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AfDB approves N$2 billion for rail and road works in Namibia

To help speed up travel and transportation in Namibia, the Board of the African Development Bank has approved a loan of around N$1.9 billion (US$ 153 million) to the Namibian government to upgrade a 210km stretch of railway in the west of the country. The support will also finance the upgrade of a section of the road from the capital, Windhoek, to its international airport. The two interventions are part of the priority projects identified…

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Zimbabwean President in Namibia

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa will pay a one-day courtesy visit to Namibia on Monday, 15 January 2018. Mnangagwa who replaced that country’s longtime leader Robert Mugabe last November will use the occasion to formally introduce himself since assuming office and hold bilateral talks with his Namibian counterpart Dr. Hage G. Geingob, said the Namibian Presidency today. President Geingob also serves as the Deputy Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). This is the first…

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Bank Windhoek appoints Head of Corporate Affairs

Bank Windhoek has announced the appointment of Ms Hayley Ann Halford Allen as its new Head of Corporate Affairs, effective 1 January 2018. Allen holds a BA degree in Human Science with English as a major from the University of Namibia and has over 26 years’ experience in both Communications and Marketing.  Having worked with respected local and multinational brands, she has a thorough understanding of brand communication compliance, working with corporate identity guidelines and…

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Foibe Namene new Rossing Uranium Board Chairperson

  Foibe Louise Namene has been named chairperson of Rössing Uranium Limited Board, effective today, 1 December 2017. Namene has been a member of the Rössing board since March 2016 and also serves as a director on various company boards in Namibia and currently serves as the CEO of the Electricity Control Board and replaces Johannes !Gawaxab who announced his resignation in October. Foibe Louise Namene is a trained lawyer and currently a PhD candidate…

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Swapo Congress: Voting Underway, Results delayed

WINDHOEK: Voting for the next ruling party president has commenced this Sunday afternoon at the 6th SWAPO Party Congress and results will be announced late evening, in not tomorrow morning at the closing ceremony, the Party has said. Swapo Party delegates began voting for the next President, Vice-President, Secretary-General and Deputy Secretary-General as well as members of the Central Committee around 15H00, in what has been one of the most divisive internal party campaigns since…

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President’s Swapo Congress Speech

Here is President Dr. Hage Geingob speech at the opening of the 6th Elective Congress of the SWAPO Party: “It is an honour for me to mark the opening of this 6th Elective Congress of the SWAPO Party. We thank our Founding Father Comrade Sam Shafiishuna Nujoma, who opened the doors of this house and ushered us in, and protected us with the shields of peace and unity. We thank our Comrade Hifikepunye Pohamba, our…

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Africans Are Not Pleased With Zuma’s Interference In Zimbabwe’s Coup- See Their Trolls

Source: How Africa South African neighbor President Zuma thought he could do the heroic thing by sending an envoy to meet with Mugabe and the Military so he could obtain ” a more clear picture of what is happening”, but that move has been frustrated, if we are to believe Twitter’s news reports. Africans are not pleased with Zuma’s interference in Zimbabwe’s coup, which by the way, the Military insists is no coup. However, Twitter has already concluded that…

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Yellow Cameras Along all major highways activated

Yellow Cameras Along all major highways activated In light of the festive season and in a bid to reduce carnage, the following highway speed spoters are now active. Please stick to 120km/hr and save lives; -47 km to Karibib from Okahandja -30-40 km before Swakopmund from Usakos South: -Just after weighbridge outside of Windhoek both sides -45 km to windhoek from Rehoboth North: -110 to Otjiwarongo from Okahandja -61 to otjiwarongo from okahandja -70 to Otavi…

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Congress’ Swangsong: The Swapo unspoken matrix

There are three scenarios being murmured around the upcoming Swapo Congress. Though officially unconfirmed, they all leave the ruling party in a fix. It’s highly unlikely that all members from either team will make it through to the eventual Top 4. Scenario 1: The walking Hage In the event of a defeat, President Hage Geingob will likely resign and walk away within three months, leaving the Vice President of the Party to take charge. Scenario…

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Update and Latest News from Zimbabwe Situation

UPDATE: Zimbabwe Here is a summary of discussions by 20H00 Wednesday in Harare. Sources disclose a deal has been signed between the military and President Mugabe. Power to be handed over to an interim Government under the curatorship of Emmerson Mnangagwa with the assistance of Morgan Tsvangirai and Joyce Mujuru as VPs. The interim government will be for 3 years paving way for elections. The trio mandated to restore the economy. Mugabe promised state protection…

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