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Looser claims seventh Desert Dash title

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 09 December 2023

SWAKOPMUND, 09 DEC (NAMPA) – Swiss rider Konny Looser was on Saturday crowned as the 2023 Nedbank Desert Dash champion after dominating the solo rider’s category at this year’s championship.

The 19th edition of the Nedbank Desert Dash started in Windhoek on 08 December at the Grove Mall and finished in Swakopmund on 09 December 2023 at the Platz Am Meer in Swakopmund.

Looser, who last won the solo category of the Desert Dash in 2020, crossed the line 31 minutes behind Alex Miller and his teammate Philip B ...


Domestic economy to grow by 3.9 per cent: Bank of Namibia

Written by Andreas Thomas on 08 December 2023

WINDHOEK, 08 DEC (NAMPA) - The Bank of Namibia has projected that the domestic economy will grow by an estimated 3.9 per cent this year, though GDP growth is projected to slow down in 2023 and 2024.
The bank noted in its economic outlook update for December that the slow growth in Namibia’s GDP is due to weaker global demand and an anticipated contraction in agriculture.
The bank’s strategic communications and international relations director, Kazembire Zemburuka, said in a statement on Friday that the dome ...

President Geingob defends international travel

WINDHOEK, 28 NOV (NAMPA) - President Hage Geingob has called on the media to concentrate their reporting on important issues instead of trivial ones like the travel allowance of politicians. During his annual press briefing at State House on Monday, Geingob digressed from his prepared speech to address the media criticism of his and his ministers’ traveling, reportedly to benefit from travel and subsistence allowances (S&Ts). (Video: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA TV

Alweendo: Namibians should not solely rely on revenue generated by natural resources

President Geingob arrives in the UAE to partake in high-level COP28 deliberations

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× Lorient's supporters cheer during the French L1 football match between FC Lorient and Olympique de Marseille at the Moustoir stadium on December 10, 2023 in Lorient, western France. (Photo by LOIC VENANCE / AFP)