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Oshakati top brass defy Shaningwa

3 days ago - 23 September 2016 | Local News

Oshakati mayor Katrina Shimbulu recently undertook a week-long trip to Angola with a council delegation that exceeded the maximum number of officials stipulated by urban and rural development minister Sophia Shaningwa. Councillors from both Oshakati...

Bumper winter for tourism

3 days ago - 23 September 2016 | Local News

Accommodation establishments in Namibia recorded bumper statistics last month breaking the highest occupancy that has been recorded for August in the past ten years. With an average room occupancy of 71.7% recorded by Namibian tourism...

N$13m missing at Rehoboth

4 days ago - 22 September 2016 | Local News

The Rehoboth Town Council has allegedly failed to account for a number of financial transactions, including the missing N$13 million raised through land sales in the leafy Westridge area of the town in 2015.The council’s...

Community shuts bar

4 days ago - 22 September 2016 | Local News

The City Police on Tuesday closed a bar in Katutura after community members petitioned the Katutura Magistrate''s Court for its closure.The court granted approval for the closure of OTT Entertainment Bar in the “Gemengde” residential...

The 11 million buck question

5 days ago - 21 September 2016 | Local News

Questions have been asked how the Social Security Commission transferred close to N$11 million meant for social development to state coffers, with an apparent view to be used as training for 1 000 struggle kids....

One person attends liquor bill session

5 days ago - 21 September 2016 | Local News

Only one Keetmanshoop resident attended a public hearing of the much-talked-about Liquor Amendment Bill in the town’s Tseiblaagte residential area on Monday. That person was...

Oshakati plots nearly ready

5 days ago - 21 September 2016 | Local News

Roughly 807 serviced plots will be ready for allocation at Oshakati following swift progress by the Massive Urban Land Servicing Project. The installation of services...

Water: Windhoek is okay

6 days ago - 20 September 2016 | Local News

The three-dam network serving the cental areas including the Von Bach, Swakoppoort and Omatako dams will run dry by the end of the year but...

A sin to deny people information - Simataa

6 days ago - 20 September 2016 | Local News

Namibia intends to have the long-awaited Access to Information (ATI) law enacted by September 2017, said deputy minister of information communication and technology Stanley Simataa.Simataa...

Mayor accused of CEO collusion

1 week ago - 19 September 2016 | Local News

The mayor of Opuwo is being accused of conniving with the town’s CEO to advertise the town’s top position without a full council resolution. Sources...

Oongeleka inadhi hala okukondololwa kepangelo

1 week ago - 19 September 2016 | Local News

Ongundu yoongeleka dhiithikamena dhili 32, odha pula opo dhi pewe epitikilo lyokwiikondolola dho dhene pehala lyokukondololwa kepangelo. Opaliamende yoshilongo oya tula poshitaafula oshitsa momasiku...

Suspended Rehoboth CEO blames witch-hunt

1 week ago - 16 September 2016 | Local News

The CEO of the Rehoboth Town Council, Christoph /Uirab, has blamed his suspension on an alleged witch-hunt by human resources manager Willie Swartz and financial...

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‘Amabutho must die’ - ex-soldiers

1 week ago - 16 September 2016 | Local News

Disillusioned with the South African-inspired Amabutho Royal Defence Agency, former SWATF/Koevoet members at Rundu have decided to join the ongoing campaign of the Namibia War...

Stolen fence causes health hazard

1 week ago - 15 September 2016 | Local News

Thousands of plastic bags and other litter cover the Elyambala area surrounding the unfenced Ongwediva dumpsite, polluting the environment and threatening the lives of people...

Business delegation to US named

1 week ago - 15 September 2016 | Local News

A 27-member delegation of leading Namibian businesspeople, including captains of industries, is expected to join President Hage Geingob in New York for the Namibia Investment...

Edhengo lyaanona mooskola olya hula

1 week ago - 15 September 2016 | Local News

Oompata kombinga ngele edhengo lyaanona mooskola oshinima naatngo tashi longithwa mooskola dhopaumwene moNamibia, odha hulithwa po sho Ompangu yoPombanda ya mono kutya edhengo ndyoka olya...

Hage: NEEEF a bad idea

1 week ago - 14 September 2016 | Local News

In what is construed as a 180-degree turnaround on the controversial New Equitable Economic Empowerment Draft Bill, President Hage Geingob was quoted by a South...

Commission wants clarity on the...

1 week ago - 14 September 2016 | Local News

The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights has requested President Hage Geingob to investigate alleged systematic violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms in...

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