Windhoek Observer

KPMG official duped BoN over SME Bank money

The Bank of Namibia (BoN) hired troubled South African accounting firm, KPMG, to help trace funds allegedly invested in South Africa by the now defunct SME Bank, the Mail and Guardian reported this week.

Beatz and Eatz festival in May

The Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino (WCCR) have announced a Beatz and Eatz music festival which will take place at the resort on 25 May, Africa Day, a national holiday.

Young swimmers shine in SA regional events

A group of young Namibian swimmers were recently in South Africa to compete in the level 2 and level 3 Regional Age Group Championships. 
Daggers were already drawn for embattled Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) Chief Executive Officer, Hilya Nghiwete, long before her suspension last week, the Windhoek Observer can reveal.
The Ministry of Works and Transport (MWT) will only recruit 16 people out of the 87 engineering vacancies that were advertised last year following the exit of expatriate engineers, whose contracts had expired.

Swept away by poverty

Some drums must be continually sounded; the cacophony against poverty in Namibia is one of those reverberations that must never slack off. 

Business index breaches 50 point mark

The IJG Business Climate Monitor improved to 50.99 points in February, the Institute of Public Policy Research said this week.

MTC post-paid customers can now top up airtime

Namibia’s leading wireless and telecommunications operator, MTC, has announced the introduction of recharge services for its post-paid customers, a first for the country.
As the entire world mourns the death of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, an activist, mother of Africa, and ex-wife of the most celebrated African president,

Magnet for mayhem?

Notwithstanding the president’s statements about corruption in this week’s State of the Nation Address (SONA),


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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