[DW] The coronavirus is not the only thing which has dampened Namibia’s independence celebrations. After 30 years of stability, the country must reckon with racial tensions, a stagnant economy and growing dissatisfaction.
[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose government has banned foreign travels among civil servants while discouraging similar excursions among rest, was this Saturday expected to jet to Namibia to attend the inauguration of the SADC country’s leader Hage Geingob.
[Namibian] SIX council members of the Law Society of Namibia investigating the possible role of lawyers in the Fishrot scandal face conflict of interest allegations, raising fears it will compromise the integrity of the process.
HUNGRY AMERICANS chomping into one of Philadelphia’s famous cheesesteaks may soon get a taste of Africa. Last week MeatCo, Namibia’s state-owned meat firm, shipped 25 tonnes of beef to Philadelphia. It was the first ever export of red meat from Africa to the United States.
[Namibia Economist] The Ministry of Environment and Tourism has released their Wild Horse Management Plan, which provides objectives and guidelines for the management of the wild horses living in the Namib Naukluft Park and the Tsau //Khaeb (Sperrgebiet) National Park.
[Namibian] A freelance journalist with the Namibia Press Agency, Vita Angula, has lost his job following his involvement in a television panel discussion on the ‘Fishrot’ scandal.
[Namibia Economist] After a single quarter of being in surplus, Namibia recorded a substantial current account deficit to N$3.1 billion during the second quarter of 2019, the widest deficit since 2016, the Bank of Namibia reported.
[Namibian] Namibia’s employment opportunities in the agriculture sector shrunk from 34% in 2012 to 23% to date, the Agricultural Bank of Namibia (Agribank) said on Wednesday.
[Namibian] Namibia gave a passionate performance before going down 47-22 to a slick and professional Italy in their opening match at the Rugby World Cup in Higashiosaka on Sunday.
[New Era] As fodder and pasture continue to decline and the dry season soldiers on, over 30 000 drought-related cattle deaths were recorded in Namibia between October 2018 and April 2019 — the normal rainfall season.