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  1. DIARY- Emerging Markets Economic Events to Feb 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... 0200 GMT. JAKARTA - Indonesia Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting (to Feb. 18). WINDHOEK - Central Bank of Namibia holds Monetary Policy Meeting - 0900 GMT. For enquiries to ...

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  2. Kombat Copper Announces Strategic Management Changes with the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Market Wire

    ... Colombia and Saudi Arabia and has a reputation of efficiency and cost effectiveness. Mr. Kwasik will be based in Namibia for the initial stages of the production project. Damian Lopez, J.D., will take over the position of Corporate Secretary and ...

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  3. DIARY- Emerging Markets Economic Events to Feb 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Reuters

    ... 0200 GMT. JAKARTA - Indonesia Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting (to Feb. 18). WINDHOEK - Central Bank of Namibia holds Monetary Policy Meeting - 0900 GMT. For enquiries to ...

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  4. Spotlight: Chinese FM's visit to Africa attests to strong China-Africa tiesRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Xinhuanet

    ... China attaches to the vast African continent. This year's trip took Wang to Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique and Namibia from Jan. 30 to Feb. 6. For 26 consecutive years, Chinese foreign ministers have visited Africa at the beginning of the year. ...

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  5. Namibia: Businesswoman Leads Development Bank BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | AllAfrica.com

    The Development Bank of Namibia early this week announced the appointment of Tania Hangula as member and Chairperson of its Board of Directors. Tania Hangula, an entrepreneur, joins a line of businesswomen who previously served on the Board of DBN in a quest to make notable contributions to economic transformation on a national scale.

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  6. Namibia: No Phosphate Mining for NamibiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | AllAfrica.com

    With the recent turmoil from media reports and all vested parties giving multiple angles on the prospect of Phosphate mining, a statement from the Chairman of the Confederation of Namibian fishing Association re-affirmed that phosphate mining is not implementable not only due to environmental risks, but also due to the alleged economical setbacks. In a statement released earlier this week the above mentioned Chairman, Mr Matti Amukwa said that "If we lightly agree to see mining without thorough research and appropriate legislation in place, Namibia will become the experimental ground for the international sea mining companies, closely watched by the world.

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  7. Olympic blues as cricketers astound the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Namibian

    ... this weekend when the National Championships take place in Windhoek. With a place at the Olympics at stake, all of Namibia's top cyclists have confirmed their participation, including Dan Craven who has flown in from Europe to compete, and with ...

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  8. MTC claims NAD1bn expansion stalled by spectrum shortage; network sharing on the horizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Spokesman Tim Ekandjo claimed that the implementation of the project is at risk because the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia . According to statistics provided by Ekandjo, 1.4 million of MTC's subscribers or 57% already use data, 21% using the 3G/4G network and 36% using 2G devices.

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  9. Namibia Introducing Bill To Preserve Local Resources, Traditional KnowledgeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Malaysian National News Agency

    WINDHOEK, Feb 4 -- Namibia is a step closer in the formalisation of the access and benefit-sharing legislation to regulate and control genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge, says Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta. The draft ABS Bill was tabled in Parliament during November 2015 for its First Reading and it was referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Natural Resources for further scrutiny.

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  10. Namibia: Diescho Blames Downfall On SimataaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | AllAfrica.com

    The former executive director of the Namibia Institute of Public Administration and Management , Professor Joseph Diescho, has squarely blamed his recent misfortunes on the institute's chairman George Simataa and other senior politicians opposed to his newspaper writings. He revealed this in a 15-page letter to Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, dated January 25. He claimed in the letter that the beginning of his end started when he wrote the Diescho's Dictum column titled 'Kavango: A time bomb' in New Era last year.

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  11. Namibia: Consumer Group Accuses MTC of DiscriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | AllAfrica.com

    The Namibia Consumer Protection Group has accused the country's largest cellular service provider, Mobile Telecommunications Limited , of discriminatory practices that penalise the lower income segments of the market. The allegation stems from MTC's new proposed data tariffs, which are currently running as a promotional offer, that have yet to be approved by the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia .

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  12. .com | Home Affairs sucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | News24

    ... The two massive pedestal fans which used to make noises like Dakota's warming up on the runway in Grootfontein, Namibia have finally given up the ghost. Even their blades seemed to have wilted from the stifling heat Only two DHA employees were ...

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  13. Namibia: Newspaper Vendors Strike in WindhoekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | AllAfrica.com

    ... in a Toyota Land Cruiser with no number plates, fought other vendors who were working. The demands came after the Namibia Media Holdings increased the Republikein's cover price from N$4 to N$5 with effect from yesterday. By yesterday afternoon, The ...

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  14. Namibia: Namibia Needs 120 000 Tonnes of Maize ImportsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | AllAfrica.com

    NAMIBIA needs to import about 120 000 tonnes of maize to fill the gap in the market due to poor rainfall. The Agronomic Board of Namibia's manager of maize and wheat, Antoinette Venter, raised the concern about the poor rainfall received so far in an interview on Monday, noting that the production season is only starting now.

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  15. Namibia: Consumers Urged to Curb Spending in Uncertain Economic TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | AllAfrica.com

    In uncertain economic times consumers are urged to curb their spending and nourish a culture of saving, the managing director of Bank Windhoek Holdings, Thinus Prinsloo, said. Speaking on Friday at the closing of the business breakfast meeting on '2016: An Outlook on the Namibian Economy', organised by the Economics Association of Namibia and sponsored by Bank Windhoek Holdings, Prinsloo said that the turbulent start to the year has seen increased volatility in global financial markets.

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  16. CKR Receives Conditional Renewal of Exclusive Prospecting License in NamibiaRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Market Wire

    CKR Carbon Corporation is pleased to announce that notice from the Ministry of Mines and Energy Namibia has been received outlining its preparedness to grant application for the renewal of Exclusive Prospecting Licence No: 3895 that covers the Aukam Graphite Deposit in southern Namibia. Such notice was delivered to Gazania Investments 242 Ltd , the Namibian subsidiary of CKR joint venture partner Next Graphite, Inc. The initial renewal application was made by Gazania on behalf of Next Graphite, Inc. on March 13, 2015.

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  17. Namibia: Agra DIY Depot to Sprout in OkahandjaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | AllAfrica.com

    The DIY Depot store in Okahandja, which was painted, and will still be branded, in the corporate colours of DIY Depot. Agra's first DIY Depot franchise store will open its doors for business on 12 February in Okahandja.

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  18. Namibia: Standard Bank Officially the WorstRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | AllAfrica.com

    Standard Bank ended at the bottom of the ladder in the latest PSG Banking Review, while its peer, FNB Namibia, again tops the charts. Elaborating on its methodology and results the PSG team said "We rank FNB the best bank in Namibia as it consistently came in 1st in all but 5 of the 13 sub-categories.

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  19. Five dead in Egypt, Nambia air crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Iol.co.za

    Three people were killed on Friday morning when the light Cessna Caravan aircraft they were travelling in crashed at the Hosea Kutako International Airport in the Namibian capital Windhoek. The incident came a day after two Egyptian Air Force pilots were killed when the F-16 fighter aircraft they were flying burst into flames and crashed in a fireball on Thursday.

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  20. Namibia: Standard Bank Fraud Suspect SurrendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | AllAfrica.com

    The wanted suspect accused of defrauding his former employer of over N$4 million, peacefully surrendered himself to the Inspector General yesterday after being on the run for a month and a half. Charles Winston Manale who used to work for Standard Bank's Trust Account department at the Town Square branch in Windhoek, turned himself in at the office of Inspector General Sebastain Ndeitunga at exactly 9h00 yesterday morning.

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