NAMIBIE | NAMIBIA

08-Sep-2014 to 08:22

Namibian press reports on Swapo poll promise, Pohamba tender

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — A promise by the ruling Swapo party and the awarding of another multi-million-dollar tender to President Hifikepunye Pohamba’s daughter were the main topics of interest in the Namibian press on Monday.

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07-Sep-2014 to 20:59

Namibia on right economic path - Report

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Global Competitive Report 2014-2015 that ranked Namibia at 88 out of 144, said the Southern Africa state has potential to improve its ranking and is on the right path to be among the top twenty performers by 2030.

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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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