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No decision on RCC yet

10 hours ago | Government

The minister of public enterprises, Leon Jooste, on Friday said no decision on the future of the beleaguered Roads Construction Company (RCC) had been made. “It was not D-Day yet,” said Jooste in response...

Two seasons, one time zone

5 days ago - 19 July 2017 | Government

Sunday, 3 September, will be the last time that Namibians will adjust their clocks after the five-month winter time period. The National Assembly has accepted a parliamentary standing committee report that supports the Namibian Time...

Health PS suspended

5 days ago - 18 July 2017 | Government

Health permanent secretary Andreas Mwoombola has been suspended with immediate effect over alleged misconduct, Secretary to Cabinet George Simataa has announced in a statement a while ago. “The purpose of the suspension is to enable...

Rehoboth is dying - CEO

6 days ago - 18 July 2017 | Government

Rehoboth Town Council chief executive officer Christophe Uirab says the town is on the brink of collapse.Uirab said in a recent interview that he was trying to make sense of a chaotic environment as a...

Most against winter time

1 week ago - 14 July 2017 | Government

Recent public consultations with Namibians on their view of winter time have again found that the vast majority are in favour of cancelling winter time. The results from widespread consultations in all 13 regions,...

Ancestral land: Nujoma makes U-turn

1 week ago - 12 July 2017 | Government

Land reform minister Utoni Nujoma appears to have made a dramatic U-turn on the issue of ancestral land claims.The minister had earlier indicated that the...

RCC has no confidence in board

1 week ago - 12 July 2017 | Government

CATHERINE SASMAN Staff at the Road Construction Company (RCC) reportedly lodged a vote of no confidence in the entire board...

New PSEMAS contract by October

2 weeks ago - 07 July 2017 | Government

The often abused Public Service Employees Medical Aid Scheme is being reviewed, with the process expected to end by October.The change in contract was necessitated...

Deputy mayor defies eviction notice

2 weeks ago - 06 July 2017 | Government

NAMPAThe deputy mayor of Okahandja, Sophia Upithe, is openly defying an official notice to remove her illegal structure at the Vyfrandkamp informal settlement where she...

Maltahöhe defies Shaningwa

2 weeks ago - 06 July 2017 | Government

Urban and rural development minister Sophia Shaningwa has ordered the Maltahöhe Village Council to rescind its decision to appoint an accountant amid allegations that the...

Rural Namibians support free pads

2 weeks ago - 05 July 2017 | Government

Rural men and women have come out in support of free sanitary towels for girls who cannot afford sanitary pads, in order to reduce school...

Kandetu's no-show irks

3 weeks ago - 03 July 2017 | Government

The chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Mike Kavekotora, has threatened to subpoena the secretary of the National Assembly, Lydia Kandetu should...

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Omusati falls back on suspended...

3 weeks ago - 30 June 2017 | Government

The Omusati Regional Council finds itself in an awkward position after it emerged it has been making use of the services of its suspended chief...

Scientific research in crisis

3 weeks ago - 29 June 2017 | Government

Alfred van Kent, permanent secretary in the higher education ministry, has denied allegations that he was responsible for the resignation of the founding CEO of...

Medical aid woes rock NBC

3 weeks ago - 29 June 2017 | Government

Employees of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) are without medical aid coverage because the company is unable to pay their medical aid fund contributions.The NBC...

Social media to work for...

1 month - 19 June 2017 | Government

The government's communication plan includes unlimited access to information by members of the public, according to information minister Tjekero Tweya. He made these remarks in...

Omusati to reinstate suspended officials

1 month - 02 June 2017 | Government

The Omusati Regional Council's management committee has passed a resolution to reinstate suspended top officials, even though the outcome of the investigation is not yet...

Fast track land reform

1 month - 30 May 2017 | Government

Mariental Rural Constituency councillor Simon Christy Dukeleni has called for a review of the resettlement process, saying the current policy is not transparent. “We must...

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