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No bail for three Namibians accused of possessing elephant tusks

by editor / Feb 16, 2017 / 0 comments

Three Namibian men accused of possessing elephant tusks have been refused bail after appearing in the Rundu Magistrate's Court on Monday.

Kumwe Fishing donates tinned fish to the Otjiwarongo Municipality

by editor / Feb 16, 2017 / 0 comments

A local fishing company has donated tinned fish to the Otjiwarongo Municipality for distribution to those in need.

Agriculture in Zambezi holds demonstration day for communal farmers

by editor / Feb 16, 2017 / 0 comments

The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry in the Zambezi Region, held a demonstration day for communal farmers at Katima Mulilo.

#BusinessToday | BoN keeps the repo rate unchanged

by editor / Feb 16, 2017 / 0 comments

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Namibia has decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 7%.

#BusinessToday | 10% minimum wage increase for construction workers

by editor / Feb 16, 2017 / 0 comments

The Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union and the Construction Industries Federation of Namibia are pushing for a 10% increase in the minimum wage for construction workers for the 2017/2018 financial year.

#BusinessToday | Mining industry remains one of the largest contributors to Namibia's GDP

by editor / Feb 16, 2017 / 0 comments

The Mining industry remains one of the largest contributors to the Gross Domestic Product GDP of Namibia, constituting 12,5% in 2015 and contributing an average of 50% to Namibia's foreign exchange earnings.

#BusinessToday | Agribank seeks assistance of external debt collectors

by editor / Feb 16, 2017 / 0 comments

As part of its new Strategic Plan, the Agribank has called in the help of debt collectors to start collecting the outstanding N$500 million repayment from defaulting loan holders.

Trump drops US commitment to 'two-state' Mideast deal

by editor1 / Feb 15, 2017 / 0 comments
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-US President Donald Trump halted Washington's quest for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Wednesday, saying he would back a single state if it led to peace.

Intent to root out corruption sparked unjustified attacks against government - Geingob

by editor / Feb 15, 2017 / 0 comments

President Hage Geingob says the intent to root out corruption would spark attacks against government, sometimes even unjustified.

Lands Reform Minister forced to discontinue ministerial statement on Land Reform

by editor / Feb 15, 2017 / 0 comments

Lands Reform Minister Utoni Nujoma had to discontinue his ministerial statement in the National Assembly on Wednesday due to pressure from fellow parliamentarians.

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