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License Transfer Completed to Next Graphite, Inc. Subsidiary From Namibian Mining Ministry
Next Graphite, Inc. , a development stage company in Africa's Republic of Namibia targeting the growing global graphite production industry and market demand, today announced its 90%-owned, Namibia-based ...(4/23/2014 8:15:00 AM)
Air Namibia, Turkish Airlines Sign MoU To Boost Commercial Cooperation
WINDHOEK, April 23 (Bernama) - Air Namibia and Turkish Airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance commercial cooperation between the two airlines, Namibia Press Agency (Nampa) reported.(4/23/2014 1:06:49 AM)
Uranium miners at Rio Tinto Namibia mine sick
Rio Tinto workers in Namibia who mined uranium to supply the British and American militaries in the 1970s are suffering from cancer and other illnesses, a study has found. A joint study by charity Earthlife Namibia and activists at the Labour Resources and Research Institute showed that workers who were employed at the firm's Rossing mine in the Namib Desert, were now battling cancer and ...(4/17/2014 4:18:58 PM)
Namibia Government Considers Oil Block Auctions to Improve Terms
Namibia may revert to auctioning oil and gas exploration blocks because it will give the government better terms than the existing open licensing system, said Petroleum Commissioner Immanuel Mulunga.(4/17/2014 1:44:41 AM)
Namibia Power Seeks Bids for 250-Megawatt Thermal Station
Namibia Power Corp. asked interested companies to bid to build a 250-megawatt thermal station as part of plans to curb an electricity-supply shortage in the southwest African nation.(4/16/2014 3:14:14 AM)
Namibia central bank keeps rates steady, economy to grow
Namibia's central bank kept its main lending rate unchanged at 5.5 percent for the seventh straight time on Wednesday, saying economic growth was expected to continue in 2014 while inflation would remain at sustainable levels. In a statement posted on its website, the Bank of Namibia said growth in 2014 was expected to be supported by the sustained rapid pace of construction and mining, as well ...(4/16/2014 6:21:57 AM)
Southern Africa: Chinese Merchant Gateways for Ivory and Rhino Horns
[Fahamu]Namibia has enjoyed a good reputation for its nature conservation, but there is evidence the illegal trade in wildlife products is taking off.(4/22/2014 8:31:49 AM)
Another airline pulls out of Ghana
Air Namibia is to end flights into Ghana from the 26th of June of this year. This is not the first time the airline is making such a move. Last year it made a similar move but later rescinded the decision to pull out but Citi Business News has learnt the decision may be permanent this time round.(4/22/2014 11:15:24 PM)
Uranium Miners in Namibia Face Rise in Water Price, Paladin Says
Uranium miners in Namibia, already coping with water shortages in the semi-arid Erongo region, face a steep rise in costs, Paladin Energy (PDN) Ltd. said.(4/4/2014 6:24:15 AM)
Namibia: Food rations save lives in Namibia
[IFRC]As Namibia's drought has persisted over the last year, Manner Tjambiru has endured along with it. The 89-year-old mother of seven, and grandmother of 10 has survived, although all of her cattle have died.(4/14/2014 7:12:24 AM)
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