Windhoek Observer

Booys’ staff threaten residents

Under fire Okahandja Constituency Councillor, Steve ‘Biko’ Booys, has been accused of hiring thugs to terrorise residents who have been demanding his removal from office, the Windhoek Observer has been told.

Housing: Namibia’s never-ending crisis

As 2019 begins, we are faced yet again with the never-ending spectre of the housing and land crisis. 
The status quo of housing backlogs, urban migration, unused yet completed mass housing, municipal failures to service the land, and government paralysis over the matter has become ‘normal’ in Namibia.

Namdeb embraces fresh start

Namdeb has endorsed a culture where employees refresh themselves on important company aspects as part of ensuring a positive start to the year.

Sanlam donates white canes to the visually impaired

Sanlam has donated 45 white canes to the Namibian Federation of the Visually Impaired (NFVI).

‘Irresponsible SWAPO hampering development’

Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) Secretary General, Manuel Ngaringombe, has come out guns blazing, accusing the ruling SWAPO Party and its councilors in Okahandja and Rundu of hampering the delivery of quality services to rate payers because of their internal squabbles.

MTC’s new sites to go live in March

Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) announced this week that 111 new sites are scheduled to go live by the end of March when phase one of the 081Every1 project is expected to be complete.

Farm workers earn almost double minimum wage

Farm workers get N$3,400 a month on average, according to a Wage Survey Report published by the Agricultural Employers’ Association (AEA) this week.
The survey represents data of 3,288 employees.
You can bust the current economic depression in your own small way, every single day.
Rather than cut things completely out of your budget during these tough economic times, rather…cut back.

BREAKING: Superstar Tuku dies

Zimbabwean music legend, Oliver Mtukudzi, has died.Zimbabwean music legend, Oliver Mtukudzi, has died.

Geingob must lead by example

If a full blown economic depression in Namibia is not enough to make the president curtail foreign travel that does not specifically bring back short-term investment or donor assistance, we are at a loss to know what will. 

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