The African Development Bank just authorized a loan agreement worth US $217.8 million (ZAR 3 billion) to finance the second phase of the Republic of Namibia's Economic Governance and Competitiveness Support Programme (EGCSP II).
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Resilient Waters, a new five-year $32.4 million project to ease water problems across the Limpopo River Basin and Okavango River Basin communities in Africa, was just announced by the United States Agency for International Development.
Namibia was just awarded a loan of US $217.8 million (ZAR 3 billion) from the African Development Bank to fund the second phase of the country's Economic and Competitiveness Support Programme (EGCSP II) for the economy.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is inviting businesses interested in growing their exports to Africa to join the USDA's upcoming trade mission to South Africa from October 29-November 2, 2018.
JA Solar, a solar development company based in China, just announced that it will provide 6.5MW half-cell modules, for a solar plant in Namibia.
RS Components, the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, just announced a significant expansion in its supply of electronic components within Africa. It just opened an e-commerce website, www.RSOnline.africa to serve a total of 15 countries countries on the continent.
Namibia is the host country for the fourth WiSci (Women in Science) Girls STEAM Camp. Over 100 high school students will be coming from Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) and the United States. The camp kicks off today, June 17, and runs through June 29, 2018.
The Africa Financial Sector Deepening Fund, a financial instrument designed to strengthen the capital base of local financial institutions and stimulate Africa's corporate bond market, just received a US $10 million investment from the African Development Bank.
Mapcom Systems, a telecommunications service provider based in Virginia, announced a partnership with Paratus, a privately owned Namibian telecommunications operator, for ISP and OSP Management in Namibia.
Canadian Solar Inc., a solar power company based in Guelph, Canada, announced the completion of its first solar power project in Africa.
As a part of the African Union (AU) initiative, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launching of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) with the goal of opening up Africa's skies and improving intra-African air connectivity.
Sweden has announced its investment of over SEK 800 million to the 'Strategy for Sweden'’s regional development cooperation in sub-Saharan Africa.
The UK-based Clinigen Group plc, a global pharmaceutical and services company, has reached agreement with Eisai Europe Ltd., the European branch of Japan-based Eisai, for marketing rights to Halaven® (eribulin), Fycompa® (perampanel) and Lenvima® (lenvatinib) into 10 African countries.
Namibia has been approved for funding to upgrade a 210 km stretch of railway in the west of the country, and to pay for the upgrade of a section of the road from Windhoek, the nation's capital, to its international airport.
Adeyinka Adeyami of the Economic Commission for Africa, unveiled a 'PIDA Model Law' for private sector investment in transboundary infrastructure in Africa, recently at he on-going Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa Week in Namibia.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a ZAR 1 billion loan for Namibia to finance the country's basic, technical and vocational training.
Bedford, Canada-based Namibia Rare Earths, Inc., continues to move forward on its acquisition of a portfolio of critical metal properties from Gecko Namibia (Pty) Ltd.
A representative from Namibia's Ministry of Land and Resettlement recently urged African governments to ensure that youths are favored as land reforms and acquisition processes go forward.
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)'s Southern Africa office, in partnership with the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) is holding an Ad-hoc Export Group Meeting on November 16-17, at Walvis Bay, Namibia, on the impact of declining commodity prices on the regions economies.
After U.S. President Donald Trump's awkward praise for the country, as well as mispronouncing its name every single time, the President of Namibia took the opportunity on its own to introduce his quietly successful country to the world.
Africa Energy Corporation of Vancouver, British Columbia, has just acquired a minority interest in a subsidiary of Australia-based Pancontinental Oil & Gas N.L., which happens to hold a 30% interest in an important Petroleum Exploration License offshore the Republic of Namibia.
The winners of the most innovative real estate property developments across sub-Saharan Africa were honored on August 24, at the Africa Property Investment Awards held in Johannesburg.
The Groundbreaking Ceremony for a new "Central Support Structure for Peace Keeping Missions" was held on August 17 at the Osona Military Base near Okahandja, Namibia.
The Stanford Graduate School of Business just announced a new three-year partnersnip with De Beers Group to empower young entrepreneurs and owners of established businesses in Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa through two new educational programs launching in 2018.
The fall army worm has expanded so rapidly in southern Africa that its presence is behind a cut in this year's regional maize harvest forecast by up to 10 percent. A new multi-part plan to increase surveillance and research to contain the worm may help push back the agricultural menace.