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Pressure to renew Zim work permits

4 days ago - 15 September 2017 | Government

The Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration is allegedly being “pressured” by certain employees in the Ministry of Works and Transport to renew the contracts of all 88 Zimbabweans who are still attached to the...

Nam, North Korea cut ties

4 days ago - 15 September 2017 | Government

ELLANIE SMIT The Namibian government has terminated all contracts with North Korean companies.The minister of international relations and cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, said the government invited the United Nations (UN) Security...

Red tape holds up health professions bill

5 days ago - 14 September 2017 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES A bill that will compel all doctors and specialists who have just graduated to work in state hospitals for the first five years of their careers has been held up by bureaucracy for...

Parliament to debate Gaming Bill

6 days ago - 13 September 2017 | Government

The National Assembly is expected to debate the Gaming and Entertainment Control Bill this week.The sixth session of parliament resumed yesterday and will run until 23 November.The long-awaited bill, which seeks to raise the legal...

AG studies RCC matter

6 days ago - 13 September 2017 | Government

The attorney-general, Sacky Shanghala, is set to study the matter of the Roads Contractor Company's (RCC) intended judicial management, after which the National Assembly will debate the rescue plan proposed by the minister of public...

Kavango East to strengthen relations with Zimbabwe

6 days ago - 13 September 2017 | Government

The Kavango East Region is expected to enter into an agreement with Zimbabwe's Mashonaland West province for mutual cooperation in various spheres of development.An agreement...

Mass housing fallout rages

1 week ago - 12 September 2017 | Government

The minister of urban and rural development, Sophia Shaningwa, and other high-ranking officials are accused of being sparse with the truth about the disgraced multibillion-dollar...

RCC business plan feasible - !Naruseb

1 week ago - 12 September 2017 | Government

Works and transport minister Alpheus !Naruseb is still of the opinion that the Roads Contractor Company can be revived and has called for its board...

RCC goes under knife

1 week ago - 08 September 2017 | Government

The next parliamentary session which opens on Tuesday will be asked to deliberate on a decision by the Cabinet Committee on Overall Policy and Priorities...

Geingob off to the USA

1 week ago - 07 September 2017 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES President Hage Geingob will fly to the United States for half a month where he is expected...

Tax incentive programme extended

1 week ago - 06 September 2017 | Government

Defaulting taxpayers have been encouraged to apply for a new tax arrears recovery incentive programme which will resume on 11 September. The tax arrears incentive...

Inequality unsettles Geingob

2 weeks ago - 05 September 2017 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES President Hage Geingob says the inequality in the world keeps him awake at night and is simply not acceptable. Geingob...

Government

Namibia blazes trail on governance

2 weeks ago - 04 September 2017 | Government

Following the signing of performance agreements by cabinet ministers at State House last week, President Hage Geingob described the development as trailblazing and said Namibia...

Land conference postponed again

2 weeks ago - 01 September 2017 | Government

The government has postponed the second national land conference, which was due to take place this month.The presidency cited a number of concerns by stakeholders...

Health workers shun performance agreements

2 weeks ago - 30 August 2017 | Government

Employees of the ministry of health, who had refused to sign performance agreements, were given until 16:00 yesterday to do so.The initial deadline was 31...

Otjiwarongo a hive of activity

3 weeks ago - 23 August 2017 | Government

Otjiwarongo’s reputation as a town to watch, in terms of development activities, including the construction of more than 400 low-cost houses, improving the life of...

Govt defends Zim ‘experts’

4 weeks ago - 22 August 2017 | Government

CATHERINE SASMANFollowing a public outcry by Namibian graduates over the continued employment of Zimbabwean architects and quantity surveyors, the cabinet has directed that the Ministry...

Over N$50m for Zim 'experts'

1 month - 16 August 2017 | Government

For a cash-strapped country which has now crossed the threshold to junk status – albeit challenged – Namibia is prepared to pay exorbitant amounts for...

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