There is a time for everything

March 21, 2020 is the 30th year of Namibia’s independence and the inauguration of Namibia’s third president Hage Geingob for his second and final term in office. These dual celebrations are not about one individual, but about what Namibia as an entire nation of 2.6 million people, stands for.

The results of the November 27th elections in Namibia were the most significant in this country’s history.  The participation of the Swapo Party member and ‘independent’ presidential candidate, Panduleni Itula changed the political face of this nation.  And yet, this political lightening rod is trying to overturn the very elections that he can claim to have won in significant ways.

Namibia book T20 World Cup spot

Namibia will return to a global cricket tournament for the first time since 2003 while the Dutch have also secured their ticket to Australia next year.


As a time traveler, I always feel Namibia in the 1990s is a nice era to visit.
On my last visit, I came back with a song in my head. Some of you may remember it. 

Eight Namibian girls facing drug charges in Brazil say they are wallowing in poverty with no one to turn to after Namibian Consulate officials in Sao Paulo abandoned them at their hour of need.
Namibia has huge potential to export more horticulture products rather than grapes and fruits, Namibia Agronomic Board Horticulture Manager, Lesley Losper said this week.
It was an old computer that his mother bought him at the age of 12 that awakened Vincent Van Wyk’s passion for innovation. Twenty-five years later, Van Wyk has built Namibia’s first locally assembled computer and launched his own high tech company.

Namibia drops in Ease of Doing Business

Namibia has dropped to 107 in the 2018 World Bank Easy of Doing Business ranking from 106 last year.
Chariot Oil, which drilled a dry well last month offshore Namibia, says it will now focus on Morocco and Brazil, although it will maintain a presence locally.

Namibia to host SADC renewable centre

The Southern African Development Community Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SACREEE) was launched in Windhoek on Wednesday by the Minister of Mines and Energy, Tom Alweendo. 
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