• August 23rd, 2019
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POSTS BY Albertina Nakale

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Former finance staff still on its medical aid

WINDHOEK- Auditor-General Junias Kandjeke discovered that some staff members previously employed by the finance ministry have benefited from the MetHealth medical aid scheme, despite them having resigned.


Disability sector 'underfunded'

WINDHOEK - The National Federation of People with Disabilities in Namibia (NFPDN) feels the disability sector, starting with the disability department in the Office of the President, is not adequately funded


Tribalism can destroy nations – Kagame

WINDHOEK – Visiting Rwandan President Paul Kagame saw first hand how tribalism almost wiped his country off the face of the earth in the mid-90s and yesterday he cautioned Namibia not to fall into the same trap. 


N$1.5 million budgeted for 113 toilets for Khomas Rural

WINDHOEK – For the 2019/2020 financial year the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development has allocated N$1.5 million to Khomas Rural Constituency for sanitation. Khomas regional governor Laura McLeod-Katjirua said the Khomas Regional Council has planned to use these funds to construct about 113 toilets.


Liluko la silalanda lipulusa likubu

WINDOKO – Kaku alabela kwabutata Liluko la Silalanda ni Bupoti liyepile siliba kuli lipompe mezi kutaza mwatusa mo likubu zemashumi asilelezi kaze lobapeli likwalezwi teñi, ili molisalwaneli feela maino kono

Agri-food sector below target

WINDHOEK - The agri-food sector is at a level much below the targets contained in the economic progression pillar of the Fifth National Development Plan (NDP5).


MET throws lifeline to nearly 70 hippos

WINDHOEK - As a mitigation measure, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) has drilled a borehole to pump water into drying up ponds to save about 68 stranded hippos that are fighting not only for territorial space but also survival in the Chobe River. 

ACC fails to get treasury authorisation for property transfer

WINDHOEK – During the 2018 audit findings it was discovered that the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) requested treasury authorisation, which was granted, for 30 items which are worn and damaged to the tune of N$24 396, to be transferred to the Ministry of Works and Transport.

Lingambolo zakupulusa likubu zaezahala

WINDOKO – Liluko la Silalanda ni Bupoti lipatuluzi milelo yakupulusa likubu zekwalezwi mwakasa kasileze mwasikiliti sa Zambezi. Taba yeo itaha kasamulaho sibuabui wa liluko Romeo Muyunda nanitifalize kuli likubu


Police in need of vets for K-9 unit

WINDHOEK – Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Force Sebastian Ndeitunga says the force is dire need of veterinary doctors to care for its canine (K-9) unit. 

Defence overspent by almost N$90 million

WINDHOEK – Although treasury approval was obtained to utilise some expected savings on the defrayal of expenditure through virements during the 2018 financial year, the Ministry of Defence still exceeded four