The Ministry of Finance has roped in the services of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to investigate 35 medical doctors over claims that they defrauded the Public Service Employees Medical Aid Scheme (PSEMAS) by overcharging for services.
The single-minded drive for power by the Acting President of the SWAPO Party, Hage Geingob, may be a medicine with serious negative side effects.
The Ministry of Mines and Energy has granted Bannerman Resources Limited a Mineral Deposit Retention Licence with a five-year extendable term over its 95 percent owned Etango Uranium Project.
With the spate of officials falling under ‘investigations’ or being charged to investigate others in Government, the glaring hypocrisy is the bureaucratically incestuous relationships between those doing the questioning and those answering them.
Last week, co-founder and director of the Windhoek Observer, Lazarus Jacobs (LJ) and Editor-in-Chief, Kuvee Kangueehi (KK), had a reflective, sincere, and insightful interview with the distinguished former President, Hifikepunye Pohamba (HP).
The Bank Windhoek Junior Hockey Development League (JHDL) recently held its prize giving ceremony to reward this year’s outstanding players and teams.
The new Chinese Ambassador to Namibia, Zhang Yiming (ZY), says that China is willing to work closely with relevant authorities in Namibia to combat rhino poaching and punish a few ‘rotten apples’ involved in such acts.
Finance Minister, Calle Schlettwein, has cut the country’s initial 2017 economic growth forecast of 2.5 percent down to 1.8 -2.3 percent after Namibia slipped into a technical recession in the second quarter.
As Pick n Pay South Africa starts issuing a ‘credit card’ that allows people to buy their groceries on credit, we hope that the relevant authorities here in Namibia will never allow such a move.