Labour

Chained worker 'joke' backfires

2 days ago - 18 April 2019 | Labour

Nic Kruger, the owner of Kruger Trading Enterprises (KTE) Custom Body Work in Windhoek, yesterday vehemently defended the honour of his foreman who had chained a worker to a car in their workshop.Kruger expressed disappointment...

Tucna slams spending cuts

2 weeks ago - 05 April 2019 | Labour

Trade unions are planning mass meetings across the country to decide on a response to what they describe as the government's continued “humiliation” of public servants. Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna) secretary-general Mahongora Kavihuha...

Ompumbwe yiilonga moshilongo

2 weeks ago - 01 April 2019 | Labour

Konyala aantu ya thika po 364 000 moNamibia okwa lopotwa kaye na iilonga omvula ya piti, na unene oyoomvula dhi li pokati ko 20 no 24.Iizemo yomapekaapeko ngoka ga ningwa koNamibia Statistics Agency (NSA)...

Economy in doldrums, says Tucna

4 weeks ago - 22 March 2019 | Labour

Ahead of the tabling of the budget next week, the Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna) released a scathing statement condemning the economic direction in which Namibia is heading, accusing government of driving the country...

Tucna a limbililwa konkalo yeliko

4 weeks ago - 22 March 2019 | Labour

Sho kwa tegelelwa omutengenekwathaneko gwelongitho lyiiyemo yepangelo gu tseyithwe moshiwike twa taalela, oTrade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna) oya pititha omukanda ngoka tagu kondema onkalo yeliko ndjoka ya taalela oshilongo nokupopya kutya epangelo otali...

Kahimise turns to Supreme Court

1 month - 14 March 2019 | Labour

Embattled City of Windhoek CEO Robert Kahimise has endorsed the reinstatement and dropping of all charges against suspended City Police chief Abraham Kanime, but his...

Procurement board denies 'tribal purge'

1 month - 12 March 2019 | Labour

The deputy chairperson of the Central Procurement Board of Namibia (CPBN), Lischen Ramakhutla, has denied there is an ongoing tribal purge that favours Oshiwambo-speaking employees....

Skorpion Zinc faces losses of N$316m

1 month - 12 March 2019 | Labour

The general manager of the Skorpion Zinc mine, Irvinne Simataa, says a recent strike by workers of Basil Read placed the future of the mine...

Ina mu gandja po iilonga kaazaizai - aaniilonga yomatungo

1 month - 07 March 2019 | Labour

Ewawa lyAanyasha yoSwapo, ndyoka lya li li na okukala oshitopolwa shehololomadhilaadhilo olyiikutha mo mehololomadhilaadhilo ndyoka.Aaniilonga yomatungo omathele oya kutha ombinga mehololomadhilaadhilo ndyoka itaya popile egandjo...

Workers turn up the heat

1 month - 06 March 2019 | Labour

Swapo-affiliated unions and the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) have thrown down the gauntlet over billion-dollar tenders being awarded to foreign companies while...

TransNamib wins appeal against fired train driver

1 month - 05 March 2019 | Labour

The Windhoek High Court has dismissed the findings of a labour arbitrator who had ruled in favour of a former TransNamib train driver accused of...

Swakop Uranium denies involvement in recording

1 month - 01 March 2019 | Labour

Swakop Uranium has denied any involvement in leaking an audio recording in which Erongo governor Cleophas Mutjavikua apparently advises a Chinese mine manager on how...

Labour

MUN worried about Chinese monopoly

2 months ago - 07 February 2019 | Labour

The Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) is worried about the Chinese monopoly that will be created in Namibia's uranium mining industry if the sale of...

‘Yellow vests’ cost France dearly

3 months ago - 10 January 2019 | Labour

European media has reported that the anti-government "yellow vest" protests will affect the French job market and risk the income of up to 100 000...

Unions don't comply with the...

3 months ago - 20 December 2018 | Labour

The permanent secretary in the ministry of labour, Bro-Matthew Shinguadja, has lashed out at certain unions representing security guards, saying they are not complying with...

TUN threatens 'drastic actions'

4 months ago - 06 December 2018 | Labour

]The Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN) says a recent announcement by Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, that there would be no salary increases for public servants...

Women still earn less than...

4 months ago - 05 December 2018 | Labour

Women earn on average 6.5% less per hour than men in Namibia, which is one of the worst pay disparities in upper-middle-income countries. However,...

Tucna takes aim at Labour...

5 months ago - 19 November 2018 | Labour

The president of the Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna), Paulus Hango, says workers are being exploited because of loopholes in the Labour Act.Hango was...

Load More