Windhoek Observer

Namibia Critical Metals sign manganese deal

TSXV-listed Namibia Critical Metals, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Kunene Resources Namibia, has signed an agreement with a private Namibian group to allow the pegging of a mining claim covering a small manganese occurrence within EPL 4347 which is held by the company.

Bright prospects for graduates at Capricorn Group, Bank Windhoek

In early February, graduates Jason Akwenye, Ashmeen-Lee Cloete and Christiana Namoonde, were announced as the three graduates inducted into Capricorn Group and Bank Windhoek’s revamped Graduate Training Programme (GTP).

FirstRand Namibia records N$ 812.3 million PBT

FirstRand Namibia has recorded a 4.1 percent increase in profit before tax to N$812.3 million for the period ended 31 December 2018.

Affirmative Loan Facility requirements hit uptake

The Agribank says it continues to record low uptake figures for its Affirmative Action Loan Facility (AALS) due to restrictive application requirements and has begun a review process.

Namibia's economic outlook downgraded

Global credit ratings agency, Fitch has warned that Namibia's lower growth prospects will have an adverse effect on government's ability to stabilise the growing public debt.

Wernhil to meet deadlines

Broll Namibia, a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group, says N$330 million has been spent to date to complete the on-going Wernhil Park Phase 4 expansion project, an amount which is inline with its budget estimates.

Govt inaction on unemployment is worrisome

This week, IUM Founder and Chairperson, former Minister of Education, David Namwandi, made a speech at the opening of his university’s Nkurenkuru Campus’ academic year, posing a vital question:  how is it that high unemployment in Namibia is not a major issue?  We echo his query.

Epukiro Horse Racing Independence Competition set for Okovimburu

The second edition of the Epukiro Horse Racing Independence Competition will take place at Okovimburu in the Omaheke Region on 30 March.

Swimmers ready for Bank Windhoek Championships

About 177 swimmers are currently preparing themselves for the Bank Windhoek Long Course National Championships scheduled to take place at the Olympia swimming pool in Windhoek between Thursday and Sunday.

NWR drops rates by 75pct

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is once again offering a 75 percent discount at selected establishments during the month of March.


The Windhoek Observer is an English-language weekly newspaper, published in Namibia by Paragon Investment Holding. It is the country's oldest and largest circulating weekly.

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