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New magistrate to handle Swakop bribery case

31 minutes ago | Crime

Swakopmund • [email protected] The corruption matter involving a police unit commander, and a Pakistani national, in which they allegedly bribed a Swakopmund regional prosecutor to sabotage a rape case involving a Pakistani national,...

Namibia drops on corruption index

19 hours ago | Local News

Windhoek ∙ [email protected] Namibia has been ranked 58 out of 180 countries by Transparency International, the leading civil society organisation fighting corruption worldwide, on its latest Corruption Perception Index (CPI).Namibia scored 49 points on...

Two-year pandemic exposes vast schisms between Namibia’s rich and...

19 hours ago | Local News

Windhoek • [email protected] Nearly two years after the World Health Organisation first sounded the alarm about a novel coronavirus outbreak spreading across the globe, analysts say the pandemic not only exposed Namibia’s socio-economic cracks...

Don’t bank on oil yet

19 hours ago | Business

Windhoek ∙ Jo-Maré Duddy No commercial discovery of oil has yet been made in the Graff-1 exploration well offshore Namibia in the Petroleum Exploration License 39 (PEL 39) in which Shell, QatarEnergy and Namcor...

Safety audit underway after freak accident in port

19 hours ago | Accidents

Walvis Bay • [email protected] A full internal investigation has been launched by Erongo Marine Enterprises (EME) after a freak accident that claimed the life of a dock worker on board the MFV Desert Ruby...

Forensic analyst says THC is not quantified in Namibia

21 hours ago | Crime

Swakopmund • [email protected] The state’s last witness in the ongoing trial of Swakopmund resident Cheryl Green (59), in which she is facing charges...

Highly contagious bird flu confirmed at the coast

1 day - 27 January 2022 | Environment

Swakopmund • [email protected] The suspicious deaths of Cape cormorants along the coast between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund about two weeks ago is caused...

NAMFISA cautions the public on microlenders

2 days ago - 26 January 2022 | Business

The Namibia Financial Institution Supervisory Institutions (NAMFISA) is cautioning the public on microlenders retaining possession of bank cards and PIN codes, original identification documents, original...

MTC completes 271 houses in eight regions

2 days ago - 26 January 2022 | Infrastructure

Breaking the archaic patriarchal status-quo on land ownership, 75% of the 271 houses built by the Mobile Telecommunications Company (MTC) were awarded to low-income earning...

Namport welcomes new executive for port operations

2 days ago - 26 January 2022 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) announced the appointment of Richard Mutonga Ibwima as the new executive for port operations from 17 January 2022....

Grumpy’s fishing report

3 days ago - 25 January 2022 | Fishing

Our coastline was hit by quite a destructive spring tide this past week. The boundary walls of some houses in Swakopmund close to the jetty...

Poverty levels can become humanitarian crisis

3 days ago - 25 January 2022 | Government

The Basic Income Grant (BIG) Coalition has been lobbying for the implementation of a universal/unconditional grant for close to two decades.According to the coalition, they...

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A closer look at Green...

3 days ago - 25 January 2022 | Events

Prof Anicia Peters will host a public talk on Namibia and Green Energy at the Scientific Society on Thursday, 27 January at 19:00.Prof Peters is...

Zimbabwean business delegation looking at...

3 days ago - 25 January 2022 | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay A business delegation from Zimbabwe visited Namibia to look at the possibility of using the Walvis Bay Corridors as an alternative trade route....

Five men arrested with...

3 days ago - 24 January 2022 | Crime

Usakos The police arrested five persons with counterfeit N$200 notes valued at N$30 600.The unit commander for community affairs in the Erongo region...

Namibians lean hard on loan...

4 days ago - 24 January 2022 | Economics

Windhoek Jo-Maré Duddy In 2016, the first year of the ongoing recession, the average payday lender needed N$1 429 from a registered microlender...

MIT Industry Growth Programme

4 days ago - 24 January 2022 | Economics

Windhoek ∙ Elijah Mukubonda The Industry Growth Programme (IGP) is part of the ongoing efforts to reinforce Namibia’s economic growth, to reduce income inequality...

Numerous drug busts made ...

5 days ago - 23 January 2022 | Crime

The Erongo police confiscated illicit drugs worth N$46 700 and arrested five suspects in three separate police search operations.Inspector Illeni Shapumba, the commander for community...

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