Ministries

Defence blames August 26 workers for media leaks

6 days ago - 19 January 2021 | Ministries

Kenya Kambowe RUNDUThe defence ministry says allegations of corruption against defence minister Peter Vilho are being orchestrated by former August 26 staff and...

Matthews joins finance ministry as advisor

1 month - 01 December 2020 | Ministries

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe ministry of finance has appointed former Nedbank CEO Lionel Matthews as a technical advisor. Matthews will serve in the department of state accounts for two years.“The ministry requested for...

‘Bring us sex-for-jobs evidence’

3 months ago - 23 October 2020 | Ministries

Kenya Kambowe RUNDUEducation ministry executive director Sanet Steenkamp has urged those making allegations of education inspectors and senior officials requesting sex, money or...

Covid kicks Shiimi in the teeth

3 months ago - 21 October 2020 | Ministries

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe Covid-19 pandemic has sucked government coffers dry and hit state revenue streams by nearly N$5 billion, thus exerting pressure on finance minister Iipumbu Shiimi’s spending plans.The virus has been...

Defence clarifies Chinese military presence in Namibia

4 months ago - 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

6 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...

Defence pays N$300k to ghost attaché

6 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...

Youth unemployment plagues Nujoma

7 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...

130 000 Namibians living abroad

7 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...

Education sector prioritised in development budget

7 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

7 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

8 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...

Ministries

Finance ministry warns against scams

9 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

10 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...

10 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...

Mining destroys prehistoric art

10 months ago - 19 March 2020 | Ministries

The annihilation of prehistoric Namibian rock art by granite mining in the Erongo Region, and strategies to stem further damage to sensitive archaeological hotspots, top...

Glitches hit home affairs

10 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

10 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...

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