Windhoek Observer

Leaking money during a recession

The Ministry of Health and Social Services (MHSS) has been thrust into the limelight as a place where corruption, malfeasance, and self-enrichment may have been thriving for some time.

High school bands to clash

Old Mutual launched its third Namjams high school bands competition in the capital on Monday. 

Goodbye Robbie – Namibia’s #1 football fan

The local football fraternity has been thrown into mourning after the death of the country’s number one supporter, Robbie Savage, in the early hours of Thursday.
State House Press Secretary, Albertus Aochamub (AA), believes democracy is alive and well in the ruling SWAPO Party, despite murmurs of discontent in some sections over the way the party is being governed, particularly in the run up to the party’s elective congress in November.
Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) Chief Executive Officer, Tarah Shaanika, is leaving the business grouping in September after over 14 years at its helm.
The two-day FNB Whisky Festival held last weekend can only be described as a great success, FNB Namibia Marketing Manager, Madri van Wyk, has said.

Why is there no Plan B?

A letter dated 12 July 2017 from Ministry of Works and Transport Permanent Secretary, William Goeiemann, abruptly informed the Acting Managing Director of Air Namibia, Ellaine Samson, that,  “The ministry is unable to pay for your July GRN subsidy allocation. 
This year on 19 July, Mildred Kehrmann, Heidi-Marie Lacheiner-Kuhn and the I’Khoba artists joined forces at the Omba Galley in Windhoek to present the Eclectic Folk exhibition, celebrating an array of ethnic groups and traditions from around the world, including a celebration of Christmas in July.
The Bank Windhoek Field Hockey Premier League produced some exciting matches during the third round of matches last weekend.

Expat engineers face eviction

Some expatriate engineers that are contracted under the Ministry of Works and Transport, face eviction, as the ministry is struggling to settle their rentals, the Windhoek Observer has been told.
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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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