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Iithete says ministerial contract ended gracefully

2 days ago - 07 July 2020 | Government

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKFormer finance deputy minister Natangwe Iithete has reacted publicly for the first time to losing his job, saying his contract as deputy minister had ended “gracefully”.Perceived to have been an integral part of what...

I'm not Kalimbo's grandfather – Utoni

3 days ago - 06 July 2020 | Government

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKLabour minister Utoni Nujoma has dismissed claims that he shouted expletives at Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters (NEFF) MP Kalimbo Iipumbu in the National Assembly last week, apart from telling the opposition parliamentarian that he...

Focus abortion debate on rights, not religion - Boois

1 week ago - 01 July 2020 | Government

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEKThe woman who revived Namibia's abortion debate this month has written an open letter to parliament asking that the debate on abortion law reform, slated to take place tomorrow, be grounded on facts and...

'MPs must explain their riches'

1 week ago - 01 July 2020 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKOpposition politicians are in agreement that public office-bearers must not only declare their assets, but should also be ready to explain their riches.This follows labour minister Utoni Nujoma saying in parliament that “unscrupulous” elements...

AG blocked by defence

1 week ago - 01 July 2020 | Government

NAMPAWINDHOEK Auditor-general Junias Kandjeke was prevented from inspecting N$506.4 million of the defence ministry's expenditure for the 2018/19 financial year.This is despite the law stipulating that the AG must be granted access to the books...

Oshakati CEO recruitment under way

1 week ago - 30 June 2020 | Government

ILENI NANDJATOOSHAKATIThe Oshakati town council has started the process to fill the chief executive officer position left vacant by Werner Iita, who resigned when he...

Changing the face of data

1 week ago - 26 June 2020 | Government

Mariselle Stofberg- Herold Kapurua Kazavanga has made a valuable contribution towards reducing the data reserves of the GIPF, from 5% to 2%.He says he achieved...

Geingob considers deputies for 'overworked' ministers

1 week ago - 26 June 2020 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEK President Hage Geingob is considering appointing a new batch of deputy ministers, but this will depend on the workload...

Reconciliation motion causes stir

2 weeks ago - 23 June 2020 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEK Deputy prime minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has shot down a motion by South West Africa National Union (Swanu)...

City games of thrones

3 weeks ago - 18 June 2020 | Government

Jemima Beukes and Denver KistingWINDHOEKRenewed allegations of abuse of power and financial shenanigans have surfaced at the City of Windhoek, where factions led by CEO...

Constituency Development Fund Bill gathers dust

3 weeks ago - 18 June 2020 | Government

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUIt has been six years since the Constituency Development Fund Bill was tabled in parliament, yet the bill is still awaiting a cabinet decision.The...

Suspended Okahandja CEO to return to work

3 weeks ago - 18 June 2020 | Government

JANA-MARI SMITH and OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKOkahandja municipal CEO Martha Mutilifa, who has been on suspension with pay for six months, is set to return to office...

Government

Covid-19 panic grips National Council

3 weeks ago - 12 June 2020 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEK Panic erupted in the National Council this week when regional councillors from Erongo, which remains locked down...

Corruption burdens the youth

4 weeks ago - 11 June 2020 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKThe cost of corruption is paid for by ordinary people, said Namibia's youngest elected member of parliament, Ina Hengari, during her maiden speech in...

Oniipa council moves into new...

4 weeks ago - 10 June 2020 | Government

ILENI NANDJATOONIIPAAs from Tuesday next week, the Oniipa town council will start serving its customers from its new N$23 million building.Since its proclamation in 2015,...

Trust us with your money...

1 month - 09 June 2020 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEK International relations minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah yesterday pleaded with Namibians to trust government with the money budgeted to handle the...

Nampa staff raise 'mismanagement' alarm

1 month - 09 June 2020 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKCabinet is expected to discuss the appointment of a new board of directors and chief executive officer for the Namibia Press Agency (Nampa).This was...

'You can't divide us'

1 month - 08 June 2020 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKPresident Hage Geingob this weekend dismissed suggestions that he and Damara king Justus //Garoëb have a strained relationship.He said people were trying to come...

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