Govt seeks to raise N$600m through 2pct levy

Government says it plans to raise between N$500 and N$600 million through the proposed once-off 2 percent national voluntary contribution by all Namibians in order to mitigate the effects of the drought that is currently ravaging large parts of the country. 

N$200,000 loan benefit for Govt employees

Turbulent times and economic hardships are on the forefront of discussion in both the private and public sectors. 

Strengthening US dollar haunts Govt

Finance Minister, Calle Schlettwein, has warned that the strengthening US dollar could lead to a further hike in fuel prices and increased economic instability.

Govt trapped in N$5m deal

The Ministry of Justice is faced with an N$5.3 million claim from a company it had engaged to structure a financing model for the construction of three buildings worth N$1, 3 billion under Public Private Partnerships (PPPs).

Mother sues Govt for N$6 million

A Windhoek woman is suing Government for N$6 million after giving birth to a disabled child at the Katutura State Hospital on 12 December, 2015. 

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