Windhoek Observer

GIPF forecasts N$ 5,2 billion in pay out benefits

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) forecasts to pay out N$ 5,2 billion in benefits and monthly annuities during the 2019/20 financial year, Chief Executive officer, David Nuyoma said.

MTN launches 4G at the coast

MTN Business Namibia has announced the launched its LTE (4G) service at the coast, as the telecommunications company moves ahead with its network expansion.
The move by the telecommunication company brings a faster and reliable internet connection for its customers in Swakopmund and Walvis Bay.

When is a ‘win’ not a win?

There is little doubt that the Mighty Swapo Party that lead this country to independence 30 years ago will prevail in the parliamentary and presidential elections later this month. The president said that a win was a win. Indeed, he is correct in terms of seat allocations in parliament and who occupies State House. But, for Namibia, whether “a win is a win,” may not be so cut-and-dried.

Govt continues hunt for NamRa boss

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.

Itula is not strong, Geingob is weak

The main political drama this election season is the independent Presidential candidate and SWAPO party member, Panduleni Itula. We assert that candidate Itula is not a strong contender, but rather, that candidate Geingob has been weakened by many factors. 

Blossom Queen back on top with new CD

Local singer and songwriter Ruusa Ndapewa Munalye a.k.a. Blossom and now Blossom Queen, is a talented young woman whose passion for original African sounds are upfront and enjoyable on her latest CD, Uvandje. 

RA, RCC sign MoA

The Roads Authority (RA) and beleaguered government-owned contractor, Road Contractor Company (RCC) finally signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) this week, which is expected to facilitate the implementation of a cabinet directive on how the two entities should work together.

Bank of Namibia (BoN) Deputy Governor, Ebson Uanguta been appointed as the interim Commissioner of the Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRa).

Namibia book T20 World Cup spot

Namibia will return to a global cricket tournament for the first time since 2003 while the Dutch have also secured their ticket to Australia next year.

Laz Jacobs to lite up the nite

The man of many talents, Lazarus Jacobs will be LIVE on the mic, performing a solo stand-up comedy show titled, “Siiiii Knew”.  The show will take place on Friday evening, October 25th at the former Paragon Crescent Café in Windhoek.
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