Namibia


Namibia vows to change 'status-quo' of white-farm ownership

2019-12-08 14:26

Farmers wishing to sell their business must first offer it to the state, which parcels it into smaller plots and redistributes to 'previously disadvantaged Namibians' - but President Hage Geingob has been prompted to call for a more muscular approach.

Corruption in Namibia's fishing industry unveiled

2019-12-01 12:42

Several figures close to Namibian President Hage Geingob have been filmed discussing the laundering of political contributions, an Al Jazeera investigation has revealed.

Incumbent party wins Namibian election amid corruption scandal

2019-12-01 07:43

President Geingob’s win comes days after corruption allegations led to resignation and arrest of two ministers.

Namibia president takes lead in partial election results

2019-11-29 22:01

Namibia's president Hage Geingob looks set to secure a second term with partial results from this week's general election showing him leading with 56% of the vote.

ANALYSIS | Namibian elections: The sands are shifting – slowly

2019-11-26 15:03

Namibia’s political stability so far has been vested in the dominance of Swapo. Those opposing its control face an uphill battle. If they make inroads, they should not be sidelined by manipulation of the election results.

Namibia's first female candidate vows to 'restore dignity'

2019-11-24 12:33

Calm and confident, Esther Muinjangue, Namibia's first woman to run for president, says she feels a "wind of change" softly blowing through the southwest African country which goes to the polls on Wednesday.

Namibia ministers resign over fishing bribe allegations

2019-11-13 20:27

Two Namibian ministers have resigned following a Wikileaks report exposing alleged corruption in the fishing industry, released as the country readies for a presidential election later this month.

IMF sees Namibia growing in 2020 after three-year contraction

2019-09-14 10:00

Namibia’s economy will return to growth in 2020 after contracting for three straight years, but a failure to implement structural reforms could keep the southwest African nation stuck in a low-growth trap, according to the International Monetary Fund.

Namibia follows South Africa rate cut to boost shrinking economy

2019-08-14 21:55

Namibia’s central bank cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time in two years as it seeks to boost the economy and maintain its currency’s peg to the South African rand.

Namibia announces R4.67bn renewable energy strategy

2019-07-24 19:14

Namibia’s state-run utility will build four plants powered by renewable energy over the next five years. Nampower currently imports about 60% of its needs, mostly from South Africa.

 

Officials in Namibia corruption scheme to remain in custody

2019-12-02 20:14

Six Namibian officials and businessmen suspected of involvement in a bribery and money-laundering scheme will remain in custody until February 20, a court in the capital, Windhoek, has said.

Hage Geingob: Namibia's political veteran extending his stint in power

2019-12-01 11:06

Namibia's President Hage Geingob, who was re-elected on Saturday, is still riding on the legacy of his party's role in the liberation struggle almost three decades after the country's independence from South Africa.

Former Zuma lawyers ordered to pay fines over work permits in Namibia – reports

2019-11-30 15:28

Two high-profile South African lawyers who once represented former president Jacob Zuma have been released in Namibia after they were ordered to pay fines for immigration-related charges, according to reports.

Former Zuma lawyers Mike Hellens, Dawie Joubert have passports confiscated in Namibia - reports

2019-11-29 17:37

Jacob Zuma's former lawyers, Mike Hellens and Dawie Joubert, are in hot water with Namibian authorities after their passports were reportedly confiscated due to them not having work permits, Namibian local press reported

Main candidates in Namibia's presidential election

2019-11-25 19:35

Namibia votes in a general election with 11 candidates running for president. Here are the four frontrunners.

Tongaat Hulett strikes deal with Bokomo Namibia

2019-11-19 19:17

Tongaat Hulett is disposing of its interest in Tongaat Hulett Namibia, and says it will use its share of the proceeds to reduce debt levels.

OPINION: Mugabe is dead, but old men still run southern Africa

2019-09-18 15:59

How much longer will the "old men syndrome" remain alive and kicking in southern Africa, despite growing frustration among the politically powerless?

Southern African nations threaten to quit wildlife trade monitor

2019-09-01 08:17

Southern African nations are threatening to quit the global wildlife trade regulator after it refused to relax restrictions on trade in ivory and rhino horn and imposed a near total ban on zoos taking African elephants captured in the wild.

Namibia inaugurates R4.2bn Chinese-built port terminal

2019-08-05 20:59

Namibia has inaugurated a new Chinese-built port terminal which doubles its container capacity and is also to give tourism a boost.

Namibian risks his life to save man from drowning in icy sea

2019-05-28 12:53

“So I took my jacket off and dove off the wharf."

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