NAMIBIE | NAMIBIA

07-Sep-2014 to 16:20

Namibia: Ruling Swapo unveils presidential candidate

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia’s ruling Swapo has announced its presidential candidate vice-president Hage Geingob during a rally to launch the party's 2014 election manifesto, press reports confirmed on Sunday.

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07-Sep-2014 to 10:05

Namibian police hunt for massive diamond

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Namibian police has launched an investigation into the disappearance of a massive 78 carat diamond that went missing from Namdeb operations at Oranjemund during a recent strike, police spokesperson confirmed to the media.

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05-Sep-2014 to 14:16

Namibia: Commercial banks urged to sell equity to locals

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibian commercial banks should sell at least 25 percent of their equity to local investors by 2025 while all financial institutions operating in the country must consider listing on the Namibian Stock Exchange, Finance Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila said Friday.

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05-Sep-2014 to 13:18

Namibia deploys drones to combat poaching

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia has deployed drones in strategic areas of the country’s forests to track down poachers and protect endangered wildlife, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism spokesperson Romeo Muyunda said Friday.

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05-Sep-2014 to 11:56

Namibian press zooms on archaic colonial laws

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — – The Namibian press on Friday zoomed on a move to scrap colonial laws in the country’s statute books, arrest of university pro-vice chancellor, and the extradition of a paedophile suspect to India.

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05-Sep-2014 to 11:13

Namibia, Angola target increased trade, cooperation

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Angola and Namibia have agreed to support initiatives to boost industrialization as part of efforts to increase trade between the two countries, Trade and Industry Minister Calle Schlettwein said on Friday.

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05-Sep-2014 to 11:01

Namibia to set up business hub in Angola

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia plans to establish a trade centre in the Angolan capital Luanda to facilitate the distribution of products and promote investment between the two neighbours, Trade and Industry Minister Calle Schlttetwein said on Friday.

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