The Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration has run out of Virgin Identity (ID) cards, resulting in a number of applicants having to wait for over four months to receive their national identity documents.
Fifteen heads of Namibia’s diplomatic missions around the world face an uncertain future and could be heading back to Windhoek, amid speculation their contracts will not be renewed by President Hage Geingob.
Daggers were already drawn for embattled Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) Chief Executive Officer, Hilya Nghiwete, long before her suspension last week, the Windhoek Observer can reveal.
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Thirty four schools, 29 households and seven government institutions will this year benefit from the rural electrification programme under the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME).
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Only 20 percent of the job seekers who registered on the Namibia integrated Employment Information System (NIEIS) last year managed to get employment, the Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation, Erkki Nghimtina, said this week in Parliament.
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A Lesotho Member of Parliament has challenged the media to use their agenda-setting role to generate evidence-based public debate on universal access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR), HIV and AIDS services for everyone including key populations.
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For many years, Namibia has grappled with pregnancies of school aged girls who are often confused, alone and left unable to complete their education, leaving them without qualifications for better employment options as their lives (and that of their child’s) progress.
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Lodges in northern Namibia have had to deal with unusually high water levels in the past month, which at times have led to guests taking longer routes or using boats to reach them.
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Namibian boxing sensation, Jonas Jonas, says he has no intention of turning professional yet despite winning a gold medal at the recently ended Commonwealth Games in Australia.
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The Ministry of Works and Transport (MWT) will only recruit 16 people out of the 87 engineering vacancies that were advertised last year following the exit of expatriate engineers, whose contracts had expired.
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