Windhoek Observer

MVA Fund calls on women to make road safety a priority!

In commemoration of the International Women’s Day, the MVA Fund has called on women from all walks of life to be active participants in the reduction of road carnages in Namibia.

Okondjatu man arrested for alleged rape of his daughter

A 59-year-old Okondjatu man was expected to appear in the Okakarara Magistrate’s Court on Thursday on charges of incest and/or rape of his 14-year-old daughter.

Ya Toivo’s assistant accused of fraud walks free

The case of the former assistant to the late Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, who faces charges of fraud and theft, was on Wednesday struck off the Windhoek Magistrate's Court roll.

Female MPs congratulate new NUDO president

Female parliamentarians have congratulated new National Unity Democratic Organisation (NUDO) leader, Esther Utjiua Muinjangue, who last weekend became the first woman ever to be elected as president of a political party in Namibia.

CoW back down amidst uproar over high water bills

The City of Windhoek (CoW) said on Thursday that it will amend charges to clients by backdating higher water supply tariffs from 01 January 2019 instead of July last year after residents complained about high water bills.

Uirab to deploy Namport formula at NAC

Newly-appointed Namibia Airports Company (NAC) Chief Executive Officer, Bisey //Uirab, has vowed to deploy the formula that has brought glory to the Namibian Port Authority when he takes charge of the airports operator at the beginning of May.

What do we get out of it?

The issue of foreign companies appearing to usurp local companies in bids for lucrative tenders in road works project (in other areas as well), will not go away; nor should it.  The public must continue to demand practical inclusion in projects paid with state funds. 

SADC marks International Women’s Day

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) joined the rest of the world in commemorating International Women’s Day under the theme; “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change.”

Total Namibia (Pty) Ltd Announces Startupper Winners

Total Namibia (Pty) Ltd has announced winners of its Startupper of the Year by Total Challenge in Namibia.

SOE changes imminent

Major reforms in the operations of state-owned enterprises are expected soon, with Public Enterprises minister, Leon Jooste having tabled the new Public Enterprises Governance Act in parliament on Thursday.


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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