Government

Walvis property affairs in ‘shambles’

2 weeks ago - 06 September 2021 | Government

LEANDRA LOUWWALVIS BAYThe Walvis Bay municipality has been told to get its housing affairs in order after a forensic audit found that properties at the town were being transferred into the names of buyers without...

Rundu, Redforce marriage turns sour

2 weeks ago - 31 August 2021 | Government

Council back-pedals on debt collection KENYA KAMBOWE RUNDU It has been less than a year since the Rundu town council procured the services of debt-collecting company Redforce and that relationship...

'New dawn' prioritises Windhoek informal settlements

3 weeks ago - 27 August 2021 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKSignificant increase in spending The City of Windhoek's informal settlement upgrading programme has received a major shot in the arm of about N$55 million.The City of Windhoek – led by an opposition coalition after...

‘Isolating’ IPC councillor mingles at workshop

3 weeks ago - 25 August 2021 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKThe City of Windhoek’s new management committee chairperson, Ndeshihafela Larandja of the Independent Patriots for Change (IPC), attended a five-day onboarding workshop for new councillors in January after she had taken leave from her...

N$55 million for slum upgrades

3 weeks ago - 24 August 2021 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe City of Windhoek has allocated N$55 million of its new N$4 billion budget to its informal settlement upgrade programme, amid increasing discontent among poluplations living in those areas.Giving a breakdown of its budget,...

NamRa packages competitive, consultant says

3 weeks ago - 24 August 2021 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKRudi Koekemoer, the consultant who worked on the Namibia Revenue Agency’s (NamRA) remuneration structure, says it is competitive and in line with what Tier...

NamRA eyes N$48 billion revenue

4 weeks ago - 23 August 2021 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA) is targeting N$48.8 billion in tax collection for the remainder of the fiscal year.This is according to its spokesperson,...

Govt ‘handpicks’ monitoring firm

1 month - 20 August 2021 | Government

OGONE TLHAGE and MATHIAS HAUFIKUWINDHOEKGovernment has sought to justify why it handpicked two private firms - that formed a joint venture - to run the...

New boards for finance entities

1 month - 20 August 2021 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKThe ministry of finance has announced boards of directors for the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN), Namibia National Reinsurance Corporation (NamibRe) and the Namibia...

PROFILES

1 month - 20 August 2021 | Government

Panashe Darringo is a director in Mondjila Project Advisory and Management on and has been serving in the position since January 2018. Prior to that,...

Kandjoze defends delivery unit

1 month - 20 August 2021 | Government

OGONE TLHAGE AND MATHIAS HAUFIKUWINDHOEKAnalysts have questioned government’s decision to enlist the services of two engineers to manage the public-funded delivery unit, cautioning that the...

Fat salaries proposed at Namra

1 month - 13 August 2021 | Government

TUYEIMO HAIDULAOSHAKATIManagement at newly launched Namibia Revenue Agency (Namra) have proposed high salaries for the themselves and the organisation’s employees – including a maximum of...

Government

Some people more important than...

1 month - 04 August 2021 | Government

NAMPA WINDHOEKPresident Hage Geingob has justified why politicians - including himself - have breached Covid-19 burial restrictions, saying they are not equal...

Govt spin doctors in PR...

1 month - 03 August 2021 | Government

MATHIAS HAUFIKU WINDHOEKGovernment spokespersons are silently opposing Cabinet’s decision to reverse a 2020 resolution that compelled all ministries to adopt an identical...

Nganate disappointed with pace of...

1 month - 03 August 2021 | Government

NAMPAWINDHOEKOmaheke governor Pijoo Nganate on Friday delivered his second State of the Region Address (SORA), held under the theme ‘Growing Omaheke through innovation and enhancement...

Grootfontein municipality parks damning report

1 month - 27 July 2021 | Government

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUDespite the ministerial audit report on the Grootfontein municipality urging swift remedial action to be taken against those implicated, the local authority is yet...

Zambezi conservancies make N$14 million

1 month - 27 July 2021 | Government

NAMPAWINDHOEKZambezi governor Lawrence Sampofu said that communal conservancies in the region generated over N$14.4 million during the 2020/21 financial year compared to N$25 million generated...

Karma is a b*t#h

1 month - 26 July 2021 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKFormer Windhoek mayor Muesee Kazapua said activists who accused his leadership of not doing much to deliver enough land “must walk the talk” now...

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