Government

New permanent secretaries named

2 hours ago | Government

The Office of the Prime Minister has announced the appointment and redeployment of new permanent secretaries with effect from 1 August 2018. In a press statement a while ago, the Cabinet secretariat announced that I-Ben...

Schlettwein dismisses 'capture' claims

22 hours ago | Government

Finance minister Calle Schlettwein has rubbished claims that Chinese interests have captured the Namibian government. According to him, there is no indication that the economy was being controlled by Chinese interests.The Affirmative Repositioning movement held...

Price hikes for City services

1 week ago - 04 July 2018 | Government

Windhoekers, including newspaper sellers, vendors, car guards and users of municipal bus services, are set to feel the pinch of price hikes for a range of municipal services.These include permits, water, emergencies, cremations and burials...

Veterans want 14 shrines, quotas, more cash

2 weeks ago - 02 July 2018 | Government

The Namibia National Liberations Veterans Association (NNLVA) has requested that its members be among those prioritised for fishing rights.It also wants the N$1 million annual grant given to the NNLVA by government increased, saying this...

PDM rejects Huawei tablets

2 weeks ago - 02 July 2018 | Government

McHenry Venaani of the Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) in the National Assembly last week rejected five of the 157 Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite tablets donated to parliamentarians from China's Huawei technology company. He said other...

Utoni under fire for tobacco 'facilitation'

2 weeks ago - 29 June 2018 | Government

Local political analysts have expressed concern over lands minister Utoni Nujoma's role in apparently facilitating a cabinet presentation by Chinese investors in the Namibia Oriental...

No extra benefits for Koevoet mercenaries - Geingob

2 weeks ago - 29 June 2018 | Government

President Hage Geingob is adamant that former South West African Territorial Force and Koevoet members do not deserve any extra benefits, in addition to the...

New board sought for Air Namibia

2 weeks ago - 28 June 2018 | Government

CATHERINE SASMAN The Ministry of Works and Transport is calling for “professional, academically qualified and committed” Namibians to apply to...

Mega land deal turns sour

3 weeks ago - 26 June 2018 | Government

A local company which was on the brink of securing over N$100 million from the government in a property deal in Angola says it is...

Blasts in Ethiopia, Zimbabwe condemned

3 weeks ago - 26 June 2018 | Government

President Hage Geingob has called for calm and respect for the rule of law following bomb blasts in Zimbabwe and Ethiopia.An attempt was made to...

Angola land deal: Schlettwein puts his foot down

3 weeks ago - 25 June 2018 | Government

Finance minister Calle Schlettwein has asked the ministry of trade to abandon a reported N$117 million property deal in Angola, saying no treasury approval was...

I am fine – Endjala

3 weeks ago - 22 June 2018 | Government

Omusati governor Erginus Endjala has played down his fainting spell yesterday morning while delivering his State of the Region Address at Outapi. Endjala, 49,...

Government

Scramble to avoid RCC assets...

3 weeks ago - 20 June 2018 | Government

The ministry of works is trying to avoid the auctioning off of Roads Contractor Company (RCC) assets, the parastatal's acting CEO Seth Herunga has confirmed.This...

Public grills ECN contenders

4 weeks ago - 19 June 2018 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEThe Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) has started interviewing candidates for the position of chief electoral officer.For the first time ever, the process, which...

Forgotten clans find their voices

4 weeks ago - 18 June 2018 | Government

Descendants of the Ovaherero, Ovambanderu and Nama groups that were exiled into the then British protectorate of Bechuanaland are jostling for inclusion in the genocide...

San voices 'ignored'

4 weeks ago - 18 June 2018 | Government

The committee of the N‡Jaqna Conservancy says it rejects a proposal for nine exclusive livestock farming units proposed by the Ministry of Land Reform in...

City tackles 3 000 potholes

4 weeks ago - 18 June 2018 | Government

STAFF REPORTERThe City of Windhoek says intends to complete repair work on 3 000 potholes by the end of July. “Although we generally enjoy smooth...

Govt called out on RCC

1 month - 13 June 2018 | Government

Outgoing Roads Contractor Company (RCC) board chairperson Fritz Jacobs claims there are deliberate plans to do away with the parastatal in order to favour private...

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