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Namibia Country Politics and Economics Report

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  • I will not campaign for Swapo – Itula
  • 6th National ICT Summit held in Windhoek, Namibia
  • Entries for Mr Gay Namibia open
  • N$100m fraud hits agriculture ministry
  • Mixing it with the best is helping Namibia to raise the bar at RWC

    Finance



    Celebrities


  • Two more entities join MTC KO project
  • Namibian celebrities to act against gender based violence via ...
  • Nasria supports Amupanda for MTC Knockout Project
  • 'Extreme Comedy Roast Show' to take place this Friday
  • Trophy hunting firm offering sickening buy one, get one free lion ...

    Culture


  • All Blacks v Namibia: Teams unite to thank crowd with respectful bow
  • First victory would be 'life-changing' for Namibia
  • Entries for Mr Gay Namibia open
  • Oxungi longs for Oshiwambo culture preservation
  • Tourism Deputy Minister calls for protection of heritage in South Africa

    Criminal


  • Fight against wildlife trafficking gets boost
  • Namibia: Fight Against Wildlife Trafficking Gets Support From Us ...
  • Fight against wildlife trafficking gets support from US government ...
  • PLC approaches International Criminal Court over civilian killings
  • Ministry aims for stricter penalties to fight wildlife crime

    Religion


  • Churches frown on sex education
  • Namibia: Churches Frown On Sex Education
  • Religious Education
  • Germany confronts colonial past through return of ancient cross to ...
  • The Witbooi lineage and God …Dismissing the Marxian notion that ...

    Politics


  • 'Stop being hand clappers, sloganeers'
  • Geingob urges Namibians to stick with Swapo
  • PM Modi Holds Bilateral Meeting with Namibia And Maldivian ...
  • PDM raps Seibeb for 'childish' claims
  • Namibia commits to sustaining ocean economy
  • N$100m fraud hits agriculture ministry
  • 'Stop being hand clappers, sloganeers'
  • Geingob urges Namibians to stick with Swapo
  • PM Modi Holds Bilateral Meeting with Namibia And Maldivian ...
  • Namibia's track queen hailed by deputy prime minister as true ...
  • Deputy PM salutes Johannes
  • Namibia loses 60 000 livestock to drought
  • Namibia, Guinea to cooperate on energy
  • Geingob urges Namibians to stick with Swapo
  • Govt spends N$131m on drought relief
  • Okamatapati residents lament 'jobs for struggle kids'
  • Namibia reserves projects to boost local SMEs: PM
  • Namibia, Nigeria to further strengthen diplomatic, bilateral relations
  • IMF Sees Namibia Growing in 2020 After Three-Year Contraction
  • Govt remains optimistic of economic growth - Schlettwein
  • SMEs drive economic growth in Botswana
  • IMF hopeful of Namibia's economic recovery by next year
  • Namibia moves towards a renters' market
  • Households, businesses not taking up loans
  • Namibia to consolidate economy after Fitch's downgrade
  • Business competition a catalyst for growth – NaCC
  • Namibia's creditworthiness sinks further – Fitch
  • Foreign assets improve year-on-year
  • Geingob invites global private sector to invest in Namibia
  • Schlettwein optimistic despite Fitch downgrade
  • Weak investments curtail Namibia's growth prospects
  • BTG Namibia signs strategic partnership with Eljota Investment ...
  • SADC is top investment destination for renewable energy
  • Namibia's creditworthiness sinks further – Fitch
  • Widening current account deficit more worrisome than downgrade ...
  • The $400000 Death of a Namibian Black Rhino
  • Mobile Money Net Spreads
  • Kenyan farmers mix tradition, tech to protect drying river
  • Africa's population increase could lead to widespread poverty, civil ...
  • Address supply-side constraints and integrate Namibia into global ...
  • Anti-FGM campaigner launches global bid to protect girls
  • One in four Namibian children under age 5 stunted
  • Namibian transport sector and the African trade area

  • Budget cuts threaten to 'gag' state media
  • Schlettwein optimistic despite Fitch downgrade
  • Namibia to consolidate economy after Fitch's downgrade
  • NBC in panic over job cuts
  • IMF Executive Board concludes 2019 Article IV consultation with ...
  • NBC begs Govt for N$300 million bailout
  • Where's the talk about a guaranteed livable income?
  • Debt servicing gobbles up bulk of budget deficit
  • US warns Nam against Chinese loans
  • Chinese loans collateral-free - Schlettwein
  • Govt wants N$10 billion from China
  • 'No sinister motive in Chinese loans'
  • President on leading a nation that wants more
  • Govt borrows within the law – Schlettwein
  • Is China the world's new colonial power?

    Namibia Leaders


    President


  • 'Stop being hand clappers, sloganeers'
  • Geingob urges Namibians to stick with Swapo
  • Licypriya Kangujam met with The President of Namibia

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Katjavivi to lead Namibian delegation to IPU
  • Namibia experiencing worst drought in 90 years, says official
  • Speaker meets EU ambassador designate

    Prime Minister



    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Namibia's track queen hailed by deputy prime minister as true ...
  • Deputy PM salutes Johannes
  • Namibia, Guinea to cooperate on energy

    Minister of Economy


  • Namibia to strengthen diplomatic relationship with Nigeria
  • Namibia to consolidate economy after Fitch's downgrade
  • ICT's contribution to the Namibian economy

    Minister of Agriculture


  • N$100m fraud hits agriculture ministry
  • Namibia: N$100m Fraud Hits Agriculture Ministry
  • Climate change poses risk to Namibia's food security: minister

    Minister of Culture


  • Tourism Deputy Minister calls for protection of heritage in South Africa
  • Namibia: Steer Clear of 'Fake News', Simataa Warns Journalists
  • Namibia: 70 Percent of Govt Schools Without Internet

    Minister of Defense


  • Amid China rare earths sabre-rattling, US races to forge 'friendly ...
  • Nine countries join US strategic minerals initiative
  • DIARY-Political and General News Events from Oct. 8

    Minister of Education


  • Namibia to strengthen diplomatic relationship with Nigeria
  • Geingob urges Namibians to stick with Swapo
  • Namibia: 70 Percent of Govt Schools Without Internet

    Minister of Energy


  • Namibia, Guinea to cooperate on energy
  • Brazil to restart uranium mining
  • Namibia: N$120m Solar Plant Inaugurated in Erongo

    Minister of Finance



    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Namibia to strengthen diplomatic relationship with Nigeria
  • Nigerian foreign affairs minister arrives in Nam
  • Namibia, Nigeria agree to cement relations

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Another African country starts issuing visas on arrival for Africans
  • Worldwide: Weekly Immigration Update: September 19-26, 2019
  • Naartjie Park bursts with pride as Namibia beats the Kings

    Minister of Justice


  • N$300 000 swindled from justice
  • 'Stop being hand clappers, sloganeers'
  • Only three weeks left for the public to comment on the Animal ...

    Minister of Health


  • Namibia reviews free healthcare to Angolans
  • Letshego Pay Homage To Stakeholders
  • Katutura Health Centre more accessible

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Namibia to strengthen diplomatic relationship with Nigeria
  • Geingob urges Namibians to stick with Swapo
  • Air Namibia wants N$1,6 billion

    Minister of Sports


  • Namibia's track queen hailed by deputy prime minister as true ...
  • How much would free-to-air rugby cost? Possibly too much to garner ...
  • 'Stop being hand clappers, sloganeers'

    Director of State Security Service


  • Acquittal asked in Chinese scanner deal fraud trial
  • Disrupting state surveillance, banning red berets, and suppressing ...
  • Africa is open for business

    Chairman National Bank


  • NBC to lay off 150 staff, as it ponders liquidation
  • Cabinet decision halts Air Namibia's CEO appointment
  • NCCI split over popular Swaitex

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • UN Assembly: Ethiopia's president addresses Nile dam dispute
  • SADC leaders reiterate calls to reform UN Security Council
  • Syed Akbaruddin on PM Modi's visit to UN: 'This level of ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Tjivikua lands CEO post at Walvis Bay Corridor Group
  • IMF appoints new boss
  • Parliament's long walk to freedom

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Naartjie Park bursts with pride as Namibia beats the Kings
  • Teko trio headed for acquittal? … State concedes 14 of 18 charges ...
  • Rhoda Kalema: Widow of 1967 CPC chair hails Kadaga

    Opposition


  • First victory would be 'life-changing' for Namibia
  • Mixing it with the best is helping Namibia raise the bar
  • Mixing it with the best is helping Namibia to raise the bar at RWC

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • GDP down by 2.6% in second quarter of 2019
  • Schlettwein optimistic despite Fitch downgrade
  • Govt lacks sufficient measures to achieve fiscal consolidation targets ...
  • Widening current account deficit more worrisome than downgrade ...
  • Namibia: Accelerating board transformation in SOEs key for getting ...
  • ICT's contribution to the Namibian economy
  • Transforming the boardrooms of Namibia's SOEs is key for long-term ...
  • Fitch downgrades Namibia
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    Investment

  • Foreign assets improve year-on-year
  • Geingob invites global private sector to invest in Namibia
  • Schlettwein optimistic despite Fitch downgrade
  • Weak investments curtail Namibia's growth prospects
  • BTG Namibia signs strategic partnership with Eljota Investment ...
  • SADC is top investment destination for renewable energy
  • Namibia's creditworthiness sinks further – Fitch
  • Widening current account deficit more worrisome than downgrade ...
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    Demographics

  • The $400000 Death of a Namibian Black Rhino
  • Mobile Money Net Spreads
  • Kenyan farmers mix tradition, tech to protect drying river
  • Africa's population increase could lead to widespread poverty, civil ...
  • Address supply-side constraints and integrate Namibia into global ...
  • Anti-FGM campaigner launches global bid to protect girls
  • One in four Namibian children under age 5 stunted
  • Namibian transport sector and the African trade area
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    Export/Import

  • Beer exports to South Africa boost NBL profits
  • Advancing status needs private sector diversification
  • Increase in US-Namibia trade tops Johnson's priorities
  • Widening current account deficit more worrisome than downgrade ...
  • Address supply-side constraints and integrate Namibia into global ...
  • Economic slump deepens
  • IMF Executive Board concludes 2019 Article IV consultation with ...
  • Beer exports to South Africa boost NBL profits
  • Advancing status needs private sector diversification
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    Public Spending

  • Budget cuts threaten to 'gag' state media
  • Schlettwein optimistic despite Fitch downgrade
  • Namibia to consolidate economy after Fitch's downgrade
  • NBC in panic over job cuts
  • IMF Executive Board concludes 2019 Article IV consultation with ...
  • NBC begs Govt for N$300 million bailout
  • Where's the talk about a guaranteed livable income?
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    Public Debt

  • Debt servicing gobbles up bulk of budget deficit
  • US warns Nam against Chinese loans
  • Chinese loans collateral-free - Schlettwein
  • Govt wants N$10 billion from China
  • 'No sinister motive in Chinese loans'
  • President on leading a nation that wants more
  • Govt borrows within the law – Schlettwein
  • Is China the world's new colonial power?
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