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Namibia's president says won't seek IMF or World bank bailouts

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia will not seek a bailout from the International Monetary Fund or the World Bank even though its economy is struggling, President Hage Geingob told ruling party delegates on Thursday in a conference where his position was up for grabs. Geingob, who has presided over an ec

REUTERS - 2017-11-24 06:56:25

Global eyes Gemsbok, offshore Namibia

Global Petroleum's subsidiary Jupiter Petroleum says extra time given to assess its acreage offshore Namibia has given it chance to see more potential. The firm has been given an extension to its first renewal exploration period for License 29, on Blocks 1910B and 2010A in the Walvis Basin, offsho

OEDIGITAL.COM - 2017-11-24 11:17:00

Namibia to attend Mnangagwa swearing-in

Prime minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila announced this during the opening of the 6th Swapo Party congress in Windhoek yesterday. Kuugongelwa-Amadhila said it is not yet clear who would represent Namibia at the event, which will see the former vice president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, sworn i

NAMIBIAN - 2017-11-24 08:18:51

Katjavivi hails Namibia, Finland cooperation

George Sanzila Windhoek-Speaker of the National Assembly, Professor Peter Katjavivi, has revealed plans to create a Namibian-Finnish Parliamentary grouping that would look at issues of mutual concern between the legislative bodies of the two countries. Katjavivi, who recently visited Finland in his

NEWERA.COM.NA - 2017-11-24 09:39:37

Namibia take on Uruguay in second Test

Otniel Hembapu Windhoek-Namibia's rugby fifteen will tomorrow be faced with a gigantic task of revitalizing their ailing fortunes when they again lock horns with Uruguay for their second Test match at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek. Last weekend, Namibia lost 36-52 in the first Test match aga

NEWERA.COM.NA - 2017-11-24 10:36:45

Wounded Namibia out to restore more than pride

Namibia's 52-36 defeat in the first test last weekend saw them dropping one place on the international rankings to 22nd in the world and another defeat could see them being hauled in by a chasing pack that includes the likes of Hong Kong, Germany, Portugal and the Netherlands. Uruguay, meanwhile, m

NAMIBIAN - 2017-11-24 08:18:52

Stunning Wildlife Found in Namibia's Desert

The Namib desert is the oldest and one of the driest in the world. In its brutal and inhospitable environment, temperatures can range from searingly hot to bitterly cold within 24 hours. Often nothing but sand can be seen for miles, and yet, the Namib desert is home to some of Africa's most striking

THECULTURETRIP.COM - 2017-11-24 00:32:38

Namibia U20 arrives in Ghana for preparation ahead of COSAFA Cup

The U20 national team of Zambia, The Yong Warriors, have arrived in Ghana for a two-week training tour ahead of the 2017 COSAFA U20 Championship set for next month. This year's COSAFA U20 Championship will be hosted by Zambia from 6th to 16 December and Young Warriors are keen on replicating the ach

GHANASOCCERNET - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Society hear that Namibia is a land of contrasts

The meeting of the Arran Natural History Society in the rangers centre at Brodick Country Park was an illustrated presentation entitled Namibia, land of contrasts, given by Jim Cassels. Namibia in tropical south west Africa has an immense geographical variation and a range of habitats including thor

ARRANBANNER.CO.UK - 2017-11-24 09:01:43

Namibia: Zimbabweans in Namibia Uncertain About Fate Back Home

While the resignation of former Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe on Tuesday was met with a lot of joy by many Zimbabweans residing in Namibia, some expressed concern about the uncertain future in their country. Some Zimbabweans revealed that their return back home is uncertain as many of them have

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2017-11-23 10:35:45

Namibia 5th best in African governance

Chrispin Inambao Windhoek-Though Namibia was placed fifth on the continent in terms of good governance, according to ratings by the 2017 Ibrahim Index on African Governance (IIAG), the watchdog on Monday suggested there is need for improvement regarding laws on access to information, combating corru

NEWERA.COM.NA - 2017-11-23 09:10:05

Walkabout Resources secures approval for licence in Namibia

Australian exploration company Walkabout Resources has secured approval from Namibia's Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) for the second exclusive prospecting licence (EPL 6308) in the Southern African country. The letter of grant was received through Walkabout's wholly owned subsidiary Alro Investm

MINING-TECHNOLOGY.COM - 2017-11-23 11:53:17

Lethal drug hits Namibia

WINDHOEK - The public has been cautioned to be on the lookout for a new, and deadly drug that has hit the streets of Windhoek. The Police Reginal Commander of the Khomas Region, Commissioner Silvanus Nghishidimbwa, says that the new drug, called Flakka or the Zombie drug, is lethal. This lethal drug

WEB.NA - 2017-11-23 22:15:00

Namibia Ruling Party Congress Begins Amid Infighting

Even though the Swapo party congress has begun under the theme 'unity, inclusivity and prosperity', the ruling party is not united at all, as leadership feuds continue from national and regional to district level. Eleven senior leaders are contesting for the top four positions of the party with the

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2017-11-23 11:56:19

Namibia's governing SWAPO Party elective congress kicks off

The 6th Ordinary Congress of the ruling SWAPO Party kicked off in the capital Windhoek on Thursday, with over 700 delegates expected to elect the new leadership of the former liberation movement for the next five years.The main agenda of the congress is the election of the party's president, vice-pr

JOURNALDUCAMEROUN.COM - 2017-11-23 11:21:04

SA artists attacked, robbed in Namibia

Riaan Smit suffered a stab wound and a badly fractured jaw and skull. 'Earthy Acoustic' sessions is a non-profit collaborative project done by musicians all over the world. Keziah Jones, Albert Frost and Elemotho are some of the artists who have featured in the project. Director and producer of Nam

MUSICINAFRICA.NET - 2017-11-23 12:02:36

Namibia calls for immediate application of UN resolutions on Western Sahara

Windhoek (Namibia), Nov 23, 2017 (SPS) - the Republic of Namibia, called for urgent implementation of the United Nations resolutions related to the Saharawi question that guarantee the right of the Sahrawi people to freedom and independence in the framework of the annual meeting organized by the Min

SPSRASD.INFO - 2017-11-23 10:08:47

Debmarine Namibia Plans For World's Biggest Offshore Diamond Mining Vessel

Debmarine Namibia, a 50/50 joint venture between the Government of the Republic of Namibia and De Beers Group, today announced it is planning for the construction of the world's largest custom-built diamond mining vessel. The new vessel, which is projected to cost approximately US$142 million (N$2 b

MARINE INSIGHT - 2017-11-22 21:25:17

'We Can Finally Go Home,' Say Zimbabweans In Namibia

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Germany assisting in Namibia's industrialisation

Christian Schlaga Monday this week was Africa Industrialisation Day. Within the framework of the Second Industrial Development Decade for Africa (1991-2000), the UN General Assembly, in 1989, proclaimed 20 November as Africa Industrialization Day (resolution 44/237). The Day is intended to mobilise