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

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Election gloves off

Candidates are preparing for a rough campaign for the presidential and national elections on 27-28 November. The governing South West African People's Organisation is almost certai...

Behind the sidelining of General Martin Shalli

The General is out, SWAPO party wrangles continue, corruption is suspected and China earns a bad name

The suspension of the popular chief of the Namibia Defence Force (NDF), Lieutenant General Martin Shalli, on 22 July, has shocked Namibians and angered soldiers. Some regard it as ...

Namibia's China disappearing act

The Windhoek corruption case has been wiped from the internet in China. It is being treated like events in Taiwan, Tibet or the activities of the Falun Gong sect. 'The search resul...

Nuclear-fuelled relations

New Delhi made one of its most important energy and resource deals in Africa on 31 August, signing an accord with the Namibian government to allow for trade in uranium to supply In...

Beijing in scanner scandal

A politically-charged investigation into commissions on the supply of scanners to the Windhoek government is drawing in some high-profile Chinese officials

The arrest of Namibia's powerful Public Service Commissioner, Teckla Lameck, on 9 July by investigators of the Namibian Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in connection with a cont...

Not learning lessons

A year after Malaysian company Ramatex abandoned its US$100 million textile factory in Windhoek, the authorities are at last tackling the environmental impact of the operations of ...

Swapping Stakes

There are over sixty current prospecting licences for uranium in Namibia

As Namibia's economy faces international pressure, its central bank, the Bank of Namibia, has revised its forecast for this year's real gross domestic product growth to 3.9% from 4...

Nujoma's grasp

The ex-President's loyalists obstruct and may destroy his successor's gentler government

The intolerance is wider, as indicated by calls to oust suspected RDP members from their jobs, in or outside the public sector. During the recent election campaign for the new Omut...

See you in court

China's investment plans in southern Africa are running up against legal barriers

Namibia Construction and South Africa's Murray & Roberts claim that a N$74.4 million (US$9.5 mn.) contract awarded last year to China Nanjing International for the constructi...

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