Ministries

Fisheries fails transparency test

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2018 | Ministries

Namibia's ministry of fisheries and marine resources has earned the title of most secretive government agency out of eight tested, winning the 2018 Golden Padlock award during this year's regional transparency assessment. In contrast, the...

Going online and global for children

2 weeks ago - 02 October 2018 | Ministries

The education ministry on Friday launched the global online Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) platform in Namibia at Eenhana in the Ohangwena Region as a platform to update information on child rights...

Prisons serious about gender equality

3 weeks ago - 27 September 2018 | Ministries

Prison authorities this week launched a gender equality awareness campaign aimed at correctional officers and those they are tasked to guard across the country. Commissioner Johannes Konjore told those attending the first gender awareness campaign...

Fisheries ministry backpedals on Pty restriction

2 months ago - 26 July 2018 | Ministries

In the wake of widespread criticism over certain restrictive criteria, when it comes to applying for fishing rights, the fisheries ministry has now announced amended conditions. Following regional consultations fisheries minister Bernhardt Esau announced this...

Nangombe is new health permanent secretary

2 months ago - 23 July 2018 | Ministries

The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has appointed Benetus Nangombe as the new permanent secretary for the Ministry of Health and Social Services. In a media statement issued on Friday, the secretary to the...

Taxman targets kapana

3 months ago - 11 July 2018 | Ministries

The informal sector, which is already carrying the huge burden of supporting families amid the country's ongoing economic crunch, is being further drawn into government's...

Aalandithi ayehe taya tameke okufuta iishoshela yepangelo

3 months ago - 11 July 2018 | Ministries

Ofuto yiishoshela yepangelo kaalandithi kashi shi oshinima oshipe pahapu dhakomufala gwoshikondo shomafutilo giishoshola yepangelo, Justus Mwafonge. Ndyoka eyamukulo a gandja sha landula sho a ningilwa...

Veterans wait in vain

4 months ago - 13 June 2018 | Ministries

The veteran affairs ministry has spent millions procuring items for socio-economic projects that have not been delivered.Many war veterans are now frustrated, saying they are...

Namra takeover of tax affairs imminent

4 months ago - 24 May 2018 | Ministries

The ministry of finance is putting the final building blocks into place for the establishment and operationalisation of its new Namibia Revenue Agency (Namra), while...

Namibia still in tax haven dog box

4 months ago - 21 May 2018 | Ministries

Namibia is still listed as a tax haven by the European Union (EU), which announced at the weekend it would be removing certain countries from...

NIP could lose SOE status

5 months ago - 27 April 2018 | Ministries

Health minister Bernard Haufiku has requested that the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) be transformed from a parastatal into a department.He said NIP should be...

Works ministry needs qualified staff

5 months ago - 25 April 2018 | Ministries

A lack of skilled staff is hampering the ministry of works, minister John Mutorwa said when he motivated his ministry's budget vote in the National...

Ministries

Mushelenga lays into lazy public...

6 months ago - 12 April 2018 | Ministries

New housing minister Peya Mushelenga has scolded his staff for watching the clock instead of dedicating themselves to serving the public.At his first staff meeting...

There's no crisis - Ya...

7 months ago - 27 February 2018 | Ministries

Defence minister Penda Ya Ndakolo has downplayed the budgetary constraints facing the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) by telling parliament recently that it is standard military...

E-passports now standard issue

9 months ago - 09 January 2018 | Ministries

Namibia will join the rest of the developed nations by issuing e-passports, or electronic passports, from yesterday onwards.This was announced by the director of immigration...

Nambia a tembukile kelongitho lyoE-passports

9 months ago - 09 January 2018 | Ministries

Namibia okwa wayimine iilongo ya putuka muuyuni , pakugandja omikanda dhomalweendo dhoe-passports nenge oelectronic passports okuza pehulilo lyoshiwike sha piti.Shoka osha tseyithwa ...

Military vehicles should not cause...

10 months ago - 23 November 2017 | Ministries

The Ministry of Defence said all movements of military vehicles seen driving in convoys in Windhoek are all for benevolent purposes and has nothing to...

Tweya preaches ICT inclusivity

1 year - 12 October 2017 | Ministries

Information minister Tjekero Tweya has urged players in the IT sector to make more opportunities available to young people. He feels the youth is excluded...

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