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The value of Namibian exports in June 2021 gained momentum, raising by 58.5% to N$8.6 billion from its May 2021 level of N$5.4 billion. Similarly, when compared to the value of N$7.6 billion in June 2020, exports rose by 14.1%. The Otjinene constituency is one of the constituencies in the Omaheke region that for the last few years has been making remarkable progress in terms of development and economic advancement. The Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) of the Bank of Namibia yesterday reported that during the 2020/21 financial year, it received 1 585 suspicious transaction reports and 177 questionable activities. Minister of Industrialisation and Trade Lucia Iipumbu said a number of export markets have been secured for Namibian exporters, including in Africa, and encouraged all local producers to seize opportunities of continental access. State-owned meat processer and marketing entity, the Meat Corporation of Namibia (Meatco), is determined to unleash its potential on African and Middle Eastern markets. President Hage Geingob yesterday said Canadian oil explorer ReconAfrica could potentially add significant employment to the Kavango East region where, together with its joint venture partner Namcor, it is looking for a conventional petroleum system in the Okavango Basin. When Namibia was in the midst of a deadly third wave of coronavirus with hospitals full and oxygen supplies running out, Namibia’s private sector, under the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry stepped in. In terms of the impact of human resources for health (HRH) on Namibia’s socio-economic growth, health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula recently stated that for every unit increase of essential health workers per 1 000 people, there is a corresponding improvement in overall life expectancy at birth of 2.78 years. Namibia’s current legislative environment hinders businesses negatively impacted by the pandemic from being adequately rescued to preserve their integrity and in the process save jobs and stimulate economic activity. The new Roads Authority (RA) board, which was announced last week by acting works and transport minister Calle Schlettwein, has promised excellent service delivery for the benefit of the Namibian economy through improved network infrastructure. Government has spent over N$8 billion during the 2020/21 financial year on the public health sector. Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila believes the declining coronavirus cases and easing of restrictions are providing the most hope for economic recovery.