Windhoek Observer

Gross Barmen still iconic

I have taken it upon myself to travel more around the country, visit more places as and when I can, and this is my experience on my maiden trip after that decision and I will be sharing more of my stories.

Bank Windhoek introduces Hey Jude App

Bank Windhoek has become the first local Bank to introduce the Hey Jude App to the Namibian market.

FNB customer happy with banks service

Business Intelligence Africa (BIA) recently conducted an online Customer Satisfaction Survey of existing FNB customers using international benchmark standards.

AfriTin Mining reaches power supply agreement for Uis Mine

Namibia and South Africa-focussed mining company, AfriTin Mining, announced the conclusion of an electrical power supply agreement for its mining and processing facility at the Uis Mine on Wednesday, as part of the first phase pilot plant project.

Rӧssing nets N$166.5 million profit, outlook gloomy

Rössing Uranium Limited says outlook for the uranium sector still remains uncertain with miners continuing to contain costs as Chinese nuclear plans remain key to the possible recovery of the sector.

NIMT double murder suspect appears in court

 “I did not do it, they got the wrong guy, I did not do it.”
These were the words of Ernst Litchenstrasser, the man accused of the Arandis murders of Namibian Institute of Mining and Technology (NIMT) Executive Director Eckhart Mueller and his deputy, Heimo Hellwig last month.

NCCI CEO shares her vision

The newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI), Charity Mwiya (CM), shares her vision with the Windhoek Observer (WO) answering questions posed to her regarding pertinent matters of the Chamber.

NUDO MPs challenge recall

The two National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) Members of Parliament (MPs) who have been recalled from the National Assembly (NA) have vowed to challenge the decision.

Solar not so cheap

Namibia’s bet on solar plants to argument the country’s existing power generation deficit could prove costly as it emerges the cost of electricity generated by Independent Power Producers (IPPs), is expensive compared to the cost of imports and power generated by NamPower’s power plants.

Government targets diplomats

The cushy life of Namibian diplomats could soon subside, with government planning to review their packages as part of its on-going cost cutting measures and review of its bloated civil servant wage bill, the Windhoek Observer can reveal.
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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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