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Jill Biden Delivers Hope, Encouragement and Candy in Namibia

Beijing News 24 Feb 2023
Windhoek, namibia - U.S. first lady Jill Biden was visibly moved during a visit to an informal settlement near Namibia's capital Thursday, where she spent the better part of an hour listening to young beneficiaries of U.S.-funded programs describe their challenges and triumphs in a nation that ranks as one of the world's most unequal societies.
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Jill and Naomi Biden welcomed to Africa with singers and dancers as first lady tries ...

The Daily Mail 22 Feb 2023
Jill Biden and granddaughter Naomi were welcomed to Namibia on Wednesday with colorful dancers and traditional songs as the first lady tries to counter China's influence on the continent with her human touch ... She said she wanted to come to Namibia because 'this is a young democracy and we want to support democracies around the world.'.
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Namibian dancers, president welcome Jill Biden to Africa

McDowell News 22 Feb 2023
WINDHOEK, Namibia (AP) — Dancers, drummers and Namibia's president and first lady welcomed U.S ... After flying all night, the first lady was feted at the airport by members of some of Namibia’s ethnic groups — clad in red, white and blue, or bright pink — who greeted her with singing, dancing, drumming and ululating.
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Corruption endangers world’s shrinking fisheries

Santa Monica Daily Press 12 Feb 2023
The case is ongoing; Banja’s lawyer told the AP that the fisheries secretary denies any wrongdoing. Authorities in Namibia allege an Icelandic seafood company paid roughly $6 million in bribes to Namibian officials to be permitted to fish in the country’s waters.
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Corruption endangers world's shrinking fisheries

Chatanooga Times Free Press 10 Feb 2023
The case is ongoing; Banja's lawyer told the AP that the fisheries secretary denies any wrongdoing. Authorities in Namibia allege an Icelandic seafood company paid roughly $6 million in bribes to Namibian officials to be permitted to fish in the country's waters.
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Energy transition policies and regulatory developments light up across Africa

Business Ghana 07 Feb 2023
Energy transition is a key topic of discussion at the African Mining Indaba, currently underway in Cape Town, South Africa ... Lawyers in Egypt, Ghana, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda outline the efforts taken by the governments in their countries to address this urgent need to harness renewable power. Egypt ...  Ghana ... .
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Descendants of Namibia’s genocide victims call on Germany to ‘stop hiding’

The Observer 03 Feb 2023
Descendants of victims of genocide in Namibia have called on Germany to “stop hiding” and discuss reparations with them directly, as they take their own government to court for making a deal without their approval ... They are now politically marginalised minorities in Namibia ... National Archives of Namibia/AFP/Getty Images.
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Amushelelo Injured During Latest Arrest

All Africa 13 Jan 2023
The lawyer representing Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters (NEFF)'s member Michael Amushelelo, who was arrested yesterday after a commotion at a Windhoek café, said his client was injured during his arrest and was in pain ....
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Pace bowlers given no rest ahead of Australian summer series

The Associated Press 08 Nov 2022
Outside the court, defense lawyer Ananda Amaranath said the decision was disappointing and his client was considering appealing to the New South Wales state Supreme Court ... The cricketer had been holding up well considering the circumstances, his lawyer told media outside the court.
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Kiwis prepared for recharged Pakistan in T20 World Cup semis

The Associated Press 08 Nov 2022
Outside the court, defense lawyer Ananda Amaranath said the decision was disappointing and his client was considering appealing to the New South Wales state Supreme Court ... The cricketer had been holding up well considering the circumstances, his lawyer told media outside the court.
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Cricket: Sri Lanka suspends Gunathilaka after sex assault charges

Al Jazeera 07 Nov 2022
Outside the court, defence lawyer Ananda Amaranath said the decision was disappointing and his client was considering appealing to the Supreme Court of New South Wales ... The cricketer had been holding up well considering the circumstances, his lawyer told media outside the court.
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Sri Lankan cricketer denied bail in Australia on sex charges

Bowling Green Daily News 07 Nov 2022
Outside the court, defense lawyer Ananda Amaranath said the decision was disappointing and his client was considering appealing to the New South Wales state Supreme Court ... The cricketer had been holding up well considering the circumstances, his lawyer told media outside the court.
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US dad in SA ‘religious cult’ living in tents with children faces charges of ‘international ...

Independent online (SA) 07 Oct 2022
His lawyer argued that he should not be in custody as there was no offence in South African law that was equivalent to “international parental kidnapping” ... The lawyer said the notion that he would escape over rugged terrain into Namibia without money, passport or friendly contacts at the other end was “with respect far-fetched and unsustainable”.
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Revealed: Namibian elephants illegally sold to Emirati zoos

The New Arab 26 Sep 2022
Namibia ... Namibia ... Lawyers came to the conclusion that, given that the elephants likely came from the desert-adapted population, both Namibia and the UAE, “could not reasonably be satisfied that the proposed export of such a large number of animals would not be detrimental to the survival of the species.”.
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Mr. Gay World winner sued for defamation

Washington Blade 25 Aug 2022
Who is benefiting from these sponsorships? I led the Gay Pride March in Namibia last weekend and was not given anything towards my expenses, but I was reprimanded via their lawyers to tag the organization in all social media posts,” said Breytenbach following his resignation.

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