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Immigration

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Namibia

Vice President Leads Groundbreaking Ceremony for N$70 Million Civic Affairs Office in Nkurenkuru

  The Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security ministry held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a Civic Affairs regional office in Nkurenkuru, Kavango West. Led by Vice President, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, the N$70 million project is set to begin construction by August 13, and complete in two years. Nandi-Ndaitwah highlighted the office's role in improving service efficiency, including birth and death registrations, identity cards, passports, and immigration matters, while […]

todayJuly 19, 2024 7

Namibia

Home Affairs Mass Registration Effort Nears Completion with Over 90,000 Served

The Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety, and Security ministry is concluding its annual mass registration outreach this month, having assisted more than 90,000 individuals with essential national documents. The initiative, covering all 121 constituencies from February 5 to July 31, aims to provide birth certificates, identity documents, and duplicates, alongside processing citizenship applications. Deputy Minister, Lucia Witbooi emphasized collaboration with constituency councillors to ensure effective outreach coordination and community awareness of […]

todayJuly 18, 2024 6

Namibia

Namibia to open more border crossings with Angola to boost trade

https://youtu.be/MXP-WVYXoCg     By Valeria Handobe   Namibia is set to strengthen its economic and social ties with Angola by opening five additional border crossings. This comes after the opening of a 24-hour border operation at the Oshikango-Santa Clara border post on Friday. This was announced by the Minister of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security, Dr. Albert Kawana while speaking at the opening of the border, which was attended […]

todayJune 19, 2024 18

Namibia

Border Post’s 24-Hour Operation Aims to Spark Economic Recovery, Says Albert Kawana

The Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety, and Security minister, Albert Kawana, highlighted the significance of the newly inaugurated 24-hour operation at the Oshikango-Santa Clara border post for economic recovery. He emphasized diverse strategies in response to COVID-19's economic impact and anticipated benefits such as enhanced trade relations, reduced business costs, and improved logistics along the Trans-Cunene Corridor. Kawana promoted seamless cross-border commerce, noting advantages such as eliminating overnight stays for truckers […]

todayJune 17, 2024 15

World

French bosses fear far right’s vague economic plans

          By Katia Dolmadjian     French business leaders have been pitched into fresh uncertainty by snap elections called by President Emmanuel Macron that risk strengthening the far right. Federations are treading lightly with their public comments, aware that they could be sitting across the table from National Rally (RN) ministers if the party scores a major breakthrough in the June 30 and July 7 ballots. […]

todayJune 11, 2024 10

Namibia

Government to relocate displaced Angolan vendors

The government will support displaced minor street vendors from Angola by relocating them from Windhoek to the Ondangwa National Youth Service Centre, where they will receive temporary housing and support. The vendors, previously unseen in February, are reappearing at traffic lights and malls. Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security spokesperson Margaret Kalo.

todayMay 22, 2024 28

World

Five people die attempting to cross the English Channel

United Kingdom Rishi Sunak's Rwanda bill will finally become law after a parliamentary showdown ended late in the night. According to the BBC, plans to send some asylum seekers to Africa have met with fierce criticism, but the bill passed on Monday when the Lords dropped their opposition. Sunak said in a statement "Nothing will stand in our way" now of getting flights off the ground". Meanwhile, French authorities say […]

todayApril 23, 2024 12

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