Namibians call for the closure of Chinese retailers

The Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters (NEFF) aand a number of protestors demanded the closure and deregistration of businesses owned by Chinese nationals in the country by the end of the month.

They said Chinese business people should only be allowed to operate as wholesalers.

More than 50 protesters marched from China Town to the ministries of trade, and home affairs, as well as the Namibia Revenue Agency (Namra), to make demands.

NEFF also called for the deregistration of foreign businesses that do not pay tax or use local banks and comply with Namibian tax laws.

The NEFF also demanded strict regulations around the registration and operations of companies owned by foreign nationals.