Government

Over N$50m for Zim 'experts'

5 days ago - 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 expatriate skills.According to documents seen by Namibian Sun, the Ministry...

No word on economic advisory council

1 week ago - 11 August 2017 | Government

The Presidency said it will only announce the composition of a new Presidential Economic Advisory Council when it is ready to do so.This is according to its press secretary Albertus Aochamub who responded to Namibian...

Confusion over Zim professionals

1 week ago - 10 August 2017 | Government

OGONE TLHAGE The president of the Namibia Council of Architects and Quantity Surveyors, Kevin McNamara, has defended a decision to grant 29 Zimbabwean architects and quantity surveyors exemption from professional...

No rift between Geingob, Malima - Govt

1 week ago - 10 August 2017 | Government

The government has dismissed reports that there is simmering tension between President Hage Geingob and the director-general of the Namibia Central Intelligence Service, Phillemon Malima, over the SME Bank saga. The ministry of information...

Easy ride for Zim architects, quantity surveyors

2 weeks ago - 07 August 2017 | Government

A decision to grant 29 Zimbabwean architects and quantity surveyors exemption from professional competence examinations has been met with outrage.Works and transport minister Alpheus !Naruseb recently wrote to the Namibia Council of Architects and Quantity...

Premier eager to finalise NEEEF

2 weeks ago - 07 August 2017 | Government

Prime minister Saara-Kuugongelwa-Amadhila is eager to get the ball rolling as far as the implementation of the National Equitable Economic Empowerment Framework is concerned. ...

Call for calm ahead of land conference

2 weeks ago - 07 August 2017 | Government

OGONE TLHAGE Prime minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has asked for cool heads to prevail ahead of the long-anticipated national land conference...

Shortcuts lead to corruption – deputy PM

2 weeks ago - 07 August 2017 | Government

Deputy prime minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah says business people who seek to be successful by taking shortcuts end up being corrupt. Nandi-Ndaitwah was speaking at...

Wildlife Bill values human life less - NC

2 weeks ago - 07 August 2017 | Government

The Controlled Wildlife Products and Trade Amendment Bill places more value on wildlife than human life through the increase of fines, said majority of the...

Tweya mum on NBCbailout

2 weeks ago - 03 August 2017 | Government

Information and communication minister Tjekero Tweya could not be drawn into commenting on the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation's finances during an information-sharing session held at State...

President promotes globalisation

2 weeks ago - 03 August 2017 | Government

It is crucial that Namibia's foreign policy speaks to domestic goals and helps translate them into concrete actions that will help with the achievements of...

Health PS back in office

2 weeks ago - 02 August 2017 | Government

The permanent secretary in the health ministry, Andreas Mwoombola, has returned to office two weeks after his suspension over alleged corrupt practices.According to cabinet secretary...

Government

BIG still on the cards...

3 weeks ago - 28 July 2017 | Government

Poverty eradication minister Zephania Kameeta insists that a basic-income grant must be paid to “extremely” poor Namibians who do not benefit from existing social grants....

No decision on RCC yet

4 weeks ago - 24 July 2017 | Government

The minister of public enterprises, Leon Jooste, on Friday said no decision on the future of the beleaguered Roads Construction Company (RCC) had been made....

Two seasons, one time zone

1 month - 19 July 2017 | Government

Sunday, 3 September, will be the last time that Namibians will adjust their clocks after the five-month winter time period. The National Assembly has accepted...

Health PS suspended

1 month - 18 July 2017 | Government

Health permanent secretary Andreas Mwoombola has been suspended with immediate effect over alleged misconduct, Secretary to Cabinet George Simataa has announced in a statement a...

Rehoboth is dying - CEO

1 month - 18 July 2017 | Government

Rehoboth Town Council chief executive officer Christophe Uirab says the town is on the brink of collapse.Uirab said in a recent interview that he was...

Most against winter time

1 month - 14 July 2017 | Government

Recent public consultations with Namibians on their view of winter time have again found that the vast majority are in favour of cancelling winter time....

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