Windhoek Observer

Four inmates escape from Omega Police Station

Four inmates escaped from the Omega Police Station holding cells in the Kavango East Region on Friday, Namibian Police spokesperson, Kauna Shikwambi , has said.

Construction workers demonstrate against foreign companies

About 200 construction workers handed over petitions to the ministries of works and transport, finance, as well as the Roads Authority (RA) on Tuesday, demanding, among others, that all capital construction projects be awarded to Namibian companies.

Fuel prices to remain unchanged in March

The Ministry of Mines and Energy announced Friday that fuel prices will remain unchanged in March despite an increase in oil prices across the globe as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) cut supplies.

Rehoboth alleged murder and attempted murder case postponed

A 45-year-old man arrested for the alleged murder of a 26-year-old man and attempted murder of another man at Rehoboth’s Sonderwater informal settlement, made his second appearance at the Rehoboth Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

Port of Walvis Bay handles PETCOKE

The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) witnessed its first ever offloading of Petroleum Coke (PETCOKE) consignment.

FNB appoints Erwin Tjipuka CEO

FirstRand Namibia Limited has appointed Erwin Tjipuka as FNB Namibia Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 April 2019, while Sarel van Zyl will continue to serve in his role as CEO of the FirstRand Namibia Group.

Capricorn contributes to Namibian empowerment

Capricorn Investment Holdings (CIH) identified Nami-mic Financial Services Holdings (NFSH) as an ideal broad-based strategic empowerment partner of the group in 2003.

OBIB – Namdeb’s New Pride

The Obib deposit, which is approximately 70km north-east from the town of Oranjemund, is Namdeb’s latest mining resource expected to make a significant contribution to the Company’s overall business plan.

Langer Heinrich moves towards 2021 reopening

The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) says it is upbeat about the prospects of the country’s mining sector, especially the uranium sector following the announcement by ASX-listed Paladin Energy that it has approved a prefeasibility study (PFS) that may lead to the restart of its Langer Heinrich mine in Namibia.

Bankers calm panic

Namibian banks under the auspices of the Banker Association of Namibia (BAN), maintains they have no plans to shed jobs due to their adaptation of digital platforms.


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