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Iran Offers Namibia Discounted Steel and Iron Rods

Iran Offers Namibia Discounted Steel and Iron Rods

By: Hertha Ekandjo   Iran has offered to supply Namibian buyers with steel and iron rods at a discounted rate, ranging from 10-20% below market prices. The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Namibia, Seyed Ali Sharifi Sadati,…

World Bank Group & AfDB Join Forces on Project to Electrify Africa

World Bank Group & AfDB Join Forces on Project to Electrify Africa

  By: Hertha Ekandjo   The World Bank Group (WBG) and the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) are teaming up to bring electricity to the remaining regions of Africa. This significant partnership was announced by WBG President Ajay Banga and…

Brazilian Ambassador Sees Potential Namibia-Brazil Collaboration in Green Hydrogen Sector

Brazilian Ambassador Sees Potential Namibia-Brazil Collaboration in Green Hydrogen Sector

  By: Justicia Shipena   Vivian Sanmartin, the Brazilian ambassador to Namibia, expressed optimism about potential collaboration between Namibia and Brazil in the green hydrogen sector. This aligns with Namibia’s ongoing development of a green hydrogen project within the Tsau/Khaeb…

Technology

Paratus Group Completes Fastest Fiber Route Linking Johannesburg to Europe

  By: Dolly Menas   Paratus Group has announced the completion of the fastest fibre express route from Johannesburg to Europe, marking a significant step forward in bolstering connectivity between Africa and Europe. Spanning 1,890 kilometres and linking Johannesburg, Botswana,…

Agreement for Dual-Fuel Hydrogen-Diesel Locomotives Nearly Finalised

  By: Justicia Shipena   The Chairperson of the Green Hydrogen Council, ObethKandjoze, has announced the completion of contract negotiations for Namibia’s groundbreaking green hydrogen initiative, the HyRail project. Led by the consortium HyRail, spearheaded by hydrogen application development company…

Siemens Energy Eyes Namibian Electrolyser Assembly Facilities … As Namibia gets selected for global programme for hydrogen industry

  By: Justicia Shipena   Siemens Energy, a leading German energy company, has expressed strong interest in exploring opportunities to establish electrolyser assembly facilities in Namibia. This development was revealed by James Mnyupe, the Green Hydrogen Commissioner, in a press…