Windhoek Observer

With the issue of equal opportunity for women in the workplace rightfully taking center stage, especially in Namibia’s mining sector, the Windhoek Observer (WO) will in the next coming weeks publish profiles of women who have made inroads in this male-dominated sector.

CoW inaugurates N$70m health waste facility

The City of Windhoek (CoW) has inaugurated a health care risk waste treatment facility in the capital built at a cost of N$70 million.
The Ministry of Urban and Rural Development returned N$300 million to treasury last year despite a national housing crisis that has at times threatened to boil over.

Capricorn Capital ready to fund projects

Diversified financial services group, Capricorn, has launched Capricorn Capital, a corporate advisory firm with offices in Windhoek and Johannesburg.

We have a plan - NAC

The Namibia Airports Company (NAC) says it has a plan which will avert a possible downgrade of its flagship airport, Hosea Kutako International.The Namibia Airports Company (NAC) says it has a plan which will avert a possible downgrade of its flagship airport, Hosea Kutako International.

NEWS JUST IN: Namcor chairman Patrick Kauta resigns

National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) board chairperson, Patrick Kauta, has resigned with immediate effect.
Telecom Namibia announced Wednesday that it had placed three senior executives on a “precautionary” suspension pending an investigation into allegations of a fake N$12 million Canocopy contract.

NSFAF bombshell

Bureaucratic bungling by the State could see suspended Namibian Student Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) Chief Executive Officer, Hilya Nghiwete, return to her position through a technicality as it emerged Wednesday that any decision taken by the fund post 2014 when its founding Act was amended are non-binding and illegal.

Geingob mourns New Era Editor Desie Heita

President Hage Geingob has joined the nation in mourning the late New Era Associate Editor, Desie Heita, who died in the early hours of Thursday after a freakish accident.

The Windhoek Club celebrates 100 years

The Windhoek Club will celebrate 100 years on Saturday at the Maerua Mall Rooftop in Windhoek, bringing together old, present and new members.


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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