Windhoek Observer

Connected officials set to clinch diamond deal

Gem Diamonds Namibia, a company linked to a politician and a government minister known to the Windhoek Observer, is tipped to be awarded the multimillion-dollar government tender to value Namibian diamonds despite previously having come out second in the tender evaluation process.

Caution: murder is murder

The recent murder of a Namibian citizen by a Chinese national working in Namibia is an outrage and tragedy.  However, we believe that the ‘hang’em high’ fever pitch that is erupting, is unseemly. 

Couch Cat: Adults can colour too!

I had always thought that colouring books were for kids.  I bought tons of them for my own kids when they were young.  Well, let me tell you that I have been introduced to the world of colouring books for adults. 

Chamber of mines celebrates golden jubilee

The Chamber of Mines of Namibia is celebrating its golden jubilee this year, marking 50 years of excellence and dedicated service to Namibia’s mining industry, from its inception in 1969 to 2019.

Capacity, resources continue to haunt ACC

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) says it still has to resort to outsourcing complex investigations involving financial matters due to continued lack of internal capacity.
If you happened to glance at Sky News or BBC or any part of the UK Internet over the past week or so, you would have been greeted by some most unusual sights.

Inland Revenue Commissioner explains VAT refunds delays

The Windhoek Observer News Editor Nyasha Francis Nyaungwa (NFN) sat down with Inland Revenue Commissioner Justus Mwafongwe (JM) who explained what has been causing delays in processing VAT refunds.

SWAPO threatens to reprimand governor

The SWAPO Party’s Otjozondjupa Regional Executive has threatened to reprimand Governor Otto Ipinge if he continues to involve himself in the restructuring of leadership positions at section and branch levels in the region.

NAMAF speaks health sector matters

With the cost of medical services continuing to sky rocket amid allegations of over servicing and fraudulent claims by medical practitioners, the Windhoek Observer (WO) engaged the Chief Executive Officer of the Namibian Association of Medical Aid Funds (NAMAF) Stephen Tjiuoro (ST),

Construction, hotels to drive GDP growth

The construction, hotel and restaurant sectors are expected to drive the domestic economy recovery in 2019, with the country’s GDP projected to grow by 0,3 percent, latest figures from the Bank of Namibia show.
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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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