Government

‘No need’ for Geingob to apologise

4 hours ago | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKSwapo spokesperson Hilma Nicanor has leapt to the defence of President Hage Geingob, who is coming under increasing pressure to backtrack from...

Govt to review sentencing laws for sex offenders

4 hours ago | Government

NAMPAWINDHOEKPrime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila said the seriousness of the ongoing sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in the country and demands from protesters have forced government to review sentencing laws for offenders.She made the announcement on...

Uutoni consults AG over Rundu debt collector

1 day - 19 October 2020 | Government

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUUrban and rural development minister Erastus Uutoni will seek advice from the attorney-general over the contract between the Rundu town council and Redforce Debt Management, which the minister is seemingly unhappy with.Uutoni’s representative on...

Advisory town planning boards replaced

1 week ago - 08 October 2020 | Government

LEANDREA LOUWWALVIS BAYThe Namibia Planning Advisory Board (Nampab) and the Townships Board have been replaced in terms of the new Urban and Regional Planning Act.This was announced by the deputy minister of urban and rural...

Kapofi explains five-year delay of traffic cameras

2 weeks ago - 05 October 2020 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKSafety and security minister Frans Kapofi last week explained to parliament why 12 speed cameras that cost the police N$12 million remain dysfunctional five years after they were erected in parts of the country.All...

Uutoni has final say on Wu’s N$20m discount land...

2 weeks ago - 01 October 2020 | Government

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUUrban and rural development minister Erastus Uutoni will have the last say as to whether 83.1738 hectares of land at Divundu in the Kavango...

PG Imalwa faces exit

3 weeks ago - 29 September 2020 | Government

WINDHOEKELLANIE SMITWith the term of Prosecutor-General Martha Imalwa ending this year, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has advertised the position of the principal state legal...

Fuel taps close for bigwigs

3 weeks ago - 24 September 2020 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEK The Public Office-Bearers (Remuneration and Benefits) Commission has moved to implement a directive by President Hage Geingob to limit fuel consumed...

Geingob calls for united Covid action

3 weeks ago - 24 September 2020 | Government

STAFF REPORTER WINDHOEK President Hage Geingob says a united global approach will help in the fight to stave off the mounting effects...

'Total disarray'

1 month - 18 September 2020 | Government

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUGrootfontein CEO Sisco Sinvula has written a five-page press statement in which he exposes what he describes as “total disarray” and an appalling state...

N$100m saved in travelling costs

1 month - 15 September 2020 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe government has saved more than N$101 million in travel costs by high-ranking government officials, including President Hage Geingob.Geingob and other high-ranking officials have...

Hengari saga: Geingob to meet with journalists

1 month - 08 September 2020 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEK The presidency has informed the media that President Hage Geingob is ready to meet with journalists to discuss concerns raised about press...

Government

Shiimi reveals N$627m fishing quota...

1 month - 28 August 2020 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKGovernment has raised over N$627 million from the auctioning of its “development objectives” fishing quotas to local and international bidders. This, according to finance...

Ministers divided about detailed wealth...

1 month - 24 August 2020 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKCabinet ministers are divided about whether to declare their assets in the detailed manner that agriculture minister Calle Schlettwein has done.Schlettwein declared his assets...

VP and wife contract Covid-19

1 month - 24 August 2020 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKVice-president Nangolo Mbumba and his wife Susitjie have tested positive for Covid-19, amid talk that the couple had attended President Hage Geingob's birthday party...

Grootfontein's executive mess

2 months ago - 19 August 2020 | Government

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUInfighting between the Grootfontein municipality CEO Kisco Sinvula and finance executive Ileni Hainghumbi is fast poisoning the work atmosphere at the office.While Sinvula claims...

Covid hits Cabinet, Swapo

2 months ago - 12 August 2020 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKYesterday's routine cabinet meeting was held virtually after a senior official in that arm of government allegedly tested for Covid-19, while the ruling party...

Harambee goal down the toilet

2 months ago - 06 August 2020 | Government

Jo-Maré Duddy WINDHOEK Of the 50 000 toilets in informal settlements in rural areas President Hage Geingob promised in his Harambee Prosperity Plan (HPP)...

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