Windhoek Observer

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 Ministry of Finance announced Wednesday that it had extended the duration of the Tax Arrear Recovery Incentive Programme to Tuesday, 03 April 2018.

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) recently increased its day visitor entrance fee at Gross Barmen Resort to N$ 200.00 per person.

Paragon launches Premier Liquor

Paragon Investment Holdings (PIH) will this Friday launch its Premier Liquor outlet conveniently situated in Eros.


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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