Windhoek Observer

Aussie firm sets sight on cobalt project in the North

Australian Stock Exchange listed Cazaly Resources Limited  has acquired an option to earn the rights to a 95 percent equity interest in the Kaoko Kobalt project which is primarily prospecting for copper-cobalt mineralisation.
German speaking households on average have a level of consumption that is 28 times higher than Khoisan speaking households, the latest Namibia Household Income and Expenditure Survey (NHIES) has revealed.

Desert Lion exports lithium to China

Namibian lithium developer and lithium concentrate producer, Desert Lion Energy Inc, has already found a market for its products in China, through Chinese firm, Jiangxi Jinhui Lithium.

Namibian celebrities then and now

The Windhoek Observer takes a look at some of Namibia’s prominent figures before and after independence. In this picture collage, we showcase how the local celebrities looked before and after independence.

Namibia at 28: what does it mean?

The Windhoek Observer spoke to some prominent Namibians across various sectors to find out their views on Independence, what it means to them and what can be done to ensure that every Namibian enjoys the fruits of Independence. Below are some of their views:

Ya Toivo ‘resettlement’ is a mistake

This week, we read with chagrin that Advocate Vicki ya Toivo who is the widow of one of the greatest heroes of Namibia, has been ‘re’ resettled on unit A of Farm Joyce measuring 2,376 hectares in the Omaheke region.
With Public Relations and Marketing becoming key functions in organisations, the Windhoek Observer (WO) this week caught up with Margaret Kalo (MK) to discuss her views on the professions, her career and what is expected for one to successfully carryout the roles.

Namibia‘s trade deficit narrows

Namibia’s trade deficit narrowed by 18 percent or N$5,5 billion in 2017 to reach N$24 billion compared to N$29 billion recorded in 2016, the Namibia Statistics Agency’s 2017 trade statistics figures show.

NamPost ready to roll out commercial bank

The Windhoek Observer’s Business Journalist, Chamwe Kaira (CK) sat down with NamPost CEO, Festus Hangula (FH), for an interview that focused on NamPost Savings Bank, a unit of Nampost Limited.

Weatherly in trouble again

Weatherly International, which runs copper mines in Namibia, announced this week that it could default on loan repayments of N$238 million.


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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