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Urgent action needed to combat child labor

Niël Terblanché As the world unites to observe the World Day Against Child Labour on 12 June attention is drawn to an unrelenting abuse that affects millions of children globally. A report by G...
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First OvaHerero biocultural community protocol launched

Niël Terblanché The OvaHerero peoples of Kaokoland, who live in areas spanning both Namibia and Angola, celebrated a historic milestone this week with the launch of their first written Biocultural...

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Absolute final call for SIM card registration

Niël Terblanché Emma Theofelus, the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, has issued a final reminder to Namibians to register their SIM cards by 30 June to avoid complete disconne...
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ECN hosts voter registration data locally

Erasmus Shalihaxwe The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) has refuted claims that its voter registration data is hosted abroad by a company in Hong Kong as reported by a local daily newspaper. ...
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Covid-19 testing no longer required

Stefanus Nashama The Ministry of Health and Social Services says there is no need for operational testing centres for Covid-19 in the country. The ministry spokesperson, Walter Kamaya, said the...
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Amended seed regulations aimed at ending hunger

Niël Terblanché Namibia's Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform (MAWLR) convened a workshop to gather stakeholder feedback on the proposed regulations for the Seed and Seed Varieties Act ...
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Lukato wants railway connection between Grootfontein and Katima Mulilo

Erasmus Shalihaxwe Martin Lukato, the leader of the National Democratic Party (NDP), said his party is advocating for the construction of a railway line from Grootfontein to Katima Mulilo that wou...
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Governor to discuss Waterberg farmland issue

Stefanus Nashama The Governor of the Otjozondjupa Region, James Uerikua, will initiate procedures to investigate the dispute over land ownership at Okamuru Farm located in the Omatako constituency...

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Osino will need N$7 billion for mine construction

Heye Daun, President and CEO of Osino Resources talks to Observer Money about Yintai Gold of China taking over the company, benefits of the deal to Namibia and why Osino accepted the takeover by Yint...
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500 MW renewable plant planned for Erongo

CHAMWE KAIRA The Erongo Region may soon see the establishment of one of the biggest renewable projects in the country, documents obtained by Observer Money have shown. Green Earth Environmental...
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Namibia export’s to Mauritus worth N$247m

Namibia exported goods worth N$247,7 million to Mauritus during the period 2015 to 2023, while on the demand side, goods amounting to N$710,6 million over the same period were sourced from Mauritius,...
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RMB seeking to fund mining projects

CHAMWE KAIRA RMB Namibia has continued to engage prospective mining projects, as well as the existing operations as the company pursue different investment opportunities, including extending life ...
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International reserves increase to N$56,3 billion

The stock of international reserves increased by 3,7% month-month to N$56,3 billion as at end of April. The increase stemmed from higher SACU receipts, as well as an increase in customer foreign curr...
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B2Gold spent US$105m on local expenditure

CHAMWE KAIRA B2Gold said in its ‘Responsible Mining Report 2023’ that the Otjikoto Mine has consistently focused on improving local procurement levels since initial construction. The company sa...