Windhoek Observer

With Public Relations and Marketing becoming key functions in organisations, the Windhoek Observer (WO) this week caught up with Margaret Kalo (MK) to discuss her views on the professions, her career and what is expected for one to successfully carryout the roles.

Namibia‘s trade deficit narrows

Namibia’s trade deficit narrowed by 18 percent or N$5,5 billion in 2017 to reach N$24 billion compared to N$29 billion recorded in 2016, the Namibia Statistics Agency’s 2017 trade statistics figures show.

NamPost ready to roll out commercial bank

The Windhoek Observer’s Business Journalist, Chamwe Kaira (CK) sat down with NamPost CEO, Festus Hangula (FH), for an interview that focused on NamPost Savings Bank, a unit of Nampost Limited.

Weatherly in trouble again

Weatherly International, which runs copper mines in Namibia, announced this week that it could default on loan repayments of N$238 million.
Government has assured companies currently operating under the Export Processing Zone (EPZ) regime that they will continue to benefit from tax breaks, although an option to migrate to the proposed new regulations will be offered.

Local Germans deny genocide

Namibians with German origins have maintained that there was no genocide committed against the Nama and Herero tribes between 1904 and 1907.

Two centres of power in intelligence?

Official opposition leader, McHenry Venaani, was quoted by the State-owned daily New Era decrying the two centers of power in the Namibia Central Intelligence Service (NCIS). 

Namdia eyes best price for local diamonds

Namib Desert Diamonds (Namdia) says its mission is to secure the best prices for the country’s diamonds, which are of the highest quality in the world.

Muranda’s passion for PR

As the Windhoek Observer (WO) continues to look into the state of Public Relations in Namibia, this week we met up with Victoria Mutango Muranda (VM) to discuss her views on the profession, career and what motivates her.
Namibia Premier League Chief Executive Officer designate, Irvine Ndjavera, has blasted his soon-to-be-paymasters for the unprofessional manner in which they handled his appointment.


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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