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The Communication Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) has ordered telecommunications operators to cease the mandatory capturing of biometric data for SIM card registration purposes.

The South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has hiked South Africa’s interest rates by another 50 basis points.

Reconnaissance Energy Africa (Recon Africa) has announced that it has acquired additional data as part of ongoing exploration work in Namibia.

Standard Bank Namibia Holdings has announced the appointment of Nelson Lucas as Acting Chief Executive, effective from 24 May 2023, for a period of six months.

The Namibian Competition Commission (NaCC) says it has noticed a significant rise in the number of merger cases brought before the regulator and anticipates further increases.

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has paid out N$20 billion in the last five years to its beneficiaries, Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has revealed.

The Cabinet has approved the government to enter into an agreement with Hyphen Hydrogen Energy, a company awarded the bid to develop green hydrogen projects in Namibia.

The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) has dehorned approximately 2,500 rhinos nationally and spent over N$60 million in a decade in the exercise aimed at curbing poaching.

The University of Namibia's School of Dentistry has achieved a significant milestone in the country's healthcare sector by graduating its inaugural cohort of 16 dentists.

Andrada Mining says its N$100 million senior debt facility from the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) is expected to reach a contractual close at the end of May 2023 with the potential first drawdown in June 2023.

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