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.
Government says it’s happy with the outcome of the Erindi deal, which will see Mexican billionaire, Alberto Baillères acquiring the vast property, as it provides an investment boost into the country’s tourism sector.
Recently, President Hage Geingob met with student leaders at State House and is quoted as saying that not all students accepting NSFAF loans for their education have parents who are without financial options.
Capricorn Group as part of its efforts to contribute towards developing leadership, launched its Senior Management Development Programme (SMDP) this week.