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2015-10-09 Is Germany Moving Closer to Paying Reparations for Namibian Genoicide?
[Deutsche Welle] Encouraged by the visit of a German politician, Namibians have made fresh calls for the German government to admit that genocide was committed against the Herero and Nama tribes over a hundred years ago.

2015-10-09 Pension Billions Repatriated
[Namibian] THE state pension fund has been instructed to recall part of its N$90 billion investments abroad to reinvest locally as government looks to boost its depleted cash reserves.

2015-10-09 Burger Ruled Out of Rugby World Cup
[News24Wire] Namibia's inspirational captain Jacques Burger has been ruled out of his country's final Rugby World Cup Pool C game against Argentina on Sunday, thereby ending an illustrious international career.

2015-10-09 Georgia Win Battle of Exeter
[Namibian] Namibia came within a whisker of recording their first-ever win at the Rugby World Cup when they lost 17-16 to Georgia in an extraordinary match at Exeter's Sandy Park on Wednesday night.

2015-10-09 Warriors' Mentality and Spirit Will Be Key - Mannetti
[Namibian] Namibian coach Ricardo Mannetti reckons the Brave Warriors' time in Gambia has boosted their harmony and that they are ready for their first leg World Cup qualifier against Gambia on Friday at 19h00 Namibian time at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

2015-10-09 Gambia to Crash With Namibia in World Cup Qualifiers Today
[The Point] The Gambia are set to clash with Namibia in the first leg tie of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers today, Friday 9 October 2015, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau at 5pm.

2015-10-09 Sunfoil Three-Day First Class Campaign Underway
[Namibia Economist] The national cricket team kicked-off their Sunfoil three-day first class campaign against South African provisional team, Boland at the WAP Affies fields in Windhoek this week.

2015-10-09 Telecom Rating Outlook Stable
[Namibia Economist] Fitch Ratings has affirmed Telecom Namibia Limited's (TN) Long-term local currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BB+' and National Long-term rating at 'A-(zaf)'. The Outlooks are Stable. All ratings have been removed from Rating Watch Negative (RWN).

2015-10-09 Motor Industry Pushes Training Agenda
[Namibia Economist] The Pupkewitz Motor Division (PMD) hosted a career day late in September for representatives from the educational sector and recruitment agencies, to advertise the many career opportunities available in the division as well as in the Pupkewitz Group of Companies.

2015-10-09 Progress On Bulk Fuel Storage Facility
[Namibia Economist] As the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (NAMCOR) readies itself for the re-instatement of its 50% fuel import mandate, the oil and gas entity also recently provided a progress update on the construction of its 500 million litre bulk fuel storage facility.

2015-10-09 MVA Emergency Response Unit Now Operational
[Namibia Economist] The Motor Vehicle Accident Fund of Namibia is now able to respond to emergencies since it has received the green light from the Ministry of Health and Social Services to operate an emergency service. The fund's Emergency Response Unit (ERU) became operational in September. Previously, the MVA Fund had to make use of external service providers.

2015-10-09 NSX Stockbrokers Switch to Iress
[Namibia Economist] All 4 Namibian stockbrokers have switched their front-end links into the local bourse trading system to the trading solutions supplied by IRESS, the Australian software company that specialises in the development of software systems for use in financial services.

2015-10-09 Marine Communication Unmatched
[Namibia Economist] Marine Data Solutions (MDSol), market leaders in Namibian maritime surveillance technologies, announced this week it has acquired a majority shareholding in Marine Radio Acoustic Devices (MRAD), providers of a wide range of brands in electronic equipment for the marine and fisheries industries.

2015-10-09 E-Governance to Fight Corruption
[Namibia Economist] The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) announced during the 2nd Information Communication Technology Summit in Windhoek on Tuesday that it will collaborate with Estonia to implement e-Governance in the Public Service.

2015-10-09 Focus On the Quantifiable Cost of Emergencies, Not On the Morals
[Namibia Economist] The importance of the Motor Vehicle Accident Fund establishing and operating its own dedicated Emergency Response Unit, can not be overemphasised. Regardless whether one agrees or disagrees with the contested report of last year that ranked Namibia as the most dangerous country to travel in, road crashes take a very considerable toll with a huge economic impact. Sadly, our own statistics show that young people bear the weight and that the vast majority of fatalities and injuries happen to victims under the

2015-10-09 Public Private Dialogue Facilitated
[Namibia Economist] The Namibia Manufacturers Association and the Namibian Trade Forum signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for mutual collaboration to facilitate public private dialogue and cooperation for a conducive business environment.

2015-10-09 Namibia Has the Best Junior Chefs
[Namibia Economist] After four hours of cooking, with blind judging, the Namibian team won the award for junior chefs of Africa in a World Associaton of Chef Societies accredited competition.

2015-10-09 Thank You for Paying Back Your Loans On Time
[Namibia Economist] The Good Business and Innovation Awards of the Development Bank of Namibia have become the benchmark for seed capital performance.

2015-10-09 Grandeur At the Strand Hotel Swakopmund
[Namibia Economist] The Strand Hotel Swakopmund is scheduled to open doors this Friday the 9th of October at 12 noon.

2015-10-09 Meat Quality At Food Lovers Certified
[Namibia Economist] Food Lover's Market in Maerua Mall last week received its Seal of Quality from the Meatboard, certifying this popular deli for the quality of the meat it sells.

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