Windhoek Observer

What’s hot and what’s not?

Each week, the Windhoek Observer’s Entertainment Reporter, Rinelda Mouton, takes an insightful, yet amusing look at the entertainment industry, lifestyle and fashion happenings in Windhoek, and judges whether they are hot or not.

Rinelda’s Diary: Celebrate living artists

Why has it become a norm for Namibians to recognise and appreciate talented people only after the person has died?

Skorpion Zinc hosts inter-mines games

Some of the mining companies operating in Namibia will battle for supremacy at the 2018 Intermines Sports Games that will take place from 5 to 7 October at the Skorpion Sports Park in Rosh Pinah.

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.

The dispossessed vs. elites

We think the myriad of issues popping up around the land question is actually a smokescreen covering the real battleground about land in Namibia, which is the conflict between the dispossessed and the elites.
The Windhoek Observer News Editor, Nyasha Francis Nyaungwa, recently set down with former Cabinet minister, Kazenambo Kazenambo, to gauge his views on next week’s Second National Land Conference.

Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) Director-general, Stanley Similo has blamed government for the broadcaster’s woes after staff voted Tuesday to embark on a strike.Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) Director-general, Stanley Similo has blamed government for the broadcaster’s woes after staff voted Tuesday to embark on a strike.

FNB launches data free App

First National Bank (FNB) Namibia recently launched the FNB App in partnership with MTC.

DBN to increase its presence across the country

The Windhoek Observer business reporter Chamwe Kaira (CK) this week spoke to Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) CEO, Martin Inkumbi (MI), whose term of office was recently extended by another five years.

Ministry of finance accountant arrested for defrauding PSEMAS

The Directorate of Investigations within the Anti-Corruption Commission has arrested Ministry of Finance Chief Accountant, Mr Jacque Etienne Coetzee and Ms Rosa Sindy Beukes, who is employed at Business Partners International Namibia.

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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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