• June 16th, 2019
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Outapi will soon get its own police HQ

WINDHOEK – The construction of a N$54 million police headquarters at Outapi that has been in limbo for about four years will now finally be completed by the end of this month.


Rundu residents seek divine intervention

RUNDU - Residents of Rundu are now seeking divine intervention and have organised a prayer day today  for the town’s administration which is in chaos with constant disunity amongst the council members which has now brought operations in the Rundu Town Council to a standstill.


Judge removed for potential bias in NamibRe case

Supreme Court Acting Judge of Appeal Theo Frank was removed from any involvement in the pending appeal of Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein against a decision by the Windhoek High Court to stay the implementation of the provisions of the NamibRe Act, pending the outcome of a constitutional challenge against the provisions of the Act.


Wenela generates millions but poorly resourced

Despite being one of the busiest border posts in Namibia with over 20 000 arrivals in a single month and raking in over N$30 million in revenue collection for state coffers last year alone, Wenela in the Zambezi Region remains inadequately resourced.  


Sport Commission will need N$1.7 million to host National Youth Games

WINDHOEK - The recently concluded Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) Regional Chairpersons workshop – held in Windhoek - adopted some resolutions to be implemented during the course of this year. One of the most important decisions made was that the annual National Youth Games will take place at Swakopmund in December. 


Businessman builds kindergarten for his community

WINDHOEK - Businessman Fulbertus Kwedhi with the help of his wife Lucia Shindume-Kwedhi built a kindergarten and also used his own money to build an office for Swapo Party in Okathitu Konkayi village in Omusati Region. The two projects cost the couple over N$300 000.


Unam arrear students to sit for exams

WINDHOEK - Following months of anxiety among defaulting students at the University of Namibia (Unam) over being allowed to sit for their exams, the university management has decided to allow such students to write exams which started this week.


Swapo defends Nujoma housing benefit

WINDHOEK – Swapo secretary for information Hilma Nicanor says there is no way the millions spent on renovating the house of the Founding Father Sam Nujoma would have addressed poverty, adding that the government already has programmes in place to address such challenges.

Köes residents bay for CEO’s head

KES - Concerned over what they claim is rampant embezzlement of the coffers of their village on the edge of the Kalahari Desert, residents of Köes early this week staged a peaceful demonstration demanding the immediate suspension of their CEO, Willy Humphries, for alleged complicity in fraud.