Ministries

Chaos during kabeljou run

2 weeks 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 caught north of Henties Bay since Christmas and there is...

New tax system applauded

3 weeks 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 becomes operational from 17 January, will allow taxpayers to submit...

Enjoying Namibia safely

1 month - 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 not take unnecessary risks.Ministry spokesperson Romeo Muyunda said the country...

Geingob names 14 new ambassadors

1 month - 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 Kapere were all confirmed as new ambassadors and high commissioners.Kashuupulwa...

Fishing scorecard coming soon

1 month - 27 November 2018 | Ministries

Within the next year the fisheries ministry will implement an annual performance evaluation to determine whether fishing rights holders will keep their quotas, have them increased, lowered, or completely scrapped. Meanwhile, the names of the...

Esau appoints new FOA board

1 month - 26 November 2018 | Ministries

Fisheries minister Bernhardt Esau has warned illegal fishing operators in Namibian waters to cease their activities or the ministry would not hesitate to act against...

Fisheries fails transparency test

3 months 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...

Going online and global for children

3 months 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...

Prisons serious about gender equality

3 months 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...

Fisheries ministry backpedals on Pty restriction

5 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...

Nangombe is new health permanent secretary

5 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...

Taxman targets kapana

6 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...

Ministries

Veterans wait in vain

7 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...

7 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...

7 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

8 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

8 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...

Govt pilots e-death notification system

9 months ago - 18 April 2018 | Ministries

The ministry of home affairs will from the beginning of June pilot an electronic death notification system at Windhoek's Central Hospital, minister Frans Kapofi announced...

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