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Namibia’s NEEF drawing regional comparisons
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Namibia’s NEEF drawing regional comparisons

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

By Tiri Masawi Windhoek - Namibia is set to pluck a leaf from South Africa and Zimbabwe by tabling the Namibia Equitable Economic Empowerment Framework (NEEF) Bill…

SA’s junk status won’t affect Nam – experts
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SA’s junk status won’t affect Nam – experts

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Economic experts say that South Africa’s credit rating downgrade to junk status is not likely to create instability in Namibia’s financial system…

Namibia school sports project off the ground
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Namibia school sports project off the ground

Staff Reporter - Apr 07, 2017

By Adolf Kaure WINDHOEK – The much anticipated school sports project for Khomas and Ohangwena Regions was inaugurated last week at the Concordia College in the capital,…

Nam, Zim refugees voluntarily return home
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Nam, Zim refugees voluntarily return home

Staff Reporter - Apr 03, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE - Namibia and Zimbabwe refugees, who stayed at Dukwi Refugee Camp in northern Botswana, have decided to return to their countries of origin…

Region braces for upsurge in malaria cases
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Region braces for upsurge in malaria cases

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE -The Southern African region is bracing for increase in cases of malaria disease outbreak with Botswana and Zimbabwe issuing fresh alerts while other…

Geingob urges Namibians to guard country’s independence jealously
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Geingob urges Namibians to guard country’s independence jealously

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Timo Shihepo & Lahja Nashuuta RUNDU, the capital of Kavango East region in north-eastern Namibia, came to life when it hosted the country’s 27th independence anniversary…

Namibia, China relations still intact
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Namibia, China relations still intact

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK – The Namibian government has said that the country’s relations with China are still sound despite government agencies issuing warnings about Chinese nationals, especially…

Time for Namibians to experience the next level of promised prosperity
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Time for Namibians to experience the next level of promised prosperity

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

On 21 March, Namibia celebrated its 27th independence anniversary and President Hage Geingob inspected the national guard as a proud man. He could be seen boasting as…

Switzerland, SA – Nam’s top trading partners
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Switzerland, SA – Nam’s top trading partners

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Switzerland was Namibia’s number one export destination for 2016, leading by R13.3 billion, followed by South Africa with R11.4 billion and Botswana…

OPEC oil cuts spark fuel price increases in Southern Africa
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OPEC oil cuts spark fuel price increases in Southern Africa

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Rumbidzayi Zinyuke ON 1 March, the government of Namibia announced an almost 3 percent increase in fuel prices as a direct response to the production cuts…

SADC PF rallies MPs against GBV
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SADC PF rallies MPs against GBV

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Staff Writer JOHANNESBURG – The secretary-general of the SADC Parliamentary Forum (SADC PF), Dr Esau Chiviya, says the forum has begun mainstreaming gender-based violence (GBV) in…

The role of women during Namibia’s armed struggle
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The role of women during Namibia’s armed struggle

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Aaron Nambadi LIBERATING a country is not an easy task and the women of Kavango really contributed and participated in the struggle immensely. It can be…

Namibia continues to observe peaceful transfer of power
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Namibia continues to observe peaceful transfer of power

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Andreas Thomas WINDHOEK - Namibia attained its independence on 21 March 1990 and over the years, it has managed to buttress its legacy as a model…

Namibian economy has steadily grown since 1990
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Namibian economy has steadily grown since 1990

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK – Namibia celebrates 27 years of independence from apartheid South Africa on 21 March under the theme “United We Stand for the Love…

‘Nujoma has united Namibia’
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‘Nujoma has united Namibia’

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta KOBUS van Zyl, a prominent white businessman in Namibia’s north-eastern town of Rundu, thinks reconciliation is a momentous achievement worth celebrating, as Namibia marks…

Zuma talks tough
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Zuma talks tough

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Tichaona Zindoga JOHANNESBURG - President Jacob Zuma has reignited the emotive issue of land redistribution here, urging black parties to unite and amend the country’s constitution…

Namibia banks on the success of NDP5
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Namibia banks on the success of NDP5

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By  Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK – Namibia’s ministry of economic planning has expressed confidence that the 5th National Development Plan (NDP5) will have a higher success rate compared…

Time to fulfil liberation objectives
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Time to fulfil liberation objectives

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

SOUTH African and Namibian governments are facing increasing pressure, from their citizens, to speedily find a lasting solution to the land question or face a land revolution.…

Region’s wildlife under serious threat
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Region’s wildlife under serious threat

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Lazarus Sauti NAMIBIA and Zimbabwe are blessed with a variety of wild animals such as buffaloes, elephants, leopards, lions, Lichtenstein’s hartebeests, rhinoceros, antelopes, zebras, pangolins, roan…

Nam unveils R57.54 billion budget
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Nam unveils R57.54 billion budget

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Andreas Thomas WINDHOEK - Namibia Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein, on Wednesday presented the national budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year totalling R57.54 billion in the…