Windhoek Observer

Taxi rebellion can spell chaos

It would be a mistake to underestimate the negative impacts of the current threat by the Namibia Transport and Taxi Union (NTTU) to unilaterally and illegally impose a 50 percent rate increase in Windhoek.

Arts summit to be hosted in August

The National Arts Council of Namibia (NACN) will host a SADC region summit to address the challenges facing the creative industries.

Rinelda’s Diary: The challenges of acrylic nails

Wearing artificial acrylic nails can make your hands look pretty fabulous. I think that they make my fingers look longer, sleeker and leaner.

Businessman Amoni Victor says his tax affairs are in order

Businessman Amoni Victor said on Friday that his tax affairs are in order and he has never been subjected to a lifestyle audit by the Ministry of Finance.
NamibRe Managing Director, Petty Karuaihe-Martin, has become the public victim of a power struggle amongst the company’s directors, sources close to the State-owned reinsurer board insinuated this week.

Kandjeke is minding the store

Auditor General, Junias Kandjeke, deserves a medal.
Nam-mic Financial Services Holdings (NFSH) has bought a 10 percent stake in Gondwana Holdings Ltd for an undisclosed amount, the companies recently announced.
Two executives at State-owned enterprises are among the hundreds of people that have been targeted by the  Department of Inland Revenue as it intensifies its lifestyle audits in a bid to recover billions it says it is owed in unpaid tax, the Windhoek Observer understands.

Rinelda's Diary: ‘Hot and Not’ is booming

Ever since the introduction of our fashion ‘police’ column What’s hot and what’s not aimed at observing the fashion choices of people attending events or just walking around town,

NRU chief bemoans slow pace of development

Namibia Rugby Union (NRU) Chief Executive Officer, Mervin Green, says he is worried about the slow pace at which the sport is developing at the grassroots level,


The Windhoek Observer is an English-language weekly newspaper, published in Namibia by Paragon Investment Holding. It is the country's oldest and largest circulating weekly.

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