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Namibia Country Politics and Economics Report

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Politics


Political News


  • Star of the Week: former president Hifikepunye Pohamba
  • Mnangagwa to visit Namibia on Monday
  • Zimbabwean president to pay courtesy visit to Namibia
  • Weah congrats: Namibia president, Nigerian governor caught 'offside'
  • The township versus estate debate
  • In Namibia's abortion debate, echoes of a repressive history
  • President must use consolidated power to effect social change
  • Namibian deputy prime minister survives crash that killed three
  • Namibian deputy prime minister survives fatal car crash
  • The Namibian
  • DIARY-Political and General News Events from Jan 12
  • Simataa defends Mwoombola transfer
  • Namibia: Nandi-Ndaitwah Recovering 'Very Fast'
  • Govt voluntary retirement packages still on the cards
  • Namibia suffered recession in 2017, but growth expected in 2018
  • Analysts predict negative growth for domestic economy
  • Calle sees signs of growth on cloudy horizon
  • Namibian economy to grow by 0.6 percent
  • Offshore Namibia: braced for big finds?
  • Failure to reduce inequality top concern for future growth and ...
  • Namibia Remains in Recession - Melber
  • Private sector should invest in agriculture sector – Misika
  • Crafting economic policy to shift from Path B to Path A
  • Namibia Remains in Recession - Melber
  • Failure to reduce inequality top concern for future growth and ...
  • Offshore Namibia: braced for big finds?
  • Crafting economic policy to shift from Path B to Path A
  • Namibian economy to grow by 0.6 percent
  • Agribank – Reflecting on 2017 and looking into the future
  • Wide divergence on debt dynamics between Ministry of Finance and ...
  • Namibia Remains in Recession - Melber
  • Failure to reduce inequality top concern for future growth and ...
  • Private sector should invest in agriculture sector – Misika
  • Namibia Remains in Recession - Melber
  • Problem lions to be relocated – again
  • Offshore Namibia: braced for big finds?
  • The Namibian
  • ANC policies no Van der Merwe joke
  • The year 2017 in review
  • Mining geospatial data to design targeted marketing and sales ...
  • Namibia Remains in Recession - Melber
  • Trade deficit to narrow somewhat during Q4 – PSG Namibia
  • The year 2017 in review
  • Cost cutting, better supply, more exports and more markets – Meatco ...
  • Domestic economy contracted by 1.9 percent in Q3 – NSA
  • Namibia's ban on antibiotics in healthy animals drives meat exports
  • Zim-Namibia seal economic pact
  • Overall trade for Q1 2017 declines 16.6%
  • B2Gold Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Gold ...
  • Namibia to get N$17 billion from SACU but …
  • Wide divergence on debt dynamics between Ministry of Finance and ...
  • The year 2017 in review
  • Namibian economy to recover in three years – IMF
  • 2017: A record year and 4th quarter for B2Gold
  • Namibia: 2017 Goes to Minister Schlettwein
  • Is China the World's New Colonial Power?
  • Namibia: Statement by President Hage Geingob at the Opening of ...
  • International airlines optimistic at growing Namibian tour industry
  • The Namibian
  • Namibia's investment rating under threat
  • Death toll of mudslide disaster in Sierra Leone rises to 499
  • Finances are under control – Steytler
  • The Doctrine of Odious Debt: from Alexander Sack to the CADTM

    Namibia Leaders


    President


  • Mnangagwa to visit Namibia on Monday
  • Zimbabwean president to pay courtesy visit to Namibia
  • Star of the Week: former president Hifikepunye Pohamba

    Speaker of Parliament


  • NEAPACOH advocates bigger health budgets
  • Sadc PF Plenary ups momentum
  • Netball ended the year on a high

    Prime Minister


  • Namibian deputy prime minister survives crash that killed three
  • Namibian deputy prime minister survives fatal car crash
  • The Namibian

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Namibian deputy prime minister survives fatal car crash
  • Namibian deputy prime minister survives crash that killed three
  • Nandi-Ndaitwah recovering 'very fast'

    Minister of Economy


  • Failure to reduce inequality top concern for future growth and ...
  • Namibia Remains in Recession - Melber
  • Namibia: 2017 Goes to Minister Schlettwein

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Namibia: NNFU Supports Mutorwa's Call On Crop Production
  • The Namibian
  • Namibia: Locally Produced Seed Varieties Unveiled

    Minister of Culture


  • Namibia: Over 8600 Qualify for University
  • Namibia: School Feeding Programme Not Only for Poor Children
  • In Namibia's abortion debate, echoes of a repressive history

    Minister of Defense


  • Statues and ammunition: North Korea's Africa connections
  • Donald Trump's F-52 Comment Has People Revisiting His History Of ...
  • The Troubled Democratic Transitions of African Liberation Movements

    Minister of Education


  • Namibia: I Cannot 'Reckon' Alone
  • The Namibian
  • I cannot 'reckon' alone

    Minister of Energy


  • The Namibian
  • Securing Namibia's future power network
  • DIARY-Political and General News Events from Jan 12

    Minister of Finance


  • Namibia suffered recession in 2017, but growth expected in 2018
  • Calle sees signs of growth on cloudy horizon
  • Namibia, Germany N$450 million loan agreement to finance priority ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Namibian deputy prime minister survives fatal car crash
  • Namibian deputy prime minister survives crash that killed three
  • DIARY-Political and General News Events from Jan 12

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • 'Routine' Review Turned Up Unregistered Foreign Lobbying Work at ...
  • #ANCdecides2017: Ramaphosa win could influence plan to ...
  • WhatsApp hoax: There isn't a Ministry of Interior Regulation, and it's ...

    Minister of Justice


  • Mnangagwa to visit Namibia on Monday
  • The Namibian
  • Securing Namibia's future power network

    Minister of Health


  • Zambian cholera not affecting Namibians
  • The Namibian
  • In Namibia's abortion debate, echoes of a repressive history

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Namibia: School Feeding Programme Not Only for Poor Children
  • Government to refund NamWater N$235m
  • DIARY-Political and General News Events from Jan 12

    Minister of Sports


  • The Namibian
  • Okaku to host Peter Shambo Marathon
  • 'If I want something, I go for it'

    Director of State Security Service


  • Mnangagwa to visit Namibia on Monday
  • Namibia: Hospital Guards Unpaid Since Last July
  • The Namibian

    Chairman National Bank


  • The year 2017 in review
  • The Namibian
  • Bloomberg's 100 Best Photos of 2017

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • UN General Assembly Jerusalem Resolution: Vote Exposes 65 ...
  • Who is Eenam Gambhir, India's first Secretary in Permanent Mission ...
  • Saudi permanent representative to UN: 'Qatar has to implement all ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Staff blame corruption for NSFAF closure
  • Xaris ties that bind
  • The Namibian

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Bloomberg's 100 Best Photos of 2017
  • Why do some elections in Africa turn violent?
  • Jubilee leaders slam Supreme Court over judgment

    Opposition


  • Day of reckoning for upbeat Warriors
  • Lukato calls for electoral reforms
  • Genocide case back in US court this month

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Q3 GDP figures worse than expected – PSG
  • Private sector should invest in agriculture sector – Misika
  • Anti-poaching campaign begs for funding
  • Namibia Remains in Recession - Melber
  • Third quarter in a row of GDP decline confirms deep recession
  • Namibia to get N$17 billion from SACU but …
  • Calle sees signs of growth on cloudy horizon
  • Analysts predict negative growth for domestic economy
  • Crafting economic policy to shift from Path B to Path A
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    Investment

  • Namibia Remains in Recession - Melber
  • Failure to reduce inequality top concern for future growth and ...
  • Offshore Namibia: braced for big finds?
  • Crafting economic policy to shift from Path B to Path A
  • Namibian economy to grow by 0.6 percent
  • Agribank – Reflecting on 2017 and looking into the future
  • Wide divergence on debt dynamics between Ministry of Finance and ...
  • Namibia Remains in Recession - Melber
  • Failure to reduce inequality top concern for future growth and ...
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    Demographics

  • Private sector should invest in agriculture sector – Misika
  • Namibia Remains in Recession - Melber
  • Problem lions to be relocated – again
  • Offshore Namibia: braced for big finds?
  • The Namibian
  • ANC policies no Van der Merwe joke
  • The year 2017 in review
  • Mining geospatial data to design targeted marketing and sales ...
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    Export/Import

  • Namibia Remains in Recession - Melber
  • Trade deficit to narrow somewhat during Q4 – PSG Namibia
  • The year 2017 in review
  • Cost cutting, better supply, more exports and more markets – Meatco ...
  • Domestic economy contracted by 1.9 percent in Q3 – NSA
  • Namibia's ban on antibiotics in healthy animals drives meat exports
  • Zim-Namibia seal economic pact
  • Overall trade for Q1 2017 declines 16.6%
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    Public Spending

  • B2Gold Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Gold ...
  • Namibia to get N$17 billion from SACU but …
  • Wide divergence on debt dynamics between Ministry of Finance and ...
  • The year 2017 in review
  • Namibian economy to recover in three years – IMF
  • 2017: A record year and 4th quarter for B2Gold
  • Namibia: 2017 Goes to Minister Schlettwein
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    Public Debt

  • Is China the World's New Colonial Power?
  • Namibia: Statement by President Hage Geingob at the Opening of ...
  • International airlines optimistic at growing Namibian tour industry
  • The Namibian
  • Namibia's investment rating under threat
  • Death toll of mudslide disaster in Sierra Leone rises to 499
  • Finances are under control – Steytler
  • Is China the World's New Colonial Power?
  • Namibia: Statement by President Hage Geingob at the Opening of ...
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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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