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Author: Edgar Brandt

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    IATA calls for closer cooperation with African governments

    IATA calls for closer cooperation with African governments

    2018-11-27  Edgar Brandt
    WINDHOEK – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) yesterday commended African governments for their cooperation but has called for closer collaboration, particularly in the fields of safety and environmental sustainability.
    Epangelo wants to increase government’s 3% share in Rossing Uranium

    Epangelo wants to increase government’s 3% share in Rossing Uranium

    2018-11-29  Edgar Brandt
    WINDHOEK – Epangelo Mining, the State-owned mining company established in 2008 to occupy a significant position in major commodity businesses, inclusive of uranium, has confirmed that while it was not offered a first-right of refusal for the Rio Tinto shares in Rössing Uranium, because it is not a direct shareholder in the mine, it is in fact interested in increasing government’s three percent sta
    Job losses in mining sector concerns Alweendo

    Job losses in mining sector concerns Alweendo

    2018-11-30  Edgar Brandt
    WINDHOEK – Minister of Mines and Energy, Tom Alweendo, is concerned about recent job losses within the mining sector and has called on Namibian mining executives to brainstorm on how to retain employment for Namibians as well as to create prospects for unemployed graduates to benefit from the country’s extractive resources. Alweendo expressed his concern during a briefing with mining industry exec
    December fuel price drop brings short-term relief 

    December fuel price drop brings short-term relief 

    2018-12-03  Edgar Brandt
    WINDHOEK - The fuel price will go down by one dollar per litre for petrol and 40 cents per litre for diesel on December 05, 2018, bringing some much-needed relief to Namibian consumers who are reeling from slow economic recovery and increasing inflation. 
    Mines ministry awaiting Rossing sale agreement

    Mines ministry awaiting Rossing sale agreement

    2018-12-03  Edgar Brandt
    WINDHOEK – The Ministry of Mines and Energy expects the Rössing Uranium Mine to continue operating under its existing and planned programs until otherwise informed by the board of directors or management of Rössing Uranium Limited.
    Schlettwein announces PPP committee members

    Schlettwein announces PPP committee members

    2018-12-04  Edgar Brandt
    WINDHOEK – The Public Private Partnership (PPP) Committee, which will play a central role in the monitoring, evaluation, and implementation of PPPs, was yesterday announced by Finance Minister, Calle Schlettwein. Economic analysts believe that PPPs could provide amicable solutions to infrastructure development and economic growth in the domestic economy that is struggling to rebound from a recessi
    Board appointed at revenue agency’s D-day draws closer

    Board appointed at revenue agency’s D-day draws closer

    2018-12-04  Edgar Brandt
    WINDHOEK – The much-awaited operationalisation of the Namibia Revenue Agency (Namra) continued to gain momentum yesterday. With the announcement of its Board of Directors before the semi-autonomous agency, it is scheduled to commence at the beginning of March 2019. Namra was established at the end of 2017 with the promulgation of the Namibia Revenue Agency Act after Cabinet approval in 2013, and w
    N$32 billion invested in Namibian mines in four years

    N$32 billion invested in Namibian mines in four years

    2018-12-06  Edgar Brandt
    WINDHOEK – The mining industry continues to be a significant driver of domestic economic growth to the extent that during the last four years over N$32 billion has been invested in new mines and reinvestments. 
    Global aviation approaching infrastructure crisis - IATA

    Global aviation approaching infrastructure crisis - IATA

    2018-12-13  Edgar Brandt
    GENEVA - It is not only Namibia or the Hosea Kutako International Airport that is currently experiencing a major aviation infrastructure challenge as the International Air Transport Association (IATA) yesterday revealed that the industry, globally, is approaching an infrastructure crisis. 
    African airlines to make N$4.2 billion loss in 2019

    African airlines to make N$4.2 billion loss in 2019

    2018-12-13  Edgar Brandt
    GENEVA - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts that African airlines are to make a loss of more than N$4.2 billion (US$300 million) in 2019, which is in stark contrast to the rest of the global airline industry that is anticipated to report a net profit of close to half a trillion Namibia dollars (US$35.5 billion) next year. 
    Close to half of Namibia’s exports are re-exports – Schade

    Close to half of Namibia’s exports are re-exports – Schade

    2018-12-18  Edgar Brandt
    WINDHOEK - Third quarter trade statistics, released by the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) last week, show that the value of exports increased
    Global GDP and lower fuel prices expected to drive aviation industry in 2019

    Global GDP and lower fuel prices expected to drive aviation industry in 2019

    2018-12-18  Edgar Brandt
    GENEVA - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts that the global airline industry will realise a return on invested capital of 8.6 percent in 2019, which is quite similar to returns realised in 2018.