Government

'Arrogant' Utoni under fire

1 day - 19 October 2018 | Government

Land reform minister Utoni Nujoma has been described as crude, dismissive and arrogant when it comes to dealing with the media.These were the sentiments of journalists and commentators yesterday about their interactions with the minister,...

New twist in Kahimise study loan drama

3 days ago - 17 October 2018 | Government

A study loan that forms the basis of an alleged politically motivated attempt to suspend Windhoek CEO Robert Kahimise was approved by the human resources department and management committee (MC) chairperson Matheus Amadhila.In an internal...

ACC ponders Namcor probe

4 days ago - 16 October 2018 | Government

TheAnti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is considering whether to launch its own investigation into a damning Namcor forensic report.The forensic investigation carried out by auditing firm Deloitte reportedly looked into conflict of interest allegations and potential nepotism...

More NDF promotion 'cooking' exposed

4 days ago - 16 October 2018 | Government

Swirling allegations of illegal promotions in the Namibia Defence Force (NDF) have deepened, with sources revealing that a cook was promoted to staff sergeant, and ended up as a mechanic in the staff structure.This comes...

Namibia flip-flops on ICC

4 days ago - 16 October 2018 | Government

International relations minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah says withdrawing or staying in the International Criminal Court (ICC) is not on Namibia's mind at this point.She said yesterday the ICC is not “one of our debates”.Nandi-Ndaitwah also claimed...

NDF promotions 'corrupt'

1 week ago - 12 October 2018 | Government

The Namibian Defence Force (NDF) is allegedly paying hordes of soldiers holding the same position in the staff structure, and who are shadowing those legitimately...

Kahimise in midst of City squabble

1 week ago - 12 October 2018 | Government

An alleged recommendation to suspend City of Windhoek CEO Robert Kahimise is strongly opposed by three city councillors, who claim he is facing persecution from...

Ancestral land commission gains traction

1 week ago - 11 October 2018 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEA commission to deal with the contentious issue of ancestral land claims and restitution is expected to be set up swiftly, after President Hage...

Geingob challenges Trump

3 weeks ago - 27 September 2018 | Government

President Hage Geingob says the world cannot rest until the United States, and by implication its head of state Donald Trump, lifts “the decades-old, outdated,...

Defence hits back at AG audit

3 weeks ago - 27 September 2018 | Government

The defence ministry is disputing the findings of the auditor-general's latest report on its financial affairs, saying it is riddled with errors.The audit report, which...

Mutorwa reads riot act to TransNamib board

3 weeks ago - 26 September 2018 | Government

The current TransNamib board, whose term ends in November, has been warned to put their differences aside and focus on the wellbeing of the ailing...

Editors condemn threat to bar press

3 weeks ago - 26 September 2018 | Government

The Editors' Forum of Namibia (EFN) has condemned a threat made by National Assembly Speaker Peter Katjavivi to bar journalists from covering National Assembly sessions....

Government

161 govt vehicles unaccounted for

4 weeks ago - 21 September 2018 | Government

The department of transport within the ministry of works cannot account for 161 vehicles with a value of N$59 million.The anomaly was uncovered when the...

Nghipondoka's Tribesmen hits back at...

1 month - 20 September 2018 | Government

Tribesman Investment, which together with South African-based New Integrated Credit Solutions (NICS) has been lambasted by the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) for recovering...

Gun law to be amended

1 month - 20 September 2018 | Government

More than 100 armed robberies were reported to the Namibian police between May and July this year, in line with nearly the same number of...

Venaani's Tipeeg criticism unfounded –...

1 month - 20 September 2018 | Government

Finance minister Calle Schlettwein has come out in defence of the government's Targeted Intervention Programme for Employment and Economic Growth (Tipeeg) initiative.Popular Democratic Movement (PDM)...

Geingob to address UN

1 month - 19 September 2018 | Government

President Hage Geingob will attend the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, where he will deliver a speech next week.Geingob left the country...

Procurement law in trouble

1 month - 14 September 2018 | Government

Sweeping non-compliance and apparent zero repercussions for defying some of the provisions of the Public Procurement Act are threatening its power to ensure transparent use...

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