Category Archives: Industry

Local businesses urged to explore new innovations to keep afloat

Erongo Governor Neville Andre-Itope has called on business owners to explore new ways in order to reignite their respective businesses and the country’s economy. Andre-Itope made the remarks during the weekly COVID -19 media briefing here on Friday. “The pandemic

GPTF commits over N.dollars 5 million on activities during 2018/19 financial year

The Game Products Trust Fund committed an amount of N.dollars 5 581 858.25 on activities during the 2018/19 financial year, the recently released Environmental Investment Fund 2018/19 annual report indicates. GPTF spent an amount of N.dollars 2.5 million on repairing

Namport requests N.dollars 1.2 billion for Walvis Bay Port entrance channel upgrade

The Namibia Ports Authority (Namport) has appealed to the Ministry of Works and Transport for financial support to fund the up grading of Walvis Bay Port’s entrance channel at an estimated cost of N.dollars 1.2 billion. This was said by

Katima Border Post records increase in vehicle movement

Zambezi Governor, Lawrence Sampofu said since the deepening of the Walvis Bay harbour in August 2019, the Katima Mulilo Border Post has experienced an increase in the movement of commercial vehicles entering and leaving Namibia. The governor while addressing the

ECB approves -1.6 per cent adjustment for Erongo RED

The Electricity Control Board (ECB) has approved an average -1.6 per cent tariff decrease for Erongo RED business customers effective from 01 July 2020. At a media conference held here on Thursday, Erongo RED Chief Executive Officer Fessor Mbango announced

Zimbabwe Signs $3.5B Compensation Deal With White Farmers

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s government signed a $3.5 billion agreement Wednesday to compensate white farmers displaced during a sometimes-violent land redistribution program two decades ago. The government hopes the deal will attract foreign investment to improve the battered economy, but the

Erongo governor announces 26 July as prayer day for residents

Governor of Erongo Region, Neville Andre-Itope has requested the residents of the region to set aside Sunday, 26 July 2020 as a day for prayer. Itope during the weekly COVID-19 media briefing here on Friday announced the prayer day. “To

CoW identifies master plan for informal traders

The City of Windhoek has identified a master plan for the development of infrastructure for informal traders in an effort to upsurge the informal economy. Speaking at the handing over of a newly built informal market in Okuryangava on Wednesday,