• Cash crunch to hit Harambee

    Front cash crunch 2016Government spending cuts are set to impact on the targets set in President’s Hage Geingob’s Harambee Prosperity Plan (HPP), amid indications that the Fourth National Development Plan (NDP4) will also struggle to achieve its objectives, as the country staggers under an ongoing cash crunch.

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  • Secrecy clouds phosphate clearance

    Front shifeta 2016The awarding of an environmental clearance certificate for the offshore mining of marine phosphate, about 120km southwest of Walvis Bay, has been plunged into even deeper controversy, after it emerged this week that the certificate had been kept under wraps until the  initial 14-day period to object had lapsed.

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    Details emerge of FNB, Pointbreak deal

    business 21 octFNB Namibia intends to take advantage of EBank’s existing digital banking thrust, and is likely to merge its eWallet offering with the Pointbreak-owned entity, in the aftermath of its acquisition of the business, the Windhoek Observer can reveal.

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    Govt ‘gambles’ with 13,000 fishing jobs

    National 21 octNamibia Seamen and Allied Workers Union (NASAWU) President, Paulus Hango, says that government is gambling with the fate of the country’s 13,000 fishing sector employees, as well as the economy, by giving the green light to phosphate mining off the coast of Walvis Bay.

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    Hijarunguru spits venom at detractors

    sports 21 octNamibian Professional Boxing and Wrestling Control Board (NPBWCB) Chairperson, Ellison Hijarunguru, has lashed out at those he believes are out to tarnish his reputation, and that of the entire board.

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