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Namibia

Namibia

Population: 2.53 mn.
GDP: $13.25 bn.
Debt: n/a

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SWAPO picks a new leader

Three hats are in the ring for the SWAPO vice-presidency: the winner will almost certainly become the next head of state

In a three-horse race for the vice-presidency of the SWAPO party, Jerry Ekandjo, the Minister of Regional and Local Government, has emerged out of left field. The final decision in...


SWAPO shutdown

Jockeying for position to succeed President Hifikepunye Pohamba is rising following confirmation that SWAPO’s elective congress will be held on 28 November to 2 December.


Blow to Geingob

The presidential ambitions of Hage Geingob appear holed beneath the waterline after he admitted taking a US$300,000 consultancy fee from French nuclear power company Areva in 2008 ...


Trial by procrastination

Due to open on 1 June, the long-awaited Avid Investment Corporation trial, involving claims over the embezzlement of 30 million Namibian dollars (US$4.3 mn.), has been postponed ye...


Where the BEE sucks

A trial in June could mark the start of a reckoning for massive fraud in the public sector workers’ pension fund

Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) company Avid Investments collapsed in 2004, losing 30 million Namibian dollars (US$4.3 mn.) to the embezzlement of Social Security Commission (SSC)...


No uranium for Tehran

United States’ worries over possible uranium sales to Iran from the planned Valencia mine in west-central Namibia may have blocked its sale to George Forrest International (GFI), a...


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