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First couple to reveal wealth update

2 days ago - 17 February 2020 | Government

First Lady Monica Geingos has confirmed that she and her husband, President Hage Geingob, will once again publicly declare their assets this year. The couple, who celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary on Valentine's Day last...

Rescue plan for Mass Housing

5 days ago - 14 February 2020 | Government

The ministry of urban and rural development says it will “expedite” the completion of hundreds of houses built under the Mass Housing Development Programme (MHDP) that were abandoned some years back.The ministry admitted on Friday...

Venaani queries N$730m Swapo HQ funding

6 days ago - 13 February 2020 | Government

Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) leader McHenry Venaani has demanded answers on how Swapo is financing the construction of its N$730 million new national headquarters.At a time when corruption is considered by some as being systemic...

'Grasping at straws'

1 week ago - 11 February 2020 | Government

Government has been accused of grasping at straws to justify its agenda to regulate social media and silence the voices of ordinary Namibians.This follows information minister Stanley Simataa's announcement that Cabinet had approved a resolution...

New twist in Oshakati drama

1 week ago - 07 February 2020 | Government

?In a dramatic move, the Swapo Oshana regional leadership has overturned a decision by the Oshakati East and West district executives to recall town councillors Onesmus Shilunga and Gabriel Kamwanka.In a letter seen by Namibian...

Cabinet in suspense

2 weeks ago - 05 February 2020 | Government

OGONE TLHAGE President Hage Geingob has emphasised that he will be trimming down his cabinet during his second...

Loss of two-thirds majority ‘not a big failure’

2 weeks ago - 04 February 2020 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWhile christening 2020 ‘The Year of Introspection’, President Hage Geingob has argued that contrary to the claims of some analysts that the loss of...

Ngurare to join agri ministry as director

2 weeks ago - 03 February 2020 | Government

Former Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) secretary Dr Elijah Ngurare has resigned from his job at the University of Namibia (Unam) to join the ministry...

Govt data portal no jobs haven

3 weeks ago - 29 January 2020 | Government

Jo-Maré Duddy – More than 79 000 Namibians were looking for work on government’s database for jobseekers yesterday morning, where only 81 available opportunities were...

Jooste handed battle-axe

3 weeks ago - 24 January 2020 | Government

The public enterprises minister has officially been handed the power to direct special investigations into the activities of state-owned enterprises if it is suspected that...

Swapo loses N$36m in parly funding

4 weeks ago - 21 January 2020 | Government

Swapo will lose about N$36 million in parliamentary funding in the 2020/21 financial year following a dismal performance in last year's National Assembly election, in...

Suspended Okahandja CEO postpones swearing-in ceremony

1 month - 17 January 2020 | Government

Okahandja municipal CEO Martha Mutilifa, who was put on suspension by the town's councillors, cancelled the swearing-in ceremony of office bearers at the town while...

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Okahandja suspends CEO

1 month - 14 January 2020 | Government

The Okahandja municipality has suspended its CEO Martha Mutilifa with full pay over allegations of abuse of funds, fraud, corruption and insubordination that involves dubious...

Aron returns to Okahandja politics

1 month - 09 January 2020 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES Former Okahandja mayor Valery Aron was late last year elected as information and mobilisation secretary for the Utoni Nujoma branch...

Cabinet trimming sparks panic

1 month - 07 January 2020 | Government

President Hage Geingob told the Swapo central committee in December that his 'legacy term', as his last five-year term has been dubbed by ruling party...

Cabinet downsizing welcomed

1 month - 03 January 2020 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES Analysts have welcomed President Hage Geingob’s promise of a leaner cabinet from March this year,...

'No qualified person' to replace...

1 month - 03 January 2020 | Government

The Swapo regional leadership will next week decide the fate of the two Oshakati town councillors, Onesmus Shilunga and Gabriel Kamwanka, who boycotted the council's...

Better home loans for public...

1 month - 03 January 2020 | Government

Public servants will have a reason to smile after the government lowered the interest rate on home loans under its Home Owners Scheme for staff...

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