Absenteeism hits Parliament business

The Speaker of National Assembly Peter Katjavivi has accused absentee Members of Parliament (MPs) for delaying the agenda and work of the National Assembly.

Industry still sceptical about NEEEF

Industry and business owners remain firm on their attitude towards government’s black empowerment initiative after President Hage Geingob announced this week that the law to better distribute wealth among citizens will be tabled in Parliament this year.

Parliament to table 20 bills this year

A total of 20 bills are likely to be tabled in Parliament this year, the Windhoek Observer can reveal.

Maamberua comes out guns blazing

The SWAPO-led Government’s refusal to have a public and open discussion on the number and names of people who have been resettled since independence ‘smells’ of fraud, SWANU MP, Usutuaije Maamberua, has claimed.

Infant deaths not vaccine related: report

A committee that was looking into the causes of death of five infants that reportedly died after they were immunised at State hospitals, has concluded that the deaths were not vaccine-related or due to programme errors.

Shifeta dismisses damning conservancy report

Addressing Parliament late last month, Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta rubbished damning findings in the report titled Motion on Human Wildlife Conflict released by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Natural Resources.  

Geingob off the mark - Kazenambo

Former Cabinet Minister and current SWAPO Party Politburo member, Kazenambo Kazenambo, has strongly reacted to President Hage Geingob’s comments on genocide. During his third annual State of the Nation Address last week Geingob informed Parliament that the genocide negotiations with Germany can only take place between two states and that the European country cannot negotiate with non-State actors.


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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