• Namibia`s economic growth revised down to 1.6%

    Bus IJGGlobal Developments

    The global economy remains on a knife edge, with downward revisions to growth expectations becoming the norm, rather than the exception. Many advanced economies are struggling to regain their pre-global crisis growth and employment rates, while a number of emerging economies have seen major and painful short term adjustment over the past two years.

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  • Massive looting suspected at ‘illegal’ SOE

    front jUNIAS KANDYEKE 22 JULY 2016The Development Brigade Corporation (DBC), which has been operating illegally for close to 15 years, has become a hotbed of intrigue, as a parliamentary committee hunts for missing millions, allegedly siphoned off as board sitting fees,

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  • N$7bn airport tender back on radar

    front FOREIGN AFFAIRS 22 JULY 2016Chinese and Namibian diplomats are alleged to be in secret talks to find an amicable solution to the ongoing saga surrounding the cancelled multibillion tender to upgrade the Hosea Kutako International Airport, the Windhoek Observer can reveal.

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  • Works ministry digs into rail tender

    front WILLEM G 22 JULY 2016The Ministry of Works and Transport has distanced itself from media reports suggesting that it had raised complaints over a contract awarded to D&M Rail for the rehabilitation of the Kranzberg-Tsumeb railway line on behalf of TransNamib.

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    VP post ‘unnecessary’ - analysts

    NATIONAL JULY 22 2016The role and value of the country’s vice president has once again come under scrutiny with some political analysts and opposition party politicians questioning the rationale of having a vice president, in the governing structure.

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