Windhoek Observer

RFA targets N$1m surplus in 2019

The Road Fund Administration (RFA) forecast a meagre N$1 million surplus for the 2019 financial year, according to details contained in its Five Year Business Plan for the period April 2018 to March 2023.

Govt delays ya Toivo honour

Bureaucratic bungling has led to the delay in renaming the Ondangwa Airport in honour of the late liberation struggle icon, Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, close to a year after the proposition was given the nod by President Hage Geingob. Bureaucratic bungling has led to the delay in renaming the Ondangwa Airport in honour of the late liberation struggle icon, Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, close to a year after the proposition was given the nod by President Hage Geingob.

Cut Deputy Minister perks

Why are we spending money to provide VIP security for deputy ministers and presidential advisors at a time when government has frozen the hiring of desperately needed new nurses and police recruits? 

Uranium sector worries Chamber

The Chamber of Mines of Namibia says the immediate outlook for the mining sector is promising apart from the uranium sector.

KPMG official duped BoN over SME Bank money

The Bank of Namibia (BoN) hired troubled South African accounting firm, KPMG, to help trace funds allegedly invested in South Africa by the now defunct SME Bank, the Mail and Guardian reported this week.

Beatz and Eatz festival in May

The Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino (WCCR) have announced a Beatz and Eatz music festival which will take place at the resort on 25 May, Africa Day, a national holiday.

Young swimmers shine in SA regional events

A group of young Namibian swimmers were recently in South Africa to compete in the level 2 and level 3 Regional Age Group Championships. 
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.
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.

Swept away by poverty

Some drums must be continually sounded; the cacophony against poverty in Namibia is one of those reverberations that must never slack off. 

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