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Dippenaar convicted on six counts of murder

Niël Terblanché “I have been waiting for a long time. Justice was served.” These were the words of Antonia Joschko on the steps of the Swakopmund Magistrate’s Court after Jandre Dippenaar was f...
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NamPower fears potential electricity shortage

Hertta-Maria Amutenja NamPower is monitoring a potential energy crisis following Zambia’s decision to recall 100 megawatts (MW) of electricity from the export market, which has raised concerns abo...

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Security guard arrested for diesel theft

Martin Endjala The Hardap regional crime investigations coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Eric Clay, has confirmed that the police arrested a female security guard in connection with a 20-litre die...
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Remains of drowning victim found

Niël Terblanché Members of the Namibian Police in Swakopmund were called to a scene at Mile 11 after passersby discovered a body washed up on the beach. According to Chief Inspector Ilenia Shap...
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Namibia records economic growth of N$5.3 billion

Stefanus Nashama The Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) has recorded an economic expansion of N$5.3 billion during the first quarter of the gross domestic product this year. Alex Shimuafeni, the s...
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Call for Namibia to champion local content

Stefanus Nashama Member of Parliament, Inna Hengari has proposed a motion for Namibia to boost local media and music content. Speaking in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Hengari expressed t...
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Nandi-Ndaitwah views creative industry as economic driver

Martin Endjala Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah says that the creative industry has the potential to be an economic driver for Namibia and create jobs for young people. She said the govern...
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Education ministry withdraws Education Circular 3 of 2019

Hertta-Maria Amutenja The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture (MEAC) has directed all regions to stop using the stipulations of formal education Circular 3 of 2019 for recruiting junior primar...

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B2Gold discovered 390 000 gold ounces at Otjikoto Mine

CHAMWE KAIRA B2Gold Corporation, the Canadian company that owns the Otjikoto Mine, situated between Otavi and Otjiwarongo, has announced the discovery of a new resource estimated to contain 390 00...
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GIPF debt swap, a possibility

CHAMWE KAIRA Moody’s Investment Services expect the government to meet the upcoming Eurobond maturity without significantly drawing down the economy's foreign reserves, including by partially refi...
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Demand for SA maize grows

CHAMWE KAIRA Namibia is on list of countries that are expected to depend on maize imports from South Africa due to the impact of the El Nino on other Southern African countries including Zimbabwe,...
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Rössing plans 15MWe PV solar power plant

CHAMWE KAIRA The Rössing Uranium has allocated funds for upgrades of the Rössing infrastructure and processing plant. These include construction of a 15MWe PV solar power plant, as well as expansi...
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Fish landings reach 97 077 metric tons

The total of quota species landed during the first quarter of 2024 amounted to 97 077 metric tons, a decline of 16,7% when compared to 116 471 metric tons recorded in the first quarter of 2023. Ho...
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Paratus Namibia raises N$175m on NSX

Paratus Namibia Holdings Limited has continued raising money on the stock exchange for the expansion of its operation. The Windhoek based company has announced the listing of a new debt instrument wi...