Namibia

Namibia expects positive spin-offs from SA's lifting of domestic trade in rhino horns

by editor1 / Jul 11, 2017 / 0 comments

A recent decision by South Africa's Constitutional Court to lift an eight-year ban on domestic trading of rhino horns can have positive spin-offs for Namibia as well.

Namibia's GDP projected to improve considerably towards 2018

by editor1 / Jul 11, 2017 / 0 comments

Namibia's real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is projected to improve from 0,2% to 2,1% in 2017.

Road accidents on Namibia roads cost N$1,3 billion every year

by editor1 / Jul 10, 2017 / 0 comments

Road accidents on Namibia roads cost N$1,3 billion every year and further serves to worsen existing cycles of poverty.

Namibia making progress in social upliftment but inequality still a concern

by editor1 / Jul 06, 2017 / 0 comments

-Namibia's poverty line has gone down compared to 13 years ago while the inequality level however continue to be a serious concern.

Lazarus Jacobs on Namibia's economic transformation

by editor1 / Jul 04, 2017 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Much has been said on Namibia's economic transformation and the main debate has been on whether the concept is of an inclusive nature to all Namibians, including emerging businesses

Namibia, Zimbabwe information ministers sign new MOU

by editor1 / Jun 29, 2017 / 0 comments

Namibia and Zimbabwe reaffirmed their longstanding commitment to advance information sharing, digitalisation, skills training and media literacy by renewing a memorandum of understanding. The countries signed the original agreement in 2004 to enhance co-operation, best practises and infrastructural development in media affairs.

The act of giving to the needy is slowly taking root among Namibians

by editor1 / Jun 25, 2017 / 0 comments

The act of giving to the needy is slowly taking root among the Namibian public.

Namibia says farewell to liberation struggle icon Andimba Toivo ya Toivo

by editor1 / Jun 24, 2017 / 0 comments

Hundreds of mourners, consisting of family, friends and compatriots of the late Andimba Toivo ya Toivo gathered at the Heroes Acre to pay their last respects.

Namibia's 'severe poverty rate' reduced

by editor1 / Jun 14, 2017 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Namibia's 'severe poverty rate' has been contained by almost a quarter.

Human trafficking is a real problem in Namibia

by editor1 / Jun 13, 2017 / 0 comments

Human trafficking is not only a reality in Namibia but a real problem. And since Namibia does not yet have laws to address human trafficking, it is hard for law enforcement agencies to identify the elements of this crime.

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