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Shifeta to deliver Phosphate mining decision on Thursday

A judgement by tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta on whether to have an environment clearance certificate withheld or granted to Namibia Marine Phos...

Himarwa settles dust over Paheye Primary School chaos … after hostile parents withdrew children

Education minister, Katrina Hanse Himarwa has settled the dust over the drama at Paheye Primary school after allegations that the behavior of the ...

Defence minister denies splashing money on Otjozondjupa farm

Defence minister, Penda Ya Ndakolo, has flatly denied ever purchasing farm Otjisemba located in the Otjozondjupa region, following allegations tha...

It’s time for private sector to stop “waiting and seeing”- Schlettwein

Old Mutual Namibia celebrated the anchoring of its business footprint in Africa last week at an event where finance minister Calle Schlettwein als...

Rugby Africa Gold Cup to start this weekend

The Rugby Africa Gold Cup is expected to kick off this weekend and will be played in a round-robin format across seven match days between the 16th...

Drama unfolds as two men claim paternity over one child

Two men are at each others’ throats fighting over the paternity of a child born to a Katima Mulilo based police officer identified only as S...

Mining


75 % mining revenue coming from high percentage of protected land

The executive director of Namibian Uranium Institute (NUI) Dr. Gabi Schneider says that 75% of N...

NUA provides 3 000 permanent jobs

Namibia Uranium Association (NUA) provided 3 000 permanent, and about 2 300 contractor jobs in t...

Mining revenue projected to rise to N$29b next year

The mining industry generated N$28.85 billion in revenue during 2016 from N$25.28b in 2015. S...

Mining Industry spent N$82.8 million on skills development

The mining industry has spent N$83 million on training and skills development and awarded 33 burs...

Uranium, Zinc, Gold, salt dominates the mining industry

Despite the current unstable economic situation in Namibia, uranium, zinc, salt and gold con...

Namibia-De Beers partnership bears fruits

The latest service agreement signed between Namibia and De Beers has seen the amount of diamonds ...

N$8m to protect diamond industry - Kandjoze

Mines minister Obeth Kandjoze revealed that they have allocated N$8 456 000 for monitoring, regul...

Kandjoze fumes over rough diamond exports

The Minister of Mines and Energy (MME) Obeth Kandjoze at a recent press conference engaging the D...

Chamber of Mines expects 194 stands at Expo

The Chamber of Mines expects a record of 194 stands at this year’s Mining Expo to take plac...

Vedanta Approves US$782 million investment to develop mine and refinery

Vedanta Resources, a London Stock Exchange listed mining concern, has approved a US$782 million i...

Tschudi copper is 80% complete

Weatherly Mining Namibia this week announced that it has completed 80% of the constructio...

ArandisÔÇÖ life after mining

  Arandis Town council is mooting an ambitious plan to attract investors other than...

Chariot to sell stakes in Namibia

Chariot Oil & Gas Ltd. (CHAR), a U.K. explorer focused on West Africa, will sell stakes in fi...

Otjikoto gold mine to present low risks

  The environmental impact assessment for the proposed Otjikoto Gold Mine shows tha...

As Epangelo reaches N$ 5b halfway target

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NMP to pay N$1b in royalties

Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP) is estimated to pay N$ 993 million in royalties to Government on ...

Supply deal boosts LHM fortunes

Australian-based Paladin Energy, owners of Langer Heinrich Mine, LHM have inked a US$200m (approx...

Namdeb ventures on environmentally friendly mining

      Mining companies in the country have been allowed for too long t...

Low prices keep Shaw at bay

    Shaw River Manganese Limited, owners of Otjizondu Mine about 300km off...

Disagreements emerge on mining cake shares

  Contrary to revelations from the Ministry of Finance that the country is nearing ...

NRE commences drilling at Lofdal

Namibia Rare Earths Inc. has started a 6 000-metre diamond drilling programme at their Lofda...

As mining tops investment ratings

  The Namibian mining sector recorded the second highest single fixed investment ra...

Epangelo on the hunt for investors

  State-owned Epangelo Mining Company (EMC) is casting its nets wider for foreign i...

Kudu Gas deal still uncertain

Local labour expert, Herbert Jauch told The Villager this week that it is imperative that Go...

LH completion on course

The final phase of construction at Langer Heinrich including name plating is expected to be ...

Nam could earn more from limestone deposits

  The managing director of Epangelo Mining Company (EMC), Elifas Hawala last week s...

Langer Heinrich's 2011 milestone on course

  Paladin Energy, owners of Langer Heinrich, has confirmed the completion of its fi...