Windhoek Observer

Dangote, MTN most known African brands

Brand Africa in association with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), last week announced the Top 100 best brands in Africa,

BidFish in N$8,4 million loss

Bidvest Namibia’s fishing division, BidFish, made a N$8, 4 million loss in the first half of the year, PSG Namibia said this week in an analysis of the company’s results.

Vibe with the Kasi Festival

The Kasi Vibe Festival Vol. 3 will be held at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek from 1 to 3 June. 

Rinelda’s Diary: Music festivals are dope

Have you ever heard of an upcoming music festival and screamed: “Yeah, this means it is time for fun;  I will surely be there”?

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has grown its NamLeisure offering by introducing an exciting product for students. 

Anglo American’s diamond unit De Beers announced Tuesday the launch of Lightbox Jewelry that will begin marketing a new brand of laboratory-grown diamond jewelry in September. 

Why implement unenforceable laws?

AR firebrand, Job Amupanda, is hot on the case of government for its failure to implement the apartheid era 1977 Rent Control Ordinance.


Exactly nine years ago, in May 2009, the first piece of Ondjirio appeared in the Windhoek Observer. In that piece, I explained how Nghumbilemo ya Ndakomani (colonially known as Lazarus Jacobs)

Opuwo cobalt company shares oversubscribed

Celsius Resources Limited said this week that the company’s Share Purchase Plan (SPP), which closed on Friday 18 May, was heavily oversubscribed with applications of more than US$6 million (N$75 million) received from shareholders.

Planned iron ore mine to boost economy

A planned iron ore mine east of Windhoek may have significant benefits to the country, according to a Scoping Report and Draft Environmental Management Plan that was presented to the Ministry of Environment and Tourism last week.


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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