About 70 stakeholders comprising executives and planning experts, statistics executives and experts, members of the civil society and representatives from the private sector will converge in Yaounde to review and validate two ECA studies on accountability and statistics in development planning in Cameroon.
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SACREEE) was inaugurated in Windhoek, with several high-level interventions from the energy sector.
Operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications Intelsat, and Q-KON announced that Q-KON will introduce new, multiple high-speed broadband services powered by the IntelsatOne Flex for Enterprise platform.
Azinam Group Limited, the Seacrest Capital-backed South West African oil exploration company, announces that the Prospect S Well in Petroleum Licence (PEL) 71 offshore Namibia, was safely drilled.
Tullow Oil has announced that the Cormorant-1 exploration well in the PEL-37 licence, offshore Namibia, encountered non-commercial hydrocarbons and the well is being plugged and abandoned.
Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has appointed Blanché Hanstein as the new Office Manager of its Windhoek Office in Namibia.
Azinam Limited, the Seacrest Capital-backed South West African oil exploration company, has acquired a 40 per cent operating interest in Block 3B/4B and a 51 per cent operating interest in Nearshore Block 3B/4B in the Orange Basin, offshore South Africa.
Africa Energy Corp, an oil and gas company with exploration assets offshore Namibia and South Africa has announce the initial drilling of the Cormorant-1 well on Petroleum Exploration License 37 offshore Namibia.
The Government of the Republic of Namibia and the African Development Bank have signed a loan agreement worth US$ 217.8 million (ZAR 3 billion) to finance the second phase of the Namibia Economic Governance and Competitiveness Support Program.
Elso Holdings is offering its customers the option of refilling containers with its cleaning products to curb wastage and save money.
Bankers Cobalt Corp. has entered an option with a private Namibian partner to acquire a 70 per cent interest in a prospective base metals, precious metals and industrial metals license located in Namibia.
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Southern Africa Office has launched the Zambia STEPS Profile and the Country Profiles (CPs) for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe in Lusaka.
The Namibian economy does not operate in a vacuum and we are very dependent on our larger neighbor South Africa when it comes to the health of our economy. H
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a loan of $217.8 million to finance the second phase of the Namibia’s Economic Governance and Competitiveness Support Programme.
Polar Power, Inc., a global provider of prime, backup and solar hybrid DC power solutions, has entered the wireless infrastructure market in Namibia.
AfricaOnline, one of the largest ISPs in Nambia, has launched a wireless broadband network powered by RADWIN’s JET 5GHz Point-to-Multipoint smart Beamforming solutions.
ProVia, the safety-focused and reliable budget parts aftermarket brand for commercial vehicle braking systems has announced its launch in 10 countries across the Southern African region.
American Founder of Pursue Your Purpose LLC and Forbes Coach, Tamiko Cuellar, will be launching a 4-city "Own Your Brilliance! Tour throughout South Africa and Namibia for aspiring and emerging women entrepreneurs.
It has been said by several economic experts that the country’s path to greatness lies on the fields of Agriculture, and not on petroleum.
NORED Electricity engaged Headway Consulting to ensure a consistently high standard of service delivery for its customers. Being an electricity provider is fraught with potential challenges and issues.
Air Namibia is gearing up to launch the Windhoek-Lagos-Accra route, commencing on 29 June 2018.
Technology is becoming increasingly safe, online shopping is not a rarity anymore, even here in Namibia.
Pasternack, a global provider of radio frequency, microwave and millimeter wave products, has signed RF Design of Cape Town as an authorized distributor of Pasternack products in South Africa and Namibia.
The digital revolution has well and truly been embraced by Namibia and Namibians. Apart from spending most of our time online on social media, we are now seeing a shift to real world benefits enabled through connectivity.
Growing up in Namibia there were several careers to choose from we were told. Study hard, become a doctor, lawyer, accountant, nurse or architect. Perhaps even an engineer if you were that way inclined.
Hollard Namibia has contracted SilverBridge Holdings to implement a Microsoft-based business intelligence (BI) solution and enable it to extract meaningful insights from its data to help drive business strategy.
Mapcom Systems, a global provider of visual operations support system and business support systems software solutions, has announced that Paratus Africa has begun the implementation of Mapcom's M4 Solutions Suite.
Vivo Energy Namibia, the company that markets and distributes Shell fuels and lubricants in Namibia, has launched the Shell Fuel Card to the market.
Africa overtakes Japan and Australia as the most preferred destination by Chinese travelers, TravelZoo Survey
Travelzoo® , a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, is forecasting the largest popularity growth of Africa in 2018 among avid Chinese travelers.
ALTEN Africa completes financing in Namibia of one of the biggest solar plants in Sub Saharan Africa
ALTEN Africa has achieved financial closure of what will be the biggest photovoltaic solar power plant in Namibia and Sub-Saharan Africa with installed capacity of 45.5 MWp for an output of 37 MWac.
Global solar company Canadian Solar Inc. has successfully completed construction and started commercial operation of a 6 MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) power project in Keetmanshoop, Namibia.
Africa Energy Corp has announced the renewal of Petroleum Exploration License offshore the Republic of Namibia and the signing of a rig contract.
French car maker Groupe PSA and the Namibian government have signed an investment agreement facilitating the joint-venture agreement to assemble OPEL and PEUGEOT vehicles in Walvis Bay.
Namibia Rare Earths Inc, a Canadian company with Namibian mining interests has completed the acquisition of a portfolio of critical metal properties from Gecko Namibia.
The Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Southern Africa Development Community has become the first regional EPA in Africa to be fully operational after its implementation by Mozambique.
In December 2017, the unique rainmaker VISTA.360 virtual tours, powered by Google Street View Trusted, was viewed by more than 3 million people.
Australian mining company Walkabout Resources has entered into an agreement with a local Namibian company for a staged earn-in to an Exclusive Prospecting License in the Warmbad area of southern Namibia.
In an effort to fulfill International Civil Aviation Organization requirements, Namibia is now only issuing biometric passports, or ePassports, instead of the old machine-readable passports.
Namibia Rare Earths has entered into an agreement with Gecko Namibia to acquire its 95% interest in a portfolio of exploration properties consisting of 14 exploration prospecting licenses.
Clinigen Group has extended its exclusive agreement with Eisai Europe to obtain the marketing authorisation and subsequently launch Halaven (eribulin), Fycompa (perampanel) and Lenvima (lenvatinib) into 10 African countries.
[Namibia] Green Enterprise Solutions partners with Workspad for higher functioning mobile workplaces
Green, a 100% Namibian company that provides Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Solutions for the Namibian market, has partnered with WorksPad to offer this application not just in Namibia, but right across Africa.
To help speed up travel and transportation in Namibia, the Board of the African Development Bank has approved a loan of $ 53 million to the Government of Namibia to upgrade a 210km stretch of railway in the west of the country.
The African Development Bank Group is supporting Namibia’s Agriculture Sector with the approval of One Billion South African Rands (*ZAR 1 billion) loan to finance the country’s Agricultural Mechanisation and Seed Improvement Project.
Debmarine Namibia, a 50/50 joint venture between the Government of the Republic of Namibia and De Beers Group, today announced it is planning for the construction of the world’s largest custom-built diamond mining vessel.
Aon Plc the global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk has confirmed it has completed the sale of its shareholding in its employee benefit, insurance and reinsurance brokerage operations in Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Uganda and Zambia.
Thomas Mueller is a German entrepreneur living in Namibia, founder and CEO of Rainmaker Digital.
Cloud and on premises enterprise software solutions provider Nice has announced that Nimble Group, an asset management and collections leader, is implementing Nexidia Analytics across all of its customer interactions.
The future of Namibia is tied to how agile we are when it comes to embracing the right technology and fostering a new, savvy, leadership pool in Namibia.
[Column] Dr. Eino Mvula: Namibia's educational aspiration through a solid student financial assistance system
Around the world we celebrate our diversity, our different cultures and varying opinions. One thing we all seem to have as our common trait is the desire, almost an instinct that drives us to ensure that our children have better lives than we do.
Namibia, South Africa and Botswana entrepreneurs to benefit from $3 million Stanford Graduate School of Business program
Stanford Graduate School of Business has announced a $3 million, three-year partnership with De Beers Group to empower young, budding entrepreneurs in Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa.
Standard Bank Namibia, one of the southern African country's oldest banking institutions, says its relationship with Chinese companies and business people has grown from strength to strength.
As Director of Namibian German Centre for Logistics (NGCL) here in Namibia, I am tasked with promoting and highlighting the Importance of our sector.
According to official statistics from Namibia Statistics Agency, the country's trade deficit for the first quarter of 2017 was estimated at N$3,185 million.
Southern Business School Namibia is proud to announce the appointment of Mrs. Feitjie Veldskoen-Kapofi as Deputy Director.
The world’s largest and most advanced diamond exploration and sampling vessel, the mv SS Nujoma, is ready to start exploring for diamond deposits in Namibian waters, following its official inauguration.
With over one million tourists per annum, Namibia is known as a top ecotourism destination and it’s a sector that’s growing as evidenced by the 5% year on year growth in international traffic into Namibia.
MTC recently announced a subscription average increase of 7 per cent on both pre-paid and post-paid.
African Development Bank approves $226.5m loan to boost economic governance and competitiveness in Namibia
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a loan of US$ 226.5 million (ZAR 3 billion) to finance the Namibia Economic Governance and Competitiveness Support Program.
Namibia Mortgage Acceptance Corporation ("Namibia MAC"), a subsidiary of Africa Growth Corporation has announced its intention to launch a Regulation D (506(c)) debt offering as it seeks to secure funds through accredited investors to facilitate access to financing solutions
Paratus Telecom plans to deepen its existing fibre network in Namibia and has announced a R150m fibre network expansion programme to be rolled out over three years.
Leading Financial Service Provider, Bank Windhoek, has embraced mobile technology to launch the first mobile fuel payment system in Namibia.
Electricity company NamPower has signed a new five-year power supply agreement with South Africa's Eskom. The parastatal's spokesperson, Tangeni Kambangula, said in a statemen
What started out as a micro-project 30 years ago has evolved into a viable way of generating income for the community at Nyae Nyae.
[Namibia] Industrias Alimentarias de Navarra targets farmers with asparagus growing to sate global demand
Industrias Alimentarias de Navarra (IAN) Grupo Alimentario a Spanish company intends to train farmers to in Namibia to grow asparagus which they will then sell to the company as it seeks to sate growing demand for the crop in the international market.
Flickswitch, African SIM management solutions company has launched its business SIM management service in Namibia. This follows its recent launch in Kenya and is part of the company’s pan-African expansion strategy.
The Direct Pay Online Group, (DPO Group), East African online payment service provider announced today that it is acquiring 100% of the equity in Virtual Card Service (“VCS”) in Botswana and Namibia. This will be closely followed by the acquisition of 100% of VCS business in South Africa.
Bas Vlugt, founder of Africa Business Communites, will be traveling to Africa coming April and May and this might be a great opportunity to meet.