• 19
  • Jul
The Windhoek Observer News Editor Nyasha Francis Nyaungwa (NFN) had a rare sit down with Olthaver & List Group Executive Chairman Sven Thieme (ST) who shared the secret behind the success of the largest privately-owned Namibian company with over 6,000 employees at 12 subsidiaries spanning across different sectors in the economy.
  • 19
  • Jul
Namibia has maintained that any proposed changes to the existing Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Revenue Sharing Formula (RSF) will not be in the best interest of the country and other member states.
  • 19
  • Jul
SWAPO Party Youth League Secretary Ephraim Nekongo has denied claims that his recent visit to Jerry Ekandjo’s house was part of President Hage Geingob’s plan to unite the divided party.
  • 19
  • Jul
Plans by the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) to construct what appears to be a specialised campus in the harbour town of Walvis Bay hangs in the balance because of a lack of financial resources.
Okakarara Constituency Councillor, Vetaruhe Kandorozu, has made sensational claims that only Oshiwambo-speaking Namibian Defence Force (NDF) officers are being promoted to senior ranks at the expense of capable officers from other tribes in the country.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government have agreed to reserve up to 25 percent of the contract price for sub-contracting to Namibian SMEs in the event that a foreign entity wins a tender funded by the multilateral development finance institution.
The Windhoek Observer was last week bombarded with calls from readers who were reacting angrily to last week’s editorial in which the paper called for the resignation of disgraced former Education, Arts and Culture Minister, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa, from the National Assembly in the wake of her conviction on corruption charges by the Windhoek High Court.
  • 12
  • Jul
Chairperson of the Okahandja Community Committee and Founder of Home Based Care, Kathleen Uri-Khos, has made sensational claims that she is being victimised by the Okahandja Municipality after her charity organisation was ordered to vacate the premises it has been leasing for free from council since 2005.
Chief of the Namibian Defence Force, Lt Gen John Mutwa, has been missing in action for the past four months due to ill-health, the Windhoek Observer has been told.
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.
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