Government

Angolans top non-citizen list

22 hours ago | Government

Angolan nationals represent the highest proportion of foreigners residing in Namibia at 43.4%.According to the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA), there are 70 373 foreign nationals legally residing in Namibia. Of these, 30 521 are Angolans;...

PS blames politicians for bulk oil storage fiasco

2 days ago - 21 November 2017 | Government

The permanent secretary of the National Planning Commission (NPC), Leevi Hungamo, says the Namibian government has lost close to N$1 billion because of “people in authority not wanting to take professional advice given by officials...

City could face insolvency

6 days ago - 17 November 2017 | Government

The City of Windhoek could soon face insolvency if it does not urgently address lackadaisical financial management. This concern was expressed during a public hearing by the National Council's standing committee on public accounts...

Agriculture tightens its belt

1 week ago - 14 November 2017 | Government

The agriculture ministry is on a drive to cut costs. This follows the tabling of the mid-term budget review delivered in the National Assembly at the beginning of the month. The ministry was allocated...

Change in Geingob’s security detail

1 week ago - 13 November 2017 | Government

The Office of the President has announced changes to President Hage Geingob’s security detail, which includes changes to the size of his motorcade. In a brief statement, the presidency said the changes were effected following...

Namibia tables anti-trafficking bill

1 week ago - 13 November 2017 | Government

In an effort to shore up efforts to combat human trafficking in Namibia the ministry of gender equality and child welfare tabled the Trafficking in...

PDM tears into mid-year budget

1 week ago - 13 November 2017 | Government

Popular Democratic Movement parliamentarian Nico Smit has poked holes into the mid-term budget recently tabled by finance minister Calle Schlettwein. A lack of financial...

Jooste keen to table RCC bill

1 week ago - 10 November 2017 | Government

Public enterprises minister Leon Jooste is keen to table the Judicial Management Bill for the Roads Contractor Company before the end of the year. ...

Genocide lawyers made a killing

2 weeks ago - 09 November 2017 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES Documents seen by Namibian Sun show that one of the lawyers hired by attorney-general Sacky Shanghala to handle...

ACC is weak – Schlettwein

2 weeks ago - 07 November 2017 | Government

Finance minister Calle Schlettwein has raised concern about the effectiveness of the anti-graft agency and its ability to prosecute corruption cases.According to Schlettwein, the Anti-Corruption...

Naval capabilities boosted

3 weeks ago - 30 October 2017 | Government

The incorporation of two submarine chasers, the Brukkaros and Dâures, into the Namibian naval fleet will add tremendous value to the country's naval combat capacity.It...

Speaker seeks Finnish help in tackling GBV

1 month - 17 October 2017 | Government

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Peter Katjavivi, is concerned about increasing cases of gender-based violence in Namibia and appealed to the Finnish political leadership...

Government

Drama at Oshakati council meeting

1 month - 16 October 2017 | Government

Oshakati mayor Angelus Iiyambo had to adjourn Thursday's council meeting for about ten minutes after tempers flared. The drama started when the council had...

Drug trafficking, boozing in NDF

1 month - 13 October 2017 | Government

The Namibian Defence Force is struggling with social challenges such as alcohol abuse, drug trafficking and the mushrooming of shebeens.The police, on the other hand,...

Geingob networks in London

1 month - 11 October 2017 | Government

Details have emerged of President Hage Geingob's two-day visit to London where he was presumably due to address British lawmakers.It has come to light that...

Katima demolitions halted

1 month - 10 October 2017 | Government

The government has ordered the Katima Mulilo town council to immediately halt the demolition of illegal structures, which has affected more than 2 000 families.Hundreds...

Curse of the 'blessers'

1 month - 05 October 2017 | Government

The sugar daddy syndrome, fancy lifestyles as well as alcohol abuse are some of the factors contributing to an increase in the number of teenage...

PM denies links to corruption

1 month - 04 October 2017 | Government

Prime minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has refused to be drawn into allegations of corruption for a second time this year.The prime minister has in the past...

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