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  • Namibia subscribes to continental road safety charter
  • Namibia win Dr Hage Geingob Cup on penalties
  • Namibia win final match on European tour
  • Namibia moves to regulate marriage regime
  • Namibia to understudy Ghana's youth policy

    Finance


  • Namibia: Finance Recalls Airport Tender
  • No financial policy for veterans fund
  • Namfisa awaits passing of FIM Bill with optimism
  • Deputy finance minister shields Chinese... condemns the West
  • Insurance companies lose round against Schlettwein

    Celebrities


  • Mzansi Viewer's Choice Awards 2018 brings the house down
  • Safety expo to donate to victims, survivors
  • Zambezi Magic searching for new film concepts across the southern ...
  • Celebrities to support Keetmans school hall project
  • This is the moment Strictly's Aljaz Skorjanec met Duchess Kate for ...

    Culture


  • What If An Organisation Manifests Dysfunctional Cultures?
  • Six German Language learners to convey local culture and lifestyle ...
  • Readathon Project receives funds to promote the reading culture
  • How Much Do You Know About Namibia?
  • Food Bank goes digital to eliminate fraud and improve disbursements

    Criminal


  • Flies can help to solve crime
  • Namibia: 49 000 Criminal Cases in Six Months
  • Ex-judge loses lawsuit against ombudsman
  • Olympic-related meetings overshadowed by corruption charges
  • Safety expo to donate to victims, survivors

    Religion


  • Tsutsube is not religious trance dance, never was
  • Namibia: Mob Besieges Church Over 'Caged Children'
  • 'Maybe God is angry': Science, religion and tradition at forefront of ...
  • Badou Jack's humanitarian work is greater than anything he has ...
  • Behaviour change is necessary to adapt to climate change

    Politics


  • Brave Warriors retain Dr Geingob Cup
  • Brave Warriors of Namibia beat Black Stars B to retain Dr Geingob ...
  • A women-led Africa would have Ethiopian President, Namibian PM
  • NFA president Mbidi fired by excom
  • Namibia commissions new diplomats for foreign shores
  • Namibia Football Association sacks president Mbidi
  • Namibia/Ghana: Black Stars B Depart for Namibia Friendly
  • Namibia: Prime Minister Vows to Defend Russian Land Deal
  • Prime minister vows to defend Russian land deal in court
  • PM's response upsets Keetmans youth
  • Extraordinary congress on – Nandi-Ndaitwah
  • Namibia's Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation to ...
  • PM, Maamberua at each other's throats
  • Olympic-related meetings overshadowed by corruption charges
  • 'Entrepreneurship crucial for economic development'
  • Local entrepreneur to foster economic growth and alleviate poverty
  • How alike is land reform in Namibia and South Africa?
  • Dependency on state tenders has economic growth consequences
  • Namibia: Ineptitude Detrimental to Economic Growth - Presidency
  • Public-private entities may reduce economic difficulties
  • 'International cooperation vital for geosciences'
  • Namibia: Public-Private Entities May Reduce Economic Difficulties
  • How alike is land reform in Namibia and South Africa?
  • 'Entrepreneurship crucial for economic development'
  • Africa's investment climate strengthens
  • Rio Tinto offloads stake in Namibian uranium mine to Chinese firm
  • 'International cooperation vital for geosciences'
  • Namibia to have 700000 cars on the road by 2025
  • Foreign investments into Africa rise
  • As the world's giraffe population continues to drop, several ...
  • How alike is land reform in Namibia and South Africa?
  • Potential of Agroforestry for Namibian farmers in Climate Change ...
  • Achievements of Namibian Secondary Education since Independence
  • Seven million of undeclared dairy products entered Namibia
  • Namibia ranked 45th on road traffic accident deaths
  • As the world's giraffe population continues to drop, several ...
  • How alike is land reform in Namibia and South Africa?
  • Potential of Agroforestry for Namibian farmers in Climate Change ...
  • Why SA and Namibia should strengthen trade links
  • Feature: Namibian enterprises look at Chinese market to boost exports
  • Tight reforms needed for long-term growth, job-creation
  • Finland calls for more collaboration with Namibia
  • Namibian enterprises look at Chinese market to boost exports
  • Meat Board adjusts sheep marketing scheme
  • IMF staff expects Namibia to gradually recover from recession
  • Why SA and Namibia should strengthen trade links
  • Feature: Namibian enterprises look at Chinese market to boost exports
  • 2018 mid-term budget review
  • Namibia: Budget Cuts Sacrifice Eight Hospitals
  • Government should consider additional measures in consolidating ...
  • Namibia to have 700000 cars on the road by 2025
  • Budget cuts sacrifice eight hospitals
  • Namibia: Fiscal Consolidation Stays the Course Despite Economic ...
  • Tight reforms needed for long-term growth, job-creation
  • Fiscal consolidation stays the course despite economic headwinds ...
  • Govt wants N$10 billion from China
  • Namibia: We Are Not Crazy for Loans - Geingob
  • Is China the World's New Colonial Power?
  • Geingob talks tough on Chinese loan
  • Schlettwein identifies triple economic threat
  • Chinese loans collateral-free - Schlettwein
  • UPDATE 1-Namibia's GDP contracted in 2017, 1.2 percent growth ...
  • Namibia scraps plan to force white-owned businesses to sell 25 ...

    Namibia Leaders


    President


  • Brave Warriors of Namibia beat Black Stars B to retain Dr Geingob ...
  • Brave Warriors retain Dr Geingob Cup
  • Namibia: We're Unashamed of Ruling, Geingob

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Namibia to host IDEA annual forum
  • German Federal Parliament Tourism Committee visits the land of the ...
  • Germany lawmakers gain insight into Namibia's tourism sector

    Prime Minister


  • Namibia: Prime Minister Vows to Defend Russian Land Deal
  • PM's response upsets Keetmans youth
  • Prime minister vows to defend Russian land deal in court

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Namibia condemns illicit financial flows from Africa
  • Saudi King Receives Credentials of a Number of Ambassadors
  • TOP NEWS SUMMARY: Norway's DNO Bids GBP600 Million For ...

    Minister of Economy


  • Namibia subscribes to continental road safety charter
  • Skills mismatch contributes to youth unemployment
  • Alweendo launches campaign against illegal fuel

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Calueque dam to ease water woes in the north
  • Cabinet Briefs
  • COOPERATION: Namibia and Angola launch transboundary water ...

    Minister of Culture


  • Namibian education minister pleads not guilty to corruption charges
  • Why treat Nujoma as a mini god? – KK
  • Hanse-Himarwa in a bind over nepotism claims

    Minister of Defense


  • Saudi King Receives Credentials of a Number of Ambassadors
  • Bangladesh Embassy marks Armed Forces Day
  • In UN Bribery Case of China Energy US Asks Judge Says Gadio ...

    Minister of Education


  • Namibia subscribes to continental road safety charter
  • Namibian education minister pleads not guilty to corruption charges
  • Japan to the rescue of Tobias Hainyeko learners

    Minister of Energy


  • Alweendo launches campaign against illegal fuel
  • Telecom CEO suspension shocks Jooste
  • Namibia: Alweendo Launches Campaign Against Illegal Fuel

    Minister of Finance


  • Deputy finance minister shields Chinese... condemns the West
  • Insurance companies lose round against Schlettwein
  • Finance recalls airport tender

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Nandi-Ndaitwah urges staff to do more with less
  • Seychelles, Namibia leaders to attend Blue Economy Conference
  • Giant mining vessels: how high-quality gems are exploited from the ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Our plan is not to oust Mnangagwa – MDC
  • Swapo MPs free to speak their minds – Katjavivi
  • Home affairs to take in redundant staff

    Minister of Justice


  • Refugee accused of smuggling immigrants into Namibia
  • Namibia: Insolvency Bill Should Also Cater for Cross-Border ...
  • Northern couples must divorce and remarry to benefit from new law

    Minister of Health


  • Southern Africa: Health Minister in Namibia for 'Sadc Public ...
  • Joint meeting of SADC ministers of health and ministers responsible ...
  • Namibia subscribes to continental road safety charter

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Ministry to hold sand mining workshop at Ongwediva
  • Plastic ban – fine or imprisonment
  • Namibian minister highlights needs for reliable water conservation

    Minister of Sports


  • Sports Commission appoints preparatory committee for Sport Expo
  • Sports expo prep committee named
  • Ghana Committed to Maintaining Purity in Sports

    Director of State Security Service


  • South Sudan Joint Defence Board holds its first meeting
  • Kenya's Sh800 million blue economy conference kicks off
  • Irish national grid to invest up to $216m in fight against lack of data ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • Tower Resources inks new petroleum agreement in Namibia
  • DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Dec 28
  • Agribank needs N$500m annually to make impact

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Communique of the 809th meeting of the AU Peace and Security ...
  • In UN Bribery Case of China Energy US Asks Judge Says Gadio ...
  • China says UN criticism of human rights record is 'politically driven'

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Ruth Kagia: The woman on whose shoulders Uhuru's legacy rests
  • Business Breakfast RECAP: Back my Brexit deal or risk more ...
  • Ramaphosa calls for removal of sanctions on Zimbabwe

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Here come the Democrats
  • 'Maybe, maybe not' the league will kick off today…Young African to ...
  • Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Battle Tests Supreme Court's Chief ...

    Opposition


  • LPM targets 20 seats in parliament next year
  • Ex-liberation movements plot 2019 elections
  • Namibia: We're Unashamed of Ruling, Geingob

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • IMF sees Namibia's GDP contracting in 2018
  • IMF forecasts Namibia's GDP decline in 2018, growth in 2019
  • Broiler industry contributes 0.71% to GDP in 2017
  • Namibia throws out black ownership mining requirement
  • Shiimi bemoans Government's N$30b wage bill
  • IMF sees Namibia's GDP contracting in 2018
  • IMF forecasts Namibia's GDP decline in 2018, growth in 2019
  • Broiler industry contributes 0.71% to GDP in 2017
  • Namibia throws out black ownership mining requirement
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    Investment

  • How alike is land reform in Namibia and South Africa?
  • 'Entrepreneurship crucial for economic development'
  • Africa's investment climate strengthens
  • Rio Tinto offloads stake in Namibian uranium mine to Chinese firm
  • 'International cooperation vital for geosciences'
  • Namibia to have 700000 cars on the road by 2025
  • Foreign investments into Africa rise
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    Demographics

  • As the world's giraffe population continues to drop, several ...
  • How alike is land reform in Namibia and South Africa?
  • Potential of Agroforestry for Namibian farmers in Climate Change ...
  • Achievements of Namibian Secondary Education since Independence
  • Seven million of undeclared dairy products entered Namibia
  • Namibia ranked 45th on road traffic accident deaths
  • As the world's giraffe population continues to drop, several ...
  • How alike is land reform in Namibia and South Africa?
  • Potential of Agroforestry for Namibian farmers in Climate Change ...
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    Export/Import

  • Why SA and Namibia should strengthen trade links
  • Feature: Namibian enterprises look at Chinese market to boost exports
  • Tight reforms needed for long-term growth, job-creation
  • Finland calls for more collaboration with Namibia
  • Namibian enterprises look at Chinese market to boost exports
  • Meat Board adjusts sheep marketing scheme
  • IMF staff expects Namibia to gradually recover from recession
  • Seven million of undeclared dairy products entered Namibia
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    Public Spending

  • 2018 mid-term budget review
  • Namibia: Budget Cuts Sacrifice Eight Hospitals
  • Government should consider additional measures in consolidating ...
  • Namibia to have 700000 cars on the road by 2025
  • Budget cuts sacrifice eight hospitals
  • Namibia: Fiscal Consolidation Stays the Course Despite Economic ...
  • Tight reforms needed for long-term growth, job-creation
  • Fiscal consolidation stays the course despite economic headwinds ...
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    Public Debt

  • Govt wants N$10 billion from China
  • Namibia: We Are Not Crazy for Loans - Geingob
  • Is China the World's New Colonial Power?
  • Geingob talks tough on Chinese loan
  • Schlettwein identifies triple economic threat
  • Chinese loans collateral-free - Schlettwein
  • UPDATE 1-Namibia's GDP contracted in 2017, 1.2 percent growth ...
  • Namibia scraps plan to force white-owned businesses to sell 25 ...
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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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