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Corona Watch 21 October

Government launches vaccination roadshow, questions asked over home antigen testing, SA mining sector backs vaccines, and Amnesty report bemoans censorship and misinformation.

Corona Watch 20 October

Vaccines not a requirement for voting, study shows mandates are effective at driving uptake though, SA Restaurant Collective launches 'Covid certification', and things are coming to a head in the United States.

Corona Watch 19 October

South Africa denies authorization for Sputnik V vaccine, new study shows how vaccines reduce transmission within households, and a detailed look at Merck's Molnupiravir

Corona Watch 18 October

Vaccine rates around the world, SA government reassures 12 to 17 year-olds on Pfizer vaccine, and statins could lower the risk of dying of Covid-19

Corona Watch 15 October

Calls for SA (and neighbouring countries) to allow vaccinated travellers in without testing, and the natural vs. vaccine provided immunity debate continues.

Corona Watch 14 October

Namibia's active cases drop below 1000, WHO still hasn't approved the Sputnik V vaccine, massive US study finds no significant associations between vaccinations and serious side effects, and new probe into Covid-19 origin launched.

African Energy Week

We caught up with Mr. NJ Ayuk, the executive chairman at the African Energy Chamber and CEO of the Centurion Law Group, ahead of the 2021 Africa Energy Week - to be held in Cape Town from the 9th to the 12th of November. In the wide-ranging interview we talk about his visit to Namibia, what Africa needs to do to truly benefit from our natural resources, why he believes the days of oil are not as numbered as many say they are, and we touch on local projects including the Kudu Gas Field and Recon Africa's drilling in the northwest of the country.
African Energy Week

Climate Change Adaptation and Namibia

David was granted exclusive access to US Deputy Special Envoy for Climate Change, Dr. Jonathan Pershing during his visit to Namibia. They spoke about the US's commitment to combatting climate change under the Biden administration, what we can expect from the upcoming COP26 in Glasgow, how Namibia should best invest to ensure climate wise rebuilding following the Covid-19 pandemic as well as how the US plans to assist in that regard, and even what Dr. Pershing's vision of the future looks like.

MTC Listing, what you need to know

With Namibia's largest telecommunications company set to list on the Namibia Stock Exchange by the end of November, and the prospectus opening on Monday 20 September, we spoke to Shaun Lahner, an equity analyst at Simonis Storm Securities to find out more about buying shares in a company and how to go about it.

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