• 08
  • Nov
Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein says the government is taking the necessary steps to ensure that Namibia has enough water and will never run dry.
Namibia is currently facing its worst drought in close to a century, and there are fears that the water supply situation will only get worse as there have been no concrete plans by the government since independence to ensure the security of supply.
  • 08
  • Nov
President of the Republican Party, Henk Mudge has abandoned plans to vie for the country’s presidency.  Instead, he announced that his party will rally behind independent presidential candidate, Dr Panduleni Itula.
  • 08
  • Nov
About 130 Tsumeb Municipality employees are set to go on an indefinite strike as early as this Friday if the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development does not rescind its earlier decision not to grant them an annual salary increase for a second year running.
The anticipated 2019 Presidential Candidate Debate featuring all 11 presidential hopefuls was in the balance Thursday night after some of the candidates including frontrunner, President Hage Geingob, refused to take part.
Government has maintained that the three shortlisted candidates for the position of Commissioner/CEO of the Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRa) were not suitable to be appointed for the top job and now plans to re-advertise the post.
Landless People’s Movement (LPM) leader Bernadus Swartbooi has branded social media darling and independent presidential candidate Dr Panduleni Itula a non-entity whose only value in the Namibian political space is to divide the ruling SWAPO Party to the benefit of the opposition.
  • 01
  • Nov

Namibians are divided on land reform, including expropriation, a recently released Afrobarometer report has indicated. 

  • 01
  • Nov

It will take at least 10 years to fix all the major issues affecting the smooth implementation of the Public Procurement Act which became operational in April 2017, Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) Research Associate Frederico Links has said. 

  • 01
  • Nov

President of the National Democratic (NDP) Party, Martin Lukato Lukato, has urged Namibians to accept bribes from political parties that may ‘dangle a carrot’ in their faces, but to shame such parties by not voting for them at the polls later this month. 

  • 01
  • Nov

The perpetual battle between the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) and its embattled former leader, Jeremiah Nambinga, which landed in the courts about two years ago, could be put to rest, if the political outfit settles an amount of N$400,000 in legal and other fees owed to Nambinga.  

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