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China, SADC to Join Forces On Ivory Trafficking

The People’s Republic of China is willing to assist Namibia and other SADC countries to launch a robust joint regional law-enforcement initiative to tackle head-on the trafficking of elephant ivory, rhino horns and other wildlife products, as part of China’s resolve to combat the scourge of poaching. New Chinese ambassador …

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China-funded school a beam of hope for Namibian students

As Namibia seeks to improve citizens’ livelihoods through education, a China-funded school in the national capital Windhoek is contributing to the realization of the goal. Chairman Mao Zedong High School, named after the Chinese communist revolutionary leader, has become a beam of hope for students, who had to receive lessons …

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Namibia seeks further cooperation with China, UN in food security

Namibia is seeking to continue its cooperation with China and the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in promoting food security. FAO country representative Babagana Ahamadu told Xinhua that given the success of the first phase of the tripartite South-South Cooperation (SSC) agreement, Namibia, through the Agricultural ministry and the …

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Ambassador Qiu Meet Namibian Chamber of Environment

On January 4, Chinese Ambassador to Namibia Qiu Xuejun met with the representatives of Namibian Chamber of Environment (NCE) led by its CEO, Dr. Chris Brown and exchanged ideas on environment and wildlife protection. Ambassador Qiu said the Chinese government holds a long-standing and clear-cut position on the protection of …

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Relief food donated by China distributed in Namibia

The first batch of China Aid Food was distributed at Dordabis farm in Khomas Region, central Namibia on Wednesday. Namibia has been suffering from the drought in recent years, with the farming output decreasing and the people’s lives affected, with which the Chinese people empathize, said Chinese Ambassador to Namibia …

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Namibian association welcomes China’s ivory ban move

The Namibian Professional Hunting Association (NAPHA), along with other conservationists have welcomed the bold move by Chinese authorities, to gradually stop the processing and sales of ivory for commercial purposes by the end of 2017. The Executive Committee of NAPHA on Tuesday said that, if, indeed executed, the closing down …

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China donates to disaster fund of drought-hit Namibia

The Chinese Embassy in Namibia on Tuesday donated 44,000 U.S. dollars (610,000 Namibian dollars) to the Namibia National Disaster Emergency fund. At an event in the capital Windhoek, Namibia’s Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah received the donation from the Chinese Charge d’Affaires Wu Wei. Nandi-Ndaitwah said the donation by China …

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More Namibians learn Chinese farming tech under SSC

More Namibian farmers have become beneficiaries of the South-to-South Cooperation (SSC) agreement, which has brought more Chinese experts to the African country to teach farming technologies. The SSC agreement, launched in 2014 to boost agricultural production and tackle food and nutrition insecurity in Namibia, has seen a lot of farmers, …

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China Supports The Ban Of Trade On Elephant Ivory

A heated debate is expected at the upcoming 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in Johannesburg as Africa is divided on whether to allow trade on elephant ivory, experts said on Tuesday. …

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China-Africa agricultural cooperation yields fruits

Decades of agricultural cooperation between China and Africa has yielded fruitful results on the vast African continent full of untapped potentials. Here, Xinhua reporters present three such exemplary projects that have benefited farmers in Benin, Namibia and Mozambique HI-TECH BRINGS NEW HOPE TO BENIN COTTON FARM At Okpara Farm, over …

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