Government

Kandjeke tears into Okahandja over messy financials

6 days ago - 15 June 2021 | Government

NAMPAWINDHOEKOkahandja local authority councillors were bypassed when the municipality presided over transactions amounting to at least N$90 million in 2019, a direct contravention of the Local Authorities Act.The findings are recorded in the municipality’s 2018/19...

More space must be created for Covid-19 patients

1 week ago - 14 June 2021 | Government

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe cabinet has directed the health ministry to create additional space in health facilities to admit Covid-19 patients, and to recruit additional health workers to support with the national Covid-19 response.This is according information...

Namibia has already committed to genocide deal - Polenz

1 week ago - 08 June 2021 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEK Ruprect Polenz, Germany’s special envoy on genocide, said Namibia has “committed itself” to the N$18.6 billion package for the 1904-08 genocide, amid slim hopes that there is still room for renegotiating the...

Court deals Hindjou and others a blow

1 week ago - 08 June 2021 | Government

MARC SPRINGERWINDHOEKSeven former members of the Okahandja town council, who sought to have their suspensions last year overturned and be reinstated in their positions, failed in their bid after a High Court ruling last week.Their...

NDF ill-discipline must be dealt with swiftly

2 weeks ago - 03 June 2021 | Government

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKPresident Hage Geingob, commander in chief of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF), said ill-discipline, mistreatment of civilians and unpatriotic behaviour by members...

Rundu assets to be auctioned over unpaid debt

3 weeks ago - 26 May 2021 | Government

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUThe Rundu town council is on the verge of losing its equipment and vehicles if it does not reach an agreement by today with...

Sedans ‘unsuitable’ for National Council members

3 weeks ago - 26 May 2021 | Government

NAMPAWINDHOEKThe allocation of sedan cars for both official and private use, and the sharing arrangements of off-road vehicles on request, is not a suitable option...

Stop blaming past events for Namibia's challenges: Benson

4 weeks ago - 24 May 2021 | Government

NAMPAWINDHOEKIt is high time that leaders stop blaming the outside world, the apartheid era, wars and other past events for the country’s social challenges and...

Fallout over Dubai Expo

1 month - 21 May 2021 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKCabinet has elected not to renew the contract of Namibia’s commissioner-general for the Dubai Expo Simon Maruta, with Namibia Investment Promotion Development Board (NIPDB)...

Cabinet briefs

1 month - 18 May 2021 | Government

Namibian Descent ProjectCabinet last week approved the extension of the Repatriation of Persons of Namibian Descent Project for a period of two years and that...

Grootfontein farm jackpot

1 month - 10 May 2021 | Government

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUThe Grootfontein municipality is scrambling to collect rent from tenants who rent townlands, with some paying monthly rent as little as N$820 for a...

Windhoek tables N$4.9b budget

1 month - 10 May 2021 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKThe City of Windhoek’s total budget amounts to N$4.9 billion, of which the bulk N$4.4 billion is needed for operating costs of which 35%...

Government

Lawmakers seek GBV root causes

1 month - 22 April 2021 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKNamibian lawmakers are at odds with each other over the causes of gender-based violence (GBV), with some claiming that corporal punishment is one of...

Namibia's foreign missions get N$590...

1 month - 22 April 2021 | Government

NAMPAWINDHOEKThe ministry of international relations and cooperation has set aside N$589.7 million to foot the operational bill of Namibia's foreign missions, which takes up the...

VIP motorcades need to slow...

2 months ago - 21 April 2021 | Government

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKPolitical analysts believe there is need for the conduct of the presidential motorcade to be reviewed to ensure the killing...

No hostility between presidency, opposition...

2 months ago - 20 April 2021 | Government

STAFF REPORTER WINDHOEKThere is no hostility between the Presidency and opposition parties, presidential spokesperson...

Kavango East prioritises basic services

2 months ago - 20 April 2021 | Government

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUThe Kavango East Regional Council vows to bring an end to the challenges experienced by the inhabitants as they prioritise providing potable water, proper...

Parliament condemns LPM's disorderly behaviour

2 months ago - 19 April 2021 | Government

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKParliament says it will not condone bad behaviour by members, who are supposed to maintain the highest standards of integrity and respect.This follows the...

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