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Business / Economics

Namibian Competition Commission accuses banks of price-fixing

The Namibian Competition Commission has accused the Payments Association of Namibia and several commercial banks of colluding in price-fixing activities related to card transaction fees. According to the Commission, the banks, which are competitors in the market, allegedly colluded with PAN to collectively set interchange fees, a practice deemed anti-competitive and prohibited by law. Here is the NaCC spokesperson Dina //Gowases with more details.

todayApril 23, 2024 18


Judge stops illegal entry blockade at Namib Mills

A High Court judge has granted a temporary interdict to stop activist Michael Amushelelo and 26 Namib Mills employees from illegally obstructing access to the company's premises and endangering its operations. Future Media reporter Angie Scholtz has more.   According to the court's directive, Amushelelo and the involved workers are prohibited from blocking entrances to Namib Mills' premises, threatening to halt the company's operations, or making any threats against the […]

todayApril 4, 2024 20

South Africa

South Africa pursues further legal action to stop Israel

South Africa is pursuing further legal action on its genocide case against Israel if it continues its deadly attacks in Gaza. Department of International Relations and Cooperation Director-General Zane Dangor says they are writing to the ICJ to "consider additional provisional measures on Israel". Meanwhile, the United Nations has called for restraint in Rafah, Gaza's southernmost city following reports of airstrikes in the area. Rafah is currently home to some […]

todayFebruary 13, 2024 12


MEFT records confiscation of 18 pangolin skins

  The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) has recorded a total of 18 pangolin skins, 12 live pangolins and 146 pangolin scales that were confiscated between September and November this year. This is according to the ministry’s spokesperson Romeo Muyunda, who in a press statement on Monday said as a result 23 criminal cases have been registered and 38 suspects arrested. These numbers, Muyunda said surpass that of […]

todayDecember 19, 2023 4


Trafficking of protected plant species suspect to apply for bail

  A 29-year-old Tanzanian woman is set to appear in the Opuwo Magistrate’s court on Thursday for a bail application, in connection with the alleged trafficking of protected plant species. The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) spokesperson Romeo Muyunda in a media statement on Monday said Diana Mashiku was arrested alongside Namibians, Veisiruaije Tjavara (25), Jennifer Simataa (37) and Tjivinda Unatavi (31) for being in possession of 46 […]

todayDecember 19, 2023 10


Unveiling environmental activism: Ina-Marie Shikongo’s artistic resistance against threats to the Okavango Delta

By Kate Okorie, via Bird Story Agency "This piece is for Ken Saro-Wiwa," said Ina-Marie Shikongo, pointing to a textile collage shaped like an inverted dome hanging above the grey sofa where she was seated, surrounded by other artwork referencing the earth's warming climate. In a world often muted by diplomacy, Shikongo stands out as a defiant burst of unapologetic activism. Since 2020, the Namibian climate activist has used her […]

todayDecember 4, 2023 22