Namibians are divided on land reform, including expropriation, a recently released Afrobarometer report has indicated. 

Namibians owe cash loans N$5.5 billion

A weak economy, which has seen the country facing negative growth for nine consecutive quarters has driven Namibians to borrow over N$5 billion from cash loans to make up for reduced disposable income. 
The number of payday lenders rose to 600 308 in 2017 compared to 578 858 in 2016. 

Ordinary Namibians have hopes for land conference

Ordinary Namibians feel that if handled correctly, the Second National Land Conference can resolve multiple issues that the country has faced since independence.

Namibians chilled as S. Africans chase the high

Namibians have cautioned against legalising cannabis following Tuesday’s landmark decision by the South African Constitutional Court to decriminalise personal use of the drug.

Namibians don’t work out enough

Namibians don’t exercise enough.  Local fitness trainers said that some of the reason for this is the lack of funds for gym memberships, laziness and not being well informed about the industry.

Namibians in line to benefit from N$5bn SA gold pot

Thousands of South African and migrant workers, including Namibians blighted by silicosis have finally received a small measure of justice after six of South Africa’s largest mining companies agreed to a historic $400m (N$5 billion) fund

Namibians need jobs, not land - Governor

Erongo Regional Governor, Cleophas Mutjavikua, has said that Namibians need jobs urgently more than they do land.

Few Namibians dance

Anna Jorge and Daniel Acosta, the co-owners of the School of Dance and Fitness academy, reckon that Namibia is still far from a place where people see dance and fitness as a priority.

Namibians celebrate their heritage

This year’s edition of Namibian Heritage Week was launched on Monday at NIMMS Restaurant that is located at the Independence Memorial Museum in Windhoek.

Namibians enjoy beer

There is no doubt that Namibians love beer. This was reiterated when the Windhoek Observer visited a few restaurants in the capital city during this week. 
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