Government

RCC thought they could get away with it -...

3 days ago - 24 May 2018 | Government

A ministerial technical committee has been tasked to urgently compile a dossier for cabinet, with recommendations on disciplinary action and the way forward for the Roads Contractor Company following the cancellation of a deal the...

Rent battle intensifies

3 days ago - 24 May 2018 | Government

Rent control boards that protected tenants from exploitation by property owners during the apartheid era are still implementable in Namibia and are not unconstitutional.This was the argument articulated by constitutional law expert Nico Horn as...

Poverty minister calls out food bank critics

3 days ago - 24 May 2018 | Government

Bishop Zephania Kameeta, the minister of poverty eradication, yesterday took to task National Council members who had lashed out at the food bank programme and challenged them to put their complaints and concerns in writing....

Chinese money grab

4 days ago - 23 May 2018 | Government

While two ministers have voiced stern opposition to the deal between the Roads Contractor Company (RCC) and Chinese firm Jiangsu Nantong Sanjian, the parastatal's board chairperson Fritz Jacobs is adamant they have done nothing wrong.The...

Geingob's approval rating soars

4 days ago - 23 May 2018 | Government

While a majority of Namibians gave the government bad grades for its handling of issues such as job creation and the economy, President Hage Geingob scored high in terms of public approval and trust, according...

PSEMAS faces possible collapse

5 days ago - 22 May 2018 | Government

Finance minister Calle Schlettwein says the current rot being experienced at the Public Service Medical Aid Scheme (PSEMAS) may eventually cause its collapse.The scheme currently...

N$6m for rundown house

1 week ago - 18 May 2018 | Government

Former Oshana governor Sylvanus Vatuva has received a massive N$6 million windfall for his rundown property and mahangu field at the Omungwelume settlement, which is...

Tweya to respond to AR

1 week ago - 18 May 2018 | Government

Trade minister Tjekero Tweya has confirmed he has received a letter from the Affirmative Repositioning movement outlining government's alleged failure to deliver on its promises...

Works denies selling govt flats

1 week ago - 17 May 2018 | Government

The Ministry of Works and Transport says it is not selling any government flats, as it does not have the mandate to do so.An SMS...

MPs want total gambling ban

1 week ago - 17 May 2018 | Government

Some members of the National Council want gambling banned in totality. Their argument is premised on the fact that gambling perpetuates social ills and is...

China supports anti-poaching battle

1 week ago - 16 May 2018 | Government

In a bid to combat poaching, in which some its citizens have ironically been implicated, the Chinese government has donated 30 4x4 pickup trucks and...

Katima rattled by anti-graft protest

1 week ago - 15 May 2018 | Government

Angry Katima Mulilo residents took to the streets yesterday to protest against alleged corruption and mismanagement by local authority councillors, while also calling on the...

Government

French keep Geingob hanging

2 weeks ago - 09 May 2018 | Government

President Hage Geingob is yet to hear whether Radio France Internationale (RFI) will retract a story it posted on its website early last month in...

Media freedom plunge irks govt

3 weeks ago - 03 May 2018 | Government

Government is committed to investigating the country's slide from the top spot as Africa's freest media and is eager to do what it takes to...

May Day media attack ruffles...

3 weeks ago - 03 May 2018 | Government

Vice-president Nangolo Mbumba's speech, delivered on his behalf at a Worker's Day event in Khorixas, has raised eyebrows, specifically with regard to comments he made...

Geingob above all

1 month - 27 April 2018 | Government

State House took measures to protect President Hage Geingob from safety concerns linked to the dilapidated Eros Airport runway in 2016, but other air passengers...

NSFAF shake-up gets 'technical'

1 month - 25 April 2018 | Government

The higher education ministry has asked for patience as it starts the process of reintegrating the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) into its operations....

Leave bonanza over

1 month - 24 April 2018 | Government

The days of massive leave accumulation and payouts for the country's 100 000-plus civil servants, who are set to drain government coffers to the tune...

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