Namibia, Portugal strengthen bilateral ties

Portugal's outgoing Ambassador to Namibia wants the two countries to consider joint value addition to fisheries and agricultural produce.

Luis Gaspar da Silva says this is due to the similarity of challenges faced by Namibia and Portugal in these particular economic sectors.

Da Silva, who heads into retirement, bid farewell to President Hage Geingob at State House, saying he is satisfied with the state of bilateral cooperation.

Sara Ekondo wins Capricorn Foundation Food Waste Challenge competition 

Sara Ekondo, from Awana Foods, which provides solutions to stem the sourcing of excess and b-grade produce from farmers, walked away with N$100,000 in prize money.

Ekondo was among the 101 applicants from six different countries, such as South Africa, Botswana, India, Portugal, Namibia, and Kenya, who participated in the Capricorn Foundation Food Waste Challenge competition.