• 16
  • Aug
The recent town-hall meetings held by President Hage Geingob in the two Kavango regions have reawakened long-standing socio-political discontentment over the perception of tribal imbalances in high-ranking job appointments and inequality in financial disbursements for regional development projects.
  • 16
  • Aug
The Bank of Namibia has moved to breathe life into the ailing real estate sector which has been limping for well over two years due to falling rentals and housing prices.
As the curtain came down on President Hage Geingob’s well-attended town hall meetings on Thursday, analysts have opined that the meetings were a disappointment to the thousands of citizens who religiously followed the president across the country.
The National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) is in dire financial straights which has forced it to cancel its scheduled congress to elect new leaders since its leadership expired in May this year.
President Hage Geingob is alleged to have snubbed a group of SMEs that collectively lost millions of dollars after the SME Bank collapsed in July 2017 following a looting spree by its Zimbabwean minority shareholders.
  • 09
  • Aug
According to its constitutional mandate, the Office of the Ombudsman promotes and protects human rights, fair and effective administration, combats misappropriation or misuse of public resources and protects the environment and natural resources of Namibia through the independent and impartial investigation and resolution of complaints and through raising public awareness.
  • 09
  • Aug
Desie Dawid Heita
Veteran Journalist Desie Heita was born at Omutwewoshimbungu in the northern regions of Namibia on the 25th of October 1978.  In an untimely demise that sent shockwaves within the media fraternity, the late Heita died on the 4th of October 2018. He is survived by both his parents and a minor child. His collective estate comprising of an Audi A3 vehicle and Old Mutual Unit Trusts amounted to N$331,507.03
  • 09
  • Aug
The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) on Wednesday labelled the just-ended Namibia Economic Growth Summit an electioneering conference aimed to collect political points for the governing party.
Two regional councillors have cried foul, during a meeting with the Roads Authority (RA) held this week in the capital over the priorities some regions are enjoying in terms of road infrastructure development, while others are neglected by the central government.
The Central Procurement Board’s (CPB) review panel has thrown out an appeal lodged by Prestige Diamond and Global Diamond Valuators Namibia over the awarding of the lucrative diamond valuation tender to Gem Diamonds Namibia.
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