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Trucker's month-long ordeal continues

21 hours ago | Accidents

A Zambian driver has been stranded next to his overturned truck on the B8 road near Grootfontein for a month and six days, guarding the truck against looters. Two weeks ago a second truck...

Councils' books a mess

21 hours ago | Government

A picture of chaotic bookkeeping emerges from the audited reports of village and town councils recently tabled in parliament. Four financial reports for different financial years had qualified audit opinions – meaning there was...

No planning for efundja - DTA

21 hours ago | Disasters

DTA president McHenry Venaani says he is appalled by the government's handling of the seasonal efundja flood in the north. He says despite ample forewarning no planning was done for this potentially catastrophic situation....

Tucna bemoans dodgy investments

21 hours ago | Labour

Memories of the lost N$100 million of the Offshore Development Company and the N$30 million SSC/Avid investment scandal were relived yesterday by a trade union that called on the Anti-Corruption Commission to investigate the SME...

Ancestral land debate on the cards

21 hours ago | Government

President Hage Geingob has welcomed proposals on ancestral land claims, despite his government's stance that such debate would threaten national security. In his speech at the Independence Day celebration at Rundu, Geingob urged Namibians...