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    Namibian charcoal exports could increase to 200 000 tonnes by 2020

    Namibian charcoal exports could increase to 200 000 tonnes by 2020

    2018-08-15  Staff Reporter
    WINDHOEK - Charcoal production is an important activity for managing bush encroachment in Namibia. With an estimated 160 000 tonnes of export volume in 2016, Namibia is currently ranked as the fifth largest exporter of wood charcoal in the world, which also makes it the largest exporter of charcoal in the Southern African region.
    Teachers exercise: Patience

    Teachers exercise: Patience

    2018-08-15  Staff Reporter
    There are many factors that need to be taken into consideration when one tries to answer the question: how can we raise the standard of our education locally? The main factors, however, remain the teacher and the student.
    Family only in the home, not outside it?

    Family only in the home, not outside it?

    2018-08-15  Staff Reporter
    We just want our mothers to be our mothers and our fathers to be our fathers at home. That is our safe place.
    In the NamibRand Reserve, NaDEET teaches solar cooking

    In the NamibRand Reserve, NaDEET teaches solar cooking

    2018-08-16  Staff Reporter
    MALTAHOHE - In the middle of the NamibRand Reserve, the Namib Desert Environmental Education Trust (NaDEET) centre, a non-profit organisation, has for nearly 15 years now been teaching solar cooking and how to adopt a sustainable way of life.
    Kauta resigns as NAC board chair

    Kauta resigns as NAC board chair

    2018-08-16  Staff Reporter
    WINDHOEK – Infighting within the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) board of directors came to a head on Tuesday when its chairperson Rodgers Kauta tendered his abrupt resignation.
    Bank Windhoek opens Okahao Branch

    Bank Windhoek opens Okahao Branch

    2018-08-16  Staff Reporter
    WINDHOEK – Bank Windhoek extended its footprint in the country even further when it officially opened its 55th branch in Okahao, Omusati Region this week. The newest Bank Windhoek branch was officially opened by the Governor of the Region, Erginus Endjala, in the presence of King Johannes Mupongolitha Mupiya of Ongandjera, Mayor of Okahao, Immanuel Amutenya, councillors of Okahao Town Council, Man
    Kunene regional leadership pays courtesy visit to MTC

    Kunene regional leadership pays courtesy visit to MTC

    2018-08-16  Staff Reporter
    WINDHOEK – Marius Sheya, Governor of the Kunene Region, alongside his regional and local authority councilors, recently paid a courtesy call on the MTC management and was received by the Chief Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Officer, Tim Ekandjo.
    Blue economy concept gains wide admiration in Africa

    Blue economy concept gains wide admiration in Africa

    2018-08-16  Staff Reporter
    WINDHOEK - The new Blue Economy concept – which is defined as the use of ocean resources by human beings and at the same time make sure that such resources are not depleted, is increasingly gaining support as the vehicle towards achieving ocean sustainability in Africa.
    Repo rate remains unchanged at 6.75%

    Repo rate remains unchanged at 6.75%

    2018-08-16  Staff Reporter
    WINDHOEK – The Bank of Namibia’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) yesterday confirmed that the repo rate has been left unchanged at 6.75 percent. After a review of global, regional and domestic economic and financial developments, the MPC’s decision was made to continue supporting domestic growth, while maintaining the one-to-one link between the Namibia Dollar and the South African Rand.
    Volvo popular XC40 T3 to hit local showroom later this year

    Volvo popular XC40 T3 to hit local showroom later this year

    2018-08-16  Staff Reporter
    The extraordinarily popular Volvo XC40 is now available in T3 configuration which, unlike the rest of the models in the range, is a front-wheel drive vehicle propelled by a smaller 1.5 litre engine which is governed by a manual gearbox. However, according to the local Volvo dealership, the XC40 T3 will only hit Namibian showrooms later this year with a retail price in the half a million Namibia do
    Calling all Land Rover owners for second Land Rover Festival in Uis

    Calling all Land Rover owners for second Land Rover Festival in Uis

    2018-08-16  Staff Reporter
    Windhoek – Land Rover Owners Namibia (LRON) is organising the next Land Rover Festival which is scheduled to take place on August 24 to 27 2018 in Uis. The festival is expected to include action and fun-filled competitions, both in and out of the vehicle, and the aim to gather as many Land Rover vehicles as possible as organisers try their luck at the Guinness World Record Off-Road Convoy. The fes
    Zimny, De Kock come out unscathed in senior pairs

    Zimny, De Kock come out unscathed in senior pairs

    2018-08-16  Staff Reporter
    WINDHOEK - The highly popular “Glenbrynth Senior Pairs”, concluded at the TransNamib Bowling Club lawns in Windhoek, last weekend.