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First PanAfgeo training, minerals resources assessment launched in Windhoek, on 17 June 2017 First PanAfgeo training, minerals resources assessment launched in Windhoek, on 17 June 2017
17 Jun 2017
The ambitious training programme of the PanAfGeo project is now a reality. The first training of “Work Package 2– Mineral Resources Assessment” was held from 5 to 16 June 2017 in Windhoek, Namibia.   After 2 weeks of intensive training, 20 geologists coming from nin.. [read more]
Geological Survey Call for Contributions Geological Survey Call for Contributions
07 Nov 2016
Communications of the Geological Survey of Namibia Since 1985; latest volume 17, 2016 Publishes papers, reports and notes relating or relevant to the geology of Namibia Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Namibia Since 1965; latest volume 22, 2016 Publishes monographs (e... [read more]
African Upstream Oil and Gas book African Upstream Oil and Gas book
04 Jul 2016
Andreas Simon.   The African Upstream Oil and gas: “A Practical Guide to Law and Regulation”, is a detailed book that provides a country-by-country analysis of African oil and gas.   The book details the oil and gas frameworks and the key concerns in the most s.. [read more]
Government establishes Diamond Company Government establishes Diamond Company
18 May 2016
By Andreas Simon The birth of a Namibian owned Diamond Company has put Government in a better position to market and sell Namibian rough Diamonds in the industry.   The announcement of the new Diamond Company called Namib Desert Diamonds (Pty) Ltd (NAMDIA)  was made d.. [read more]
10 - Year Government and DeBeers Diamond Sales and Marketing Agreement signed 10 - Year Government and DeBeers Diamond Sales and Marketing Agreement signed
18 May 2016
  By Andreas Simon Government and DeBeers, signed the first ever longest diamond sales and marketing agreement that will last for 10 years.  The event took place on 16 May 2016 in the Constitution room at Office of the Prime Minster and it was attended by high profile.. [read more]
NO POWER CUTS EXPECTED IN NAMIBIA NO POWER CUTS EXPECTED IN NAMIBIA
23 Mar 2016
The Ministry of Mines and Energy and NamPower have with great concern observed that media houses issued reports on an anticipated energy crunch to be faced by the country (articles in The Namibian “NamPower expects enormous strain on system from August” and the Namibian Sun “Exp.. [read more]
Mining Indaba in Cape Town Mining Indaba in Cape Town
09 Feb 2016
Honourable Obeth Kandjoze, Minister of Mines and Energy (Left Center) together with Mr. Simeon Negumbo, the Permanent Secretary of Mines and Energy (Left Front) at the Mining Indaba in Cape Town.  In the picture, the two heads are seen having a discussion with the British High Commissio.. [read more]
Deputy Minister visits Ohangwena and Omusati regions Deputy Minister visits Ohangwena and Omusati regions
27 Jan 2016
Andreas Simon The Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Mines and Energy, Hon. Kornelia Shilunga, initiated a trip to familiarize herself and assess the progress of rural electrification activities in the Ohangwena and Omusati Regions.  One of the objectives of the trip was also to co.. [read more]
Namibia hosts the international Diamond Namibia hosts the international Diamond
18 Nov 2015
The Diamond Board of Namibia through the Ministry of Mines and Energy will host the second international diamond conference and jewelry exhibition on the 23 - 24 November 2015, at the Safari Hotel and Conference and the Heritage Museum at the Ministry of Mines and Energy respectively. The theme o.. [read more]
Deputy Minister Mission visit to Tsumkwe Constituency Deputy Minister Mission visit to Tsumkwe Constituency
17 Nov 2015
By Andreas Simon:  The Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy, Hon. Kornelia Shilunga, is visiting the Tsumkwe Constituancy from 16-20 November.  The aim of the visit is to assess progress of the grid and measure the grid from Omatako to Tsumkwe.  The delegation will also look at poss.. [read more]
International Renewable Energy Symposium International Renewable Energy Symposium
03 Nov 2015
By: Andreas Simon Renewable energy has been the topic of the town during the event, International Renewable Energy Symposium (IRES) under the theme “Renewable energy for economic prosperity” that was organized by the Namibia Energy Institute.   The symposium took p.. [read more]
Mines and Energy attend Africa Oil week Mines and Energy attend Africa Oil week
28 Oct 2015
By Andreas Simon:   The Ministry of Mines and Energy, is attending the 22 Africa Oil Week exhibition for African Upstream companies at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa.  The event started on 26 and will continue till 30 October 2015.  The Mi.. [read more]
Mines and Energy host cleaning campaign and launch new logo Mines and Energy host cleaning campaign and launch new logo
27 Oct 2015
By Andreas Simon:   On 23 October, the Ministry of Mines and Energy hosted two events, the launch of the new MME logo and the cleaning campaign.  The events were held at the Ministry of Mines and Energy main building in Windhoek.    During his address to the sta.. [read more]
Mines and Energy host the media Mines and Energy host the media
27 Oct 2015
Presentation by the Geological Survey of Namibia, during the media tour held at the Ministry of Mines and Energy. Andreas Simon: The Ministry of Mines and Energy held a media Tour on 22 October 2015, the event was well attended, as the invited guests were a total of (12) twelve medi.. [read more]
SMU visits Tatamutsi SMU visits Tatamutsi
29 Sep 2015
Andreas Simon:   The Small Mines of Uis an association headed by the Ministry of Mines and Energy (SMU), visited the Tatamutsi on 22 September 2015 water project in Uis in Erongo Region.   The visit to Erongo region is intended to inspect and follow-up on the progress of t.. [read more]