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Namibia Country Politics and Economics Report

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Politics


Political News


  • Namibian president urges peaceful land reform debate
  • President of the Republic of Namibia to visit Canada
  • Namibia's agreements with China based on a win-win basis ...
  • President Geingob arrives in New York for the UN General Assembly
  • Lawyer sues The Namibian over Panama Papers reporting
  • Politics This Morning: Trudeau to meet with Namibia's president ...
  • Xi meets Namibian president
  • Prime Minister receives remains from Germany
  • 'Do not implement ancestral land claims'
  • President of the Republic of Namibia to visit Canada
  • Support for Gabriel Taapopi
  • 'A Journey of Journeys'
  • Namibia: UK Minister Compliments Namibian Beef
  • EU chief suggests Brexit summit in November
  • Asparagus Agro-processing Factory construction to start at Oshifo
  • Southern Africa's economic growth subdued
  • Namibia's economic growth to gradually recover: research firm
  • Namibia needs improved investment climate
  • Economic growth forecast for 2018 cut to 0.9% from 1.9% – experts
  • Recession tightens hold over Namibia
  • Tanzania best performing economy in SADC
  • Vocational training gets priority to fight unemployment
  • Businessman fears for Oranjemund ghost town
  • Namibia needs improved investment climate
  • SSA Autos: South Africa And Namibia Facing Growth Challenges
  • HangalaPrescient to drive investmentHangalaPrescient to drive ...
  • Alweendo praises solar energy growth
  • Namibia, Indonesia trade remains very low
  • Oryx's offshore investment boosts confidence
  • Hangana Abalone promises growth in aquaculture
  • Businessman fears for Oranjemund ghost town
  • Rundu expects population to reach 90 000 this year
  • Urban migration – the good, the bad and the ugly
  • Where is 'Urban Land' in the Land Reform Process?
  • The new land question
  • Poverty, unemployment and inequality in Namibia
  • SSA's Small Green Building Sector Set For Rapid Growth
  • Businessman fears for Oranjemund ghost town
  • Rundu expects population to reach 90 000 this year
  • Namibia needs improved investment climate
  • Namibia, Indonesia trade remains very low
  • The journey to rebuild Air Namibia
  • Moody's likely to junk Nam if fiscal consolidation fails
  • UK-Southern African trade: boosting UK and African economies
  • Namibia: GDP Expected to Grow By 0.9 Pct in 2018 and 2.1 Pct in ...
  • President of the Republic of Namibia to visit Canada
  • 'We are exploring more export markets'
  • Recession tightens hold over Namibia
  • Namibia Economic Performance: Is Minister Schlettwein In Control?
  • SA pushing for a bigger slice of Sacu revenue
  • AfDB, Namibia sign $217.8m loan to boost economic governance
  • SADC yet to meet target on agriculture
  • 10 Best Budget Airlines For International Travel (And 10 To Avoid)
  • NTA rebuts Nimt funding claims
  • We are not crazy for loans – Geingob
  • Geingob talks tough on Chinese loan
  • Namibia: Chinese Loans Collateral-Free - Schlettwein
  • Govt wants N$10 billion from China
  • Is China the World's New Colonial Power?
  • UPDATE 1-Namibia's GDP contracted in 2017, 1.2 percent growth ...
  • Namibia scraps plan to force white-owned businesses to sell 25 ...
  • Debt-laden Namibia bans officials from foreign travel

    Namibia Leaders


    President


  • Namibian president urges peaceful land reform debate
  • President of the Republic of Namibia to visit Canada
  • Politics This Morning: Trudeau to meet with Namibia's president ...

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Namibia: Parliament Postponed On Its First Day of Session
  • Parliament launches 5-year strategic plan
  • Why Germany still struggles to come to terms with its first bloody ...

    Prime Minister


  • Prime Minister receives remains from Germany
  • 'Do not implement ancestral land claims'
  • President of the Republic of Namibia to visit Canada

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Namibia to strengthen future cooperation with other African countries
  • No salary increase for politicians
  • Support for Gabriel Taapopi

    Minister of Economy


  • Namibia Economic Performance: Is Minister Schlettwein In Control?
  • Recession tightens hold over Namibia
  • Vocational training gets priority to fight unemployment

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Climate change is not a myth – Mbumba
  • Minister !Naruseb holds talks with counterparts in Guinea
  • Reho accuses Acasia of illegal land sales

    Minister of Culture


  • Japanese Sport Minister congratulates Rugby Namibia
  • Germany to return human remains from Namibian genocide
  • Hanse-Himarwa calls on the nation to preserve their culture

    Minister of Defense


  • Botswana, Namibia ink extradition treaty
  • Russia Is the Latest World Power Eyeing the Horn of Africa
  • Defence to buy new equipment

    Minister of Education


  • Bill must be referred to committee – Tucna
  • Climate change is not a myth – Mbumba
  • Bill to ban private satellite schools

    Minister of Energy


  • Climate change is not a myth – Mbumba
  • Oil price rises as Saudi is comfortable with higher prices
  • Alweendo praises solar energy growth

    Minister of Finance


  • Reprieve from NamibRe law for defiant companies
  • 'A Journey of Journeys'
  • Schlettwein takes on defiant insurance companies

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • First women-only foreign minister conference held in Canada
  • Politics This Morning: Trudeau to meet with Namibia's president ...
  • Britain freezes aid to Zambia over graft fears

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Home affairs to take in redundant staff
  • 'Do not implement ancestral land claims'
  • Govt identifies 3000 unnecessary positions

    Minister of Justice


  • Namibia must speed up logistics plans – Simataa
  • Govt to assist slain girl's family
  • Tears, anger as Germany returns human remains from Namibian ...

    Minister of Health


  • Miss Namibia to focus on youth mental health
  • Namibia On Alert for Zim Cholera - Haufiku
  • Dundee donates paediatric TB ward to health

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Industrialisation should include SME sector – Iipumbu
  • Support for Gabriel Taapopi
  • Vocational training gets priority to fight unemployment

    Minister of Sports


  • Japanese Sport Minister congratulates Rugby Namibia
  • Ahrens ecstatic over Zim sports minister's appointment
  • Olympic star Coventry new Zim sport minister

    Director of State Security Service


  • Top spy case record still 'secret'
  • Nam security chiefs reject British firm
  • Namibia: Police Ordered to Tighten Security for Murder Suspect

    Chairman National Bank


  • Kenya's tour hitch: National team's SA build-up tour hangs in the ...
  • Private enterprises urged to boost cooperation with African peers
  • NPL chairman failing football - Kahiriri

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Georgia will use the UN tribune to highlight the country's problems ...
  • The new land question
  • Namibia: WHO Impressed With Namibia's Malaria Battle

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • President Kagame, Prime Minister Tsipras, and Secretary Acosta to ...
  • 3-day national mourning for Kofi Annan ends today
  • Botswana President Masisi visits his alma mater, Florida State ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • The year of the woman
  • Scrapping Presidential Age Limits Sets Uganda on a Course of ...
  • AmaZulu face having six points docked for ignoring Fifa and CAS ...

    Opposition


  • Air Namibia needs R3 billion to make profit
  • Germany returns human remains from Namibia genocide
  • Just give us N$3b – AirNam

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Namibia needs improved investment climate
  • Namibia: GDP Expected to Grow By 0.9 Pct in 2018 and 2.1 Pct in ...
  • Bank Of Namibia Will Reverse Its Monetary Policy Direction
  • Namibia's economic growth to gradually recover: research firm
  • Southern Africa's economic growth subdued
  • Recession tightens hold over Namibia
  • Moody's likely to junk Nam if fiscal consolidation fails
  • The new land question
  • Namibia: We Are Not Crazy for Loans - Geingob
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    Investment

  • Namibia needs improved investment climate
  • SSA Autos: South Africa And Namibia Facing Growth Challenges
  • HangalaPrescient to drive investmentHangalaPrescient to drive ...
  • Alweendo praises solar energy growth
  • Namibia, Indonesia trade remains very low
  • Oryx's offshore investment boosts confidence
  • Hangana Abalone promises growth in aquaculture
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    Demographics

  • Businessman fears for Oranjemund ghost town
  • Rundu expects population to reach 90 000 this year
  • Urban migration – the good, the bad and the ugly
  • Where is 'Urban Land' in the Land Reform Process?
  • The new land question
  • Poverty, unemployment and inequality in Namibia
  • SSA's Small Green Building Sector Set For Rapid Growth
  • Businessman fears for Oranjemund ghost town
  • Rundu expects population to reach 90 000 this year
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    Export/Import

  • Namibia needs improved investment climate
  • Namibia, Indonesia trade remains very low
  • The journey to rebuild Air Namibia
  • Moody's likely to junk Nam if fiscal consolidation fails
  • UK-Southern African trade: boosting UK and African economies
  • Namibia: GDP Expected to Grow By 0.9 Pct in 2018 and 2.1 Pct in ...
  • President of the Republic of Namibia to visit Canada
  • 'We are exploring more export markets'
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    Public Spending

  • Recession tightens hold over Namibia
  • Namibia Economic Performance: Is Minister Schlettwein In Control?
  • SA pushing for a bigger slice of Sacu revenue
  • AfDB, Namibia sign $217.8m loan to boost economic governance
  • SADC yet to meet target on agriculture
  • 10 Best Budget Airlines For International Travel (And 10 To Avoid)
  • NTA rebuts Nimt funding claims
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    Public Debt

  • We are not crazy for loans – Geingob
  • Geingob talks tough on Chinese loan
  • Namibia: Chinese Loans Collateral-Free - Schlettwein
  • Govt wants N$10 billion from China
  • Is China the World's New Colonial Power?
  • UPDATE 1-Namibia's GDP contracted in 2017, 1.2 percent growth ...
  • Namibia scraps plan to force white-owned businesses to sell 25 ...
  • Debt-laden Namibia bans officials from foreign travel
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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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