Diana Ndimbira

The mass housing battlefield

front housing 05 june Sources have accused Government of trying to hoodwink the nation on the real reasons why it is putting the multi-billion dollar mass housing project on hold.

Haufiku slams ban

front Haufiku 29 mayGovernment blundered by removing doctor’s licenses to dispense medicines, Minister of Health and Social Services Dr Bernard Haufiku said this week. “I still believe it was an unwise decision, and I told the chief of the Medical Council that he must accept that together with his colleagues he made a mistake.

Angula against asset disclosure

front angula 29 mayFormer Prime Minister Nahas Angula is against the idea of national leaders declaring their assets or wealth in public. Angula said in an interview that his culture would not allow him to make such a move whilst serving in public office or even after retirement.

Peek-a-boo asset declaration

front hage 22  mayThe declaration of personal assets by President Hage Geingob and First Lady Monica Geingos is not a declaration but rather a personal estimate of their assets, a leading local chartered accountant has said.

Progress at Air Namibia

news airnam 15 mayThe Directorate of Civil Aviation (DCA) has approved Captain William Ekandjo as the new post-holder for flight operations, Air Namibia Acting Managing Director Rene Gsponer has disclosed.

Nangolo-Rukoro hearing in disarray

front NTA maria 08 mayChairperson of the National Training Authority (NTA) disciplinary committee Almery Engelbrecht resigned from her position two weeks ago, it emerged this week.

Shaningwa axes Tjivikua

front Sophia 30 aprilPolytechnic of Namibia Rector Tjama Tjivikua has become the latest target of the ‘Shaningwa storm’. Well-placed sources said this week that the minister has called for Tjivikua’s removal from the panel which has been mandated to conduct interviews for the vacant position of Chief Executive Officer for the City of Windhoek.

TransNamib turnaround plan not approved by Cabinet

news TransNamib 30 aprilDust refuses to settle on the controversial TransNamib 180-day turnaround strategy with new evidence suggesting that former Works and Transport Minister Erkki Nghimtina approved the company’s turnaround plan without consulting Cabinet.

TransNamib in suspect deals

front TransNamib 17 aprilTransNamib management has entered into an agreement with a shelf company to lease ten locomotives without complying with the company’s purchasing policy. Documents in the Windhoek Observer’s possession show that management at the railway parastatal approached the company’s board on 09 March 2015 seeking a mandate to initiate negotiations with several suppliers for a full maintenance lease of locomotives after receiving unsolicited proposals from four companies.

TransNamib wants Amoomo’s head

Panic and paranoia seems to have crept into the TransNamib board as directors have started pointing fingers at each other as pressure continues to mount at the parastatal.

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