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Kasuto says he won't leave NUNW

National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) president Ismael Kasuto is clinging to the federation’s leadership after a majority of affiliate s...

Muharukua was selfless: Geingob

President Hage Geingob has described the late liberation war heroine Angelika Muharukua as a selfless cadre whose qualities are now rare to find. ...

Nahas Angula speaks like an AK47 - what can he bring?

Swapo 2017: What Have They Done This is the third part in a series where The Villager will analyse what each of 11 Swapo Party top four candida...

We might be left out of congress - Kasuto

Controversially “deposed” president of the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) Ismael Kasuto has exclusively told The Villager t...

Ondonga community sues police for harassment

Some members of the Ondonga community want the police officers who harassed them during a peaceful meeting at Okakodhi in Oshikoto prosecuted. ...

Can legacy politics give Ekandjo Swapo's head?

Swapo 2017: What Have They Done This is the second part in a series where The Villager will analyse what each of 11 Swapo Party top four candid...

Mining


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...