NamPower MD, Simson Haulofu, is alleged to have interfered with the process to recruit the company’s chief legal advisor by favouring a candidate that scored third in interviews conducted earlier this month.
Political analysts have criticised Vice President, Dr Nickey Iyambo, for using his official role at a regional conference to campaign for a candidate ahead of the ruling party’s elective congress slated for November.
Finance Minister, Calle Schlettwein, is leading an inquiry into how the Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA), through the Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development, bought a rundown property in Katutura for N$18 million without approval from the procurement board and the line minister. 
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Financing remains one of the major factors affecting the combating of drought and floods which are a direct result of climate change, Deputy Prime Minister, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, has said.
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Last week, Windhoek Observer Editor-in-chief, Kuvee Kangueehi (KK), sat down with Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service and SWAPO Party presidential candidate,Jerry Ekandjo (JE), to discuss his bid for the ruling party’s top job and the state of the party.  Below is an extract from that interview.
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The CEO of the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP), Augustinus Katiti, has been chosen as the 2017 Institute of People Management (IPM) Personality of the Year.
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DTA President, McHenry Venaani, has described the late Kunene Regional Governor, Angelika Kazetjindire Muharukua, as a bold woman who lived her life according to her own terms.
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The listing of Nimbus Infrastructure Limited on the Namibia Stock Exchange at the beginning of this month was above board and all possible conflict of interest was declared, Namibia Stock Exchange CEO, Tiaan Bazuin, said this week.
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Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein, says Treasury has no problem compensating families whose houses were demolished by the Katima Mulilo Town Council, if it is found that demolition of the illegal structures was not done according to the law.
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Besieged Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) President, Jeremia Nambinga, has vowed to hold on to his position, saying that he will not be intimidated by a gang of thugs within his own party, who have a hidden agenda.
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