Namibia’s REFIT programme attract private investment in renewable energy
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Namibia’s REFIT programme attract private investment in renewable energy

Staff Reporter - Jun 19, 2017

Anastasia Paulus WINDHOEK – By 2018, Namibia will have realised around 171 MW of renewable electricity into the national grid,…

Tanzania, Zambia need US$380 million to refurbish TAZARA line
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Tanzania, Zambia need US$380 million to refurbish TAZARA line

Staff Reporter - Jun 19, 2017

Jeff Kapembwa LUSAKA – Zambia and Tanzania need a staggering US$380 million to undertake the first phase of refurbishing the…

Namibia repo rates remain unchanged
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Namibia repo rates remain unchanged

Staff Reporter - Jun 19, 2017

Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – The Bank of Namibia (BoN) decided to keep the Repo rate unchanged at 7 percent in…

Shut down – Another diamond mine goes under in Botswana
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Shut down – Another diamond mine goes under in Botswana

Staff Reporter - Jun 12, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE – Four months after Gem Diamonds, announced that it has suspended its operations at Ghaghoo mine in…

South Africa enters into technical recession
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South Africa enters into technical recession

Staff Reporter - Jun 12, 2017

CAPE TOWN – South Africa has entered into a technical recession as its gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate was…

SA recession affects Namibia
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SA recession affects Namibia

Staff Reporter - Jun 12, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – The recession in South Africa has come at a crucial time for Namibia and could…

Botswana to build new 100 MW solar plant
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Botswana to build new 100 MW solar plant

Staff Reporter - Jun 12, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE – As part of its efforts to offset power deficit in the country, Botswana’s state run…

Nam mine workers want 12 percent in zinc mine
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Nam mine workers want 12 percent in zinc mine

Staff Reporter - Jun 12, 2017

KEETMANSHOOP – The Rosh Pinah branch of the Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) wants employees of the Rosh Pinah Zinc…

Nam looks at manufacturing for economic growth
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Nam looks at manufacturing for economic growth

Staff Reporter - Jun 12, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Namibia will be shifting its new economic transformation to focus on manufacturing and exporting finished…

SADC approve R40m grants to Madagascar, Seychelles
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SADC approve R40m grants to Madagascar, Seychelles

Staff Reporter - Jun 12, 2017

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK – SADC has approved to give R20 million each to Madagascar and Seychelles to help the…

Nam, France sign environment sustainability agreement
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Nam, France sign environment sustainability agreement

Staff Reporter - Jun 12, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta WINDHOEK – Namibia and France this week signed a financial co-operation agreement to fund green and ecofriendly…

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The scramble for the skies and the need for Air Zim to up the game

Staff Reporter - Jun 12, 2017

By Freedom Mupanedemo A NATIONAL flag is sacrosanct and sanctified! Donning the sacred national flag, those elegant colours, yellow, green…

GDP per capita as measurement of growth not practical: Geingob
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GDP per capita as measurement of growth not practical: Geingob

Staff Reporter - Jun 05, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Namibia will be on track to eventually become a high income country, perhaps even before…

Econet in profit decline, declares $12m dividend
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Econet in profit decline, declares $12m dividend

Staff Reporter - Jun 05, 2017

HARARE, May 31, 2017 (New Ziana) –Zimbabwe’s biggest telecommunications company, Econet Wireless has posted a $36 million net profit for…

Old Mutual tightens security after customers’ data breach
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Old Mutual tightens security after customers’ data breach

Staff Reporter - Jun 05, 2017

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa CAPE TOWN – Old Mutual, South Africa’s prominent financial services company, has notified its customers of a…

World Bank funds lead clean-up in Kabwe
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World Bank funds lead clean-up in Kabwe

Staff Reporter - Jun 05, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa LUSAKA- Zambia and the World Bank have formalised a $66 million loan financing to mitigate and reduce…

Sale of Bots liquidated oldest copper mine teeters
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Sale of Bots liquidated oldest copper mine teeters

Staff Reporter - Jun 05, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE – The government said it will make a final decision on the future of BCL mines on…

Zambia and others scrambling for China’s $60 billion pledge
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Zambia and others scrambling for China’s $60 billion pledge

Staff Reporter - Jun 05, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa LUSAKA – Zambia has joined several African countries seeking loans and grants from the $60 billion three-year…

Namport expansion delays costs Nam N$181 million
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Namport expansion delays costs Nam N$181 million

Staff Reporter - Jun 05, 2017

EXPANSION project of the Namibian Walvis Bay port, a gateway for international trade will be delayed for a year after…

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Namport expansion delays costs Nam N$181 million

Staff Reporter - Jun 05, 2017

EXPANSION project of the Namibian Walvis Bay port, a gateway for international trade will be delayed for a year after…