Namibia: Latest News
Makula Dunbar, 3:01 pm
Though urbanisation is underway in Africa as it is in other parts of the world, the continent’s population remains more rural than urban.
Makula Dunbar, 4:46 pm
Research that benchmarks African private equity against the global market for the first time shows the industry is far maturer than analysts had previously thought.
Dana Sanchez, 3:26 pm
Awards will be given to 117 companies, organisations and destinations including Africa’s leading low-cost airline, spa resort, destination, boutique hotel brand, golf resort, business hotel, green hotel, safari lodge and beach destination.
Makula Dunbar, 12:59 pm
The public chorus to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030 now includes U.S. President Barack Obama, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Bono. The backdrop is extremely promising since the developing world has already cut the share of people living in absolute poverty.
Dana Sanchez, 8:51 pm
Nigeria’s airports are not set up for exports of perishables, with the result that exports often get destroyed, an aviation boss says.
Makula Dunbar, 2:33 pm
Search giant Google is intending to build huge wireless networks across Africa and Asia, using high-altitude balloons and blimps.
Dana Sanchez, 8:43 pm
Despite soil’s importance, most people in Africa lack knowledge about soil partly because information tends to be in publications read only by scientists.
Dana Sanchez, 2:30 pm
Findings from an exploratory well in the Walvis Basin off Namibia’s central coast are promising, although drilling results for this first well show that the rock penetrated does not contain commercially viable oil reserves.
Makula Dunbar, 3:29 pm
Africa’s consumer-facing industries have the potential to deliver good investment returns, according to Robert Scharar, Commonwealth Funds manager and president of financial planning and investment firm, FCA Corp.
Makula Dunbar, 4:13 pm
Sub-Sahara’s TotallyConcrete Expo to analyze economic growth as it impacts the construction sector. Already in Tanzania, cement demand has increased 10 percent since last year.
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