Government

NIP under fire for wasted N$7m

2 days ago - 16 October 2019 | Government

Public enterprises minister Leon Jooste is deeply concerned about the more than N$7 million spent on disciplinary procedures and acting allowances at the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) over the past year.Jooste yesterday said the...

Jooste tackles 'suspension culture'

1 week ago - 11 October 2019 | Government

Public enterprises minister Leon Jooste says some state-owned enterprises continue to defy a standing order that CEO and senior management suspensions should only take place with his and the particular line minister's consent. His...

NBC 'not immune to retrenchments'

1 week ago - 10 October 2019 | Government

Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) board chairperson Sven Thieme has rubbished claims of favouritism at the state broadcaster and also made it clear that the broadcaster is “not immune to retrenchments”.Thieme justified management trips and travelling,...

Salary woes hit RCC workers

2 weeks ago - 02 October 2019 | Government

Workers of the embattled Roads Contractor Company claim that government, through the ministries of finance and works, stopped paying their salaries at the end of August. The workers allege that the state-owned enterprise's management is...

Omuthiya CEO saga deepens

2 weeks ago - 01 October 2019 | Government

An Ondangwa Labour Court arbitrator and urban and rural development minister Peya Mushelenga have both advised the Omuthiya town council to follow the right procedures, if it does not want to renew the employment contract...

Govt is too secretive – Walters

1 month - 18 September 2019 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES Ombudsman John Walters believes the coming access to information law will be of cardinal importance,...

Boards key to public enterprises

1 month - 17 September 2019 | Government

Appointing the right board members is pivotal in the success of any public enterprise, says the minister of public enterprises, Leon Jooste. Jooste was...

SOEs a burden - Jooste

1 month - 13 September 2019 | Government

Public enterprises minister Leon Jooste says state-owned enterprises in Namibia, with the exception of a few, have failed to optimally deliver on their mandates.“In some...

19 apply, one shortlisted

1 month - 09 September 2019 | Government

The Rundu town council is set to conduct an interview today with a shortlisted candidate for its vacant CEO position. This was confirmed by council...

Mugabe was an extraordinary revolutionary - Geingob

1 month - 06 September 2019 | Government

President Hage Geingob has eulogised the late Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe as an extraordinary revolutionary and tenacious freedom fighter. Mugabe died this morning in Singapore...

Geingob off to Cape Town

1 month - 04 September 2019 | Government

President Hage Geingob will leave for South Africa today to attend the 2019 World Economic Forum on Africa. The event, which is being held in...

Councils called out on surcharge fees

1 month - 04 September 2019 | Government

Local authorities and regional councils that receive monthly Nored surcharge fees are not using these monies to invest in infrastructure and attain socio-economic development. ...

Government

Funds are milking govt

1 month - 28 August 2019 | Government

CATHERINE SASMAN Members of the parliamentary committee on public accounts held several hearings last week and repeatedly expressed...

Reject tribalism - Geingob

1 month - 27 August 2019 | Government

President Hage Geingob says while commemorating Heroes' Day, Namibians should embrace the new narrative that espouses unity, transparency and accountability. Speaking at a Heroes' Day...

Heroes' lives were not...

1 month - 26 August 2019 | Government

President Hage Geingob has paid glowing homage to fallen heroes and heroines, saying their heroic battles and sacrifices will continue to inspire Namibians “as we...

NEPC financial woes due to...

1 month - 22 August 2019 | Government

Cash-strapped state-owned New Era Publications Corporation (NEPC)'s acting CEO Benjamin Jakobs has attributed the corporation's failure to account for N$33.5 million to employees' poor work...

New plot saga at Omuthiya

2 months ago - 16 August 2019 | Government

Omuthiya deputy mayor Hisikiel Nanyeni, who previously served as the town's mayor, is being accused of allocating himself a residential plot at Extension Five in...

Geingob blitzes Baumgartsbrunn

2 months ago - 16 August 2019 | Government

The Christmas Eve-like excitement of the Baumgartsbrunn community was abruptly cut short yesterday when President Geingob spent minutes with them. The purpose of this...

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