Government

Swapo MPs mum during question time

1 day - 16 August 2018 | Government

JANA-MARI SMITH Only one Swapo MP asked questions last year during National Assembly question-and-answer sessions (Q&As).An overview, which forms of a study by the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR), authored by Max Weylandt and...

Wrong moves on land could destroy us – Geingob

2 weeks ago - 03 August 2018 | Government

President Hage Geingob says the country's burning land question should be dealt with in a responsible manner, in order to avoid devastating consequences that could destroy Namibia, if the issue is wrongly handled. ...

Empowerment bill to be tabled soon

2 weeks ago - 02 August 2018 | Government

The Office of the Prime Minister says it intends to table the New Equitable Economic Empowerment Bill in the National Assembly before the end of the current financial year. In a statement earlier today, the...

Geingob has last say on ambassadors

2 weeks ago - 30 July 2018 | Government

The international relations ministry has confirmed that President Hage Geingob and not it has the final say when it comes to ambassador postings. This follows increasing speculation around imminent ambassadorial appointments, recalling and reshuffling of...

Hage faces Zim test

3 weeks ago - 27 July 2018 | Government

Local analysts have called on President Hage Geingob to rise above traditional relationships Swapo may have with Zanu-PF and its politicians, and play a statesmanlike role when he confronts the very real possibility of chaos...

Namibia, Jamaica deepen ties

3 weeks ago - 24 July 2018 | Government

Namibia and Jamaica on Monday signed various cooperation agreements aimed at deepening bilateral relationships between the two countries.Two Memoranda of Understanding between the two governments...

Nashandi redeployed, new PSes named

4 weeks ago - 19 July 2018 | Government

The Office of the Prime Minister has announced the appointment and redeployment of new permanent secretaries with effect from 1 August 2018. In a press...

New revenue agency operational by March 2019

1 month - 18 July 2018 | Government

Finance minister Calle Schlettwein is optimistic that the much-anticipated Namibia Revenue Agency will be operational come 1 March 2019. This will coincide with the start...

New permanent secretaries named

1 month - 17 July 2018 | Government

The Office of the Prime Minister has announced the appointment and redeployment of new permanent secretaries with effect from 1 August 2018. In a press...

Schlettwein dismisses 'capture' claims

1 month - 17 July 2018 | Government

Finance minister Calle Schlettwein has rubbished claims that Chinese interests have captured the Namibian government. According to him, there is no indication that the economy...

Price hikes for City services

1 month - 04 July 2018 | Government

Windhoekers, including newspaper sellers, vendors, car guards and users of municipal bus services, are set to feel the pinch of price hikes for a range...

Veterans want 14 shrines, quotas, more cash

1 month - 02 July 2018 | Government

The Namibia National Liberations Veterans Association (NNLVA) has requested that its members be among those prioritised for fishing rights.It also wants the N$1 million annual...

Government

Utoni under fire for tobacco...

1 month - 29 June 2018 | Government

Local political analysts have expressed concern over lands minister Utoni Nujoma's role in apparently facilitating a cabinet presentation by Chinese investors in the Namibia Oriental...

No extra benefits for Koevoet...

1 month - 29 June 2018 | Government

President Hage Geingob is adamant that former South West African Territorial Force and Koevoet members do not deserve any extra benefits, in addition to the...

New board sought for Air...

1 month - 28 June 2018 | Government

CATHERINE SASMAN The Ministry of Works and Transport is calling for “professional, academically qualified and committed” Namibians to apply to...

Mega land deal turns sour

1 month - 26 June 2018 | Government

A local company which was on the brink of securing over N$100 million from the government in a property deal in Angola says it is...

Blasts in Ethiopia, Zimbabwe condemned

1 month - 26 June 2018 | Government

President Hage Geingob has called for calm and respect for the rule of law following bomb blasts in Zimbabwe and Ethiopia.An attempt was made to...

Angola land deal: Schlettwein...

1 month - 25 June 2018 | Government

Finance minister Calle Schlettwein has asked the ministry of trade to abandon a reported N$117 million property deal in Angola, saying no treasury approval was...

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