Ministries

Kalumbi must explain – Venaani

1 week ago - 31 March 2021 | Ministries

JEMIMA BEUKESDr. Kalumbi Shangula’s recent trip to Switzerland has raised questions amid a recommendation by the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Committee of Ministers of Health that virtual meetings must continue until the Covid-19 situation...

Fuel storage facility now in Namcor’s hands

1 week ago - 31 March 2021 | Ministries

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEK The National Petroleum Commission of Namibia (Namcor) has officially taken over the operations of a N$5 billion-dollar national oil storage facility, its board chairperson Jenny Comalie announced. With the completion and operationalisation...

Pendukeni did nothing at home affairs – Kapofi

3 weeks ago - 23 March 2021 | Ministries

STAFF REPORTER WINDHOEKHome affairs minister Frans Kapofi has hit out at critics who say he has rolled back on successes attained in the ministry by his predecessor, Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana.Reacting to Namibian Sun’s...

Govt seeks DNA proof of twins’ paternity

3 weeks ago - 23 March 2021 | Ministries

JANA-MARI SMITH WINDHOEKHome affairs minister Frans Kapofi yesterday said his ministry being asked to approve citizenship of babies who have same-sex biological parents...

Judiciary wants N$1.9m worth of cellphones and other gadgets

1 month - 09 March 2021 | Ministries

MATHIAS HAUFIKU WINDHOEKThe Office of the Judiciary says its decision to budget N$1.85 million to procure communication gadgets and mobile services for its top brass is above board and within the scope of the permissible...

Sioka in hot water over jailed children

1 month - 04 March 2021 | Ministries

JANA-MARI SMITH WINDHOEKThe clock is ticking for child welfare minister Doreen Sioka who has less than a month to present a...

We are trying our best – Shiimi

2 months ago - 04 February 2021 | Ministries

MATHIAS HAUFIKU WINDHOEKFinance minister Iipumbu Shiimi says government is trying its best to salvage the country’s teetering economy, despite claims it is...

High demand for free basic computer training in Kavango...

2 months ago - 02 February 2021 | Ministries

NAMPA RUNDU Over 1 000 youth interested in basic computer skills flocked to...

Defence blames August 26 workers for media leaks

2 months ago - 19 January 2021 | Ministries

Kenya Kambowe RUNDUThe defence ministry says allegations of corruption against defence minister Peter...

Matthews joins finance ministry as advisor

4 months ago - 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...

‘Bring us sex-for-jobs evidence’

5 months ago - 23 October 2020 | Ministries

Kenya Kambowe RUNDUEducation ministry executive director Sanet Steenkamp has urged those making allegations...

Covid kicks Shiimi in the teeth

5 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...

Ministries

Customs in bid to outwit...

9 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...

9 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

9 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

10 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...

10 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 -...

10 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...

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