Namibia: Latest News
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.
Dana Sanchez, 1:04 pm
South Africa’s travel industry is growing faster than the rest of its economy, scoring high marks in the global marketplace for travel competitiveness when it comes to natural resources and environmental protection, but low marks for security concerns.
Dana Sanchez, 8:31 pm
Kofi Annan, former United Nations secretary general and chairman of the Africa Progress Panel, said Africa’s wealth can lift millions out of poverty but it will require proper governance and transparency.
Makula Dunbar, 1:47 pm
UNICEF holds a two-day chronic malnutrition conference in Paris revealing that loss of productivity and health care costs related to child malnutrition in Africa amounts to $25 billion annually.
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