Government

Otjozondjupa governor starts year off on the right foot

3 days ago - 19 January 2022 | Government

ENZO AMUELEOTJIWARONGOOtjozondjupa governor James Uerikua and the chairperson of the Otjozondjupa regional council, Marlayn Mbakera, invited journalists to the office of the governor this week to outline their operations for the year ahead.Mbakera said the...

Refugee IDs revamped, renamed

1 week ago - 14 January 2022 | Government

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe home affairs ministry has revamped identification documents for refugees, and with the new look comes a new name – African Guest Identity Cards.“This is being done within the letter and spirit of Pan-Africanism...

Govt owes Katima N$14m for free water

2 weeks ago - 06 January 2022 | Government

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUKatima Mulilo CEO Raphael Liswaniso says the central government owes the local authority N$14 million for supplying residents with free water to fight Covid-19.Liswaniso said the town council was hard at work to clear...

Unpaid regional council workers threaten lawsuit

2 weeks ago - 04 January 2022 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKAfter a long and broke Christmas, employees of the Kunene Regional Council are still in the dark about their salaries and are now reaching out to lawyers as part of their plan to sue...

President beats vaccine drum in New Year’s message

2 weeks ago - 04 January 2022 | Government

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEKPresident Hage Geingob’s New Year’s address highlighted the devastation brought about by Namibia’s third Covid-19 wave, which marked the most troubling year since Namibia’s independence, and urged more Namibians to line up for the...

Gobabis council plans handsome pay-outs

1 month - 13 December 2021 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe Gobabis town council is considering making handsome payments totalling about N$3 million to its acting CEO and health inspector, Steve Adonis, and a...

Geingob reaffirms commitment to press freedom

1 month - 13 December 2021 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKPresident Hage Geingob says Namibia continues to uphold its media freedoms and is committed to the freedom of speech of its citizens.He made the...

Tsumeb and Otavi maintain status quo

1 month - 13 December 2021 | Government

ENZO AMUELETSUMEB/OTAVIThe Tsumeb town council re-elected its office-bearers last week.Matheus Hangula of the Swapo Party was re-elected as mayor, deputised by Anmire Garises of the...

Minister mum on Rent Control Bill

1 month - 29 November 2021 | Government

LINEA DISHENAWINDHOEKIn the absence of a rent control law, Namibians continue to pay high rent while the ministry of urban and rural development remains mum...

I did the best I could - Jooste

2 months ago - 19 November 2021 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKPublic enterprises minister Leon Jooste says his ministry – which will now be absorbed into the ministry of finance - worked in the best...

New ID can double as travel document

2 months ago - 19 November 2021 | Government

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe new Namibian ID that has been launched can double as a travel document to neighbouring countries.Home affairs minister Albert Kawana introduced the new...

Council yet to decide on CEO

2 months ago - 18 November 2021 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe City of Windhoek says its management council is yet to determine how it intends to proceed with the appointment of a new CEO...

Government

IPPR Public Enterprise Governance Rankings...

2 months ago - 12 November 2021 | Government

1. NamPower: This year NamPower is one of our three top-ranked public enterprises scoring highly across all criteria although it was slower to publish...

Supporting staff community initiatives

2 months ago - 12 November 2021 | Government

On Friday 05 November 2021, Capricorn Group supported one of its employees’ personal volunteer initiatives which was selected as the winning entry following the launch...

IPPR Public Enterprise Governance Rankings...

2 months ago - 10 November 2021 | Government

1. NamPower: This year NamPower is one of our three top-ranked public enterprises scoring highly across all criteria although it was slower to publish...

Rundu cooks its books to...

2 months ago - 09 November 2021 | Government

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUThe 2016 and 2017 audited financial reports of the Rundu town council have exposed how the town’s accounts submitted to the auditor-general’s office were...

No to mandatory jab, PDM...

3 months ago - 19 October 2021 | Government

Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) shadow minister for health Thimotheus Shihumbu says Cabinet, the Office of the Attorney General and the ministry of justice should not...

Population and housing census kicks...

3 months ago - 19 October 2021 | Government

ELIZABETH JOSEPHKEETMANSHOOPThe Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) launched its latest population and housing census on Friday.According to NSA spokesperson Nelson Ashipala, deployment started yesterday, with Sunday,...

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