Windhoek Observer

NCCI calls for performance guarantees reform

The Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) has called on government to do away with the requirement that construction companies provide performance guarantees (that can only be sourced from commercial banks) when bidding for or carrying out work for public institutions.

The arrogance of majority

The all-out SWAPO Party attacks, along with the proxy or veiled chiding of the candidacy of Angelina Immanuel for the Ondangwa Urban Constituency, bespeaks the arrogance of the majority party in Namibia. 

Debmarine acquires N$7 billion vessel

In a boost to a depressed economy, Debmarine Namibia, a 50/50 joint venture between the government and De Beers Group, has announced a N$7 billion investment into a new vessel, AMV 3.

Multi-million diamond tender faces challenge

Companies that lost out on the lucrative government diamond valuation deal are set to challenge the decision by the Central Procurement Board of Namibia, the Windhoek Observer has established.
Following the declaration of a state of emergency by president Hage Geingob earlier this week due to the drought situation, which for that matter is not a new thing but for a considerable spell now, close to four years that the country has been under a persistent drought, the Prime Minister on Tuesday announced a N$573 drought aid package in the National Assembly.

Gross Barmen still iconic

I have taken it upon myself to travel more around the country, visit more places as and when I can, and this is my experience on my maiden trip after that decision and I will be sharing more of my stories.

Bank Windhoek introduces Hey Jude App

Bank Windhoek has become the first local Bank to introduce the Hey Jude App to the Namibian market.

FNB customer happy with banks service

Business Intelligence Africa (BIA) recently conducted an online Customer Satisfaction Survey of existing FNB customers using international benchmark standards.

AfriTin Mining reaches power supply agreement for Uis Mine

Namibia and South Africa-focussed mining company, AfriTin Mining, announced the conclusion of an electrical power supply agreement for its mining and processing facility at the Uis Mine on Wednesday, as part of the first phase pilot plant project.

Rӧssing nets N$166.5 million profit, outlook gloomy

Rössing Uranium Limited says outlook for the uranium sector still remains uncertain with miners continuing to contain costs as Chinese nuclear plans remain key to the possible recovery of the sector.

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The Windhoek Observer is an English-language weekly newspaper, published in Namibia by Paragon Investment Holding. It is the country's oldest and largest circulating weekly.

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