In 2019 the economy contracted by 1.1 percent compared to a growth of 0.7 percent registered in 2018. In nominal terms, the GDP expanded slightly by 0.4 percent to N$178,677 million in 2019 from N$178,052 million recorded in 2018.

Namibia’s development is guided by its 5-year periods National Development Plans within its long-term National Policy Framework, Vision 2030, and recently by the Harambee Prosperity Plan (HPP).

The Free to Shine campaign1 is an initiative of the African Union, the Organization of African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD) and partners to address the growing complacency in the response to childhood HIV in Africa.

Namibia experienced significant rainfall deficits during the 2019 agricultural season, leading to below-average harvests in cereal-producing areas, particularlynorthern Namibia’s Omusati, Oshana, and Oshikoto regions, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reports.

The killing of an alpha elephant bull at Omatjete last week has been highly criticised by Namibian conservation and tourism groups.

Namibia translocated six elephants to a tourism game park in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Namibia's Port Authorities (Namport) said Tuesday.

Namibian financial services firm, PSG Wealth Management, said Wednesday that amid the significant slump in agricultural output, the current drought will affect water-intensive industries, such as b

The Executive program for the province of Namibe provides for the provision of 2 billion kwanzas.

Supermarkets at Walvis Bay and Henties Bay will as from tomorrow start charging a voluntary fee for plastic bags as a means of deterring their use.

Prolonged dry spell coupled with an economic downturn is stifling traditional food sellers' trade in Namibia, causing a fall in their income.

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