front Kombat  06 decKombat Copper has signed a memorandum of agreement with an unnamed Namibia-based company to fast-track scale production of lead mineralisation at its Kombat Mine in the country.

front 4 dec 2015 shifeta 2The Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta has been left with egg on his face after Cabinet rejected the names he had proposed to be considered as board members of Namibia Wildlife Resort (NWR).

front 4 dec 2015The City of Windhoek has exclusively reserved 56 plots to staff members out of 280 plots that will become available to the public early next year, the Windhoek Observer has learned.

latest news BoN 30 novThe Bank of Namibia (BoN) has traded 32 billion Kwanzas, an equivalent of US$390 million since inception of its currency conversion agreement with Banco Nacional de Angola (BAN) in June.

latest news Moody 30 novMoody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has assigned a Ba1 insurance financial strength (IFS) rating to Namibia National Reinsurance Corporation Limited (NamibRe), with a stable outlook.

front  27 nov Sydney  november 2Namibia Airports Company (NAC) has threatened to ground Air Namibia aircraft as the airline is struggling to services its debt to the airports company.

front  27 nov Sydney  novemberMinister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation Itah Murangi-Kandjii has informed members of The Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Council that their term of office will come to an end this month.

latest news RFA 23 novKreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau (Kfw) Development Bank has availed a N$447 million loan to the Road Fund Administration (RFA) for the Windhoek and Okahandja road rehabilitation and upgrade.

front  20 nov Sydney  novemberThe Norwegian beef quota allocation for 2016 has been consumed by controversy as it emerged this week that the Meat Board of Namibia has recommended that Witvlei Meats be allocated 225 metric tonnes (mt) of the 1600 mt on offer despite it not meeting the requirement of having an operational abattoir.

Government contractors and suppliers may face delayed payments after the Ministry of Finance internal payment system experienced problems since last Saturday.


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