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Wage bill threatens fiscal stability

8 hours ago | Government

JANA-MARI SMITHGovernment’s politically motivated refusal to thin out its costly civil service, and an 84% civil service wage bill hike over three years, could potentially lead to unpaid salaries due to empty government purses and...

Geingob did not 'beg' Ovitoto chief

2 days ago - 24 May 2017 | Government

A member of the Ovitoto communal community on Monday rejected a claim that President Hage Geingob had “begged” Ovitoto chief Vipuira Kapuuo not to demonstrate in front of State House to petition the allocation of...

Shafudah denies allegations

1 week ago - 19 May 2017 | Government

Ministry of finance permanent secretary Ericah Shafudah insists that she has maintained compliance with regard to the issuance of a tender for the construction of a multibillion-dollar fuel storage facility.Cabinet secretary George Simataa issued Shafudah...

Genocide Day consultation a no-show

1 week ago - 18 May 2017 | Government

The chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs, Sebastiaan Karupu, has expressed disappointment at the public's no-show at a consultative meeting on Genocide Remembrance Day in the Kunene, Omusati and Oshana...

More appeal against farm allocations

1 week ago - 18 May 2017 | Government

President Hage Geingob has reportedly “begged” Chief Vipuira Kapuuo and the Ovitoto community not to stage their planned march to State House to register their objection to the allocation of the Osema and Gusende resettlement...

Shafudah gets slap on the wrist

1 week ago - 15 May 2017 | Government

Ministry of Finance permanent secretary Ericah Shafudah has been issued a final written warning for failing to attend technical committee meetings that have to do...

Few attend meeting on Time Bill

1 week ago - 15 May 2017 | Government

Fewer than 15 people attended a consultative meeting on the Namibian Time Bill at Ondangwa in the Oshana Region, while some of those in attendance...

Media should be a watchdog, not lapdog

2 weeks ago - 11 May 2017 | Government

President Hage Geingob has implored the local media to stick to its role of watchdog instead of playing lapdog.Speaking at the World Press Freedom Day...

Ohangwena without a CRO for two years

2 weeks ago - 09 May 2017 | Government

The chairperson of Ohangwena Regional Council's management committee, Erikson Ndawanifa, has confirmed that his region is still without a chief regional officer although candidates were...

Kahimise rapped over the knuckles

3 weeks ago - 05 May 2017 | Government

A National Council standing committee has dismissed Windhoek CEO Robert Kahimise's reason for not turning up at a public hearing on the City's 2013 auditor-general...

More than 100 000 public servants

3 weeks ago - 03 May 2017 | Government

The total number of staff members in the public service, excluding political office bearers and uniformed personnel, currently stands at 67 835 individuals, Prime Minister...

Usakos marches for better leaders

3 weeks ago - 02 May 2017 | Government

Dozens of angry Usakos residents joined a public demonstration on Friday calling for the immediate removal of all council members and unqualified staff. They...

Government

Huang gets green light for...

4 weeks ago - 28 April 2017 | Government

Businessman and money-laundering suspect Jack Huang's company has landed yet another huge deal, which will include the servicing of over 500 plots and construction of...

Disability Council urges compliance

4 weeks ago - 28 April 2017 | Government

The National Disability Council of Namibia (NDCN) has reminded all public and private entities to complete the annual disability monitoring questionnaires before the end of...

Concern over Lotteries Bill

4 weeks ago - 28 April 2017 | Government

A lack of detail on what would be done with the proceeds of a state lottery, and concerns about whether it would fan the growing...

Okahandja in financial mess

4 weeks ago - 27 April 2017 | Government

The Okahandja municipality is in a mess and the town's books are in disarray.Senior municipal officials were at pains yesterday to explain the council's financial...

Namibian media still freest in...

4 weeks ago - 27 April 2017 | Government

Namibia has retained its top ranking in the latest World Press Freedom Index as the country with the freest media in Africa. But Namibia...

Schools should change own time

4 weeks ago - 26 April 2017 | Government

The education ministries should allow individual schools to change their starting and closing hours to fit their needs instead of relying on the winter time...

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