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Speaker seeks Finnish help in tackling GBV

3 hours ago | Government

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Peter Katjavivi, is concerned about increasing cases of gender-based violence in Namibia and appealed to the Finnish political leadership to help curb the calamity when he met the president...

Goeiemann hits back at Schlettwein

1 day - 16 October 2017 | Government

The permanent secretary in the ministry of works and transport, Willem Goeiemann, is challenging a bid to have part of his duties revoked as accounting officer. This stems from a decision taken to award...

Drama at Oshakati council meeting

1 day - 16 October 2017 | Government

Oshakati mayor Angelus Iiyambo had to adjourn Thursday's council meeting for about ten minutes after tempers flared. The drama started when the council had to make a resolution on granting seven developers 100 plots...

Drug trafficking, boozing in NDF

4 days ago - 13 October 2017 | Government

The Namibian Defence Force is struggling with social challenges such as alcohol abuse, drug trafficking and the mushrooming of shebeens.The police, on the other hand, are facing problems with office space, lack of staff accommodation,...

Geingob networks in London

6 days ago - 11 October 2017 | Government

Details have emerged of President Hage Geingob's two-day visit to London where he was presumably due to address British lawmakers.It has come to light that Geingob addressed business leaders and not necessarily British parliamentarians, as...

Katima demolitions halted

1 week ago - 10 October 2017 | Government

The government has ordered the Katima Mulilo town council to immediately halt the demolition of illegal structures, which has affected more than 2 000 families.Hundreds...

Curse of the 'blessers'

1 week ago - 05 October 2017 | Government

The sugar daddy syndrome, fancy lifestyles as well as alcohol abuse are some of the factors contributing to an increase in the number of teenage...

PM denies links to corruption

1 week ago - 04 October 2017 | Government

Prime minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has refused to be drawn into allegations of corruption for a second time this year.The prime minister has in the past...

Politicians divided on sanitary pads

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2017 | Government

Education minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa has shot down a suggestion from deputy agriculture minister Anna Shiweda that girls must be encouraged to make use of “alternative...

Gender equality still not achieved

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2017 | Government

Despite some relief with the dawn of independence the Namibian woman is still haunted by gender-based discrimination. This remark was made by Prime Minister...

Justice ministry fails transparency test

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2017 | Government

Namibia's justice ministry was ranked the second worst government institution out of 68 surveyed in eight African countries in the latest annual Media Institute of...

I have suffered enough - Swartz

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2017 | Government

Rehoboth's acting chief executive officer, Willie Swartz, is threatening to drag the town council to court to force them to prove that he was illegally...

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Okahandja land ban bad for...

2 weeks ago - 02 October 2017 | Government

Okahandja officials say they are feeling the pinch in terms of human development and loss of revenue as a result of the temporary ban on...

Public enterprises in the spotlight

2 weeks ago - 02 October 2017 | Government

The government plans to restore public trust in state-owned enterprises (SOE) marred by corruption and mismanagement. “Since the introduction of the hybrid governance system,...

Kunene Governor passes on

2 weeks ago - 01 October 2017 | Government

The office of the President has just announced the passing away of Governor of the Kunene Region, Angelika Kazetjindire Muharukua. According to the Presidency she...

BIG here by 2020

2 weeks ago - 29 September 2017 | Government

Poverty eradication minister Zephania Kameeta this week tabled the Blueprint on Wealth Redistribution and Poverty Eradication, which aims to strengthen the government's social protection systems,...

Geingob sells Namibia

2 weeks ago - 27 September 2017 | Government

Namibia is ready for a generous family of investors. President Hage Geingob announced this in an advertisement placed in the world's leading global business publication,...

New defence PS wants change

3 weeks ago - 26 September 2017 | Government

The newly appointed permanent secretary of the Ministry of Defence, Rear-Admiral Peter Hafeni Vilho, wants an overhaul of the ministry's mandate. Vilho had served...

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