Transport

Air Namibia abandons Lagos-Accra route

2 days ago - 24 May 2019 | Transport

In a statement issued this morning, Air Namibia announced that it, with immediate effect, has suspended its Windhoek-Lagos-Accra route. The route, which was launched at the end of June last year, “started off very well”...

SA's Transnet hijacks Trans-Kalahari rail

2 weeks ago - 10 May 2019 | Transport

Transnet, South Africa's state rail corporation, has reconvened talks with its counterpart, Botswana Rail, to build a railway line to link the two countries.The move could jeopardise a similar plan by TransNamib.According to Fin24, the...

Namport impresses Masisi

1 month - 25 April 2019 | Transport

Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has commended Namibia on its efforts to provide landlocked countries with dry ports.He was speaking during a visit to the Namibia Ports Authority (Namport) in Walvis Bay yesterday.He was accompanied by...

Air Namibia board promises major changes

1 month - 12 April 2019 | Transport

The newly appointed Air Namibia board says it realises that “robust” short-and long-term changes are needed to turn around the troubled airline. After recent announcements of leadership changes and interim arrangements at Air Namibia,...

Two NAC execs off the hook

2 months ago - 15 March 2019 | Transport

Two executive managers at the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) appear to have been vindicated following the conclusion of disciplinary processes into alleged corruptive practices at the parastatal.This is according to a source who indicated that...

'We are not going to worship Geingob'

2 months ago - 15 March 2019 | Transport

President Hage Geingob has come under heavy fire from taxi boss Werner Januarie after State House cancelled a meeting with Namibian Transport and Taxi Union...

World turns on Boeing

2 months ago - 14 March 2019 | Transport

Namibia has joined the growing list of countries that have banned Boeing's B737 MAX 8 aircraft from landing at their airports following a crash in...

TransNamib property worth N$2.4 billion

2 months ago - 13 March 2019 | Transport

TransNamib says it is has not decided whether any of its assets will be sold. Cabinet last year approved a request by the company to...

Airline in talks over N$350m debt

2 months ago - 12 March 2019 | Transport

Air Namibia says it is negotiating with Belgian aviation firm Challenge Air SA over the possible payment of over N$350 million for an aircraft it...

Taxi drivers want Geingob

2 months ago - 12 March 2019 | Transport

The Namibia Transport and Taxi Union (NTTU) has urged President Hage Geingob to address taxi drivers personally in order to restore their faith in the...

No decision on Chinese financing

2 months ago - 11 March 2019 | Transport

No decision has been made on who will finance the Hosea Kutako International Airport (HKIA) project, says transport minister John Mutorwa. This contradicts earlier media...

Lengthy suspensions discouraged

2 months ago - 11 March 2019 | Transport

The lengthy suspension of four staff members at the Namibia Airports Company has been criticised by transport minister John Mutorwa.When he announced the appointment of...

Transport

Major developments in logistics

2 months ago - 08 March 2019 | Transport

Although Namibia's logistics sector grew by 16.1% between 2007 and 2017, major developments are needed if the country is to become a logistics hub for...

Overnight train service to be...

2 months ago - 05 March 2019 | Transport

ILENI NANDJATO - TransNamib wants to borrow N$2.5 billion in order to successfully implement its five-year strategic business plan, which is aimed at making the...

Paradise for potholes

2 months ago - 25 February 2019 | Transport

The Katima Mulilo town council has promised to rehabilitate a number of severely damaged roads at the town, but cannot say when this will happen.This...

Ministry back-peddles on Nabta

2 months ago - 25 February 2019 | Transport

The transport ministry has rescinded a press release dating back to 2013, in which it announced that the Namibia Bus and Taxi Association (Nabta) is...

Pilots turn on MD

3 months ago - 22 February 2019 | Transport

Air Namibia pilots are questioning acting MD Mandi Samson's ability to run the airline amid an ongoing threat that planes will be impounded in Europe...

We'll ground you

3 months ago - 12 February 2019 | Transport

Belgian aviation firm Challenge Air SA's local representative, Wilhelm Shali, says Air Namibia's German bank accounts will continue to lose money until it complies with...

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