Windhoek Observer

NIMT double murder suspect appears in court

 “I did not do it, they got the wrong guy, I did not do it.”
These were the words of Ernst Litchenstrasser, the man accused of the Arandis murders of Namibian Institute of Mining and Technology (NIMT) Executive Director Eckhart Mueller and his deputy, Heimo Hellwig last month.

NCCI CEO shares her vision

The newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI), Charity Mwiya (CM), shares her vision with the Windhoek Observer (WO) answering questions posed to her regarding pertinent matters of the Chamber.

NUDO MPs challenge recall

The two National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) Members of Parliament (MPs) who have been recalled from the National Assembly (NA) have vowed to challenge the decision.

Solar not so cheap

Namibia’s bet on solar plants to argument the country’s existing power generation deficit could prove costly as it emerges the cost of electricity generated by Independent Power Producers (IPPs), is expensive compared to the cost of imports and power generated by NamPower’s power plants.

Government targets diplomats

The cushy life of Namibian diplomats could soon subside, with government planning to review their packages as part of its on-going cost cutting measures and review of its bloated civil servant wage bill, the Windhoek Observer can reveal.

Your travel budget checklist

With the upcoming public holidays, some of us might wake up to last-minute getaways with family and friends.

FAO, Govt launch CPF

More than N$150 million is required to implement the Country Programming Framework (CPF) covering t 2019-2023, the Agriculture minister, Alpheus !Naruseb has revealed.

Will they let him remove the tree stumps?

The existing SOEs have collectively gathered a debt of N$43 billion or 25 percent of this nation’s GDP.  However, the Ministry of Public Enterprises (MPE) is empowered to ensure that PEs are well managed and reduce the financial burden on the state.

Miners livid over insufficient tariff decrease

Miners are livid overt the decision taken by the Electricity Control Board (ECB) to only approve a 2,5 percent decrease in the bulk electricity tariff, when power utility NamPower had asked for a 3,11 percent decrease.

GIPF plans N$7 billion investment

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) is planning to invest N$7.2 billion locally to achieve the 45 percent domestic asset requirement as mandated by the Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority’s (NAMFISA) regulation 13.
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