COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Hage Geingob
Population: 2,630,073 (2020)
Land Size: 824,292 sq km (318,261 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Thu - Oct 21, 2021: Police Record Drop in Illegal Abortion Cases - AllAfrica News: Namibia
[Namibian] THE Namibian Police said it recorded seven illegal abortions from January to August this year, a decrease from 17 cases in 2020. In 2019 and 2018, 29 and 18 cases were reported, respectively.
- Thu - Oct 21, 2021: 'Namibia a Model of Stability and Democracy' - AllAfrica News: Namibia
[Namibian] DAWIT Giorgis (76) in his 650-page autobiography, 'What a Life!', says of all the nations he has served as a political and humanitarian aide over about 50 years, Namibia is a model of stability and democracy.
- Thu - Oct 21, 2021: Cost of Borrowing Unchanged - AllAfrica News: Namibia
[Namibian] THE Bank of Namibia has decided that interest rates on loans should remain as is until the end of this year to allow for a reasonable economic recovery, and to accommodate the laxity in the economy.
- Thu - Oct 21, 2021: IPC Suspends Swakop Councillor - AllAfrica News: Namibia
[Namibian] INDEPENDENT Patriots for Change has suspended its councillor for the Swakopmund constituency and chairperson for the Erongo region, Ciske Howard-Smith.
- Thu - Oct 21, 2021: PM's Office Denies Govt It Systems Were Hacked - AllAfrica News: Namibia
[Namibian] THE Office of the Prime Minister (PM) has refuted a social media post claiming the government's information technology systems have been hacked by foreign powers.