Chamber’s Response to The Namibian’s Supplement on Marine Phosphate Mining & Fishing

On 26th March 2021, The Namibian’s Spotlight was published intending to provide perspectives on whether the fishing industry and proposed marine phosphate mining industry could co-exist in Namibia. The author of the articles endeavoured to provide a fair representation and a balanced perspective. However, a number of the statements attributed to the representative for the […]

2020 President’s Report & New Office Bearers

Mining Industry Review for 2020 Delivered by Outgoing President of the Chamber At the AGM held on 21 April 2021, The outgoing President of the Chamber of Mines delivered his final President’s Report for 2020. The report higlights the impact of Covid-19 on the mining sector in 2020, its contribution to the Namibian economy and […]

Chamber response to Southern Africa Resource Watch Report on Namibia mineral sector

Chamber’s Response to Southern Africa Resource Watch Report on Namibia’s Mining Sector

The Southern African Resource Watch (SARW) commissioned a research paper that investigates certain aspects of Namibia’s mineral legislative and policy framework. According to the research, the mining sector is guilty of wide- spread illicit financial flows, tax-base erosion and price manipulation. These allegations, however, are based on flawed assumptions and inaccuracies.  The authors of the […]

Namibia’s Performance in the 2020 Fraser Institute Annual Survey of Mining Companies

The Canadian based Fraser Institute released its 2020 Report on the Annual Survey of Mining Companies towards the end of last month. The report shows that Namibia only marginally increased her score on the overall Investment Attractiveness Index and several other jurisdictions performed far better. Namibia’s underperformance on the Investment Attractiveness Index was driven by […]

2019 President’s Report

At the AGM on 16 Spetember 2020, The Chamber of Mines President, Mr Zebra Kasete, provided a detailed account of Chamber activities, policy and regulatory developments, mining sector performance and highlights in his just released President’s Report for 2019. See below for full report.