• 30
  • Nov
An investigation by the Windhoek Observer has revealed that some of the ambassadors and high commissioners whose tour of duties came to an end this week will head back to the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation while others will go back to the ministries where they were originally employed.
  • 30
  • Nov
Statistics provided by the Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund this week show that road crashes, injuries and fatalities have gone done compared to the same period last year.
  • 30
  • Nov
Windhoek councillor has voted in compliance with Swapo directive when they held the local authority office bearers elections on Thursday this week.
Cabinet has approved the appointment of Werner Schuckmann as Chief Executive Officer of the Namibia Airports Company after a recommendation by the airports operator’s board, sources close to the company said on Thursday.
Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Council Chairperson, Advocate Esi Schimming-Chase, has ignored a directive from Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation, Dr Itah Kandjii-Murangi to put on hold all disciplinary actions and suspensions until a new VC has been appointed.
Nahas Angula, one of three SWAPO presidential candidates at the party’s divisive 6th elective congress that was held in November last year, said he will not be attending this weekend’s extra-ordinary congress because he has things to do at his farm.
  • 23
  • Nov
New kid on the political block, the Landless People’s Movement (LPM), says it is confident that it will wrestle away at least four regions from the ruling SWAPO Party after the 2020 Regional Council and Local Authorities elections.
Prime Minister, Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, has been dragged into a dispute at the Otjozondjupa Regional Council after some disgruntled councillors called for an investigation into the recruitment of the Chief Regional Officer (CRO).
Requirements for the vacant Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Vice Chancellor’s position have allegedly been set very high to bar potential local academics from applying for the post.
Okahandja Mayor, Johannes ‘Congo’ Hindjou, has been demoted to the position of an regular councillor after an outcry from residents who accused him and his fellow council members of corruption and underhanded dealings.
Page 2 of 124

WINDHOEK OBSERVER

The Windhoek Observer is an English-language weekly newspaper, published in Namibia by Paragon Investment Holding. It is the country's oldest and largest circulating weekly.

Contact Us

Windhoek Observer House
c/o John Meinert & Rossini Street
Windhoek West
Namibia
Tel: +264 61 411 800
Fax: +264 61 226 098
www.observer.com.na