Unsuspecting patients and medical aid funds have been fleeced millions of dollars through over charging and over servicing by Namibian doctors, it has emerged.
Information gathered by the Windhoek Observer revealed that several doctors have been raking in millions of dollars annually through fraudulent claims,
  • 05
  • Apr
The results of the 2018 Labour Force Survey continue to divide opinion with the Trade Union Congress of Namibia (TUCNA) and the Namibia Employers Federation (NEF) arguing this week that the country’s unemployment figures might have been under stated.
  • 05
  • Apr
Finance Minister, Calle Schlettwein, believes Namibia should be getting more revenue out of its mineral resources which he said are being used to develop other countries’ economies. 
  • 05
  • Apr
The Trade Union Congress of Namibia (TUCNA) Secretary General, Mahongora Kavihuha, says calls by the Minister of Finance to reduce the public wage bill are nonsensical as they are not based on economic reality.
Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) leader McHenry Venaani says his party doesn’t trust the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) to run a credible poll using the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the absence of a voter-verified paper audit trail.
In the midst of an economic crisis that has seen the government unable to meet all its financial obligations and unfavourable climatic conditions, Swapo Parliamentarian Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana has posited that Namibia is an angry country.
Former SWAPO Politburo member and Minister of Sport, Youth and National Services, Kazenambo Kazenambo, has leapt to the defence of President Hage Geingob and Founding President Sam Nujoma amid the furore surrounding the cost of Nujoma’s retirement residency.
  • 29
  • Mar
Old age pensions and disability grants disbursed through Nampost and banks will be delayed for April, the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare has announced.
  • 29
  • Mar
Analysts at PSG Namibia believe the Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein, delivered a sober 2019/20 national budget on Wednesday despite fears of major negative surprises during an election year.
  • 29
  • Mar
Finance Minister, Calle Schlettwein, says government must bite the bullet and come up with urgent mechanisms to reduce the public wage bill, which he said is now crowding out other essential services that must be provided to the public.
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