Ministry buys bar for N$18 million

Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development Permanent Secretary, Gabriel Sinimbo, has been accused of colluding with Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA) CEO, Tileinge Andima, and Offshore Development Company Acting CEO, Phillip Namundjebo, to buy a rundown former bar in Katutura for N$18 million without board or ministerial approval.

The edge of poverty

We read with interest a news report about a local famer giving workshops on how to grow and harvest fly larvae. Over 800 people have spent their hard earned money to take these lessons. Some have even sold animals and taken loans to pay for this training.


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