Okahandja Deputy Mayor and mayoral aspirant, Sophia Uupitha, has lashed out at fellow council members and the SWAPO Party Okahandja District Executive Committee for blocking her ascendency to the town’s highest political office.
The cash strapped University of Namibia has announced a 6 percent increase in tuition fees and a 3 percent salary increase for senior staff.
Namibia’s economy is now in a state of depression following 10 quarters of consecutive negative growth, analysts said on Thursday.
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  • Dec
A record number of executives of parastatals and other State-owned institutions were suspended or dismissed from their positions this year amidst accusations of corruption, maladministration and gross misconduct.
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  • Dec
Rural communities in Omaheke, Ohangwena and Erongo regions are in dire need of water, the Ministry of Agriculture Water and Forestry, has reported.
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  • Dec
Standard Bank Namibia together with Partner MasterCard on Thursday launched the Lounge Key programme, which allows the bank’s Private Banking and Prestige Banking customers, free access to about 850 VIP lounges at international airports across the world, including Eros Airport.
Former Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, John Mutorwa, remains unapologetic for his decision last year to appoint the highly contested Meatco board, a move that was recently declared illegal and unconstitutional by the Windhoek High Court.
Combative SWAPO Secretary General, Sophia Shaningwa, faces a real test of her authority after Regional SWAPO District Executives in Okahandja and Walvis Bay refused to follow her directives when she single handedly assigned positions to local authority office bearers.
National Council legislators have called for an increase in the Ministry of Defence budget despite a biting economic crisis that has led to underfunding of all ministries and budget cuts to crucial government programmes.
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  • Dec
Bank Windhoek has issued Namibia’s first green bond to finance eligible green projects and assets, the lender announced on Thursday.
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