Growth

5 03, 2024

ECONOMIC PROGRESS UNDER NAMIBIA’S LATE PRESIDENT

2024-03-13T09:01:34+00:00 March 5th, 2024|ECONOMIC PULSE, NEWS|

Economic Pulse – March 2024 His Excellency Dr Hage Geingob embarked on his presidency in 2015 amidst a wave of public support, having secured 86% of the presidential vote in 2014. However, with Geingob’s inauguration as the third president of Namibia, he inherited an overheated economy rapidly running out of steam. While Namibia had been [...]

15 12, 2023

The Year in Review

2024-03-06T11:03:35+00:00 December 15th, 2023|ECONOMIC PULSE|

Entering 2023, Namibia’s economic landscape was characterised by cautiously optimistic projections, underpinned by strong commodity performance, a surge in government spending, the expected validation of prior oil discoveries and the emerging interest in green hydrogen initiatives. However, as the year unfolded, the optimism was somewhat offset by the reality of an economy still grappling with [...]

27 06, 2019

MAJOR BOOST TO GREEN ENERGY INAUGURATED

2019-06-27T10:10:04+00:00 June 27th, 2019|NEWS|

Text by Willie Olivier Namibia’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) plant and one of the most productive plants in the world, the 37MW Hardap Solar Polar PV plant was officially inaugurated on Thursday, 20 June 2019. Situated on 100 ha of land east of Mariental, the plant came into operation in November last year. [...]