Angolan Escapee Still On the Loose

[New Era] Police in Omusati Region are requesting people in both Namibia and Angola to help trace an Angolan inmate who escaped from the Outapi Magistrate’s Court cells in August last year. Police spokesperson in the region, Warrant Officer Lineekela S…

[New Era] Police in Omusati Region are requesting people in both Namibia and Angola to help trace an Angolan inmate who escaped from the Outapi Magistrate's Court cells in August last year. Police spokesperson in the region, Warrant Officer Lineekela Shikongo said the suspect, Simeon Andreas, who committed fraud in Ondangwa in the Oshana Region, was still on the loose. Shikongo said Andreas falsely told the police officers at Ondangwa that he was scheduled to appear at Outapi Magistrate's Court and needed to be esco

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Gold Mining Firms Up in Arms Over Tanzania’s Legal Changes

[East African] Gold miners Acacia Mining Plc and AngloGold Ashanti want fresh talks with the Tanzania government on the amended mining laws and regulations in which Dar demands a bigger slice of the pie from its vast mineral resources.

[East African] Gold miners Acacia Mining Plc and AngloGold Ashanti want fresh talks with the Tanzania government on the amended mining laws and regulations in which Dar demands a bigger slice of the pie from its vast mineral resources.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

China’s Top Legislator to Visit Namibia

[New Era] Windhoek -China’s top legislator Li Zhanshu – chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress – will pay an official friendly visit to Namibia tomorrow, Parliament confirmed.

[New Era] Windhoek -China's top legislator Li Zhanshu - chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress - will pay an official friendly visit to Namibia tomorrow, Parliament confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Nam Bodybuilders Win Medals in Top SA Competition

[New Era] Cape Town -Regarded as arguably one of the most popular events on the South African sporting calendar, the popular annual Sharneen Classic produced fireworks as Namibians made their presence felt.

[New Era] Cape Town -Regarded as arguably one of the most popular events on the South African sporting calendar, the popular annual Sharneen Classic produced fireworks as Namibians made their presence felt.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Private Sector Holds Power to Fight Corruption – IPPR

[New Era] Windhoek -As the private sector makes the biggest contribution to Namibia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), this sector holds tremendous power to significantly influence the fight to tackle corruption. Namibia’s public sector contributes 26.5 p…

[New Era] Windhoek -As the private sector makes the biggest contribution to Namibia's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), this sector holds tremendous power to significantly influence the fight to tackle corruption. Namibia's public sector contributes 26.5 per cent to GDP with the main contributors within the sector being services (65.6 per cent), industry (29 per cent), mining (11.5 per cent), and agriculture (5.5 per cent).

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Afonso Dhlakama’s Death Changes the Calculation for Peace Prospects

[Chatham House] If politicians continue to act in good faith, the death of the opposition leader may be a significant opportunity to finally draw a line under Mozambique’s long war.

[Chatham House] If politicians continue to act in good faith, the death of the opposition leader may be a significant opportunity to finally draw a line under Mozambique's long war.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Nujoma’s Reconciliation Role Understated – Geingob

[New Era] Etunda -President Hage Geingob said on Saturday that Founding President Sam Nujoma’s role in reconciliation between former colonial masters in Southern Africa and those that they had colonised is not fully told.

[New Era] Etunda -President Hage Geingob said on Saturday that Founding President Sam Nujoma's role in reconciliation between former colonial masters in Southern Africa and those that they had colonised is not fully told.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia