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Police pursue stolen vehicles into Zambia

Martin Endjala Police in the Zambezi region are tracking down stolen vehicles from Windhoek that have made their way to Zambia. The vehicles are suspected to have been bought with fraudulent pu...
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August 26 secures tender to complete Swakopmund neonatal unit

Niël Terblanché The Ministry of Health and Social Services (MOHSS) has appointed August 26 as the new contractor to complete the long-delayed construction of a neonatal unit at Swakopmund District...

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Metcalfe withdraws representation of Walvis Bay municipality

Ester Mbathera Richard Metcalfe has announced his withdrawal from representing the Walvis Bay municipality in legal matters involving RedForce Debt Management Close Corporation. He said the dec...
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President concerned about low voter registration

Niël Terblanché The low turnout of eligible voters to register for the upcoming November elections has become a significant concern, prompting President Nangolo Mbumba to call for urgent action. ...
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Hanse-Himarwa to be laid to rest on 27 July at Mariental

Hertta-Maria Amutenja The former minister of education, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa, will be laid to rest in her home in Mariental on 27 July. Her husband, Ngeno Himarwa, confirmed this on Wednesday....
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Road bosses absent from safety conference

Hertta-Maria Amutenja Road safety executives were absent from the 9th Annual Road Safety Conference for 2024, held in Ongwediva from 10 to 12 July. This absence sparked concerns among attendees...
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Forbes condemns actions of disruptive councillors

Martin Endjala The Walvis Bay mayor, Trevino Forbes has condemned the actions of councillors who have been disrupting council meetings, a practice he said he could no longer tolerate. On Tuesda...
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Gibeon reactivates Build-Together programme

Martin Endjala The Gibeon Village Council is reactivating the Build-Together programme, which will provide affordable houses to low- and middle-income families. The village's acting chief execu...

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Non-banking financial Institutions worth N$419 billion

CHAMWE KAIRA The Non-Banking Financial Institutions (NBFI) assets amounted to N$419.4 billion at the end of 2023, according to figures given to Observer Money, by the Namibia Financial Institution...
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Green hydrogen is ‘win-win’ for Namibia, Germany

CHAMWE KAIRA Germany has ambitious targets of preventing climate change that are in line with internationally agreed commitments, Thomas Feidieker, Head of Development Cooperation at Embassy of th...
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Medical aid funds under close monitoring

Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority (Namfisa), Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth Matomola talks about the state of the non-banking financial sector, the state of medical aid industry ...
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ANIREP achieves requirements for solar plant

CHAMWE KAIRA Alpha Namibia Industries Renewable Power Limited (ANIREP) informed shareholders this week that it has successfully fulfilled its Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) oblig...
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Rates cuts expected at year end

CHAMWE KAIRA Simonis Storm Securities expect the South African Reserve Bank to implement its first rate cut in September. The firm believes that the political landscape in South Africa shows po...
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Namfisa urges customers to ensure fair resolution

CHAMWE KAIRA Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority (Namfisa), Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth Matomola has encouraged Namibians to lodge their complaints with Namfisa to ensure a f...