Windhoek Observer

Country Club pays N$6 million in dividends

The once loss-making Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino has continued with its profit making trajectory by declaring a N$6 million dividend to government this week.

What’s hot and what’s not?

Each week, the Windhoek Observer’s Entertainment crew takes an insightful, yet amusing look at the entertainment industry, lifestyle and fashion happenings in Windhoek and across the world, and judges whether they are hot or not.

Deputy Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration, Maureen Hinda, is set to tie the knot with her long-time sweetheart, Ambassador Kaire Mbuende, next month, the Windhoek Observer has established. Deputy Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration, Maureen Hinda, is set to tie the knot with her long-time sweetheart, Ambassador Kaire Mbuende, next month, the Windhoek Observer has established. 

Utoni wants waiters instead of landowners

To say we are utterly disappointed at the ‘deal’ recently crafted to fulfil the Namibian land ownership aspirations of a Russian businessman is an understatement.
Namib Desert Diamond (Namdia) has maintained that it does not have a contract with the John Walengwa co-owned C-Sixty Investments, a company that has been evaluating its diamonds for the last two years

External debt expected to surge in third quarter

The government’s external debt is expected to surge in the third quarter of this year due to further currency depreciation and another disbursement of the African Development Bank loan agreement,

Rinelda’s Dairy: pyjamas in public are ‘in’

Growing up, I was a fan of wearing comfortable pyjamas in the public even though other people were not.

Having devoted his entire professional life to academics, outgoing Namibia University of Science and Technology Vice Chancellor, Tjama Tjivikua (TT), reflects on his 23-year career and the work he has done to fulfil his vision for a technological university that has arguably become the number one tertiary institution in the country.

Let them eat cake

The land conference is over and now the predictable statement from President Geingob at the October 9th Cabinet meeting has been released, bearing a cornucopia of “quick wins and low hanging fruit” as an ad hoc attempt to make placating offerings to segments of society that are ill at ease about the land crisis.

Elizabeth Shipanga’s career choice in finance

As young Namibians struggle with career choices, the Windhoek Observer (WO) recently caught up with Elizabeth Shipanga (ES), the Finance Manager of unlisted investments manager, Ino Harith Capital, to talk about her career, future plans and role within the organisation.

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