Government

Huang gets green light for 500 houses

6 hours ago | Government

Businessman and money-laundering suspect Jack Huang's company has landed yet another huge deal, which will include the servicing of over 500 plots and construction of low-cost houses at the northern town of Ondangwa.The agreement between...

Disability Council urges compliance

6 hours ago | Government

The National Disability Council of Namibia (NDCN) has reminded all public and private entities to complete the annual disability monitoring questionnaires before the end of the week. The council launched the Disability Annual Monitoring...

Concern over Lotteries Bill

6 hours ago | Government

A lack of detail on what would be done with the proceeds of a state lottery, and concerns about whether it would fan the growing gambling culture in the country, were raised by opposition parties...

Okahandja in financial mess

1 day - 27 April 2017 | Government

The Okahandja municipality is in a mess and the town's books are in disarray.Senior municipal officials were at pains yesterday to explain the council's financial situation to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts.The Okahandja...

Namibian media still freest in Africa

1 day - 27 April 2017 | Government

Namibia has retained its top ranking in the latest World Press Freedom Index as the country with the freest media in Africa. But Namibia dropped seven places to 24th out of 180 countries in...

Schools should change own time

2 days ago - 26 April 2017 | Government

The education ministries should allow individual schools to change their starting and closing hours to fit their needs instead of relying on the winter time...

Satisfaction survey starts late

2 days ago - 26 April 2017 | Government

OGONE TLHAGEThe Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) is on a mission to gauge public sentiment on performance and service delivery with the introduction of...

Govt office park critical

4 days ago - 24 April 2017 | Government

The governor of the Kavango West Region, Sirkka Ausiku is concerned over the halting of the government office park project without consultation with the regional...

Complaints to ACC drop

1 week ago - 21 April 2017 | Government

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) investigated 172 of the 401 allegations of corruption referred to it during the financial year 2015/16.It forwarded 29 cases to the...

Time change irrelevant, says Katrina

1 week ago - 20 April 2017 | Government

CATHERINE SASMAN The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture says whether the Namibia Time Bill is passed or not, school...

Employment portal places 1 233 jobseekers

1 week ago - 20 April 2017 | Government

The Namibia Integrated Employment Creation system has managed to place almost 10% of registered jobseekers, says labour minister Erkki Nghimtina.In the 2015-2016 financial year, the...

Critical shortage of legal drafters

1 week ago - 18 April 2017 | Government

Namibia is facing a critical shortage of experienced legal drafters that is hampering the legislative process.Justice minister Albert Kawana revealed that when he motivated his...

Government

Harambee alive and well

2 weeks ago - 13 April 2017 | Government

STAFF REPORTERS The Namibian House is stable. The Namibian House is resilient. The Namibian House is secure. With these words...

'China is our all-weather friend'

2 weeks ago - 13 April 2017 | Government

ELLANIE SMIT The cordial relations between Namibia and China were underscored by President Hage Geingob yesterday following months of news coverage about Chinese nationals involved...

Opposition grills Geingob

2 weeks ago - 13 April 2017 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES DTA leader McHenry Venaani has told President Hage Geingob that he is only “talk and no action” when it comes to corruption.After the...

Rehoboth rejects water meters

2 weeks ago - 13 April 2017 | Government

A consignment of 1000 water meters worth about N$2.5 million, which had allegedly been signed off by Willie 'Mistake' Swartz following a special council meeting,...

Draft rent bill under public...

2 weeks ago - 13 April 2017 | Government

The draft rent bill currently under review defines reasonable rent as an amount that is no more than 10% of the joint value of the...

SONA must reflect realities

2 weeks ago - 11 April 2017 | Government

JANA-MARI SMITH Experts say what they expect from President Geingob’s State of the Nation Address tomorrow.Namibians expect President Hage Geingob to deliver...

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