Namibia invited to join International Hydrogen Trade Forum


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.

SACU member states to benefit from reduced trade costs


Accredited traders in Namibia, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, and South Africa will now benefit from reduced trade costs and simplified import-export procedures.

This positive development is the result of a mutual recognition arrangement signed by the five member states of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU).

Through the agreement, the Commissioners General of Revenue Authorities in the five countries agreed to recognise one another's authorised economic operators (AEO).

Lesotho TV Reporter Tieang Maraisane shares her experiences at the nbc's newsroom


A journalist from Lesotho National Broadcasting Service (LNBS), Tieang Maraisane, spent two weeks at the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) as part of a program aimed at equipping regional media practitioners with skills and expanding their knowledge in broadcast journalism.

The program is part of the Public Media Alliance project's initiatives and offers members an equal opportunity to exchange ideas, views, and best practices in public media.

Maraisane was one of eight journalists chosen to participate in the program this year.

PM Matekane says his government is on track to meet pledges made during his first 100 days in office


Prime Minister Samuel Matekane says his government is on track to meet the pledges he made during his first 100 days in office to turn around the Kingdom's economy.

Among the pledges are to fight corruption, award performance contracts to government officials, and stop the looting and wastage of state funds.

Lesotho PM, President Geingob discuss bilateral ties between the two countries


The scope of bilateral ties between Namibia and Lesotho as well as SADC regional matters were the focus of discussions between President Hage Geingob and the visiting Prime Minister of Lesotho, Samuel Matekane.

Prime Minister Matekane was on a one-day official visit to Namibia, his first since assuming office last month.

While acknowledging Namibia's oversight of Lesotho's general elections, Matekane says there is a range of areas in which the two states can cooperate.

Lesotho's PM to undertake one-day official visit to Namibia


The Prime Minister of Lesotho, Samuel Matekane, is expected to arrive in Windhoek tomorrow on an official visit to Namibia.

State House says Prime Minister Matekane's visit is to discuss the strengthening of bilateral relations between Namibia and Lesotho.

Matekane will have talks with President Hage Geingob, who was also a guest speaker at his inauguration last month.

President Geingob hails Lesotho for maintaining the ongoing momentum of peace and stability


President Hage Geingob says the just concluded elections in Lesotho add to the ongoing momentum of peace and stability within the Kingdom, in SADC and across Africa at large.

Dr Geingob joined fellow regional leaders, including presidents Cyril Ramaphosa, Hakainde Hichilema, and Mokgweetsi Masisi, to witness the swearing-in of Prime Minister Sam Matekane in the capital, Maseru.

Thousands descended on the Setsoto Stadium as Prime Minister Matekane took the oath.