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Pohamba likens apartheid to genocide

Former President Hifikepunye Pohamba says the brutal treatment of Namibian black migrant workers by the apartheid South African government was no different to the way the colonial German government treated the Namas and Hereros during the 1904 -1908 genocide.

Neckartal dam nears completion

Construction of the long-delayed Neckartal Dam in the //Karas region is said to be 96 percent complete, despite government failing, repeatedly, to settle invoices due to the Italian contractor, Salini Impregilo.

Meatco appoints new Acting CEO

Meat processing and marketing company, Meatco, has announced the appointment of Jannie Breytenbach as the new Acting Chief Executive Officer.

Confusion surrounds beef exports to China

Government says it has not been informed that China has agreed to lift the contentious clause on Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) which was preventing Namibia from exporting beef to China.

SME Bank payments in limbo

The long-suffering depositors of the now defunct SME Bank will have to wait longer before they get their money back if the lender’s minority shareholders succeed with their latest legal manoeuvres.


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