Namibia invited to join International Hydrogen Trade Forum

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Namibia is accorded an opportunity to contribute to the global collaboration agenda for advancing the green hydrogen ecosystem following an invitation to join the International Hydrogen Trade Forum.

Namibia is a member of the International Hydrogen Trade Forum through the Namibian Green Hydrogen Programme, spearheaded by the Ministry of Mines and Energy.

The forum is imperative for high-level discussions between importing and exporting nations, ensuring the development of global trade corridors for hydrogen and its derivatives.

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.

OTT Streaming Platforms and Content Management Summit underway

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The highly anticipated Over-the-Top (OTT) Streaming Platforms and Content Management Summit is taking place in Cape Town, South Africa. 

The summit is a gathering of industry leaders, experts, and innovators who promise to delve into the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities within the rapidly evolving landscape of OTT streaming platforms and content management.

The President of the Southern African Broadcasting Association (SABA) and Director General of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc), Stanley Similo, is among the participants at the summit.

Ramaphosa assures relations between South Africa and Namibia will continue

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President Cyril Ramaphosa says relations between South Africa and Namibia will continue to strengthen, despite the death of President Geingob.

The South African leader pointed out that decisions taken during last year's Bi-National Commission meeting between the two countries will be implemented just as the late President Geingob would have wanted them.

Namibian and South African governments made a number of decisions last year to promote trade and investments across various sectors in both countries.

ICJ to announce ruling on Israel’s Gaza war tomorrow

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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is expected to rule this Friday on whether it will grant emergency measures requested by South Africa to stop the genocidal war in Gaza.

The ICJ heard the case by South Africa against Israel and requested provisional measures to stop the carnage in Palestine.

According to a statement from the ICJ, a public sitting will take place at midday at the Peace Palace in the Hague, during which the President of the Court, Judge Joan Donoghue, will read the Court's Order.

ICJ can order Israel to comply with provisional measures in alleged Gaza genocide

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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) can order Israel to comply with provisional measures within weeks with regard to its alleged genocide in Gaza. 

However, Namibian legal experts say that for Israel to comply, more countries need to step up, pledge their support for Palestine, and stand with South Africa. 

While the determination on the merits of South Africa's application before the International Court of Justice against Israel could take years, the court can order Israel to comply with provisional measures.

Namibia condemns Germany's support of Israel's carnage in Gaza

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Namibia has condemned Germany for supporting Israel in its genocidal acts in Gaza.

Germany expressed its support for the attacks on Friday, as Israel was defending itself against South Africa's case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), accusing it of genocide and calling for the ICJ to stop the Jewish State from continuing its war in Gaza.

South Africa told the court in The Hague that Israel is busy with the destruction of infrastructure in Gaza and of the Palestinian people.