Government

GIPF is not bailing out government

2 days ago - 08 December 2016 | Government

CATHERINE SASMANDavid Nuyoma, CEO of the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF), has taken issue with by assertions made by investigative journalist John Grobler, who claimed that the fund was bailing out the government with at...

‘Swartbooi did not lie’

2 days ago - 08 December 2016 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES Deputy lands minister Bernadus Swartbooi has been completely off the radar after President Hage Geingob demanded that he apologise within 24 hours for saying that his minister, Utoni...

Geingob demands public apology from Swartbooi

3 days ago - 07 December 2016 | Government

STAFF REPORTERPresident Hage Geingob yesterday demanded that lands deputy minister Bernadus Swartbooi publicly apologise for comments made about his senior, Utoni Nujoma, which were published in Namibian Sun yesterday.In a letter addressed to Swartbooi, presidential...

Clinton tears into Nujoma

4 days ago - 06 December 2016 | Government

FRED GOEIEMAN The deputy minister of land reform, Clinton Swartbooi, says his senior at the ministry, Utoni Nujoma, must be called to order for the manner in which he is...

Mutorwa rebukes ministry cliques

4 days ago - 06 December 2016 | Government

Agriculture minister John Mutorwa yesterday lashed out at his staff, saying that the formation of cliques in the ministry was dangerous and unacceptable. Mutorwa was addressing staff members and introduced Percy Msika as the...

Marine advisory council appointed

5 days ago - 05 December 2016 | Government

The minister of fisheries and marine resources has announced the new members of the Marine Resource Advisory Council.The 13 members are chairperson Moses Maurihungirire; vice-chairperson...

Namibia will stay in ICC, if US stays

5 days ago - 05 December 2016 | Government

Namibia would remain a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) if the United States joined, Namibia''s president Hage Geingob told Reuters in London last...

Solidarity tax still on the cards

5 days ago - 05 December 2016 | Government

The finance ministry is still busy with consultations about the solidarity tax suggested by President Hage Geingob last year to alleviate poverty. The deputy minister...

Omatala haunts Shimbulu

1 week ago - 02 December 2016 | Government

The Oshakati Town Council yesterday elected Angelus Iyambo as its new mayor, ending Katrina Shimbulu''s 12-month reign, while Gabriel Kamwanka retained his chairpersonship of the...

Third term for Kazapua

1 week ago - 02 December 2016 | Government

JANA-MARI SMITH Thirty-six-year-old Windhoek mayor Muesee Kazapua will serve a third consecutive term following yesterday’s City of Windhoek office bearer...

Governor's council plunged into confusion

1 week ago - 01 December 2016 | Government

The advisory council of the governor of the Hardap Region has been plunged into confusion following a text from their boss. They are not sure...

Govt workers accuse OPM of secrecy

1 week ago - 30 November 2016 | Government

A group of disgruntled civil servants has accused the office of the prime minister (OPM) of conducting an underhanded salary regrading process.Adeline Black, the chairperson...

Government

PPP framework presented to NA

2 weeks ago - 25 November 2016 | Government

The formalisation of the public-private-partnership framework is at an advanced stage, says the minister of finance, Calle Schlettwein.He made the announcement at an event hosted...

Rehoboth's people demand answers

2 weeks ago - 25 November 2016 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES The Rehoboth town council is under fire from its residents as well as the minister of urban and rural...

MP threatens to grab land

2 weeks ago - 24 November 2016 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES Opposition parliamentarians have criticised sections of the Land Bill and threatened to grab land if the issue is not addressed urgently. The...

Works ministry cuts S&T, overtime

2 weeks ago - 23 November 2016 | Government

The Ministry of Works and Transport has put on hold spending such as travel and overtime as part of its budget cuts.Finance minister Calle Schlettwein...

Geingob meets with ex-SWATF/Koevoet

2 weeks ago - 22 November 2016 | Government

CATHERINE SASMANPresident Hage Geingob and a small ministerial entourage on Thursday met former SWATF/Koevoet members for close to two hours in what is considered the...

Child registration obstacles

2 weeks ago - 22 November 2016 | Government

ILENI NANDJATO Community members of Elavi in the Oshikoto Region have told the deputy minister of home affairs and immigration,...

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