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Covid kicks Shiimi in the teeth

7 hours ago | Ministries

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe Covid-19 pandemic has sucked government coffers dry and hit state revenue streams by nearly N$5 billion, thus exerting pressure on finance minister Iipumbu Shiimi’s spending plans.The virus has been...

93 independent candidates registered for poll

7 hours ago | Politics

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEK A total of 493 candidates have registered for next month's regional and local authority elections, with 93 of these being independent candidates, the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN)...

Seven apprehended for wildlife crimes

7 hours ago | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Seven suspects were arrested for wildlife-related crimes in five separate cases recently, of which three are new cases registered last week. This is according to statistics provided by the...

APP takes aim at NamWater, REDs

7 hours ago | Politics

Kenya KamboweRUNDU The All People's Party (APP) says NamWater and the country's various regional energy distributors (REDs) are making a fortune off local authorities, yet a large number of people are still left without...

BIG support grows

7 hours ago | Local News

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKPopular Democratic Movement leader McHenry Venaani has thrown his weight behind the introduction of a Basic Income Grant (BIG), but has urged that a targeted, rather than a blanket approach, was needed.He made these...