Concerns on freedom of expression violations in Eswatini- Letter to King Mswati III

2021-07-06

The NMT has joined regional and international freedom of expression organisations to express concern about the state of press freedom in Eswatini.


YOUTH - THE Business Summit Namibia will host a one-day meeting for young entrepreneurs and business

2021-06-08

THE Business Summit Namibia will host a one-day meeting for young entrepreneurs and business enthusiasts at Avani Roof top on 5 June.


YOUTH - Sexuality education can break teen pregnancy scourge

2021-04-14

AT the age of 18, most girls are thinking about studies, fancy clothes or parties. But for Rauha Sanders, the scourge of an unplanned teenage pregnancy snatched all that from her – and she’s now raising her two-year-old son.


Namibia urgently needs a data protection law

2021-01-20

WhatsApp users condemn Facebook’s new controversial privacy policy, writes Emilia Paulus.


'You are not alone'

2020-11-02

Namibian journalists stand in solidarity with colleagues all over the world on November 2, the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists.


ACTION Namibia Coalition statement on the International Day for Universal Access to Information

2020-09-27

The Namibia Media Trust (NMT) is a member and secretariat to the ACTION Namibia Coalition, a national coalition of civil society organisations that are leading the national campaign for a legal framework that supports the right to access to information. Below is the ACTION Namibia Coalition statement on the 2020 celebration of the International Day for Universal Access to Information:


African civil society leaders advocate ‘no country left behind' in the ATI drive

2020-09-27

The Namibia Media Trust is a member of, and presently chairs the African Platform on Access to Information Working Group (APAI-WG). Below is the statement by the APAI-WG on 28 September, International Day for Universal Access to Information, 2020:


Hands off (women) journalists!

2020-06-03

The Namibia Media Trust (NMT) is appalled by recurring incidences in which public officials try to prevent media houses from covering important events and issues of national concern. We are opposed to the use of Covid-19 regulations to infringe on the rights of journalists to access information.


Sorry!

2020-06-03

Government has apologised to Namibian journalists for the incident at the inauguration of the COVID-19 Isolation Facility on June 3, 2020. Find the statement below:


In times of uncertainty, independent journalism is a beacon of hope …

2020-05-02

NMT Statement to mark World Press Freedom Day, 2020.


NMT supports call for release of jailed journalists

2020-04-07

The Namibia Media Trust (NMT), along with 80 other media and rights groups, urge African heads of state to release jailed journalists


RIGHT OF REPLY: The Presidency responds to concerns about encroachments on media freedom

2020-04-02

The Office of the President has responded in detail to a media statement in which the NMT expressed concerns about unfair restrictions on media access to press briefings on the national response to the Covid-19 pandemic. See full statement below:


NMT says 'no' to shutting out media

2020-04-01

The Namibia Media Trust (NMT) is concerned about the increasing restrictions on media freedom and freedom of expression by governments in southern Africa under the guise of curbing the spread of the devastating Covid-19 pandemic.


NMT appoints new director

2020-03-17

The Namibia Media Trust (NMT), publisher of The Namibian newspaper, has pleasure in announcing the appointment of Ms Zoé Titus as director of the NMT Foundation, effective February 1, 2020.


Celebrating radio as an enduring pillar of our society on World Radio Day, 2020

2020-02-13

On World Radio Day 2020, the Namibia Media Trust (NMT) celebrates radio as an enduring pillar of our society, enabling people’s right to communicate.