Outgoing Namibia University of Science and Technology Vice Chancellor, Tjama Tjivikua, who over the last 24 years has built a reputation as an educator and administrator of note, stands accused of trying to wiggle his way out of paying more than N$1.4 million in brokerage fees he allegedly owes to young entrepreneur, Tommy Tjarondo.
Official opposition leader, McHenry Venaani, has promised Namibians a land of milk and honey once his party is elected into power in the National Assembly and Presidential elections slated for some time in November this year.
Delays in tabling the 2019/20 national budget have raised suspicions amongst economists, who strongly suspect that the economy might be in turmoil than widely thought.
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A former long-distance bus driver, who stands accused of killing his girlfriend, International University of Management (IUM) student, Iyaloo Ndapandula Hainghumbi, in January 2017, is now left without legal representation.
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Ovaherero Paramount Chief, Vekuii Rukoro (VR), this week fielded questions from the Windhoek Observer News Editor, Nyasha Francis Nyaungwa (NFN).
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Government has appealed for fish donations from the fishing industry to feed the tens of thousands of people that are expected to throng the Independence Stadium in Windhoek as Namibia celebrates 29 years of self-rule.
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State-owned New Era Publication Corporation (NEPC) has recorded accumulating losses amounting to N$42.5 million, while its total liabilities exceed its assets by N$21.1 million, according to its audit report for the 2016/17 financial year.
Power utility NamPower has diversified into the telecommunications sector by launching Gridonline, a product offering which will enable both start-ups and medium-sized companies to gain easy entry into the lucrative industry without having to build expensive nation-wide backbone networks.
Chairman of the Confederation of Namibian Fishing Associations, Matti Amukwa, has warned industry players who continue to disregard ministerial directives on beneficiation that they risk being driven out of the system.
Nama and Ovaherero traditional leaders, who had turned to the courts in the United States seeking justice and financial reparations over genocide and property seizures by the German colonial government at the turn of the 20th century, were dealt a crushing blow on Wednesday when U.S. District Judge, Laura Taylor Swain, sitting in Manhattan said the Western European country was immune from any claims
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