Government

Koevoet veteran status rejected

1 week ago - 05 December 2018 | Government

The parliamentary standing committee on constitutional and legal affairs has concluded that former SWATF and Koevoet soldiers cannot be included in the Veterans Act of 2008.This was announced by committee chairperson Sebastian Karupu in parliament...

2018 ‘trying and testing’

1 week ago - 05 December 2018 | Government

STAFF REPORTERPresident Hage Geingob has described 2018 as a “trying and testing year” for him and his cabinet.“But true to form, we have persevered and stayed the course. Together, we have ensured that cabinet successfully...

Govt coffers swell by N$60m

1 week ago - 04 December 2018 | Government

?With many parastatals always looking to the government for bailouts, it was welcome news yesterday when NamPower declared a dividend of N$60.7 million for the financial year ending 30 June 2018. This was the first...

Kazapua back in the saddle

1 week ago - 03 December 2018 | Government

Muesee Kazapua has been re-elected as mayor of the City of Windhoek.He was first appointed in the position in 2014 and was re-elected in 2017. Kazapua will be deputised by Loide Kaiyamo, who replaces former...

Govt clarifies veterans’ resettlement

2 weeks ago - 23 November 2018 | Government

The Office of the Prime Minister has clarified a cabinet resolution, which purported to show that 70% of resettlement farms would in the future go to war veterans and their dependants. Secretary to Cabinet George...

I knew about Namdia - Alweendo

2 weeks ago - 23 November 2018 | Government

Mines minister Tom Alweendo has assured parliament he in fact knew that Namib Desert Diamonds (Namdia) is state-owned. Alweendo found himself the butt of...

Omaruru finances under scrutiny

3 weeks ago - 21 November 2018 | Government

The National Council's Standing Committee on Public Accounts and Economy on Monday interrogated the Omaruru municipality over a disclaimer audit opinion received from auditor-general Junias...

Kahimise, City showdown today

3 weeks ago - 20 November 2018 | Government

The Windhoek High Court is today set to hear arguments from twice-suspended Windhoek CEO Robert Kahimise, who is battling to be reinstated. Kahimise, who was...

Civil society critical - Katjavivi

3 weeks ago - 20 November 2018 | Government

Namibia continues to seek policy and legislation to strengthen the work of civil society, while creating concise pathways for it to engage with parliament.This is...

/Goagoses vows to clean up

3 weeks ago - 19 November 2018 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES Nathalia /Goagoses recently lifted the veil on the financial and operational chaos that has plagued the Rehoboth town...

We're not captured - Tweya

3 weeks ago - 16 November 2018 | Government

Trade minister Tjekero Tweya says people should not believe talk that Namibia has been “captured” by Chinese interests. He added there was also nothing...

Tweya bows to rent control pressure

3 weeks ago - 15 November 2018 | Government

Trade minister Tjekero Tweya has succumbed to pressure from the Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement by finally announcing the appointment of rent control boards in four...

Government

Uushona new presidency PS

4 weeks ago - 12 November 2018 | Government

The presidency has announced the appointment of former Otjozondjupa regional governor Grace Uushona as the new permanent secretary at State House. Uushona, who will return...

Kahimise out again

1 month - 07 November 2018 | Government

The tumult at the City of Windhoek continues, with CEO Robert Kahimise suspended for a second time in less than a month on Monday night,...

Namdia board fees reined in

1 month - 06 November 2018 | Government

Namibia Desert Diamonds (Namdia) has been instructed to halt the payment of exorbitant board fees, following reports that board members were paid N$8 million from...

Rundu water restored

1 month - 05 November 2018 | Government

Action will soon be taken against Rundu town council officials and residents who are responsible for illegal water connections that are rife at the riverside...

Geingob preaches quality and...

1 month - 04 November 2018 | Government

Sustainable development in Africa can only be achieved through quality education, including strong research and innovation, hence Namibia’s consistent allocation of the lion’s share of...

Geingob rebukes German bigwig

1 month - 02 November 2018 | Government

NAMPA President Hage Geingob has told former president of the German parliament and chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), Norbert Lammert, he should not underestimate the...

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