Government

No retrenchments at ODC, NDC

17 hours ago | Government

The head of the newly established Namibia Industrialisation Development Agency (NIDA), Uparura Kuvare, says no staff members of the former Offshore Development Company (ODC) and Namibia Development Corporation (NDC) will be retrenched.The two entities become...

Noordoewer seeking status as a town

17 hours ago | Government

NOORDOEWER – The councillor of the Karasburg West Constituency, Paulus Ephraim, has urged government to consider proclaiming the settlement of Noordoewer a town as the population is increasing rapidly. He was speaking during a briefing...

Ondangwa creates 'home' for illegal settlers

17 hours ago | Government

ONDANGWA – The Ondangwa Town Council plans to relocate over 100 illegal settlers from Uutala to the Onantsi area, where it recently serviced 120 plots.Uutala is situated next to the head office of the Northern...

Kunene terminatesCRO contract

1 day - 18 February 2019 | Government

The Kunene regional council has paid an undisclosed lump sum to terminate the contract of former chief regional officer (CRO) George Kamseb, who had refused to return to work after his suspension was ruled illegal...

Geingob chides MPs

5 days ago - 13 February 2019 | Government

President Hage Geingob has reminded parliamentarians to introduce laws that will improve and protect the lives of Namibians, while emphasising the disturbing incidence of rape in the country.Opening the ninth session of...

Inheritance law under review

6 days ago - 13 February 2019 | Government

The justice ministry has agreed to consider tweaking a controversial law which has come under fire for compelling parents to leave trust funds for minor...

Children's law now in force

6 days ago - 13 February 2019 | Government

After pushing ahead for almost 30 years with an old colonial act Namibia has finally promulgated the Child Care and Protection Act 3 of 2015,...

Paperless e-Parliament coming

6 days ago - 13 February 2019 | Government

National Assembly speaker Peter Katjavivi has announced plans for the Namibian parliament to go paperless this year, with support from the parliament of Finland.This new...

Katiti PA's N$800k windfall

1 week ago - 12 February 2019 | Government

The unfolding probe into suspended Namibia Institute for Pathology (NIP) CEO Augustinus Katiti has shown how he allegedly favoured his personal assistant, who initially earned...

NEEEF still being 'fine-tuned'

1 week ago - 11 February 2019 | Government

The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) says the New Equitable Economic Empowerment Framework (NEEEF) Bill is still being fine-tuned, and at the end of...

Govt names new executive directors

1 week ago - 08 February 2019 | Government

Government has announced the appointment of new executive directors for the ministries of home affairs, trade, president’s private office as well as environment and tourism....

CoW, Kingston municipality become twins

1 week ago - 08 February 2019 | Government

WINDHOEK – The City of Windhoek (CoW) and the Kingston municipality of Jamaica on Wednesday signed a twinning agreement in an effort to promote municipal...

Government

Geingob blasts 'drunk' ministers, media

1 week ago - 06 February 2019 | Government

President Hage Geingob yesterday unleashed his latest criticism of the local media, accusing journalists of having an agenda against his administration. The head of state...

Tent schools still a reality

2 weeks ago - 04 February 2019 | Government

The Khomas Region still has to teach children in tents because of a shortage of schools, says Rachel Jacob, the chairperson of the Khomas regional...

Shacks 'election ploy' blasted

2 weeks ago - 31 January 2019 | Government

President Hage Geingob and Windhoek mayor Muesee Kazapua have both come under blistering attack following a media briefing at State House on Tuesday dealing with...

Geingob sick of City's infighting

2 weeks ago - 31 January 2019 | Government

Three weeks after opposition councillors pleaded with President Hage Geingob to urgently intervene in the infighting that has led to multiple suspensions at the City...

Corrupt don’t like new tender...

3 weeks ago - 29 January 2019 | Government

OGONE TLHAGE Finance minister Calle Schlettwein is satisfied with the new procurement policies and says the system has been built in such...

Windhoek's capital budget nosedives

3 weeks ago - 24 January 2019 | Government

The City of Windhoek's budget for capital projects in the current financial year has shrunk by 88%.Only N$83 million was approved, compared to the 2017/18...

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