Government

N$75m affordable housing initiative kicks off in Grootfontein

4 days ago - 08 April 2021 | Government

The minister of urban and rural development Erastus Uutoni on Thursday officiated the ground-breaking ceremony for a development of a new housing initiative at Grootfontein in the Otjozondjupa Region.The initiative, spearheaded by Singleton Commercial CC,...

Saara, Pendukeni duck N$2.3bn questions

1 week ago - 31 March 2021 | Government

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKFormer attorney general (AG) Pendukeni Ivula-Ithana and former finance minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila are unwilling to go on record why they allowed Air Namibia to sign a devastating aircraft lease contract with no exit...

Cabinet scorecards 2020-2021

3 weeks ago - 19 March 2021 | Government

Hage Geingob 4/10PresidentGeingob displays all the hallmarks of a lame-duck president, uninterested in what is happening around him. In the middle of a deadly pandemic, he makes his cameo appearances once in a while, he...

Katutura hospital beds get facelift courtesy of FirstRand Namibia

1 month - 05 March 2021 | Government

A donation of N$357 400 by FirstRand Namibia Hope Fund saw repair work on 52 Stiegmeyer beds commence at the Intermediate Hospital Katutura last week.“We were made aware of the shortage of medical beds at...

Council induction delays City CEO appointment

1 month - 04 March 2021 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe recruitment of a new CEO for the City of Windhoek will only start once the city councillors have finished their induction training.Council management committee chairman Filemon Hambuda attributed the delay to an ongoing...

We are not a rich nation - Geingob

1 month - 01 March 2021 | Government

NAMPA WINDHOEKPresident Hage Geingob says Namibia is still a poor country and it ought to be recognised as such. Namibia was classified...

Darkness falls on government buildings

1 month - 26 February 2021 | Government

MATHIAS HAUFIKUWINDHOEKAffected ministries:· Safety and security: N$34m· Defence: N$5.2m· Agriculture: N$3.8m· ...

Geingob backs Air Namibia liquidation

1 month - 25 February 2021 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKPresident Hage Geingob says the government made the right decision to liquidate Air Namibia and there was sufficient deliberation among cabinet members to close...

Politicians want 50% pay rise

1 month - 22 February 2021 | Government

MATHIAS HAUFIKULocal authority councillors could see their salaries double in the coming months under new proposals from the Association of Local Authorities in Namibia (ALAN.)ALAN...

Minister’s son, partners get N$6m land discount

1 month - 15 February 2021 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKESN$6 per square metreFormer Walvis Bay mayor Immanuel Wilfried is refusing to explain why he did not recuse himself from a council meeting that...

9 000 hours of non-travel for Geingob

2 months ago - 11 February 2021 | Government

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKIt has been at least 376 days since President Hage Geingob has engaged in official international travel.From 1 February 2020...

Opposition leaders walk out of parliament

2 months ago - 11 February 2021 | Government

ENZO AMUELE and JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKPresidential press secretary Dr Alfredo Hengari says the...

Government

Govt too broke to cut...

2 months ago - 09 February 2021 | Government

MATHIAS HAUFIKU WINDHOEKGovernment says it is not in a financial position to trim the...

Govt must stop avoiding major...

2 months ago - 08 February 2021 | Government

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe latest quarterly economic review from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) says the knock to the gross domestic...

Geingob in denial of corruption...

2 months ago - 03 February 2021 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKCorruption in Namibia has long exceeded systemic levels and is now...

Geingob lashes out at ‘warmongers’

2 months ago - 01 February 2021 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKPresident Hage Geingob has not taken lightly to those questioning the manner in which the Namibian and Botswana governments...

Presidency mum on Wakudumo

2 months ago - 27 January 2021 | Government

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUState House has refused to comment on a call for the dismissal of Kavango East regional governor Bonifatius Wakudumo.State House press secretary Alfredo Hengari...

New acting CRO for Kunene

2 months ago - 22 January 2021 | Government

ESTER KAMATIOTJIWARONGOThe Kunene regional council recently announced the appointment of Joseph Esau Jantze as its new acting chief regional officer (CRO).Jantze has been serving as...

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