Ambassador Monica N. Nashandi presented her Letters of Credence to H.E. Daniel Ortega Saavedra, President of the Republic of Nicaragua, accrediting her as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Namibia to that country, on 16 October 2019. Read more
Following the outbreak of coronavirus in Namibia on 13 March 2020, I declared a State of Emergency on account of COVID-19 as a natural disaster from 17 March 2020. The National Assembly supported the extension of the COVID-19 State of Emergency for a period of 6 months, which will lapse at midnight tonight, 17 September 2020. Read more
Good afternoon and welcome to this press conference, which we have called to announce the amendments to the International Tourism Revival Initiative protocols that were announced on 25 August 2020. Read more
The rate of infection continues to accelerate and to date, Namibia has recorded 6,906 confirmed COVID-19 cases. It took 4 months to record the first thousand cases in the country, and 14 days to record 2,000 cases. It took 11 days to record 3,000 cases and 6 days to reach 4,000. Read more
These protocols have been subjected to a comprehensive consultative process and have now been signed off by the Minister of Environment, Forestry and Tourism; Minister of Health and Social Services and the Minister of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security. Read more
As from 01 September 2020, Namibia re-opens the Hosea International Airport to international tourists. This is a targeted initiative for leisure travelers and will be reviewed bi-weekly and amend as necessary.
All visitors will must adhere to current safety and health regulations under the COVID-19 State of Emergency. Regulations can be obtained at www.namibiatourism.com.na. Read more