• 17
  • Apr

The sheer arrogance displayed by the Himarwa family this week after it emerged that the former Hardap region Governor Katrina Hanse-Himarwa’s son and a relative had benefited from the Government resettlement programme showed the moral bankruptcy of some of our politicians.

  • 10
  • Apr

Judging by the recently proposed national budget for the 2015/16 financial year one can be forgiven to think that Government is not taking the shortage of urban land very seriously.

  • 02
  • Apr

In his statement to Cabinet on Tuesday President Hage Geingob stole the limelight from the finance minister Calle Schlettwein when he announced that the old age grants would be increased by N$400.00 to N$1000.00.

  • 27
  • Mar

At last someone has started acting on reports that the Roads Contractor Company’s acting chief executive officer and TransNamib board chairperson Pieter Oosthuizen might have forged his qualifications and violated his work permit conditions.

  • 20
  • Mar

We would like to congratulate the nation for attaining 25 years of independence. Despite our young democracy, Namibia continues to show the world that we are a matured democracy as demonstrated by the peace and stability in the country, freedom of the press, media pluralism and a multi-party system.

  • 13
  • Mar

The on-going legal squabbles involving African Stars chairman Sidney Martin and the Namibia Premier League boss Johnny Doeseb is regrettable.

  • 06
  • Mar

The recent statement by the newly elected leadership of the Namibia National Students Organisation (Nanso) urging former students not to pay back study loans received from government is rather misguided.

  • 27
  • Feb

The Windhoek Observer has written several articles on the controversial Pieter Oosthuizen, the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Roads Contractor Company, and Board Chairman of rail parastatal, TransNamib.


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