Ministries

Namibia to share prison lessons

5 days ago - 21 May 2019 | Ministries

Namibian Correctional Service (NCS) commissioner-general Raphael Tuhafeni Hamunyela will be among hundreds of delegates from all over the world meeting in Vienna this week to participate in meetings and events related to the 28th session...

25% of agri budget for water

2 weeks ago - 07 May 2019 | Ministries

A quarter of the agriculture ministry's N$1.95 billion budget for the current financial year is devoted to developing the water sector and the supply of water to communities in communal areas.Minister of agriculture Alpheus !Naruseb...

Ya Ndakolo justifies huge defence budget

3 weeks ago - 03 May 2019 | Ministries

The defence ministry plays an essential role in Namibia's socio-economic development agenda and the negative attitude towards its high budget allocation is therefore disappointing, defence minister Penda Ya Ndakolo has said.The ministry habitually receives one...

Nandi-Ndaitwah motivates budget

1 month - 25 April 2019 | Ministries

The ministry of international relations and cooperation has budgeted a total amount of N$941.2 million for the 2019/20 financial year. This marks an increase of N$57 million from the 2018/19 financial year budget vote.Of this...

Sankwasa denies Malaysian connection

1 month - 12 April 2019 | Ministries

The deputy minister of works and transport, James Sankwasa, has denied having any personal interest in stopping the demolition of an old hotel at Okahandja.Video footage of a site visit by Sankwasa on 9 March...

Education ministry will not retrench

1 month - 04 April 2019 | Ministries

The education ministry's executive director, Sanet Steenkamp, on Tuesday clarified that the ministry will not retrench any of its 40 974 staff at any level...

SADC tackles gender equality

1 month - 04 April 2019 | Ministries

The ministry of defence yesterday launched a two-week Southern African Development Community (SADC) training programme to train trainers on gender mainstreaming and dealing with sexual-...

Hunting season announced

1 month - 28 March 2019 | Ministries

The environment ministry has announced this year's hunting season for huntable game.The season will be open from 1 May to 31 August on farms larger...

'Don't-care attitude' costing govt

1 month - 28 March 2019 | Ministries

Works minister John Mutorwa has expressed his disappointment over an unfinished meteorological service office situated at the Rundu airport, which should have been completed in...

Justice eager to do more with less

2 months ago - 26 March 2019 | Ministries

The justice ministry has vowed that tightened purse strings will not hamper the ministry from achieving its strategic goals which include enhancing equal access to...

NIDA board encouraged to work together

2 months ago - 08 March 2019 | Ministries

The board of the Namibia Industrialisation Development Agency has been encouraged to meet regularly as it moves to establish itself as a parastatal. The call...

FOCAC: Win-win balance needed

2 months ago - 05 March 2019 | Ministries

International relations minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah said Namibians should familiarise themselves with the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) and continue to follow developments around this forum...

Ministries

Stop fake news, govt urges

3 months ago - 25 January 2019 | Ministries

The ministry of information and communication technology says a recent message circulated on WhatsApp, warning of a purported introduction of stringent controls on social media...

Finance accuses security company of...

4 months ago - 24 January 2019 | Ministries

The finance ministry has accused CIS Security Services, a security service provider it contracted in 2013 at its offices in Otjiwarongo, of fraud.There had been...

Chaos during kabeljou run

4 months ago - 02 January 2019 | Ministries

This year's so-called kabeljou run has begun significantly earlier than usual and has caused chaos among surf anglers. Large numbers of kabeljou (kob) have been...

New tax system applauded

4 months ago - 28 December 2018 | Ministries

The introduction of the Integrated Tax Administration System (ITAS), which will replace the existing Taxlive legacy system, has been applauded by economist Klaus Schade.ITAS, which...

Enjoying Namibia safely

5 months ago - 04 December 2018 | Ministries

Ellanie Smit - While the tourism ministry has encouraged all local holidaymakers and foreign tourists to enjoy Namibia this festive season, it also warned them...

Geingob names 14 new ambassadors

5 months ago - 27 November 2018 | Ministries

After months of speculation, President Hage Geingob yesterday appointed 14 new envoys. Oshana governor Clemens Kashuupulwa, former presidency spokesperson Albertus Aochamub and Swapo veteran Asser...

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