Windhoek Observer

Prof Isaack gives himself a pat on the back

Windhoek Observer (WO) Political Journalist, Eliaser Ndeyanale, this week spoke to the outgoing Electoral Commission of Namibia’s (ECN) Chief Electoral and Referenda Officer, Professor Paul Isaack (PI), who earned a reputation as an efficient operator who was shrewd enough to stay relatively unscathed at the helm of the election management body.

Accept yourself and take back your power

I have been told on countless occasions to act a certain way so that people would not look down on me or coaxed into doing things because it was ‘expected’ of me. And for the longest time I did not understand what they meant.

Rinelda’s Diary: Toss it!

Recently my work colleagues and I had a very interesting conversation about why we keep our closets full of clothes that we don’t wear anymore. 

Namibian bowlers off to Wales

The eyes of the Lawn Bowls world will be in Cardiff & Vale next week for a 10 nations’ test match.

Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is encouraging its domestic and international clients to make use of debit/credit cards when making payments for bookings or any services offered at its various camps/resorts. 

Nine para-athletes were awarded national colours at a ceremony held on 25 June, ahead of their departure to Berlin,

The storm is definitely not over

We have expressed our concerns before about a government that appears too detached from the needs of the average citizen and we are forced by recent statements and economic developments to revisit that issue. 

Letshego reaches 52,000 borrowers

Letshego Namibia reached 52,000 borrowers in 2017 from 50,648 in 2016, as it continued with its steady growth on the Namibian market, Chief Executive Officer, Ester Kali, said in the company’s 2017 Annual Report.Letshego Namibia reached 52,000 borrowers in 2017 from 50,648 in 2016, as it continued with its steady growth on the Namibian market, Chief Executive Officer, Ester Kali, said in the company’s 2017 Annual Report.

Political analysts this week called out President Hage Geingob for selling dreams with his Harambee Prosperity Plan, arguing that there is no evidence that Namibia is moving towards prosperity. Political analysts this week called out President Hage Geingob for selling dreams with his Harambee Prosperity Plan, arguing that there is no evidence that Namibia is moving towards prosperity. 

Skorpion Zinc faces uncertain future

The future of Skorpion Zinc Mine was thrown into major doubt this week with parent company, Vedanta Resources, announcing that the life of mine may only be extended by three years when it expires in 2020.

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