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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…

Namibia rakes in R4 billion from De Beers
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Namibia rakes in R4 billion from De Beers

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK – The Namibian Government raked in R4 billion from De Beers in 2016, The Southern Times has learnt. Information seen by this paper shows…

Investors flock to Namibia
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Investors flock to Namibia

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – PRESIDENT Hage Geingob’s plans of reviving the Namibian economy and making the country a preferred investment destination have started showing results. Last…

Outrage over non-visa reciprocity between German and Namibia
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Outrage over non-visa reciprocity between German and Namibia

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – NAMIBIA has no visa reciprocity arrangement with Germany, while countries like the United Kingdom, which have no historical ties with Namibia, exempt…

Bots targets Nam, Zim to boost trade
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Bots targets Nam, Zim to boost trade

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE- Parastatal Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) this week said it will lead trade promotion missions to Namibia and Zimbabwe in March and…

Nam comedy scene thriving
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Nam comedy scene thriving

Staff Reporter - Mar 03, 2017

By Adolf Kaure WINDHOEK - The Namibia comedy scene is flourishing with talented comics in the industry. Recently, three acts - Mitch Gaoseb, Mark Kariahuua and Courage…

Congo virus outbreak requires careful handling
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Congo virus outbreak requires careful handling

Staff Reporter - Mar 03, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta Recently, the health authorities in Namibia announced the outbreak of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) that was detected at a farm in the Omaheke region,…

Namibia moves to legally protect whistleblowers
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Namibia moves to legally protect whistleblowers

Staff Reporter - Feb 27, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta WINDHOEK - THE Namibian government has moved to enact whistleblower legislation after many years of repeated calls by the citizenry of the Southern African…

Nam on economic recovery
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Nam on economic recovery

Staff Reporter - Feb 24, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe Windhoek – The Namibian government says that it can now maintain its debt levels and does not anticipate any further budget cuts during 2017, while…

SACU won’t give in to SA’s demands
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SACU won’t give in to SA’s demands

Staff Reporter - Feb 24, 2017

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK – THE Southern African Customs Union (SACU) says it will not increase South Africa’s revenue from the pool until such time the union…