• 20
  • Sep
Volker Grellmann, Die guten Jaeger (the good hunter) has died. He was the doyen of Namibian professional hunting. He racked up a pile of well-earned accolades and leadership roles. He died of a heart attack early Monday morning, September 16, 2019, at the age of 77.
  • 20
  • Sep
The National Assembly has approved the mandatory 50c levy on plastic carrier bags, with the implementation date set for 01 October 2019, the Ministry of Finance announced on Wednesday.
  • 20
  • Sep
In late August, 11 members of the Hoveka family in the Omaheke region nearly perished, after consuming ‘fat cakes’ that were erroneously cooked with contaminated cooking oil.  Also known as vetkoek, they are deep-fried bread that is shaped into rounded buns.
  • 20
  • Sep
About 300 desperate home seekers could have been scammed out of their hard-earned cash following allegations that an agent working in cahoots with former Tsumeb Chief Executive Officer, Archie Benjamin, vanished into thin air after collecting close to a million dollars.
  • 20
  • Sep

Samuel Shali Nghihepa
On the 25th of July 2018, Samuel Shali Nghihepa, a member of the Namibian Police was shot and killed in the vicinity of the Louis Botha supermarket.
  • 20
  • Sep
TransNamib employees have sensationally accused the railway operator’s Chief Executive Officer Johny Smith and the Executive for Commercial and Marketing Hippy Tjivikua, of giving unearned jobs to their friends and associates.
The Roads Authority (RA) has declined a government proposal to merge its operations with that of beleaguered government-owned contractor, Road Contractor Company (RCC), sources have revealed.
The second phase of the tender for the Windhoek-Hosea Kutako International Airport road has placed the Ministry of Works Executive Director Willem Goiemann, in one corner and the Roads Authority board in the other. 
The complicated battle for Farm Rustig 416, formerly known as Otjituezu, measuring 6,700 hectares and is located about 100 kilometers east of Windhoek, has taken a new twist after disputed owner Gerson Zaire was given an eviction notice.  
  • 13
  • Sep
In response to a panicked financial SOS sent out on Monday by nbc board chairman Sven Thieme, Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein has revealed to the Windhoek Observer this week that he will not be giving a bulk sum to the nbc. At this time, the amount to be disbursed will be N$10 million every month.
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