The various unions threatening strike actions if they aren’t given salary hikes need to have a dose of cold, wet financial reality thrown in their faces.
The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) says it has embarked on Business Process Improvement (BPI) project, which aims to improve efficiency in its operations.
In a move aimed at sensitizing about careers in the marine recovery industry, bursaries and scholarships offered by the Company, Debmarine Namibia stretched the School Outreach programme to the northern regions of Namibia namely: Omusati Region, Ohangwena Region, Kavango West Region, Kavango East Region and Zambezi Region respectively.
Canadian mining exploration company Broadway Gold Mining has acquired an 85 percent interest in a land package in Namibia covering approximately 56.3km².
Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) has invested N$5.7 million towards the installation of 1,740 solar panels and nine solar inverters on the roof of the Coca-Cola Namibia Bottling Company (CCNBC), where it will derive nine percent of its factory’s power requirements.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says the country is battling to identify policies and reforms that can spur the domestic economy.
In the middle of an economic depression, where jobs are being lost left, right and centre, few jobs are on offer in the civil service, kids are dying in shack fires, students aren’t able to have loans for education and anger in the streets is rising, building an ostentatious new SWAPO headquarters (HQ) right now, reportedly with Chinese financial support, is a mistake.
Chinese Ambassador to Namibia, Zhang Yiming, has rubbished recent media reports suggesting that the Chinese government will fund construction of the new N$730 million SWAPO headquarters.
Namibia has resorted to wildlife auctions to raise funds to save animals that are perishing in the country’s national parks due the persistent drought, the Windhoek Observer can reveal.