• 05
  • Jul
As many farmers across the country continue to lose their livestock due to a crippling drought that has ravaged large parts of the country, Agritech Namibia has introduced a new technology that is being described as a game changer in animal husbandry through the production of fodder in seven days.
  • 05
  • Jul
Namibia is currently facing an unprecedented oversupply of poultry products in the market due to the flooding of imports mainly from Brazil, a position which has seen retail prices plummeting, threatening the sustainability of the local sector.
State sponsored heart patients have been left to the mercy of God after the Windhoek Central Hospital Cardiac Unit stopped performing lifesaving procedures in February due to a lack of funding and the absence of a cardiologist.
Ex-cabinet minister, Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana, has called on her comrades in the ruling SWAPO Party and former colleagues in government to stop blaming her for granting a waiver to the foreign owners of the N$2 billion Erindi Private Game Reserve. 
Former SWAPO Secretary General, Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana, has maintained that information carried in an article published by the Windhoek Observer last week regarding funding of the party’s new headquarters is correct despite objections by some party members.
Outgoing German Ambassador to Namibia, Christian-Matthias Schlaga, has ruled out financial reparations to the descendants of Herero and Nama people who were killed between 1904 and 1908.
Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) leader, McHenry Venaani, has taken aim at President Hage Geingob’s conduct, saying he is displaying traits of “arrogance”, does not observe basic etiquette and communicates in a language that is “unbecoming”. 
Details regarding the funding of the N$730 million new SWAPO Party headquarters are starting to emerge with sources alleging last week that the ruling party previously promised China a farm and four Uranium Exclusive Prospecting Licences (EPLS) in exchange for funding to construct its new multi-million dollar headquarters along Independence Avenue in Katutura.
  • 28
  • Jun
The Namibia Diamond Trading Company (NDTC) has revealed that it has sold diamonds worth over N$30 billion to Namibian cutting and polishing factories since its inception in 2007.
  • 28
  • Jun
A lecturer at the UNAM School of Computing, Saavi Mwatilifange, has been labelled a hero after she drove across town from Suiderhof to the dusty informal settlement of Havana to donate money towards the funeral of the late Zimbabwean taxi driver Talent “Challe” Fambauone Black.
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