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Fitch downgrades Namibia’s credit rating from stable to negative

Written by Anna Salkeus on 22 February 2019

WINDHOEK, 22 FEB (NAMPA) – The United States of America’s Fitch credit rating agency has downgraded Namibia’s credit risk outlook from stable to negative.
The rating released on 21 February 2019, affirmed Namibia’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘BB+’.
The agency said the revised rating to negative reflects Namibia’s weak growth performance and the agency’s downward assessment of growth prospects with adverse implications for the government’s ability to stabilise the public debt t ...


Erago Combined School to get hostel

Written by Sawi Hausiku on 22 February 2019

NKURENKURU, 22 FEB (NAMPA) – The Erago Combined School in Kavango West will soon get a hostel to accommodate learners who walk over 10 kilometres to school, Director of Education in the region Theopolina Hamutumua has said.
Speaking during the Directorate of Education’s stakeholder meeting for the year held here on Thursday, Hamutumua said her directorate approached various institutions for funding for the construction of a hostel at the school situated in Erago village.
“Some learners come to school Monday ...

Geingob appoints commission of inquiry for land rights

WINDHOEK, 21 FEB (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob on Thursday appointed a Commission of Inquiry into claims of ancestral land rights and restitution, which he said will emphasise urgency, impartiality, professionalism and fairness in the execution of its mandate. (Video by: Josephina Simeon) NAMPATV

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× WINDHOEK, 18 February 2019 - Award-winning musician Elomotho. (Photo by: Contributed) NAMPA

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× FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 file photo, Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, speaks at the Security Conference in Munich, Germany. The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog says Iran still is complying with the terms of a 2015 deal that aims to keep Tehran from building atomic weapons in exchange for economic incentives. The International Atomic Energy Agency said in a confidential quarterly report on Friday, Feb. 22 that Iran has been abiding with key limitations set in the so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP, file)

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× NKURENKURU, 21 February 2019 - The Director of Education in the Kavango West Region, Theopolina Hamutumua. (Photo by: Peter Muronga) NAMPA

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× RUNDU, 18 February 2019 - Disgruntled Swapo party members in Rundu sang liberation struggle songs when they handed over a petition containing their grievances to the party's regional leadership on Monday. The group called for the reinstatement of three Swapo councillors. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA

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× Employees of two subcontracting foundries of Renault, formerly owned by the French automaker and now going into receivership block the access to the Renault plant in Le Mans, on February 22, 2019, to call for their reintegration into the Renault group. (Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / AFP)

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× FILE PHOTO: A Rolls-Royce logo is seen at the company's aerospace engineering and development site in Bristol, Britain, December 17, 2015. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo


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