As national elections approach, we are concerned about the increasing number of comments, text messages, letters, social media commentary and ‘street talk’ about not voting in November.
The US government is stepping up efforts to break China’s dominance over supplies of critical minerals for a range of modern life’s aspects, including electric vehicles (EVs), green technologies and military applications by launching a plan to boost lithium, cobalt and rare earths mining across the globe.
Government confirmed independent projections that the domestic economy will not recover this year, but will contract by 1.5 percent contrary to its initial projected growth rate of 0.2 percent estimated in the budget.
Meatco could emerge as the sole applicant of the 2020 Norway Beef Quota after the Meat Board of Namibia invited bids for companies wishing to export beef to the lucrative market as part of the 1600 tons quota allocated to Namibia.
Air Namibia has re-started the Windhoek/Luanda route after what it termed, “a temporary three-month suspension.”
Windhoek/Luanda flights will commence operation this Sunday, 27 October.
Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) listed, Microcap Tanga Resources has announced that it has uncovered more copper at its Hagenhof copper project in Namibia, with follow-up drilling intersecting grades up to 2.97 per cent.
Independent power producer (IPP), Sertum Energy Namibia recently commissioned its Trekkopje solar power plant with a capacity of 5 MW, located on a site that has potential to produce 27 MW.
We await the results of Chief Justice Peter Shivute and the Judicial Services Commission’s investigation into why the KORA awards court matter was illegally hidden from the public.
The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) member states and Mozambique have signed a new Economic Partnership Agreement with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
German state-owned development bank, KfW says Namibia could take a while to recover from its current economic crisis than expected.
KfW Director, Uwe Stoll, without giving a timeframe, told the Windhoek Observer that strong policy reforms were required to steer the country to recovery.