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Namibia

Namibia to Charge Visa Fee for 33 Countries Starting April 2025

As of April 1st next year, citizens from 33 countries, including Belgium, Brazil, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, and Russia, will be required to pay N$1,600 for a visa application upon arrival in Namibia. The Namibian government has decided to implement this new regulation for visas on arrival, specifically targeting countries that have not reciprocated Namibia’s visa exemption for certain countries. This announcement was made by Home Affairs […]

todayJuly 18, 2024 7

World

Norway boosts funding for UN Palestinian refugee agency

      Norway said Monday that it was increasing its funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) by 100 million kroner ($9.3 million). UNRWA, which coordinates nearly all aid to Gaza, has been in crisis since January, when Israel accused about a dozen of its 13,000 Gaza employees of involvement in the unprecedented October 7 Hamas attack that sparked the war. That prompted several countries, including top […]

todayJune 17, 2024 9

Oshiwambo

Spain otaka wayimina South Africa moshipotha shoka a tulilamo Israel omolwa oonkatu dhe dhopakwiita mo Gaza

Spain ota wayimine oshipotha shomadhipago gaakwaanohenda  shoka South Africa a tulilamo oonkatu dha Israel mo Gaza ,kompangu yo International Court of Justice. Shika oshiikwatelela kominista ye yiikwapondje Jose Manuel Albares  nena. O The Guardian oya lopota kutya Spain okuli oshilongo shotango sha Europe okuwayimina oshipotha,shoka tashi ka wayiminwa wo ku Chile noku Mexico. Etiyali lya piti,Spain okwa tseyitha ta talako epangelo lya Palestine opamwe na Ireland na Norway.

todayJune 6, 2024 15

World

Ireland, Norway and Spain officially recognise Palestine as State

Ireland, Norway and Spain have announced they will recognise Palestine as an independent state. Israel's describing it as a "distorted step" and ordered the immediate recall of its ambassadors to those countries. Irish premier Simon Harris says it's an important moment. Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre says there cannot be peace in the Middle East without recognition. He says by recognising a Palestinian state, Norway supports the Arab peace […]

todayMay 22, 2024 32

Africa

Norwegian salmon farms gobble up fish that could feed millions in Africa

A salmon farm in Finnmark, Norway. Image by Ninara via Flickr (CC BY 2.0). By Francesco De Augustinis via Mongabay Norwegian salmon farms are taking huge amounts of wild fish from West Africa, mining the food security of the region, according to a report from the U.K.-based NGO Feedback. The analysis comes as the industry faces a wave of public opposition after revelations of high mortality rates and the sale of fish […]

todayFebruary 28, 2024 14

World

Norway to approve controversial deep sea mining activity

Norway is expected to become the first country in the world to approve the controversial practice of deep-sea mining. Supporters say it's needed to find precious metals and minerals, but environmental scientists have warned it could be devastating for marine life. According to the BBC, Norway's proposal will open up 280,000 sq km of its national waters for companies to apply to mine these sources - an area bigger than […]

todayJanuary 9, 2024 8

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