Windhoek Observer

Insurance to cover Dundee’s costs

Tsumeb based Dundee Precious Metals says its insurance will cover the cost to repair damage made to the refractory lining of the Ausmelt furnace following a power outage that was experienced last week.

National 15 July 2016The Windhoek Observer is set to host its inauguralNewsmaker Awards at the Safari Hotel on the 29th of July 2016, in partnership with Multichoice Namibia, Ohlthaver & List Group, Profile Investments and the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF).


Gout is a form of arthritis, which is an inflammatory disease of joints. It is a relatively common problem worldwide, affecting about 2 percent of women and about 5.9 percent of men. 

Fistball League set to thrill at the weekend

The second round of the Bank Windhoek Fistball League will take place at the Cohen Fistball Club (CFC) on Saturday.
CFC 1 and SKW 3 will try to extend their lead in the respective categories. The league starts at 08h30.

Hunger-healing words

During the month of February, I always dedicate one or two pieces to blackness, seeing that it is Black History Month in the USA.  Coincidentally, it is also the last February that we shall see a black couple in the White House. But that is a story for another day……

Urikhob nursing knee injury

Brave Warriors striker Sadney Urikhob has revealed that he is nursing a knee injury that has ruled him out of action for three months.Urikhob has not featured for the Brave Warriors since their 2-1 win over Zambia in the 2016 African Nations Championships (CHAN) in June this year.

Energy conference on the cards

bus  16 OCTOBERNamibia will host an energy conference early next month whose main focus would be the power shortages currently facing Namibia and the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

Candid Mannetti cautiously optimistic

sport0 mannetti 05 juneCOSAFA Cup winning coach Ricardo Mannetti has cautioned against building up too high expectations for the history making national football team. In an interview on Tuesday, the coach maintained that qualifying for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations is not a priority for his team.

We must eliminate mining fatalities

In his annual report to members the outgoing president of the Chamber of Mines of Namibia Werner Duvenhage highlighted several challenges the mining industry is facing.

NBL moves production to SA

front nbl 23 JanTHERE have been fears of potential job losses at Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) as the company migrates some of its beer production to South Africa. According to the Bank of Namibia’s (BoN) December 2014 Quarterly Bulletin, beer production decreased by 3.6 percent year-on-year mainly due to a shift in NBL’s production strategy from the first quarter of 2014.


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