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  • Rail

Rail Namibia TransNamib TransNamib told to allow private operators to utilise the rail network

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economics and Public Administration has advised Namibia’s railway company, TransNamib, to explore the possibility of allowing private operators to utilise the rail network through concession agreements.

The committee’s position was formed following visits to railway infrastructure in the count… read more

  • Miscellaneous

AA Travenews Finalists for 2024 Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Challenge announced

Africa Tourism Partners has announced the top five finalists for the 6th Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Challenge 2024. The Challenge opened on the 01st of November 2023 for the youth to submit their projects. The Challenge closed on the 01st of March 2024 and attracted over 154 entries from innovators across Africa.

As part … read more

  • Destinations

Namibia Visa on arrival at Walvis Bay Harbour

The Namibian Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security (MHAISS) has announced the introduction of visas upon arrival at Walvis Bay Harbour in with immediate effect. According to Etienne Maritz, the Executive Director of the MHAISS, this initiative will simplify travel logistics for tourists and busine… read more

  • Rail

Rail Namibia TransNamib Namibia finalises hydrogen train contract

Namibia has, after extensive negotiations, confirmed the contract finalisation of the HyRail project. The project is spearheaded by TransNamib, Hyphen Technical and CMB Tech and includes the University of Namibia (UNAM) as an academic partner.

Director General of the National Planning Commission, Obeth Kandjoze announced that… read more

  • Destinations

Namibia Tourism Board Namibia’s impact soars at 2024 WTM Africa

Namibia left a profound mark at 2024 World Travel Market Africa, shining a spotlight on the expansive tourism potential of the Southern Africa nation. The event experienced a remarkable surge in attendance, with a notable 53% increase compared to the previous year, signaling a bright future for the African tourism industry.… read more

  • Rail

Rail Namibia TransNamib TransNamib gains momentum with Key Rail projects and Government support

While attending the Land-Linked Zambia 2024 event in Zambia on the 4th and 5th of April, Railways Africa Magazine had the opportunity to have a brief Coffee with the Editor session with TransNamib’s acting CEO, Webster Gonzo. Followers of the industry are aware that there is much happening and anticipated in the Namibian rail sector, spur… read more

  • Accomodation

Hotels Hilton Namibia’s First Hilton Garden Inn Opens in Windhoek

Hilton has announced the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Windhoek, marking the debut of the global hospitality company’s upscale and affordable Hilton Garden Inn brand in Namibia.

Conveniently located close to the central business district, the 174-guest room hotel sits within 500 metres of the Independence Museum… read more

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