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News Namibia: Donald Trump Said 'Nambia' When He Meant Namibia. Here Are 4 Things to Know About It

News channel or source: http://time.com/4951122/namibia-nambia-trump-facts/
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump erroneously referred to the southern African nation of Namibia as "Nambia" Wednesday in a speech to African leaders at a luncheon in New York. Located on the southwestern edge of the continent, Namibia is one of the world's ...

News Namibia: Private sector must participate in infrastructure development – Kalili - Namibia Economist

News channel or source: https://economist.com.na/28609/general-news/private-sector-must-participate-in-infrastructure-development/
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Private sector must participate in infrastructure development – KaliliNamibia EconomistFirst National Bank's Senior Research and Development Manager, Namene Kalili, this week said it is very important that Namibia develops infrastructure of roads, rail, housing, but that it cannot be achieved by Government alone. “For many years we have ...and more »

News Namibia: Trump pronounced it 'Nambia.' Jokes aside, Namibia is a real African country

News channel or source: http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion/the-conversation/sd-what-is-namibia-trump-pronounces-as-nambia-at-general-assembly-20170920-htmlstory.html
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

Namibia is a real country in southern African and on Wednesday it got its 15 minutes of fame in America after President Donald Trump mistakenly referred to it as “Nambia” at a United Nations summit in New York. And, you guess it, the moment went viral.

News Namibia: Debmarine Cup action at Otjiwarongo tomorrow - New Era

News channel or source: https://www.newera.com.na/2017/09/22/debmarine-cup-action-at-otjiwarongo-tomorrow/
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

New EraDebmarine Cup action at Otjiwarongo tomorrowNew EraWINDHOEK, 06 February 2016 - UNAM Football Club player Oscar Katjito (in white) and Mighty Gunners K. Uirab fighting for the ball during Round 18 of the 2015/16 Namibia Premier League at the UNAM Stadium in the capital. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) ...

News Namibia: Say What?!: Trump Mispronounces Namibia’s Name In UN Speech To African Leaders

News channel or source: http://www.essence.com/news/trump-namibia-nambia
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

The southern African country of Namibia has been on everyone’s lips after President Trump mispronounced its name at a UN summit Wednesday in New York. The President mistakenly referred to it as “Nambia” while talking with African leaders at a ...

News Namibia: Welwitschias to confront SWD Eagles tomorrow…gunning for redemptive victory - New Era

News channel or source: https://www.newera.com.na/2017/09/22/welwitschias-to-confront-swd-eagles-tomorrow-gunning-for-redemptive-victory/
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Welwitschias to confront SWD Eagles tomorrow…gunning for redemptive victoryNew EraWindhoek-When judging from their recent performance, especially their score margins in the first two opening matches, Namibia's senior rugby side the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias stand an overwhelmingly decent chance of making an impact in the ...and more »

News Namibia: President Trump mispronounces Namibia in luncheon with African leaders

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/trump-mispronounces-namibia-luncheon-african-leaders-article-1.3509832
Publication date: Wednesday 20 September 2017

President Trump mispronounced the name of a southern African country in a meeting with African leaders in New York City Wednesday. “In Guinea and Nigeria you fought a horrifying Ebola outbreak,” Trump said at the luncheon during the U.N. General Assembly.

News Namibia: Nambia? Donald Trump appears to invent a new African country in awkward gaffe - Evening Standard

News channel or source: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/donald-trump-appears-to-invent-a-new-african-country-a3640876.html
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Evening StandardNambia? Donald Trump appears to invent a new African country in awkward gaffeEvening StandardIt was not immediately unclear which country Mr Trump was wrongly referring to, but a White House official transcript later corrected his error. He meant Namibia. Namibia's President Hage Geingob was present for his gaffe. He has not yet commented.Remarks by President Trump at Working Lunch with African LeadersThe White Houseall 180 news articles »

News Namibia: Twitter Mocks Donald Trump For Namibia-Nambia Goof-Up During UN Speech

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.com/twitter-mocks-donald-trump-namibia-nambia-goof-during-un-speech-2592331
Publication date: Wednesday 20 September 2017

President Donald Trump faced the wrath of social media users after an address to African leaders at the United Nations on Wednesday when he seemingly invented a country called “Nambia.” “In Guinea and Nigeria you fought a horrifying Ebola outbreak ...

News Namibia: They got N$10 per hour, but suffer in silence - Namibian

News channel or source: https://www.namibian.com.na/59512/read/They-got-N$10-per-hour-but-suffer-in-silence
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

They got N$10 per hour, but suffer in silenceNamibianLast year, the Security Association of Namibia, which represents about 60% of the 200 companies involved, shot down a proposal to increase the hourly rate by 100% – that is from N$7 to N$14. The association's former chairperson, Levi Shigwedha, wrote ...

News Namibia: My Entire Family Not in New York, Says Namibia's First Lady

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/view/group/main/main/id/00055506.html
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

First Lady Monica Geingos has denied allegations that her family members are in the United States at taxpayers' expense. In a statement, she rejected "false allegations against my family". She said her son accompanied her "at my cost,"

News Namibia: United Africa loses state grants tender case - Namibian

News channel or source: https://www.namibian.com.na/59511/read/United-Africa-loses-state-grants-tender-case
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

United Africa loses state grants tender caseNamibianA SUBSIDIARY company of United Africa Group has lost a High Court case in which it was challenging the Tender Board of Namibia's decision to award a five-year contract for the handling of the cash payment of state grants to a competitor. The attempt by ...

News Namibia: FNB Namibia : Junior mountain bike team selected

News channel or source: http://www.4-traders.com/FNB-NAMIBIA-HOLDINGS-LTD-6496127/news/FNB-Namibia-Junior-mountain-bike-team-selected-25158750/
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

Junior mountain bike team selected The 2017 FNB Schools' Mountain Bike final was held at Hollard Bike Park last Sunday. Seventy children aged between six and 18 took part in the event. Gordon Pokolo, sponsorship manager at FNB Namibia, said the FNB ...

News Namibia: Genocide skulls to be repatriated - Namibian

News channel or source: https://www.namibian.com.na/59509/read/Genocide-skulls-to-be-repatriated
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

NamibianGenocide skulls to be repatriatedNamibianREPATRIATED skulls of Nama and Ovaherero genocide victims are being stored behind closed doors at the National Museum of Namibia. Director of national heritage and culture in the education ministry, Ester Mwoombola-Goagoses said the skulls were ...and more »

News Namibia: How Namibia responded to Trump inventing a country called 'Nambia'

News channel or source: http://www.standard.net/World/2017/09/21/How-Namibia-responded-to-Trump-inventing-a-country-called-Nambia
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

And so the U.S. president’s laudatory comments about a nonexistent country swiftly invited ridicule online, with many suggesting that Trump had created an entirely new nation by combining two existing ones - Zambia and Namibia. A White House transcript ...

News Namibia: Geingob demands inclusivity on UN Security Council - Namibian

News channel or source: https://www.namibian.com.na/59508/read/Geingob-demands-inclusivity-on-UN-Security-Council
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

NamibianGeingob demands inclusivity on UN Security CouncilNamibianNamibia currently occupies second spot in the world in terms of women in parliament, with 48% women's representation in the National Assembly. Geingob said this was proof that Namibia was committed to overcoming gender disparities in order to achieve a ...and more »

News Namibia: In Namibia, 1533 Portuguese shipwreck's relics hidden away

News channel or source: http://www.seattlepi.com/news/world/article/In-Namibia-1533-Portuguese-shipwreck-s-relics-12199981.php
Publication date: Friday 15 September 2017

ORANJEMUND, Namibia (AP) — Diamond prospectors in Namibia nearly a decade ago stumbled upon remnants of a shipwrecked Portuguese vessel whose trading journey to India was cut violently short by a storm in 1533. Today the artifacts from the doomed ship ...

News Namibia: Telecom to suspend services for overdue accounts - Namibian

News channel or source: https://www.namibian.com.na/59510/read/Telecom-to-suspend-services-for-overdue-accounts
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

NamibianTelecom to suspend services for overdue accountsNamibianTELECOM Namibia will from Wednesday next week suspend services to government departments and other clients because of non-payment. In a statement Friday, Telecom spokesperson Oiva Angula said the company is owed more than N$400 million ...

News Namibia: Namibia's economy contracts 1.7 percent in second quarter

News channel or source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/namibias-economy-contracts-17-percent-in-second-quarter-20170921-00227
Publication date: Wednesday 20 September 2017

WINDHOEK, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Namibia's economy shrank by 1.7 percent in the second quarter of this year after a revised contraction of 1.7 percent in the first quarter, the statistics agency said on Thursday. "The poor performance is mainly attributed to ...

News Namibia: Disrespect for Rules and Institutions Hurting Namibia (Part1) - New Era

News channel or source: https://www.newera.com.na/2017/09/22/disrespect-for-rules-and-institutions-hurting-namibia-part1/
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Disrespect for Rules and Institutions Hurting Namibia (Part1)New EraNow Namibia is governed without rules. Only preferences of the most powerful. In the absence of clear and purposeful rules and guidelines, a civilization is bound to suffer an inherent inability to sustain itself over time, never mind get passed on to ...