Windhoek Observer

Capricorn contributes to Namibian empowerment

Capricorn Investment Holdings (CIH) identified Nami-mic Financial Services Holdings (NFSH) as an ideal broad-based strategic empowerment partner of the group in 2003.

OBIB – Namdeb’s New Pride

The Obib deposit, which is approximately 70km north-east from the town of Oranjemund, is Namdeb’s latest mining resource expected to make a significant contribution to the Company’s overall business plan.

Langer Heinrich moves towards 2021 reopening

The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) says it is upbeat about the prospects of the country’s mining sector, especially the uranium sector following the announcement by ASX-listed Paladin Energy that it has approved a prefeasibility study (PFS) that may lead to the restart of its Langer Heinrich mine in Namibia.

Bankers calm panic

Namibian banks under the auspices of the Banker Association of Namibia (BAN), maintains they have no plans to shed jobs due to their adaptation of digital platforms.

Pupkewitz eyes future acquisitions

Having completed the acquisition of the local BMW dealership, payment platform PayToday and a 50 percent stake in Kaap Agri, Pupkewitz Holdings says it’s eying an acquisition in 2019, has already identified some potential businesses.

Trevor Noah hilarious at Oscars with fake Xhosa words

The South African-born comedian, Trevor Noah joked about people continuously greeting him with "Wakanda Forever" as well as about the fact that people think it is a real place.

N$2.8 million for Crayfish Festival

The crayfish countdown begins!  At a gala dinner held in southern coastal town of Lüderitz, (or the Bucht as it is known by locals) last week, N$2.8 million was pledged towards the planning and hosting of the 2019 Crayfish Festival.

2019 season opening tournament

The Khomas Netball Region is pleased to announce that the Season Opening Tournament which officially kicks off the 2019 Netball Season in the Khomas Region. The Season Opening Tournament will take place on 2 March at the netball courts of the Patrick Iiyambo Police Training College in Kleine Kuppe suburb, Windhoek.

Uprising Stars to host 21st anniversary tournament

Groot Aub will play host to the Uprising Stars Football Club’s 21st anniversary tournament starting Saturday and ending Sunday.

Commisssioner-General Raphael Hamunyela walk on Saturday

 The second edition of the Commissioner-General Raphael Tuhafeni Hamunyela 10 kilometre (km) walk takes place in Windhoek on Saturday.


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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