There are not enough hours in the day (or night) for all the mushrooming...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Since it dawned on the majority of business people that they can not sit back and wait for the...

Temporarily ban of maize, pearl millet imports to protect local producers to commence in...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The country will temporarily discontinue white maize imports starting 1 June until the local harvest has been taken up...

US pushes legislation to hold foreign companies accountable

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Shang-Jin Wei, a former chief economist at the Asian Development Bank, currently Professor of Finance and Economics at...

Local bank assists government with 500 reagent testing kits in fight against COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In its continued support in the fight against COVID-19 Bank Windhoek donated 500 reagent testing kits and Nasopharyngeal swab...

93% of respondents in continental survey fear for their finances

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Despite the uncertainty that has been brought about by the lockdown, tech-enabled companies have witnessed increased demand from individuals,...

First-ever Cricket Coaches Association launched

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Cricket Namibia recently launched the first-ever cricket coaches association. This association is aimed to upskill cricket coaches with the...

N$17,5 million EU-funded project to strengthen the roles of Civil Society Organisations and women...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A project to strengthen the roles of Civil Society Organizations (CSO) and women in democracy project in Namibia funded...

National cricket squad commences with training to stay fit ahead of T20 World Cup

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The senior men’s national cricket team commenced with training this week, in order to keep fit and remain focused...

Empty ships at sea abound – Namport offers parking space – at a fee

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Namibian Ports Authority’s acting Chief Executive, Kavin Harry this week assured the public that there is nothing sinister...

COVID-19: People with disabilities facing tough times – UN calls for people with disabilities...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Kingsley Ighobor. Africa Renewal – Bankole Labody Oyou, a 24-year-old mass communications student in Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital, was...

Livestock sector under severe strain

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The local livestock sector is weighted down by several challenges that include climate influences, policy uncertainties and the impact...

Weather overview and short-term outlook to Wednesday 27 May 2020

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Visual: Sea level pressure for the austral hemisphere on Friday 22 May. Source: Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies at George Mason...

City of Windhoek urges residents to register their boreholes

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The City of Windhoek will commence with the registration of privately owned boreholes within its local authority area. The municipality...

SME development and business partnerships are much needed now and post-lockdown – EU

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Despite the European (EU) Delegation in Namibia not hosting a Europe Day Function this year, they however had a...

MTC clients can now subscribe to more than one Aweh at a time

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Digital enabler, MTC this week launched its latest market offering, ‘Multiple Aweh’, which will enable customers to subscribe to...

At last a chance to get away from the lockdown but heed road safety...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Motor Vehicle Accident Fund is expecting a significant increase in the number of vehicle accidents over the long...

Dearth of tourists not only detrimental to private sector, also impedes conservation

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). While the rest of the country has been locked down for a considerable time, the rangers and game guards...

Breweries announces cancellation of Windhoek Oktoberfest for 2020

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). “It is with a heavy heart that Namibia Breweries Ltd (NBL) herewith announces the cancellation of the annual Windhoek...

Cheetah rescue and care stay top priority at Cheetah Conservation Fund

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) located on a farm in the Otjiwarongo district, reported this week that it continues...

EU delegation determined to address discrimination based on sexual orientation

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) was celebrated on 17 May and was aimed at raising awareness...

NUST appoints acting Vice-Chancellor | Namibia Economist

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Dr. Andrew Niikondo has been appointed as the acting Vice-Chancellor of the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST),...

Japan helps construct seven schools – Completion of schools expected in August

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Embassy of Japan in Namibia provided assistance to three combined and four primary schools worth more than N$8.9...

Orano Mining brings economic relief to local authorities – Donates desalinated water worth N$6...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Orano Mining Namibia announced a once-off donation of 200,000m3 (200 million liters) desalinated water from its private water reserve...

Pointbreak Money Market Fund cash reserves increase amid grim economic environment

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In light of current economic uncertainties and market conditions the Pointbreak Money Market Fund has increased its cash reserve...