WINDHOEK – Germany has committed to provide N$2 billion to Namibia for various joint projects, its embassy in Windhoek said.
OSHAKATI - The Oshakati Intermediate Hospital continues to experience a shortage of critical medical staff as well as equipment needed to provide sound health care.
WINDHOEK - The Construction Industries Federation of Namibia (CIF) has called on lawmakers to come up with a legislation establishing the National Construction Council.
WINDHOEK – Government says it has no intention to regulate social media. This contradicts calls by some Swapo members of parliament who in June wanted the National Assembly to adopt a motion which
LAKE LYAMBEZI – Over 100 hippos stranded at Lake Lyambezi in Zilitene area in the Katima Mulilo Rural Constituency are dying.
OMBOTO - Minister of Urban and Rural Development Peya Mushelenga is irked by increasing incidents of elders being robbed of their pension grant by unscrupulous people around them.
WINDHOEK - The government of Botswana yesterday confirmed it will deport 852 remaining Namibian ‘refugees’ who it said have failed to take advantage of the dispensation extended to them to register for repatriation under an existing tripartite agreement.
WINDHOEK – Minister of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Stanley Simataa yesterday said he is deeply confounded by the continued theft and vandalism of information communication technology-
WINDHOEK - State Advocate Dominic Lisulo yesterday conceded that the prosecution did not prove 14 of the 18 charges that Teckla Lameck and her co-accused Jerobeam Kongo Mokaxwa and Chinese national
WINDHOEK - Despite the increasing outbreaks of cholera in the Southern African region which is killing hundreds of people, Namibia did not record a single case of the disease since 2018.
SHADIKONGORO - The Ministry of Health and Social Services will not tolerate delays in the provision of critical health services to people, says the minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula.
WINDHOEK – The first phase of the N$790 million Windhoek-Hosea Kutako International Airport road is progressing well and is expected to be completed by November.
WINDHOEK - As fodder and pasture continue to decline and the dry season soldiers on, over 30 000 drought-related cattle deaths were recorded in Namibia between October 2018 and April 2019 – the normal rainfall season.
OTJOMURU - Deputy Minister of Marginalised People Royal J. K. /Ui/o/ oo has urged the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture to incorporate San languages into government’s education curriculum, as it faces a threat of extinction.
WINDHOEK – National broadcaster NBC yesterday announced a slew of austerity measures – including switching off live cameras from parliament and abolishing four of its four TV channels from today – due to the dire financial situation the company finds itself in.
WINDHOEK – It was not business as usual at Katutura Magistrate’s Court where a heavily guarded and shielded member of Namibia Defence Force (NDF) accused of shooting and killing a man last week made his appearance yesterday.
WINDHOEK – Namibia’s Founding President Sam Nujoma has described the late Zimbabwean former President Robert Gabriel Mugabe as one of the continent’s most iconic leaders who fought for the liberation of his country and that of Africa at large.
WINDHOEK – Swapo youth were once again outwitted at the party’s electoral college over the weekend, but President Hage Geingob’s grip on the party tightened further as those perceived to be his staunch
WINDHOEK – The Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare has proposed a N$380 basic income grant for unemployed people between the ages of 30 to 59.
WINDHOEK - Relatives of the 32-year-old man allegedly shot by a member of the Namibia Defence Force (NDF) yesterday in Katutura want the government to take over the cost of burying the victim.
WINDHOEK - Windhoek High Court Judge Nate Ndauendapo yesterday again postponed the case of Johannes Lukuwa Hausiku who is charged with multiple counts of rape and one count of murder for the
WINDHOEK – The most representative body of local businesses, the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI), has called on local manufacturers and suppliers to increase their capacity and output in order to decrease a historic dependence on South Africa.
WINDHOEK - The Windhoek Regional Court gave a final remand for the trial of a group of foreign nationals accused of carrying out an armed robbery at a shopping centre in Pioneerspark Extension 1, in 2017 and walking away with over N$400 000.
WINDHOEK – Newly elected Namibian National Teachers Union (Nantu) secretary general Loide Shaanika said the union will commit its energies to address love affairs between learners and their teachers that have resulted in some of the learners being impregnated.
WINDHOEK - LEFA, the on-demand ride-hailing mobile application and the mobile payment solutions provider, PayToday, have joined forces. Clients using LEFA can now use PayToday mobile app to pay for their safe and secure ride.
WINDHOEK - A Namibian Competition Commission (NaCC) investigation has confirmed preliminary findings that Computicket Namibia (Pty) Ltd, a ticketing services provider, abused its dominant position in
LÜDERITZ - The Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development has, through facilitating high-level meetings, been instrumental in fulfilling the government’s ambition and vision to make Namibian ports the main getaway to regional and international markets.
OMUTHIYA -The low-learner intake to secondary level education as opposed to higher enrolment of Grade 1, has become a cause of concern for the directorate of education in Oshikoto thus prompting a probe to determine the basis of variance.
WINDHOEK – Of the 57 rape cases recorded during July and August this year, 26 cases involved minors, police said.
BWABWATA NATIONAL PARK – German Minister for Economic Cooperation Development Gert Müller on Saturday announced a donation of 10 million euros (N$167 million) to fightng the drought in Kavango East Region.
ONGWEDIVA - The Ministry of Health and Social Services has proposed the creation of 4 612 positions in order to improve the number of health professionals at health facilities, which are known to have serious staff shortages.
WINDHOEK – Rachel Rittmann, the woman dubbed the ‘Gobabis Delilah’ and her former lover Rhyno du Preez were both convicted of murder read with the provisions of the Combating of Domestic Violence Act yesterday for killing her husband, 35-year-old Rudolph Henry Rittmann.
WINDHOEK - Two suspected poachers believed to be Namibians were shot and killed by Botswana Defence Force (BDF) on Sunday while tracking a rhino they had shot in Moremi Game Reserve in northern Botswana, the media reported.
WINDHOEK – The City of Windhoek has confirmed asking some residents in the Goreangab area to shift their structures out of the way for a planned multi-million dual carriageway planned in the area.
LÜDERITZ - The management of NovaNam/Lalandii fishing company and the Namibia Seamen and Allied Workers Union (Nasawu) representing its employees recently reached consensus over conditions of services for the next three years.
ONGWEDIVA - Desperate farmers, particularly those who live on the outskirts of towns in the northern parts of the country, have resorted to collecting cardboard boxes and papers from dumpsites as fodder for their drought-hit animals.
WINDHOEK - Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta has cautioned travellers that export permits for Ekipa also known, as ivory jewellery is still required. He said in response particularly for Namibians travelling to Kenya.
OMUTHIYA -An investment conference is mooted for Thursday in Tsumeb where the local authorities and business intellectuals from the three maize triangle towns will convene to discuss ways on how they can boost their development and economies.
WINDHOEK - Experts agree that revenue to be sacrificed in the reduction of trade tariffs by 90 percent, as prescribed by the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), is negligible due to the current low level of trade between Namibia and the rest of the continent.
WINDHOEK - The Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement has vowed to intervene in the imminent eviction of more than 200 residents of Goreangab in Katutura, mainly shack dwellers, by the Windhoek
RUNDU - The executive director in the health ministry Ben Nangombe says the Rundu maternity ward that has been under construction since 2014 will soon be completed as the Central Procurement Board recently resolved issues that delayed its completion.
WINDHOEK – Prosecutor General (PG) Martha Imalwa yesterday confirmed that one person – whose identity she withheld – has been charged under the Insolvency Act and also with fraud into the missing millions of the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF).
ENGELA – Renowned ophthalmologist Dr Helena Ndume, with the assistance of five other doctors from Namibia and the United States of America (USA), has been restoring sight at the Engela District Hospital since Saturday.
WINDHOEK – Swapo functionaries in the Otjiwarongo district are threatening to haul the party’s senior leadership to court for alleged irregularities during the renewal of the mandate in May.
WALVIS BAY – Financial Director of Seawork Fish Processors Jurgen Sander, whose vessel caught fire and ultimately caused the death of one of their employees, said in a short statement on Monday that they are still not able to provide further information with regards to the incident.
WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob said the government will not tolerate a situation where people suddenly establish distinct traditional communities and chieftainships, premised on personal motives, preference and ambitions.
WINDHOEK - Windhoek High Court Judge Christi Liebenberg yesterday sentenced Lukas Nepela Nikodemus, 49, whom he convicted on two murder counts and one count of defeating or obstructing the course of justice, to two life imprisonment sentences and eight years.
WINDHOEK – The New Era Publication Corporation (NEPC) board should speedily start with the process of identifying and recruiting a substantive CEO, chairperson for the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts Mike Kavekotora said yesterday.
WINDHOEK – Over 208 residents of Goreangab in Katutura, mainly shack dwellers, face eviction by the Windhoek Municipality to pave way for a multi-million dual carriageway planned in the area.
ONGWEDIVA - The holding of the Oshakati East by-election this coming Saturday hangs in the balance as it awaits the court ruling on Friday on whether to proceed or not.
WINDHOEK – New Southern African Development Community (Sadc) chairperson, President John Magufuli of Tanzania, has assured the regional bloc that issues pertaining to industrialisation will be top priority during his tenure.
ONGWEDIVA - More than 900 000 Namibians live in informal settlements in urban areas, the Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development Derek Klazen revealed.
WALVIS BAY - Acting regional commander of the Namibian police in Erongo, Deputy Commissioner Tobie Gerber says the incident in which one person was shot after robbing a man in Kuisebmond during Operation Kalahari Desert was a regrettable incident.
DAR ES SALAAM – Namibia was roundly applauded for carrying the Sadc chairpersonship baton with resounding success during the past 12 months – during which the regional body circumvented its way past a myriad of challenges.
WINDHOEK - Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Peya Mushelenga, has confirmed that the mass housing project is still in full swing, as only one component of the project involving government providing finance and employing a contractor is on hold.
WINDHOEK - The City of Windhoek strategic executive head of finance Jerome Davis has warned that the city is facing cash flow problems that requires creativity, cooperation and political will from the executive and senior management teams to resolve.
WINDHOEK – The outgoing chairperson of the Council of Ministers of the Southern African Development Community (Sadc), Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, says the regional bloc has made some progress in
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.
WINDHOEK – Windhoek High Court Judge Nate Ndauendapo last week admitted into record the disputed admissions of one of the accused in the murder of 71-year-old Gerhardus Petrus Koekemoer at his house in Outjo on October 25, 2014.
WALVIS BAY - The servicing of residential land has become one of the biggest obstacles for shack dwellers at Naraville at the coastal town of Walvis Bay. Although the reality of finally becoming homeowners
OUTAPI – Omusati governor Erginus Endjala yesterday revealed startling statistics that show that out of 33 930 households identified as needing drought relief assistance in the region, only 2 898 have benefited from the scheme during the months of June and July.
WINDHOEK – Deputy chairperson of the University of Namibia (Unam) council Rosalia Martins-Hausiku has denied involvement in the suspension of the university’s senior internal investigator
WINDHOEK - The Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Peya Mushelenga, has rejected an application by Queen Aletha Nguvauva, who this time around wanted to be recognised as the Chief of the Ovambanderu Traditional Council in the Otjombinde Constituency of the Omaheke Region.
WINDHOEK - The Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Force Sebastian Ndeitunga says officers who are part of the second phase of Kalahari Desert Crime Prevention Operation have undergone a three-day
KATIMA MULILO – After three years’ absence, the rebranded Katima Mulilo Trade Fair and Zambezi Bream Festival (KMTF & ZBF) officially opened for exhibitions on Sunday.
WINDHOEK – /Khomanin Traditional Authority Chief Juliane Gawa!Nas has demanded that the government avail Daan Viljoen Game Park, Namib Naukluft Park and farm Bona as communal land for her community.
WINDHOEK – Leaders of the country’s largest trade union federation National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) and its two public service affiliates Nantu and Napwu have been operating without membership
EENHANA - Residents of Ohangwena Region, from different spheres of sectors, were yesterday united in their conviction that the region is in dire need of roads for ease of movement.
WINDHOEK - Outgoing Sadc chairperson, President Hage Geingob of Namibia, on Tuesday hailed the new peace agreement signed by the Mozambique government and opposition Renamo party, which puts
SWAKOPMUND - The Swakopmund municipality, in an effort to remedy the housing shortage at the coastal resort town, has unveiled a housing initiative that will see the construction of 1590 low-cost as well as debt-financed houses at the town.
SWAKOPMUND - The Namibia Ports Authority (Namport) and the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) last week on Friday donated N$1 million each towards the Namibian government’s massive drought relief assistance initiative for the drought affected.
ONGWEDIVA - Livestock farmers in Oshana Region want the Namibian government to engage Angola authorities on a possibility of allowing them to graze their cattle in, and export meat products into, Angola. The farmers argue that the available grazing areas in the north are densely populated with livestock – and
WALVIS BAY – President Hage Geingob said small and medium enterprises (SMEs) must take advantage of the new container terminal at Walvis Bay to augment the growth of their businesses and bring much-
WINDHOEK – The 2019 Economic Growth Summit, which this week took place under the theme ‘Economic Revival for Inclusive Growth – Strengthening the Namibian House’, managed to secure some N$50 billion
TSUMKWE - The United States Agency for International Development’s (Usaid) Country Representative Dr Randy Kolstad handed over a 4x4-vehicle and cartridges for a GeneXpert TB diagnostic machine to the
WINDHOEK – The Katutura Magistrate’s Court yesterday to Namibian Defence Force (NDF) soldier Gerson Nakale that he will not get bail – a second such decision by the court.
WINDHOEK – Zambezi Regional Governor Lawrence Sampofu says delays in completing capital projects is a serious concern in the region.
WINDHOEK – The governments of Namibia and Botswana are currently in talks to allow their nationals visiting either country to use their national identity cards instead of passports.
WINDHOEK - Employees of Bank of Namibia (BoN), through their Eagle Outreach Committee donated N$4 900 towards the up keep of a girl who has a rare condition of a protruding tongue.
WINDHOEK – Secretary to Cabinet, George Simataa, has appealed for patience from children of the liberation struggle, who completed training at Berg Aukas nine months ago and await job placements as
WINDHOEK – An unapologetic President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is on a state visit to Namibia, yesterday said Zimbabweans do not regret their internationally unpopular decision to take their land back from white farmers.
WINDHOEK – President Emmerson Mnangagwa says since January this year Zimbabwe has started seeing a surplus on the current account.
WINDHOEK – International Relations and Cooperation Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah says it is important to develop complementary investment strategies to enable Namibia and Zimbabwe to create
WINDHOEK - Ovambanderu Chief Kilus Munjuku III Nguvauva has approached the High Court to review and set aside the decision by Minister of Urban and Rural Development Peya Mushelenga to recognise Chief Turimuro Hoveka as a traditional leader.
OMUTHIYA – President Hage Geingob has urged Swapo members to take a leaf from former ruling party
OMUTHIYA – Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila yesterday revealed that the government has so
SWAKOPMUND - The acting tribal head of the Topaaar community, Chief Stoffel Anamab, must be
WINDHOEK - The Home Affairs and Immigration Minister, Frans Kapofi, has revealed that the issue of passport shortage could be resolved by September.
GOBABIS – The Namibia Farm Workers Union (Nafwu) General Secretary Rocco Nguvauva is calling on the agricultural sector to ensure that the rights of farm workers to freely participate in the upcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections are respected.
SWAKOPMUND – The fact that 4 500 people in Erongo Region have registered for drought relief assistance while government had initially only budgeted for 2 000 people was among issues touched on during President Hage Geingob’s town hall meeting here yesterday.
WINDHOEK - Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa is scheduled to arrive in Namibia on Monday for a three-day state visit.
WINDHOEK- The Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation has announced that the high-level technical committee, constituted for the purpose of identifying additional sources to fund Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) beneficiaries, has successfully completed its assignment.
WINDHOEK- NamWater needs N$12.7 billion over the next five years to develop new water schemes and to rehabilitate aging infrastructures in Namibia.
WINDHOEK – Press secretary in the presidency Alfredo Hengari has reacted to a New Era headline that he
RUNDU - The NBC radio network tower stationed at Shamvura village, Ndiyona Constituency in Kavango East, which got damaged in March last year, is still unfixed.
WINDHOEK - Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein has expressed dismay over fellow parliamentarians’ failure to discuss and conclude favourably the consideration of three non-banking financial sector bills.
WINDHOEK – Visiting President of the German Bundesrat Daniel Günther says his country is still haunted by the terror that Germans brought to the people of Namibia at the beginning of the 20th century, especially the
WINDHOEK – The Presidential Commission into Claims on Ancestral Land Rights and Restitution yesterday told President Hage Geingob that there is strong opposition to the proposed sale of Namibia’s
WINDHOEK - Namibian Defence Force (NDF) acting-chief, Air-Vice Marshal Martin Pinehas has accused the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC)’s Omurari radio station of fabricating news surrounding the
OTJIWARONGO – Governor of Otjozondjupa Region Otto Ipinge has described President Geingob’s town hall meetings as a platform that will develop effective partnerships between the President and citizens.
WINDHOEK - City of Windhoek CEO Robert Kahimise has accused officials at the country’s biggest municipality of having benefited from underhand land deals and bribery for similar allocations.
WINDHOEK - A former Windhoek magistrate who is accused of raping two women between Windhoek Central and Katutura state hospitals suffered another legal blow when his appeal failed in the Windhoek High
WINDHOEK – Justice minister Sakeus Shanghala said that Namibia is not ready to legalise marijuana as the country is not ready to deal with societal psychotic-prone symptoms associated with the drug.
WINDHOEK - With the roll out of 5G networks and other new technologies, global companies such as Huawei would continue playing a key role in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) services, said African ICT experts.
SWAKOPMUND - The accident scene in which three Germans and three Namibians were killed between Swakopmund and Henties Bay on 29 December 2014 was tampered with in the sense that the road was smoothed over with a grader, hours after the accident occurred.
KATIMA MULILO – The Kidney and Dialysis Specialist Centre, which has eased woes for patients with kidney failure in Zambezi Region, was officially opened by the Minister of Health and Social Services Dr Kalumbi Shangula yesterday.
OMUTHIYA - TransNamib yesterday launched its N$22 million modern tamping machine at Omuthiya substation, to work on the railway line from Tsumeb to Ondangwa. This will be the second machine to one which was bought in the 1970s.
WINDHOEK - A 46-year-old woman died yesterday morning after her vehicle – allegedly with a faulty handbrake – rolled backwards and trapped her underneath it before coming to a standstill some metres into her neighbour’s yard. It is alleged that the woman tried to stop the vehicle which was rolling on a slight slope.
GOBABIS - President Hage Geingob challenged residents of Omaheke Region to use their democratic right and meet him at the ballots if they think he had not delivered on his promises, as he kicked off with his series of town hall meetings here yesterday.
WINDHOEK – Swapo regional coordinator for Oshikoto Armas Amukwiyu said the leadership in the region is working towards ensuring that President Hage Geingob and the ruling party secure record victories in the national elections slated for November.
WINDHOEK – President Hage Geingob was on course to remove Katrina Hanse-Himarwa as minister of education even if she had not tendered her resignation, State House said yesterday.
WALVIS BAY – Trevor Brockerhof, the defence lawyer for Nimt double murder accused Ernst Lichtenstrasser, said there is no way that police could have found tyre tracks and footprints that link his client to the murders
WINDHOEK – Education minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa yesterday conceded that her conviction for corruption by the Windhoek High Court could have implications for her political career.
WINDHOEK – The executive director in the Office of the Prime Minister I-Ben Natangwe Nashandi says the government has tight mechanisms in place to ensure the drought relief programme is not open to
WINDHOEK – The policy on the placement of various categories of interns, which include professional interns in the public service, was recently reviewed and approved and 131 interns were admitted in public
WINDHOEK – The Groot Aub constituency office is in the process of registering residents for electricity connection.
WINDHOEK – Secretary to Cabinet George Simataa on Thursday said government’s priority is to reduce youth unemployment with over 6 000 unemployed graduates, attend to the plight of 12 000 tertiary students
WINDHOEK - One of Namibia’s richest men, Quinton van Rooyen has said Mexican billionaire investor Alberto Baillères interest in acquiring Erindi, Namibia’s biggest privately-owned game reserve, should bring a smile to every Namibian face.
WINDHOEK- At this stage, the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) has been able to secure 712
WINDHOEK- Namibia Post and Telecommunication Holdings (NPTH) have donated N$60 million towards the government Drought Relief Programme yesterday morning.
WALVIS BAY - At least 70 percent of people living in rural areas and informal settlements in Namibia defecate in the open.
WINDHOEK – As Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) President Hage Geingob is expected to present the report on the Status of Integration in the regional bloc, at an AfCTA
WINDHOEK – Presidential press secretary Alfredo Hengari says that President Hage Geingob’s upcoming regional assessment missions and town hall meetings are not political campaign ploys as suggested by
OKALONGO – King Mário Shatipamba of Onaluheke Palace in Angola’s Cunene Province said the movement of people between his country and Namibia is too cumbersome and is gradually eroding kinship
WINDHOEK - The recent 2019 Migration Dialogue for Southern African (Midsa) ministerial conference has endorsed recommendations on migration governance for the Southern African Development Community
WINDHOEK – The Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration Frans Kapofi said the ministry is currently in consultations with Southern African Development Community (Sadc) member states to go an extra mile in
WINDHOEK – President Hage Geingob has implored Africans to promote the readmission and reintegration of the diaspora back to Africa, saying that such efforts will ensure that people can return to their countries of
MUKWE – Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba says it is very disheartening that a culture of infighting exists amongst traditional communities which is bringing disrepute into the affairs and administration of traditional
WINDHOEK – Descendants of the Ovaherero and Ovambanderu claiming Erindi Private Game Reserve to
WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob yesterday emphasised the rule of law following a courtesy call by
WINDHOEK – Former Miss Namibia 2016 Lizelle Esterhuisen recalls the discouraging ordeal she endured including spending more than N$300 000 out of her own pocket while bearing the title of Miss Namibia.
WINDHOEK – Swanu president Tangeni Iijambo has called for the reversal of the constitution to allow
RUNDU - The Chairperson of the Kavango East Regional Farmers Union Adolf Muremi says government
WINDHOEK - The U.S. Department of State’s Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs,
SWAKOPMUND – At least 6201 vulnerable households in Erongo Region have been registered for emergency drought relief assistance.
WINDHOEK – Prime Minister Saara Kuugongwelwa-Amadhila said the transport benefits of public office-bearers do not fall away when they attend political events such as party rallies, as long as their activities
RUNDU - The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry’s veterinary services vaccinated 17,751 cattle against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), while 25 207 cattle were covered against contagious bovine
WINDHOEK- Despite government’s effort to ensure refugees at Osire Refugee Camp have access to
RUNDU - The Kavango East Region’s farming initiative ‘Operation Werengendje’, aimed at assisting and inspiring Kavango East residents to produce more food, recorded a poor harvest.
WINDHOEK – President Hage Geingob said former liberation movements are faced with numerous
OMUTHIYA -Anger, hatred and infighting has now become the order of the day in Omuthiya Town Council, following the unearthing of an avalanche of alleged high-level corruption and nepotism involving the mayor, her deputy and some councillors.
WINDHOEK - Namibian Police Inspector-General Sebastian Ndeitunga has directed all law enforcement agencies involved in Operation Kalahari Desert to obey the instructions of their commanders and to strictly
WINDHOEK - Ovambanderu Chief Kilus Munjuku III Nguvauva has put the blame of traditional authorities’ disputes squarely on government, warning that unless government changes its approach, disputes will
WINDHOEK - Omusati businessman Maurus Valombola, 61, who was acquitted on murder, but convicted
WINDHOEK - Despite the fact that many African countries spend between 20 to 25 percent of their national budgets on education, however, the quality of the outcomes of the education systems remain a serious challenge.
WINDHOEK – First National Bank Namibia, through the FirstRand Namibia Foundation Trust is supporting the Sikunga fish protection project in Zambezi with an amount of N$775 000 to curb illegal fishing, over a three-year period.
WINDHOEK - First Lady Monica Geingos says society must understand the relationship of landlessness, farmworkers and their children and why many end up in correctional facilities.
WINDHOEK- New legislation is needed to enable the widespread establishment of communal grazing areas, local management’s institutions and grazing management plans to incentivize sustainable rangeland management.
WINDHOEK – The Swapo leadership in Otjozondjupa Region yesterday suspended with immediate effect six party officials – including governor Otto Ipinge – pending pronouncement by the political bureau of the party.
WINDHOEK - United Nations (UN) resident coordinator in Namibia Rachel Odede yesterday announced a contribution of N$15 million (USD1 million) to help more than 700 000 people estimated to be food insecure due to drought in the country.
WINDHOEK - Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Christine //Hoebes has commended Russian President Vladimir Putin for taking the initiative to host the first Russia-African Summit schedule for October in Sochi on the Black Sea.
WINDHOEK – Public Enterprises Minister Leon Jooste yesterday said a report prepared by independent consultants on a more suitable business model for the national airline has been completed.
WINDHOEK – Statistics released by the Employment Equity Commission (EEC) indicate that 36 822 employment contracts were terminated during the 2017/18 financial period.
WINDHOEK - White employees who comprise only 0.4 percent of the country’s workforce accounted for 29 percent of positions at management levels, according to the 2017/18 Employment Equity Commission (EEC) report tabled in parliament last week.
WINDHOEK - Following a public outcry over its recent dismissal of 86 employees, the Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) is willing to reverse this decision, Erongo governor Cleophas Mutjavikua said in his state of the region address.
ONGWEDIVA – Ink had barely dried on a ministerial letter yesterday confirming Fillemon Shuumbwa Nangolo as the designate Omukwaniilwa of Ondonga, when his uncle Konis Kalenga, who is also a