Namibia could potentially lose billions of dollars in aid from the US government following the recent publication of a report entitled Voting Practices in the United Nations 2017.

Namibia looks at setting up barcode centre

The Namibia Trade Forum (NTF) is investigating the idea of setting up a GS1 Barcode Centre for Namibia, which is expected to make it easier for locally manufactured products to land on shelves both at home and abroad.

Chinese meat deal shrouded in secrecy

The beef export deal between Namibia and China remains shrouded in secrecy despite pronouncements by the two countries that they had agreed on revised terms.

Namibia’s large appetite for Chinese loans

Just over 71 percent of Namibia’s long-term loans in 2017 were from China, the 2017 Bank of Namibia Annual Report has revealed.

Kaxuxwena defends ageing athletes

Namibia’s long distance runners coach, Robert Kaxuxwena, has come to the defence of his misfiring athletes ahead of the Commonwealth Games to be held in Australia from 4 April.

Namibia at 28: what does it mean?

The Windhoek Observer spoke to some prominent Namibians across various sectors to find out their views on Independence, what it means to them and what can be done to ensure that every Namibian enjoys the fruits of Independence. Below are some of their views:

Namibia‘s trade deficit narrows

Namibia’s trade deficit narrowed by 18 percent or N$5,5 billion in 2017 to reach N$24 billion compared to N$29 billion recorded in 2016, the Namibia Statistics Agency’s 2017 trade statistics figures show.

NWR slashes rates by 75 pct

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has announced that it will be running its 75 percent discount during March, as Namibia celebrates its 28th independence anniversary.

Namibia on exhibition at FNCC

An exhibition about Namibia’s wildlife and landscapes is currently open to the public at the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre’s (FNCC) Gallery in Windhoek.

Namibia sees minimal impact from CT water crisis

The current water crisis in Cape Town will have a minimal impact on Namibia’s imports from South Africa, local business leaders have said.
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