Windhoek Observer

Davies expects tough tests against Uruguay

Namibia expects tough encounters against the visiting Uruguay rugby national team, coach Phil Davies has said.

Marco Fishing (Pty) Ltd (Marco) and its partner, Mekarilakha Fishing (Pty) Ltd, are currently working on expansion plans for their Lüderitz factory at a cost of N$10 million.

Four asset managers have secured the mandate to manage the Social Security Commission’s (SSC) N$2.5 billion external portfolio, effective January 2018.
Actis, the investor in growth markets across Africa, Asia and Latin America has announced that it will be providing US$100,000 in sponsorship for two Honoris United Universities’ graduates to complete a postgraduate qualification at the world’s leading educational establishments.
As marketing trends continue to evolve, with companies trying to get to grips with the changes, the Windhoek Observer (WO) caught up with Multichoice Namibia Marketing Manager, Abbelene Boer (AB) who gave her view of the sector and reflected on her professional journey and experiences.

Long-serving Capricorn director steps down

Frans du Toit has stepped down as a director of the Capricorn Group after 19 years, but will continue to serve as non-executive director of Bank Windhoek, the group’s cash cow.

Namibia costs N$24 million

We are outraged at the offer to purchase 17,000 more hectares of land in Dordabis by the audacious Russian billionaire, Rashid Sardarov, through his Comsar Properties SA Company. 

Marco Fishing has unveiled its new fishing vessel, the M.F.V. MEKA BAY, the seventh vessel in its fleet. The vessel cost N$20 million and was built in St Helena Bay, South Africa.


Meriam Rukoro was born in Otjiwarongo on 24 April 1960.  Her father was the late Benjamin Kavaesa Tjombonde, while her mother was the late Erika Rakondjerua Tjombonde.

DTA wants opposition to gang up on SWAPO

Official opposition party, DTA, has called for a grand coalition with other parties in a bid to unseat the ruling party during the 2019 National Assembly and Presidential elections.
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