Windhoek Observer

The Social Security Commission (SSC) has availed N$2 million to the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) which will be used towards skills training in Gemology and Jewelry Design for 30 unemployed Namibians in Keetmanshoop.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah’s, close allies are headed for influential diplomatic missions abroad observers pointed out this week.

You reap what you sow

Recent defensive comments by President Hage Geingob proclaiming the capacity of the Namibian government reveal much.
Standard Bank Namibia recently handed over a Hostel Kitchen to the Goeie Hoop Primary School located in the Epukiro Constituency in the Omaheke Region.

Agribank needs N$500m annually to make impact

Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein, recently appointed a new Board of Directors for Agribank. The, board, whose term runs from 1 September to 31 August 2021, is led by Michael Iyambo (MI), with Dagmar Honsbein as Deputy Chairperson.

What’s hot and what’s not?

Each week, the Windhoek Observer’s entertainment crew takes an insightful, yet amusing look at the performance and arts industry, lifestyle and fashion happenings in Windhoek and across the world,

Rinelda’s diary: Missing the old sounds

Have you ever missed artists who aren’t making music any longer? Their voices have gone mute over the years. You still have their old music and can still play and sing to their old songs, but you don’t hear about them any longer.

Sports, Youth and National Service Minister, Erastus Uutoni’s daughter, Auguste, this week divided public opinion after she posted racy pictures of herself on top of her father’s State-issued ministerial car on her Instagram account.

MTC launches fibre broadband

Mobile operator and internet service provider, MTC, has invested in fibre optic broadband for businesses to cater for increased need for bigger capacity and faster internet speed.

Property loses its investment shine

The continued slowdown of the economy is expected to continue impacting on the growth of the housing industry, FNB has said in its latest housing index.


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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