Windhoek Observer

Town Lodge Hotel opens in Windhoek

The 147-room Town Lodge Windhoek hotel was officially opened this week by the Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta.

Tell us what you are ‘for’

It is easy to be against something; it is harder to say what you are for. 

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.

Kasuto’s loss paves the way for Ngurare

In a twist that could impact on the SWAPO Party elective congress candidates’ list, the Windhoek High Court on Thursday ruled that the decision by the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) to remove, Ismael Kasuto as the organisation’s president, stands.

Mafuta pushes Namdeb’s productionto 500,000 carats in Q3

Namdeb Holdings production increased by 12 percent to 500,000 carats in the third quarter of this year, primarily because of higher mining rates from Debmarine Namibia’s Mafuta vessel,

CNN elephant tramples Namibian grass

The recent furore over a CNN news report claiming that Namibia has not complied with UN Security Council (UN SC) sanctions on North Korea may well be a tempest in a teapot.
Last week, Windhoek Observer Editor-in-chief, Kuvee Kangueehi (KK), sat down with Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service and SWAPO Party presidential candidate,Jerry Ekandjo (JE), to discuss his bid for the ruling party’s top job and the state of the party.  Below is an extract from that interview.
The CEO of the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP), Augustinus Katiti, has been chosen as the 2017 Institute of People Management (IPM) Personality of the Year.

NSX chief pleads innocence

The listing of Nimbus Infrastructure Limited on the Namibia Stock Exchange at the beginning of this month was above board and all possible conflict of interest was declared, Namibia Stock Exchange CEO, Tiaan Bazuin, said this week.

The out of touch president  

We are concerned that our president is out of touch and focuses too much of his time and attention on things that are not priorities for the Namibian people.
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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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