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Moody’s affirms Namibia's Ba1 ratings, maintains negative outlook

Written by Anna Salkeus on 10 December 2018

WINDHOEK, 10 OCT (NAMPA) – Moody's Investors Service has affirmed the Ba1 long-term issuer and senior unsecured ratings of Namibia, maintaining a negative outlook.

The affirmation of the Ba1 rating was announced on its website on Saturday.

The Ba1 reflects Namibia's gradually improving medium-term growth prospects and moderate wealth levels that support the economy's shock absorption capacity.

“The decision to maintain the negative outlook reflects Moody's concern that the government will not be able to ...


Black Africa humiliates African Stars

Written by Maqonda Ndlovu on 10 December 2018

WINDHOEK, 10 DEC (NAMPA) – Black Africa beat African Stars 5-1 in an MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) fifth round match played at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Sunday.

Stars were the first to score when Rodger Katjiteo found the net in the fifth minute before Emilio Martin equalised for BA four minutes later.

Stars then found themselves 2-1 down when BA robbed them of the ball in their own half and captain Dynamo Fredricks’ powerful shot found the top corner of the net, giving Stars’ goal minder Helmut Maletz ...

Kavihuha dismisses PM's statement on civil servants' salaries

WINDHOEK, 05 DEC (NAMPA) - Secretary General of the Trade Union Congress of Namibia (TUCNA), Muhongora Kavihuha has dismissed a statement made by Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, that public servants are well remunerated. (Video by: Antonia Barera) NAMPA.

Namibian contingent returns from Lesotho

Diamond prospects a concern in 2019

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× WINDHOEK, 10 December 2018 - Disgruntled Swanu members showing their unhappiness on the commemoration of the International Human Rights Day and the Day of the Namibian Women, which they feel does not reflect the true story of the Old Location Day. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× FILE - In this Monday, April 19, 2018 file photo, Gold medalist from South Africa Chad Le Clos displays his medal after the men's 100m butterfly final at the Aquatic Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia. Four-time Olympic medalist Chad le Clos supports a planned new competition that is leading top swimmers to rebel against their world governing body. Le Clos says the International Swimming League “will benefit swimming with a new dynamic approach.” The ISL is privately owned, outside swim body FINA’s control, and aims to pay higher prize money. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

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× Soccer Football - Champions League - Liverpool Press Conference - Anfield, Liverpool, Britain - December 10, 2018 Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk during a press conference Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine

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× Congolese gynecologist and co-laureate of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Denis Mukwege gives his lecture after accepting his award during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony 2018 on December 10, 2018 at the City Hall in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Tobias SCHWARZ / AFP)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 04 December 2018 - The Otjiwarongo Constituency Councillor, Julius Neumbo (L) donates food hampers to community members during the belated commemorations of the World Aids Day at Otjiwarongo on Tuesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Congolese gynecologist and co-laureate of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Denis Mukwege (C) is hugged by Iraqi Yazidi-Kurdish human rights activist and co-laureate of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Nadia Murad (R) and applauded by Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee Berit Reiss-Andersen (L) after giving his lecture during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony 2018 on December 10, 2018 at the City Hall in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Tobias SCHWARZ / AFP)

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× (181210) -- BANGKOK, Dec. 10, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Tourists sail near the art site "Gilding the Border" in Krabi, Thailand, Dec. 6, 2018. Thailand Biennale, Krabi 2018 takes place in Krabi Province from Nov. 2, 2018 to Feb. 28, 2019. It showcases artworks created by 57 Thai and foreign new generation artists. (Xinhua/Zhang Keren) (wyo)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 07 December 2018 – Cannabis weighting 224 kilogrammes valued at over N.dollars 2.4 million that was confiscated from 36-year-old South African man by the Namibian Police Force at the Keetmanshoop police roadblock on Friday. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA


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