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The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), in collaboration with the government of Namibia, is facilitating the education of 93 Namibians to the tune of approximately N$87.7 million.

The Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA) says it registered over 230 Chinese-owned businesses in Namibia as of last year as the authority strengthens cooperation with its Chinese counterpart.

In the wake of the global economic downturn, FNB and RMB have underscored the significance of collaboration between the private and public sectors to propel economic growth in Namibia.

First Lady Monica Geingos emphasised the need for increased investment and participation in the primary phases of education, which lay the groundwork for the systems from which many children fall.

The Ministry of Health and Social Services has allocated over N$560 million to fund key projects and evaluate the performance of strategic departments. 

As a means to add value and stimulate the infant Green Hydrogen (GH) industry in Namibia, a Green Industrial Economic Zone (GIEZ) model of business is on the cards, an official has said.

Namibia has awarded 93 scholarships for Namibians to learn, up skill and conduct research in areas of Green Hydrogen, through the Namibian Youth for Green Hydrogen (Y4GH) Scholarship programme.

The government has revised the development of the sixth National Development Plan (NDP6) in an effort to expedite the programmes and projects of the second Harambee Prosperity Plan (HHPII), an official has said.

Women at Work Training Centre has announced the graduation of 11 students from the first Hospitality course of 2023 and the inaugural Baker's course introduced this year.

International bodies have strongly recommended that the government increases its funding to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in order to strengthen its capacity and skills to effectively combat corruption and money laundering. 

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