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Drought food theft defeats crisis mitigation efforts

Martin Endjala The recent drought-related food theft reported across the country is said to be defeating the government's efforts to mitigate the drought and hunger situation in the country. Rh...
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Cabinet declares 28 May as Genocide Remembrance Day

Martin Endjala The Cabinet has declared 28 May a Genocide Remembrance Day, effective in 2025, and endorsed it as a public holiday. The information, communication, and technology minister, Emma ...

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Angola convenes workshop to review HIV and AIDS law

Moses Magadza The Republic of Angola through its National Assembly on Wednesday convened a workshop to review the country's HIV and AIDS law which was enacted in 2004. The workshop is part of o...
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Africa Hospitality Investment Forum set to stimulate economic growth

Niël Terblanché Windhoek is set to become the epicentre of the African hospitality industry as it welcomes more than 300 investors, business leaders, government officials, and expert advisors for ...
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Headspring Investment donates kitchen to Leonardville school

Niël Terblanché In a gesture of community support, prospective uranium miner Headspring Investment, a subsidiary of the Uranium One Group, has constructed a state-of-the-art kitchen at Noasanabis ...
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VP wants youth to play a part in agricultural and economic transformation

Erasmus Shalihaxwe Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has called on young people to participate in the agricultural sector and contribute to the overall economic transformation. She said thi...
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N$800 000 for innovative regional initiatives

Ester Mbathera The Ministry of Urban and Rural Development (MURD) has called on regional councils to identify new and ongoing regional projects to be funded through the One Region, One Initiative ...
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Walvis Bay Fishermen edge closer to homeownership.

Niël Terblanché Approximately 690 fishermen are on the brink of fulfilling their dream of becoming homeowners as they prepare for a significant milestone in their journey. Thomas Mununga, a rep...

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Stimulus to pay N$18m to shareholders

Stimulus Investment Limited, directors have resolved that an amount of N$18 million (2023: N$3,5 million) be declared as a final dividend to the preference shareholders, which translates into a divid...
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Government to auction, monk, horse mackerel

The government has continued with its objective of auctioning fish to the highest bidders. In a joint announcement, the Ministry of Finance and Public Enterprises and Ministry of Fisheries and Marine...
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PSG confident on business resilience

PSG Financial Services, the financial services group that predominantly services individuals and enterprises in South Africa and Namibia has said despite the difficult macroeconomic environment and n...
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Old Mutual eyes northern regions for 2024 Entrepreneurship Programme

Martin Endjala Old Mutual's Sustainable, Economic, and Empowerment Drive (OM SEED) has announced its 2024 edition, which will focus on the northern regions of Ohangwena, Zambezi, Oshikoto, and Kav...
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Paratus raises N$600m for expansion

Paratus Namibia Holdings Limited (PNH), a leading telecommunications company in Namibia, has successfully raised over N$600-million through its recent rights Issue and investment drive, which was ful...
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Chinese car brands making inroads

Both China and Sweden sold 33 vehicles each in April showing that Chinese brands are making inroads with their competitive pricing and improving quality, while Swedish brands attract consumers with t...