Day: October 20, 2022

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S. Africa lobbies to host 2027 FIFA Women’s World Cup

South Africa will send officials to New Zealand to solicit support for the country’s bid to host the 2027 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the South African Football Association (SAFA) said on Wednesday. The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup draw will be held in Auckland on Saturday. The SAFA said they will send president Danny Jordaan to convince the world that

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The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE), the central bank

The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE), the central bank, on Wednesday announced that it will offer a ransom in reward as part of ongoing efforts to crackdown hoarding, illicit transfer and transaction of foreign currency and gold. The bounty follows the suspension of bank accounts belonging to 391 individuals who were allegedly involved in illegal foreign currency transfer activities. Disclosing

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Namibia must develop high-performance computing capabilities: Theofelus

Namibia must build local high-performance computing capacity in order to improve its creative and innovative thinking capacity to respond to the various challenges and opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. These capacities include big data and analytics, the internet of things and artificial intelligence, Emma Theofelus, Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Technology, said during the Hackathon and Telecom Namibia

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//Garoeb conferred honorary doctorate degree by UNAM

Leader of the Damara Traditional Authority, Justus //Garoeb, was on Wednesday conferred an honorary doctorate degree in political science by the University of Namibia (UNAM) at its main campus in Windhoek. More than 1 000 other university students also graduated with certificates, diplomas and degrees in various fields at the same ceremony. //Garoeb, in his acceptance speech, praised UNAM for

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The media’s proclivity for conflict must be abandoned: Mathe

Executive Director in the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, Audrin Mathe, has urged the media to abandon its proclivity for conflict, fear, drama and vengeance. Mathe made the remarks during the launch of the Africa Media Barometer (AMB) Namibia Report in the capital on Wednesday. The AMB is an in-depth and comprehensive description system of national media environments on

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Forbes wants Walvis Bay to be world class tourism destination

Walvis Bay Mayor Trevino Forbes has called on residents of the harbour town to safeguard tourism as it is one of the largest contributors to employment opportunities in the town. Forbes, in his address during the Walvis Bay Tourism Forum meeting on Wednesday, called upon stakeholders in the tourism industry to join hands in coming up with meaningful contributions and

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Para cyclists relish first international participation

Namibia’s wheelchair racers and hand cyclists say their trip to George, South Africa is one to remember and was an eye-opener for them as athletes. The Namibia Paralympic Committee sent five wheelchair racers to South Africa to compete in the Outeniqua Chair Challenge (OCC) on Saturday. Gabriel Nghiishililwa, who races with a hand cycle, in an interview with Nampa on

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Namibia bows out of T20 World Cup

Namibia’s dream of qualifying for the Super 12 of the 2022 Twenty-20 (T20) World Cup ended when they lost by seven runs to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Geelong, Australia on Thursday. The UAE won the toss and elected to bat first, setting a competitive score of 148 runs for the loss of three wickets (148/3) in their 20

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Namibia records more than 15 000 teen pregnancies in two years

More than 15 000 teenage girls fell pregnant during the 2020/21 and 2021/22 financial years, Minister of Health and Social Services Kalumbi Shangula has announced Shangula, while receiving contraceptives, reproductive health and dignity kits from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) here on Thursday, said Namibia continues to record high numbers of underage pregnancies. He said during 2020/21 the Kavango

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Alweendo refutes N.dollars 50 million bribe allegations

Mines and Energy Minister Tom Alweendo has refuted allegations that he accepted bribes amounting to N.dollars 50 million from Chinese company Xinfeng Investment, which mines lithium near Uis in the Erongo Region. Alweendo and his former technical advisor Ralph Muyumba, who resigned 24 hours after the allegations surfaced, as well as mines commissioner Erasmus Shivolo, are accused of accepting bribes

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Africa Lags Behind Rest of World in COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage

The World Health Organization warns Africa’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has stagnated, putting the continent’s 1.2 billion people at higher risk for this ever-evolving virus. New numbers from the WHO show a significant decline in new vaccinations, with immunization rates dropping by more than half between July and September. At this rate, WHO officials say most countries in Africa will miss

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Retired RAF Pilots Warned About Training Chinese Military Pilots

The British Defense Ministry says it is seeking to ensure retired members of the British Royal Air Force who were recruited via a South African company to train pilots in China’s People’s Liberation Army are fully aware of the risk of prosecution under the Official Secrets Act. China has been recruiting former British military pilots to train their own personnel,

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Nippon Express Europe Establishes Two New Subsidiaries in Morocco

– Move Aimed at Strengthening Automotive Industry-related Logistics Services – TOKYO, Oct. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Nippon Express Europe GmbH (hereinafter “NX Europe”), a group company of NIPPON EXPRESS HOLDINGS, INC., has spun off two of its existing business locations in Morocco — the Morocco Branch and the Tanger Med Logistics Center — into subsidiary companies, newly establishing Nippon […]

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LeddarTech leva tecnologia de software de fusão e percepção de dados brutos para eventos automotivos em Motor City Detroit em novembro

QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A LeddarTech®, líder global no fornecimento da tecnologia de software ADAS e AD mais flexível, robusta e precisa, tem o prazer de anunciar sua participação em dois eventos automotivos importantes em Detroit, Michigan, onde fará uma demonstração da sua solução única de fusão e percepção de sensores […]

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