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NPTH bails out Telecom

front Theo 10 aprilTelecom Namibia acting Managing Director Theo Klein has confirmed that parent company Namibia Post and Telecom Holdings (NPTH) will inject a N$400 million bailout into the company.

Geingob to appoint governors

front hage 10 aprilRecent political appointments and shifts within Swapo party Government structures have created a vacuum in various regions that currently function without a Governor. Speculation was rife this week that President Hage Geingob was preparing to announce his appointments of Governors early next week.

RCC restructuring illegal

news rcc 10 april The Management of the Roads Contractor Company (RCC) had to call in riot police on Thursday morning to calm angry workers demonstrating outside the company’s headquarters in Windhoek.

TransNamib turnaround in shambles

front pieter 02 aprilTuesday this week marked the end of the 180 days management and the board of directors at TransNamib gave themselves to implement their turnaround strategy. The strategy now appears to have come apart at the seams as it is riddled with controversy. The railway parastatal has tried to paint a rosy picture of its attempts to salvage the company from bankruptcy.

Home Affairs tender likely to be revoked

The tender to build the new N$1 billion headquarters of the ministry of home affairs and immigration is likely to be revoked after it emerged this week that the company that won the bid was disqualified by the Namibia Central Intelligence Service.

Mbumba humbled by blunder

Swapo party secretary general Nangolo Mbumba confirmed this week that Ohangwena region governor Usko Nghaamwa wrote to him withdrawing from the Swapo party parliamentary list.

Namsov cry foul again

front namsov 27 marchFishing giant Namsov has once again taken the ministry of fisheries and marine resources to court over the allocation of fishing quotas for the 2014/15 fishing season. It appears the company remains bitter following its empty court victory late last year.

ACC suspects SOEGC collusion

news ACCSOEGC27marchThe director of the Anti Corruption Commission Paulus Noa has justified the timing of the ACC’s investigations into the qualifications of the acting chief executive officer at the Roads Contractor Company (RCC) Pieter Oosthuizen.

Government structures revised

In his final press conference as prime minister, president-elect Hage Geingob announced a major reorganisation of Government structures on Thursday. He made the announcements in a live television broadcast of Thursday morning.

Geingob’s choices criticised

front A TEAM 13 marchDeputy prime minister designate Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah said this week that she is honoured and humbled by the opportunity to serve in president-elect Hage Geingob’s Cabinet. The president-elect announced his choices for vice president, prime minister and deputy prime minister at a press conference on Wednesday, where Nandi-Ndaitwah was absent.

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