heated incident involving one of its members in a recent session, in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The leader and chief change campaigner of the Landless People's Movement Bernadus Swartbooi was asked to leave a plenary session by security personnel for allegedly using foul language, a few days ago.

President Hage Geingob calls for immediate ceasefire in DRC

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President Hage Geingob, the Chairperson of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence, and Security Cooperation, has joined the international community in calling for an immediate ceasefire in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

He also urged armed groups, including M23, to disarm.

President Geingob's call for peace in the DRC follows an upsurge in armed conflict in the north of the central African country, where M23 rebels are accused of running amok and have taken control of two towns in Eastern Kivu Province.

President calls on the young to embrace 4IR

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President Hage Geingob has called on the young people of Africa to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution as part of the economic transformation of the continent.

Dr Geingob assured young people that African Union Member States will continue to enhance youth participation and inclusion through representation at all levels of decision-making.

In Namibia, the government is in the process of implementing a cross-cutting National Youth Policy that incorporates youth development programs.