Namibia renews commitment to renewable energy

Namibia has set itself an ambitious target of providing 70 percent of the country’s energy mix from renewable resources by the year 2020, Mines and Energy Deputy Minister, Kornelia Shilunga, said on Wednesday at the launch of solar panels at the UN House in Windhoek.

Corruption steals into Food Bank

The thriving culture of corruption in Namibia has taken root in the Food Bank initiative, with managers, nurses and civil servants benefiting from the free monthly groceries.

Namibian netball on the rebound

Namibia’s netball has broken into the world rankings after the country’s recent participation at the 2017 Africa Netball Championship (Africa Championship) held in Uganda in June.

Customer service is as rare as a tender

Getting quality customer service in Namibia is proving to be as rare as getting a tender in this broke nation of ours.

WAT’s Soul: Winter sucks

I know that Namibia is not the coldest place on the planet but honestly all I wish is to have a job that requires me to be in a warm environment at all times.
Founding President Sam Nujoma says Namibia’s mineral resources must be used for the benefit of all Namibians.
Namibia’s steady economic growth and a ‘generous’ expenditure in the social sectors, has not generated enough jobs, resulting in a sluggish reduction in poverty, high inequality and high unemployment, a joint report released by the World Bank and the Namibia Statistics Agency, on Tuesday showed.

Remove bottlenecks to achieve SDGs targets - NCCI

Namibia needs to remove bottlenecks that make it difficult for the private sector to create wealth, the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) has said.

Power Oyeno proposes low-cost houses for Swakop

Power-Oyeno Construction (POC) Namibia has been offered 150 erven to start with the development of much needed low-cost houses in the coastal town of Swakopmund, council minutes of a 31 May meeting have revealed.

SA recession bad news for Namibia

Namibia’s economic development plans are in serious jeopardy after the South African economy slipped into a recession, Managing Director of Twilight Capital Consulting, Mally Likukela, has warned.
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