The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) forecasts to pay out N$ 5,2 billion in benefits and monthly annuities during the 2019/20 financial year, Chief Executive officer, David Nuyoma said.
Published in Business
Friday, 08 November 2019 11:02

RP’s Mudge throws support to Itula

President of the Republican Party, Henk Mudge has abandoned plans to vie for the country’s presidency.  Instead, he announced that his party will rally behind independent presidential candidate, Dr Panduleni Itula.
Published in National
Friday, 08 November 2019 10:51

Dr Itula a storm in a teacup – Swartbooi

Landless People’s Movement (LPM) leader Bernadus Swartbooi has branded social media darling and independent presidential candidate Dr Panduleni Itula a non-entity whose only value in the Namibian political space is to divide the ruling SWAPO Party to the benefit of the opposition.
Published in Latest News
Friday, 20 September 2019 12:53

GIPF rakes in N$741m from DCP investments

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has revealed that it has realized over N$741 million in dividend from its three remaining investments made under the now defunct Development Capital Portfolio (DCP).

Published in Business
Friday, 30 August 2019 10:42

The Time Traveller: The Amazon is burning

The Amazon forest is burning. You’ve probably seen the pictures. The world’s biggest forest is on fire, to the greatest extent seen in several years.
Published in Opinions & Analysis
On Wednesday, the Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) made a public announcement of their union with the United People’s Movement (UPM) as they jointly contest the upcoming elections.
Published in National
Leading human rights lawyer Norman Tjombe has poured cold water on the idea of private prosecutions to recover the alleged N$600 million that was lost from the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) in one of Namibia’s biggest financial scandals.
Published in Latest News
Friday, 23 August 2019 10:49

Imalwa denies being a SWAPO puppet

An emotionally-charged Prosecutor General, Martha Imalwa, has moved to dispel the widely-held belief that she is in the pocket of politicians.
Published in National
Friday, 09 August 2019 10:24

Schlettwein is nobody’s fool

We recently read a story in a local daily about a spectacular ‘donation’ of N$657 billion for infrastructure development from a company called African Experts Federation (AEF) that was just lying on the table for Namibia to simply pick it up, sign some papers, and review the details ‘later’.  Ostensibly, the dinner bell is ringing, “Come and get it!”
Published in Editorial
Friday, 02 August 2019 13:30

Summit receives N$50 billion in pledges

N$50 billion (USD3.4 billion) was reportedly raised during the successful two-day Namibian Economic Growth Summit in Windhoek this week, of which N$20 billion has already been validated as true investment commitments and N$30 billion is pending verification.
Published in Latest News
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