N$300m SME Bank bailout mooted

May 19th, 2017
Government is working on a plan to pump in at least N$300 million ...

Shafudah hits back at Simataa

May 19th, 2017
Finance Permanent Secretary, Ericah Shafudah, has hit back at ...

2017 SWAPO Congress

May 19th, 2017
Analysts say that jockeying for the SWAPO Party top four positions ...

Air Namibia loses N$300m on Frankfurt route

May 12th, 2017
The loss-making national carrier, Air Namibia, is losing more than ...

Rukoro suspended

May 12th, 2017
Meatco Chief Executive Officer, Vekuii Rukoro, has been suspended by ...

SPYL dares SWAPO top brass

May 12th, 2017
Several members of the SWAPO Party Youth League’s (SPYL) ...

Calls for a genocide commemoration day

May 05th, 2017
Credible sources known to the Windhoek Observer, report that there ...
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  • Cassinga survivors demand apology
    • Saturday, 20 May 2017

    Survivors of the Cassinga massacre, who lost family and friends during an airborne attack on a South West Africa People’s Organization (SWAPO) military base in Southern Angola in 1978, have demanded an apology from the South African Government.

  • Kapere ineligible for SPYL post
    • Saturday, 20 May 2017

    The Nekundi-led SWAPO Party Youth League has been accused of violating its own constitution, which states that no member who is 35 years old would be eligible for election into any leadership position.

  • BoN gives foreign banks ultimatum
    • Saturday, 20 May 2017

    The Bank of Namibia has given foreign-owned banks until the end of 2019 to comply with requirements that locals should hold at least 25 percent equity in commercial lenders operating in the country.



  • Vaino pledges allegiance to Tigers
    • Friday, 19 May 2017

    Tigers Football Club’s benefactor, Vaino Nghipondoka, has dismissed rumours that he has withdrawn from the Shandumbala based outfit after only a year in charge.
    Sources at the Namibia Football Association (NFA) recently claimed that Nghipondoka, who is a renowned businessman, was no longer with the club due to financial constraints after Government stopped awarding tenders last year.

  • Sponsorship boosts AfroCat title ambitions
    • Friday, 19 May 2017

    Ambitious Khomas Region Netball Premier League debutantes, African Catwalkers, have received a shot in the arm, after securing sponsorship from seven different organisations, including the Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement.



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