Windhoek Observer

Empowering quality of life

The mind allows people to have awareness of their thoughts and emotions. People with positive mind-sets can contribute to a healthy society, its development and potentially, its economic progression, because a society with a healthy mind-set can positively shape a country’s future.

BON Hotels adds two hotels in Namibia

Through an alliance with the Theart family, well-known in business circles in Namibia, and with a great deal of experience in the hospitality industry, BON Hotels will now expand its footprint across the country.

Premier African Minerals to provide loan for Otjozondu mining project

Premier African Minerals and Cambrian have agreed to provide a strategic loan to MN Holdings (MNH), the owner and operator of the Otjozondu Manganese Mining Project in Namibia.

Metro project excites TransNamib

TransNamib says it is excited about the business prospects for the company, should government move ahead with the implementation of its metro rail passenger service in Windhoek.

Katrina is gone; corruption remains

All media houses are opining on the guilty verdict against the (now) former Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Katrina Hanse-Himarwa and her subsequent resignation.

Cabinet Committee recommends RCC closure

The future of the Roads Contractor Company (RCC) hangs in the balance with sources claiming this week that the Cabinet Committee on Treasury has recommended that the insolvent company be closed.

Soldiers run amok in Omatjete

Ovaherero Traditional Authority Secretary General, Dr Mutjinde Katjiua, has described Thursday’s clash between soldiers and desperate communal farmers who were seeking grazing land for their starving animals on the corridors of Namibian Defence Force farms near Karibib in the Erongo region as “horrific.”

NDTC rules out diamond auctions

Namibia Diamond Trading Company (NDTC) has ruled out the possibility of introducing diamond auctions in the sale of its products.

PEGA brings imminent changes to Meatco

Meatco producers are faced with imminent changes, amid speculation that the looming implementation of the Public Enterprises Governance Act (PEGA) could curtail their powers.
Meatco producers, through the Meatco Act, among other things enjoy rights such as deciding on the appointment of board members to serve on the company’s board, a process which has become contentious over the years.

Should the right hand cut off the left?

When reviewing the long-running, ongoing money battles between the two SOEs, Namibia Airports Company (NAC) and Air Namibia, we think there is no better example of the skewed situation existing for public enterprises.
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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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