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Mwoombola hits back at Haufiku

9 hours ago | Health

Former health permanent secretary Andreas Mwoombola has spoken out for the first time since his widely publicised standoff with his former boss Bernard Haufiku, which had threatened to compromise service delivery at the ministry. Mwoombola...

Township deal 'none of your business'

20 hours ago | Government

President Hage Geingob yesterday told journalists that he was not going to entertain questions about his private business and how much he made from selling his stake in the so-called N$1 billion township deal, which...

NSFAF to lose parastatal status

20 hours ago | Government

The government is contemplating plans to return the embattled Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) to the Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation. During the presidency year-end media briefing higher education minister Itah...

Geingob defends Noa

20 hours ago | Government

President Hage Geingob yesterday leapt to the defence of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) director-general Paulus Noa, while defending his administration's record on curbing corruption. Geingob said the anti-graft agency boss was being unfairly targeted because...

Pilchard moratorium too little, too late

20 hours ago | Fishing

A three-year moratorium on pilchard fishing introduced this week came ten months after the fisheries minister had announced a controversial and defiant 14 000-ton pilchard quota despite the threat of extinction faced by the species...

Okombahe bakery now operational

20 hours ago | Business

A bakery project started for youth empowerment at Okombahe in Erongo Region started operating on Wednesday. Speaking to Nampa upon enquiry on Friday, bakery...

Keep an eye out for unauthorised debit orders

20 hours ago | Banking

The Bank of Namibia is warning bank customers to take stock of unauthorised debit orders and report such deductions as soon as they are detected.Debit...

Big changes coming at Health

20 hours ago | Government

Health minister Bernhard Haufiku yesterday said massive administrative changes could be expected at the beleaguered ministry, including the complete overhaul of the Central Medical Store...

No listeria fears for Namibia

20 hours ago | Health

Namibia is safe from contaminated food products which have caused an outbreak of listeria in South Africa and caused the death of at least 37...

No standoff here, says Kauta

20 hours ago | Government

The board chairperson of the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor), Patrick Kauta, says there was no ministerial influence or any other implied personal considerations...

Newly renovated John Meinert branch re-opens

20 hours ago | Banking

FNB Namibia has refurbished its John Meinert branch, which is now open to the public.The newly renovated branch opened its doors on 12 December after...

Market disruption in the age of innovation

20 hours ago | Business

THOMAS MÜLLERAirbnb has disrupted the local Namibian hospitality market, much like it did in other countries. It created a new market and proposition that did...

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Young woman raped and assaulted...

20 hours ago | Crime

A 19-year-old woman was assaulted and raped by her ex-boyfriend last weekend while another woman was held hostage and raped at Mariental.According to the police...

Walters not surprised by IPPR...

20 hours ago | Justice

Namibia's ombudsman, John Walters, is not surprised by the findings of a report by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) which assessed the state...

Infrastructure key to employment

20 hours ago | Economics

African Union representative Cheikh Bedda has warned that sky-high youth unemployment on the continent can seriously harm economic gains.“Failure to effectively deal with deepening unemployment...

Schoolgirls get pregnant over holidays

20 hours ago | Education

The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture is urging parents to take care of their daughters during school holidays, as most teen pregnancies are reported...

Namibia condemns killing of peacekeepers

20 hours ago | International

Namibia has condemned the killing of Tanzanian peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), calling it a barbaric act of violence. The...

Subaru XV and Impreza awarded...

20 hours ago | Motors

Subaru Corporation has announced that the Subaru XV and Impreza models have won the highest five-star overall rating in the 2017 European New Car Assessment...

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