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Defence clarifies Chinese military presence in Namibia

1 month - 31 August 2020 | Ministries

NAMPA SWAKOPMUND Defence minister Peter Vilho has assured that interactions his ministry has in any sphere with the Chinese government are within the normal course of the two countries' bilateral agreements. Vilho...

Customs in bid to outwit cunning clearing agents

3 months ago - 29 June 2020 | Ministries

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe directorate of customs in the finance ministry is making attempts to outwit clearing agents who avoid paying import duties by using product codes meant for untaxable items.“They use similar commodity codes that do...

Defence pays N$300k to ghost attaché

3 months ago - 29 June 2020 | Ministries

NAMPAWINDHOEKThe defence ministry spent N$303 391 on a non-existing attaché purportedly posted to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), auditor-general (AG) Junias Kandjeke has found.This was contained in an audit report for the 2018/19 financial...

Youth unemployment plagues Nujoma

3 months ago - 15 June 2020 | Ministries

NAMPAWINDHOEKThe alarmingly high structural unemployment in Namibia, especially amongst young people, demands bold and targeted solutions. A new approach to employment creation is also required to start employment-centred planning, investment and budgeting. These were the...

130 000 Namibians living abroad

3 months ago - 11 June 2020 | Ministries

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKA total of 68 358 international migrants are currently in Namibia, while more than 130 000 Namibians have been living abroad since 2013.This was revealed by labour minister Utoni...

Education sector prioritised in development budget

4 months ago - 02 June 2020 | Ministries

Phillepus Uusiku - Priority sectors such as education got the second largest share of 14% after transport in the development budget for the 2020/21 fiscal...

Curb aimless travel, wastage - Nghipondoka

4 months ago - 01 June 2020 | Ministries

JUSTICIA SHIPENA WINDHOEKEducation minister Anna Nghipondoka on Friday told staff to curb the wastage of resources and aimless travel which do not add value to...

Tjongarero makes U-turn on NYC board

4 months ago - 18 May 2020 | Ministries

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEK The minister of sport, youth and national service Agnes Tjongarero has extended the National Youth Council's board of directors' term by...

Billions wiped from national budget

4 months ago - 11 May 2020 | Ministries

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEK The ministry of finance is expecting a 10 to 12% loss in taxes collected...

Finance ministry warns against scams

5 months ago - 09 April 2020 | Ministries

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEKThe finance ministry this week slammed a misleading advertisement offering help in applying for government relief funds.The advertisement displayed the Namibian coat of arms...

Schlettwein commits to land restoration

6 months ago - 24 March 2020 | Ministries

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKNew lands minister Calle Schlettwein has affirmed commitment to help restore the dignity of Namibians whose land was taken away from them through...

Iipumbi Shiimi: Who is this man?

6 months ago - 24 March 2020 | Ministries

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKIipumbi Shiimi has been appointed as the new minister of finance, replacing Calle Schlettwein, who became the minister of agriculture.Shiimi joins the cabinet from...

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Glitches hit home affairs

6 months ago - 11 March 2020 | Ministries

The home affairs ministry head office in Windhoek has acknowledged that a queue management system (QMS) machine has not been “fully utilised” due to some...

Defence denies 'robbing' ex-members

6 months ago - 03 March 2020 | Ministries

The defence ministry says there is no truth in claims that it is practicing favouritism in the manner its Defence Force Foundation (DFF) disburses funds...

Digital revolution will fundamentally change...

11 months ago - 14 October 2019 | Ministries

The information ministry is in the final stages of developing a National Digital Strategy which would guide the country's digitisation agenda.The deputy minister of information...

Diplomatic row exposed

11 months ago - 09 October 2019 | Ministries

In April, while South Africa was grappling with ongoing attacks on foreigners in KwaZulu-Natal, a diplomatic spat erupted between Namibia and Nigeria, which has now...

Omilitali tayi longitha iimaliwa ooyindji

1 year - 01 October 2019 | Ministries

Nonando onkalo yopaliko moshilongo otayi nana nondatu uuministeli wegameno okwa lopotwa wiipyakidhila nopoloyeka yoobiliyona 12 ndjoka tayi nenepeke ookamba dhaakwiita nokutunga ookamba oompe.Momvula yo...

Divorce, rape in spotlight

1 year - 30 September 2019 | Ministries

Namibian lawmakers are hard at work to put the final touches on two crucial amendment bills related to family and rape survivor rights.The justice ministry...

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