Government

Social media to work for govt

6 days ago - 19 June 2017 | Government

The government's communication plan includes unlimited access to information by members of the public, according to information minister Tjekero Tweya. He made these remarks in parliament last week when discussions centred around the government's policy...

Omusati to reinstate suspended officials

3 weeks ago - 02 June 2017 | Government

The Omusati Regional Council's management committee has passed a resolution to reinstate suspended top officials, even though the outcome of the investigation is not yet known, Namibian Sun was reliably informed.The allegation has been confirmed...

Fast track land reform

3 weeks ago - 30 May 2017 | Government

Mariental Rural Constituency councillor Simon Christy Dukeleni has called for a review of the resettlement process, saying the current policy is not transparent. “We must review the criteria for resettlement. Land is what people need....

Govt reassures civil servants

3 weeks ago - 29 May 2017 | Government

The Minister of Finance has dismissed reports that claimed there was uncertainty over whether the government would pay salaries this month to ministries that showed a negative bank balance.“Salaries will be paid as normal,” read...

Wage bill threatens fiscal stability

4 weeks ago - 26 May 2017 | Government

JANA-MARI SMITHGovernment’s politically motivated refusal to thin out its costly civil service, and an 84% civil service wage bill hike over three years, could potentially lead to unpaid salaries due to empty government purses and...

Geingob did not 'beg' Ovitoto chief

1 month - 24 May 2017 | Government

A member of the Ovitoto communal community on Monday rejected a claim that President Hage Geingob had “begged” Ovitoto chief Vipuira Kapuuo not to demonstrate...

Shafudah denies allegations

1 month - 19 May 2017 | Government

Ministry of finance permanent secretary Ericah Shafudah insists that she has maintained compliance with regard to the issuance of a tender for the construction of...

Genocide Day consultation a no-show

1 month - 18 May 2017 | Government

The chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs, Sebastiaan Karupu, has expressed disappointment at the public's no-show at a consultative meeting...

More appeal against farm allocations

1 month - 18 May 2017 | Government

President Hage Geingob has reportedly “begged” Chief Vipuira Kapuuo and the Ovitoto community not to stage their planned march to State House to register their...

Shafudah gets slap on the wrist

1 month - 15 May 2017 | Government

Ministry of Finance permanent secretary Ericah Shafudah has been issued a final written warning for failing to attend technical committee meetings that have to do...

Few attend meeting on Time Bill

1 month - 15 May 2017 | Government

Fewer than 15 people attended a consultative meeting on the Namibian Time Bill at Ondangwa in the Oshana Region, while some of those in attendance...

Media should be a watchdog, not lapdog

1 month - 11 May 2017 | Government

President Hage Geingob has implored the local media to stick to its role of watchdog instead of playing lapdog.Speaking at the World Press Freedom Day...

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Kahimise rapped over the knuckles

1 month - 05 May 2017 | Government

A National Council standing committee has dismissed Windhoek CEO Robert Kahimise's reason for not turning up at a public hearing on the City's 2013 auditor-general...

More than 100 000 public...

1 month - 03 May 2017 | Government

The total number of staff members in the public service, excluding political office bearers and uniformed personnel, currently stands at 67 835 individuals, Prime Minister...

Usakos marches for better leaders

1 month - 02 May 2017 | Government

Dozens of angry Usakos residents joined a public demonstration on Friday calling for the immediate removal of all council members and unqualified staff. They...

Namibia to emulate Zim on...

1 month - 02 May 2017 | Government

President Hage Geingob says he used his visit to Zimbabwe last week to get advice on how to tackle the land issue.Geingob, who was on...

Huang gets green light for...

1 month - 28 April 2017 | 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...

Disability Council urges compliance

1 month - 28 April 2017 | 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...

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