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Telecom mum over data service interruption

Ester Mbathera Over the past few weeks, Telecom has been mum about the persistent data services that affected clients. On Monday, the company announced a 5-year transformative partnership with ...
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More than 60 people defrauded in land scam

Niël Terblanche Over 60 people in Walvis Bay, Windhoek, Ongwediva, and Tsumeb fell victim to a land sale scam. The fraudulent scheme, which promised plots of land through a dubious housing proj...

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Walvis Bay businessman survives brutal attack by poachers

Niël Terblanché A dramatic confrontation with a gang of poachers left well-known Walvis Bay businessman Steven Louw fighting for his life last week. The incident, which occurred on Thursday, to...
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GDP growth set to slow down

Niël Terblanché Namibia’s economy is expected to experience a slowdown in growth this year, with the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) projected to increase by only 3.7 percent. This deceleration is...
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The majority of Namibians don’t mind a dominant-party system

Erasmus Shalihaxwe According to a survey by Afrobarometer and Survey Warehouse, the majority of Namibians believe that as long as elections are free and fair, it doesn't matter if one political pa...
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Implementation of Whistle-Blower Protection Act to be sped up

Erasmus Shalihaxwe The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs has asked the Ministry of Justice and Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to fast-track the implementation ...
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Coordinated action required to combat drought and land degradation

Niël Terblanché The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has called for a united and coordinated effort to tackle the increasing impacts of chronic droughts and intense flash floods that ...
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Parliament to discuss creation of Unemployment Fund with Amushelelo

Erasmus Shailhaxwe National Assembly secretary, Lydia Kandetu has extended an invitation to social justice activist Michael Amushelelo to attend a meeting with the Parliamentary Standing Committee...

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Oceana’s horse mackerel sales volumes drop

CHAMWE KAIRA Oceana Group’s horse mackerel sales volumes in Namibia reduced by 20,5% mainly due to a reduction in catch rates. Oceana said firm market demand, together with the benefit of the w...
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MICC Properties records N$44 million profit

MICC Properties Namibia (Pty) Ltd, recorded a profit of N$44 million for the year ended 30 March 2024 compared to N$41 million in the previous year. The company controls 269 Independence, Katutura Sh...
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Government to borrow N$15 billion

The 2024/25 financial year borrowing plan released by the Bank of Namibia outlines a net financing need of N$15.3 billion for the financial year, including a significant Eurobond maturing in October ...
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Germany has given Namibia N$32b since 1990

Germany’s official development assistance since Namibia's independence until 2023 amounts to approximately 1,6 billion Euro (roughly N$32 billion). In per-capita terms, Namibia is thus the largest re...
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Alexander Forbes has N$14m outstanding on loan

Alexander Forbes Namibia Holdings Proprietary Limited has an outstanding principal of N$14 million on its of N$28 million loan it got in December 2020 for the refurbishment of the Namibia head office...
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Namibia ranked 8th in gender gap

Namibia has been ranked in the top 10 in the Global Gender Gap by the World Economic Forum. Out of the 35 economies included in the group, 21 are in the top 100, and one, Namibia, is in the top 10...