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  • Call to implement Abidjan Convention in Namibia
  • Namibia does not exist in isolation - Simataa defends President's trips
  • Namibia Buzz: Enticing New Luxury Lodges
  • Namibia Breweries opens N$27 million centre at Walvis Bay
  • Kopore hits the ground running in Namibia

    Finance


  • Namibia: Development Finance Arrives in Rundu
  • Namibia: Finance Ministry Accuses Security Company of Fraud
  • Industrial agency takes over ODC millions
  • Development finance arrives in Rundu
  • Namibia: Industrial Agency Takes Over ODC Millions

    Celebrities


  • Namibia launches first ever Teen Inspirational Summit
  • Social medial influencers
  • Craziest Celebrity Baby Names Ever
  • All the Far-Flung Places Where Celebrities Welcomed 2019
  • Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards return

    Culture


  • Nollywood's Mike Ezuruonye to shoot film in Namibia
  • Shilongoh honoured to set NTN's artistic vision
  • Namibia: Dilapidated Mureti High School to Get Facelift
  • Hardap Correctional inmates get opportunity to become tech savvy
  • Nam named top travel destination

    Criminal


  • Chief justice warns of criminal justice crisis
  • Namibia: Chief Justice Warns of Criminal Justice Crisis
  • Namibia: Slight Drop in Criminal Case Finalisation
  • NPL not harbouring 'criminal'
  • Crisis looms over the High Court- Chief Justice

    Religion


  • Namibia: Coercive Conversion and Religious Abuse Condemned
  • Global Citizens' Human Rights Coalition call for religious freedom in ...
  • Coercive conversion and religious abuse condemned
  • Namibia: Abolish Obsolete Laws, Geingob Urges Judiciary
  • Nasty C gears up for #IvysonTour

    Politics


  • Namibia does not exist in isolation - Simataa defends President's trips
  • International post for Namibian hunters' association president
  • Namibia: At Home and Abroad, the President Is At Work for a Better ...
  • Trade union urged Namibia president and SADC chair to act on ...
  • At home and abroad, the President is at work for a better Namibia
  • President invites the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi to visit Namibia ...
  • Athletic Namibia's vice president Johannes Shekutamba Mathew to ...
  • Namibia: Napwu Threatens Cow Over Geingob Directive
  • Geingob congratulates Madagascar president-elect
  • Namibia: Worry Not, PM Tells Unemployed Youth Over ECN Jobs
  • GIPF nominates Nashandi to FNB's board
  • Cabinet approves MoU between India & election management ...
  • 12 700 to be employed for elections
  • A Delegation of the German Bundestag visits Namibia
  • Namibia: Govt Says All Systems Go On School Curriculum
  • 'I'm not afraid to die' – Botswana president
  • Namibia: Public Service Graded Internships Temporarily Halted
  • German Bundestag delegation visits Namibia
  • Namibia: Govt Explains Dropping of Permanent Secretary Title
  • Nam named top travel destination
  • Namibia: Unicef Calls for Safer Internet for All
  • Geingob opens 2019 legal year
  • Why South Africans are buying property in Mauritius
  • Overcoming the colonial development model of resource extraction ...
  • AfDB: why Nigeria, South Africa, others must not limit competition
  • Africa: How Russia Is Growing Its Strategic Influence in Africa
  • Namibian economy expected to improve in 2019
  • Nam named top travel destination
  • Namibia: Invest in Roads Infrastructure - Schlettwein
  • Namibia: Domestic Debt At N$54,9 Billion
  • Domestic debt at N$54,9 billion
  • Breweries opens new N$27 million coastal depot
  • Invest in roads infrastructure – Schlettwein
  • DPI makes USD35m investment in African facilities management ...
  • In year of elections, will African countries get the investor vote?
  • Prolonged recession calls for targeted action – Schlettwein
  • Namibia's Construction Industry Facing 2019 Contraction
  • Namibia: Development Finance Arrives in Rundu
  • Bird flu symptoms detected in endangered seabirds
  • 8 Reasons to Honeymoon in Dreamy Namibia
  • Busy year ahead for the Namibia Statistics Agency
  • Development finance arrives in Rundu
  • Containerized classroom aids in shift from tent class in Namibia
  • State retrenchments threaten GIPF – IMF
  • Jan's Corner: Empowering women for the Namibian community in ...
  • Namibia: Development Finance Arrives in Rundu
  • Fish exports ranked top five
  • Namibia: Investors Keen to Set Up Charcoal Plant to Add Value to ...
  • Investors keen to set up charcoal plant to add value to “black gold”
  • Busy year ahead for the Namibia Statistics Agency
  • Standard Bank forges greater ties with Chinese community
  • Namibia: Geingob Unhappy With Non-Implementation of Regional ...
  • Overcoming the colonial development model of resource extraction ...
  • Outlook 2019 – The future is not what it used to be
  • Wandile Sihlobo: 2019 will have beef with SA's cattle farmers
  • 2019 Budget speech [full text]
  • Namibia: N$33,5b Outstanding On Domestic Bonds
  • N$33,5b outstanding on domestic bonds
  • A FEEL GOOD BUDGET
  • Namibia: Domestic Debt At N$54,9 Billion
  • Prolonged recession calls for targeted action – Schlettwein
  • Namibia: Prolonged Recession Calls for Targeted Action - Schlettwein
  • Minimum Wage Palava And Revenue Allocation By Joseph Olaoluwa
  • 2019 Budget speech [full text]
  • Govt wants N$10 billion from China
  • Is China the World's New Colonial Power?
  • Geingob talks tough on Chinese loan
  • Schlettwein identifies triple economic threat
  • Chinese loans collateral-free - Schlettwein
  • Eye of the Storm paints gloomy picture for Nam
  • Namibia: We Are Not Crazy for Loans - Geingob
  • Namibia scraps plan to force white-owned businesses to sell 25 ...
  • Govt wants N$10 billion from China

    Namibia Leaders


    President


  • Namibia does not exist in isolation - Simataa defends President's trips
  • Drunk With Power, Mr President?
  • Namibia: At Home and Abroad, the President Is At Work for a Better ...

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Namibia, China enjoy elevated strategic relationship - Katjavivi
  • Namibia: Electoral Act Clear On Party Funding - Katjavivi
  • Electoral Act clear on party funding - Katjavivi

    Prime Minister


  • Namibia: Worry Not, PM Tells Unemployed Youth Over ECN Jobs
  • GIPF nominates Nashandi to FNB's board
  • Cabinet approves MoU between India & election management ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • A Delegation of the German Bundestag visits Namibia
  • German Bundestag delegation visits Namibia
  • Namibia calls on international community to allow Venezuela ...

    Minister of Economy


  • Namibia: Escalating Job Losses to Ripple Through Domestic ...
  • Geingob to speak on economy in United Arab Emirates
  • Airline Germania files for bankruptcy

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Farmers' unions unite in fight against drought with emergency action ...
  • Namibian farmers urged to be ready for R1.42b agricultural project
  • Namibia: Farmers' Unions Unite in Fight Against Drought With ...

    Minister of Culture


  • Namibia: Geingob Irked By Media-Shy Ministers
  • Namibia: Worry Not, PM Tells Unemployed Youth Over ECN Jobs
  • Minister officially announce Grade 12 Ordinary Level results

    Minister of Defense


  • A Delegation of the German Bundestag visits Namibia
  • Defense Forces' projects get assistance from visiting German ...
  • Profiles of courage: The miracle of Ephraim Kasuto's life

    Minister of Education


  • Namibia: Worry Not, PM Tells Unemployed Youth Over ECN Jobs
  • Still counting the cost of 'free education'
  • Society urged to stop mocking the education system

    Minister of Energy


  • Fuel prices for February to remain unchanged – Energy Ministry
  • Govt claims Angola oil not up to standard
  • NAMIBIA: InnoSun Energy inaugurates phase one of Ombepo's ...

    Minister of Finance


  • Industrial agency takes over ODC millions
  • Namibia: Industrial Agency Takes Over ODC Millions
  • Namibia's road infrastructure ranked 28th globally: minister

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Government dismisses reports several countries have rejected ...
  • New Permanent Representative of Namibia presents credentials
  • Research commission funds e-learning in schools

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Namibia calls on international community to allow Venezuela ...
  • Namibians protest in solidarity with Venezuela
  • Amta top brass overpaid

    Minister of Justice


  • Namibia: Abolish Obsolete Laws, Geingob Urges Judiciary
  • Call to revise witchcraft suppression law
  • What Shamila Batohi can and cannot do

    Minister of Health


  • Health Ministry reviews preparedness on H1N1
  • Don't lecture me about ghettos'
  • Geingob threatened Haufiku with removal

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Namibia's road infrastructure ranked 28th globally: minister
  • Namibia: Invest in Roads Infrastructure - Schlettwein
  • Namibian Infrastructure

    Minister of Sports


  • Uutoni wants country's sport gear manufactured locally
  • Where are Government ministers travelling for St Patrick's Day?
  • Namibia's participation at 2019 Rugby WC in jeopardy

    Director of State Security Service


  • 2019 Budget speech [full text]
  • Chinese Hard Power Supports Its Growing Strategic Interests in Africa
  • Security guards not paid for three months

    Chairman National Bank


  • DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to March 29
  • Sport Comment – Young African Appeal
  • Namibia: State Wants to Appeal Ruling in Lameck Trial

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • New Permanent Representative of Namibia presents credentials
  • On El Salvador US Congratulates Nayib Bukele No Talk of ...
  • Women's role vital in conflict resolution: UAE

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • President Geingob confers State Funeral on Major General ...
  • DRC's new president puts focus on rights on first day in office
  • Namibia: NDF Staff Barred From ECN Election Positions

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Namibia: State Wants to Appeal Ruling in Lameck Trial
  • Namibia: Noa Explains Procedures to Obtain Summons
  • Democracy, political parties, electoral integrity and good governance

    Opposition


  • Namibia: Zimbabwean Opposition MP Seeks Refuge in Namibia
  • Zimbabwe: MDC Deputy Treasurer Acts to Stave Off Namibia ...
  • Congo victory wake-up call for Swapo – opposition

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Slow money supply could lengthen slack GDP growth
  • More funds for research, innovation - Geingos
  • Consumer, business confidence can rejuvenate economy
  • Mining growth to remain strong in 2019 – Namibia
  • Lessons from Namibia on curbing the spread of foot and mouth ...
  • Lower GDP pushed public debt up 17% in 2018
  • Namibia: Prolonged Recession Calls for Targeted Action - Schlettwein
  • Busy year ahead for the Namibia Statistics Agency
  • IMF forecasts Namibia's GDP decline in 2018, growth in 2019
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    Investment

  • Namibia: Invest in Roads Infrastructure - Schlettwein
  • Namibia: Domestic Debt At N$54,9 Billion
  • Domestic debt at N$54,9 billion
  • Breweries opens new N$27 million coastal depot
  • Invest in roads infrastructure – Schlettwein
  • DPI makes USD35m investment in African facilities management ...
  • In year of elections, will African countries get the investor vote?
  • Prolonged recession calls for targeted action – Schlettwein
  • Namibia's Construction Industry Facing 2019 Contraction
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    Demographics

  • Namibia: Development Finance Arrives in Rundu
  • Bird flu symptoms detected in endangered seabirds
  • 8 Reasons to Honeymoon in Dreamy Namibia
  • Busy year ahead for the Namibia Statistics Agency
  • Development finance arrives in Rundu
  • Containerized classroom aids in shift from tent class in Namibia
  • State retrenchments threaten GIPF – IMF
  • Jan's Corner: Empowering women for the Namibian community in ...
  • Namibia: Development Finance Arrives in Rundu
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    Export/Import

  • Fish exports ranked top five
  • Namibia: Investors Keen to Set Up Charcoal Plant to Add Value to ...
  • Investors keen to set up charcoal plant to add value to “black gold”
  • Busy year ahead for the Namibia Statistics Agency
  • Standard Bank forges greater ties with Chinese community
  • Namibia: Geingob Unhappy With Non-Implementation of Regional ...
  • Overcoming the colonial development model of resource extraction ...
  • Outlook 2019 – The future is not what it used to be
  • Wandile Sihlobo: 2019 will have beef with SA's cattle farmers
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    Public Spending

  • 2019 Budget speech [full text]
  • Namibia: N$33,5b Outstanding On Domestic Bonds
  • N$33,5b outstanding on domestic bonds
  • A FEEL GOOD BUDGET
  • Namibia: Domestic Debt At N$54,9 Billion
  • Prolonged recession calls for targeted action – Schlettwein
  • Namibia: Prolonged Recession Calls for Targeted Action - Schlettwein
  • Minimum Wage Palava And Revenue Allocation By Joseph Olaoluwa
  • 2019 Budget speech [full text]
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    Public Debt

  • Govt wants N$10 billion from China
  • Is China the World's New Colonial Power?
  • Geingob talks tough on Chinese loan
  • Schlettwein identifies triple economic threat
  • Chinese loans collateral-free - Schlettwein
  • Eye of the Storm paints gloomy picture for Nam
  • Namibia: We Are Not Crazy for Loans - Geingob
  • Namibia scraps plan to force white-owned businesses to sell 25 ...
  • Govt wants N$10 billion from China
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2017-05-11NAInflation Rate YoY APR0.0677% 0.0690
  • Key interest rate expected to reach 7,25%
  • Food inflation to drive inflation
  • SSS expects BoN to hike rates twice in 2017
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