Windhoek Observer

The storm is definitely not over

We have expressed our concerns before about a government that appears too detached from the needs of the average citizen and we are forced by recent statements and economic developments to revisit that issue. 

Letshego reaches 52,000 borrowers

Letshego Namibia reached 52,000 borrowers in 2017 from 50,648 in 2016, as it continued with its steady growth on the Namibian market, Chief Executive Officer, Ester Kali, said in the company’s 2017 Annual Report.Letshego Namibia reached 52,000 borrowers in 2017 from 50,648 in 2016, as it continued with its steady growth on the Namibian market, Chief Executive Officer, Ester Kali, said in the company’s 2017 Annual Report.

Political analysts this week called out President Hage Geingob for selling dreams with his Harambee Prosperity Plan, arguing that there is no evidence that Namibia is moving towards prosperity. Political analysts this week called out President Hage Geingob for selling dreams with his Harambee Prosperity Plan, arguing that there is no evidence that Namibia is moving towards prosperity. 

Skorpion Zinc faces uncertain future

The future of Skorpion Zinc Mine was thrown into major doubt this week with parent company, Vedanta Resources, announcing that the life of mine may only be extended by three years when it expires in 2020.

Will people buy local to build Namibia?

Speaking at the opening of a new abattoir in Outapi, the Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Alpheus !Naruseb, said this week  that localisation would be a game-changer for Namibia and that it could bolster the economy.

Africa Rugby World Cup qualifier around the corner

The Rugby Africa Gold Cup will kick off in just a week’s time with 15 matches to be played over two months to decide which country will accompany South Africa to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

B1 horror crash claims five lives

Five people died in a deadly car crash involving a BMW sedan and a Volkswagen Amarok double cab that took place 25 km outside Windhoek near Okahandja on the B1 road on Thursday afternoon.Five people died in a deadly car crash involving a BMW sedan and a Volkswagen Amarok double cab that took place 25 km outside Windhoek near Okahandja on the B1 road on Thursday afternoon.

Esau is taking care of business

We rise in qualified support of the tenacious efforts of the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernard Esau in his on-going efforts to strengthen his sector,

Dangote, MTN most known African brands

Brand Africa in association with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), last week announced the Top 100 best brands in Africa,

BidFish in N$8,4 million loss

Bidvest Namibia’s fishing division, BidFish, made a N$8, 4 million loss in the first half of the year, PSG Namibia said this week in an analysis of the company’s results.

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