Government

Cabinet gives timber export green light

4 days ago - 11 December 2019 | Government

Cabinet has endorsed the disposal of already harvested timber from the two Kavango regions and Zambezi through both local and international markets “with immediate effect”.“This decision was taken on the basis of the outcry by...

Laws to be properly scrutinised - Sibalatani

4 days ago - 11 December 2019 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES New National Council chairperson, Katima Mulilo Urban Constituency councillor Bernard Sibalatani, says he is confident the house will collectively strive and ensure that laws referred to it will be properly scrutinised and passed...

Geingob 'oblivious' to corruption

6 days ago - 09 December 2019 | Government

If President Hage Geingob does not realise how endemic corruption is in Namibia and what role it played in the humiliation decline of his and Swapo's support in last month's elections, he is grossly oblivious,...

Ministry reins in parties

6 days ago - 09 December 2019 | Government

The urban and rural development ministry has reiterated that political parties have no legal right to dictate who should occupy what position when local authority councillors elect office bearers.This is according to the ministry's executive...

Omuthiya bigwigs retain posts

6 days ago - 09 December 2019 | Government

Omuthiya councillors have retained their management posts despite allegations of corruption and investigations by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).Katrina Uusiku remains the mayor and will again be deputised by Hisikiel Nanyeni, while Beata Nashongo also retains...

City services 88 plots in Kleine Kuppe

6 days ago - 09 December 2019 | Government

Land developers and financiers should not neglect low-income residential areas when they plan projects, Windhoek city councillor Paulus Immanuel said at the ground-breaking ceremony of...

Ministers upset over Fishrot scandal

1 week ago - 06 December 2019 | Government

Mines minister Tom Alweendo and public enterprises minister Leon Jooste have slammed their former colleagues Bernhardt Esau and Sacky Shanghala on Twitter.The two former ministers...

PDM wants independent Fishrot probe

2 weeks ago - 27 November 2019 | Government

The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) has rejected President Hage Geingob's appointment of acting fisheries minister Albert Kawana as the government investigator of the Fishrot bribery...

Opposition take aim at Shanghala's laws

2 weeks ago - 26 November 2019 | Government

Opposition leaders McHenry Venaani and Mike Kavekotora say all legislation and amendments that Sacky Shanghala worked or advised on while first heading the Law Reform...

Iceland must also account - Geingob

2 weeks ago - 25 November 2019 | Government

President Hage Geingob on Saturday said he has instructed attorney-general Albert Kawana to review and assess the current processes and procedures relating to the management...

Nampa staff plan salary strike

3 weeks ago - 21 November 2019 | Government

Namibia Press Agency (Nampa) staff members have threatened to go on strike if their demands for a salary increase are not met. A staff...

Geingob was 'talked out of' firing ministers

4 weeks ago - 15 November 2019 | Government

President Hage Geingob had written dismissal letters for ministers Sacky Shanghala and Bernhard Esau on Wednesday morning, but a high-level meeting that included Vice-president Nangolo...

Government

Presidency defends Nicanor appointment

1 month - 11 November 2019 | Government

The presidency has defended President Hage Geingob's decision to appoint Swapo spokesperson Hilma Nicanor as special advisor in the office of the vice-president as necessary...

No sale of SOEs for...

1 month - 08 November 2019 | Government

The partial sale of Namibia's state-owned enterprises is not being considered at the moment with the exception of MTC, which is expected to be listed...

No policy on Chinese engagements

1 month - 07 November 2019 | Government

Despite its growing political engagement, exponential increase in trade, and sizable public works contracts being awarded to Chinese companies, the Namibian government has not produced...

Councillor urges N$76m Rundu bailout

1 month - 06 November 2019 | Government

KENYA KAMBOWE Rundu Concerned Citizens Association (RCCA) chairperson Reginald Ndara, who also serves as a councillor on the local town council, has...

N$590m asset-rich August 26 sheds...

1 month - 01 November 2019 | Government

The August 26 Holding Company, which has been operating under a thick veil of secrecy, has announced plans to rebrand and triple its dividends from...

Procurement skills, expertise lacking

1 month - 31 October 2019 | Government

A lack of professional skills and expertise among officials implementing the public procurement system is at the root of the problems undermining the credibility of...

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