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Namibia

Namibia

Population: 2.47 mn.
GDP: $10.94 bn.
Debt: n/a

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Country for old men

Hopes of a credible alternative to SWAPO in next year’s elections were dashed when last week’s congress of the Rally for Democracy and Progress ended in bitter recrimin...


Knowledge is power

Canadian entrepreneur Duane Parnham has partnered with a well connected Namibian, Knowledge Katti, to make a bid for Navachab gold mine, which AngloGold Ashanti is selling as part ...


Youth check Geingob

President Hifikepunye Pohamba and Prime Minister Hage Geingob have been trying to quell the rebellious SWAPO Party’s Youth League – but without much luck. In June, Prem...


Economy thrives, BEE slows

Policies favouring foreign investment are set to prevail over those who want more of the benefits of growth to flow to black citizens

Unreconciled opponents of Prime Minister Hage Geingob, the expected heir to the presidency, resent their marginalisation within the ever-governing SWAPO party. The critics, many of...


Riches on the yellowcake road

The Husab uranium mine project moves forward as the Chinese partners agree to new rules on employment

Development of the Husab uranium mine, the largest under construction globally, seems to be proceeding. The site, 60 kilometres inland from Swakopmund and 15 km. south of Rio Tinto...


Teko trio on trial

Four years after their arrest, two Nambians and one Chinese national begin their defence against allegations of bribery and corruption

The much-anticipated trial in the US$55.3 million-Nuctech scanner case, in which the three defendants are charged with inflating invoices and pocketing a $12.8 mn. kickback, got of...


Experts only rule for work permits

The SWAPO government has turned down a request from a Chinese state-backed company for unlimited numbers of work permits. Eastern China Non-Ferrous Metals Investment Holding (ECE) ...


Red carpets and yellow cake

Uranium-rich Namibia is still rolling out the red carpet for Chinese mining and exploration firms. Back in January, it was announced that Zhonghe Resources (Namibia) Development ha...


Raw deals for Windhoek

The government is re-evaluating several Chinese deals, suggesting that Windhoek is now taking a less optimistic view of its partners in Beijing

The once-ardent relationship between Namibia and China appears to be cooling. Over the past six months, the Windhoek government has cancelled two tenders, amounting to about US$500...


Costly deals and close relations

Namibia is dragging its heels with two other state-owned Chinese companies (see Raw deals for Windhoek), China Gezhouba Group (CGG) and China National Machinery and Engineering Cor...


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