The Ovaherero Traditional Authority (OTA), yesterday accused the government of continuing its marginalization of the Ovaherero and welcomed the cancellation of the launch of the Ovaherero and  Nama Genocide Exhibition.
The outspoken Secretary General of the SWAPO Party, Sofia Shaningwa, has refused to condemn the closure of the party’s Oshana regional office, by a disgruntled group last week, saying it is an internal matter and that it would be dealt with as such.
Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) chief, Paulus Noa, yesterday denied accusations that his team is using intimidation tactics in their attempts to prosecute the Fishrot accused, including using the race card in the process.
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Namibian labour law appears to be open to abuse due to the shortage of arbitrators and conciliators at the Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation. Employers who tactically drag out cases for long periods of time, hit the pockets of aggrieved dismissed employees hard
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A crew member, who survived the horrific ordeal of the fishing vessel which capsized and sank off the Namibian coast on Tuesday, lived to tell the heroic tale of how the vessel’s skipper, who many presume to be lost, swam back into the water to save his life, putting his own life at risk.
President Hage Geingob has again chosen to remain mum over the Fishrot scandal amid growing pressures for him to act over the alleged and tangential involvement of his political appointees, regional governors Usko Nghaamwa (Ohangwena) and Sirkka Ausiku (Kavango West).
Political heavyweights in the Omaheke Region are trading verbal blows and the altercation has rendered the situation in the region extremely explosive.  At the heart of the looming crisis is who should be employed on a pending road construction project.
It appears that the involvement of former fisheries minister Bernard Esau in the Fishrot scandal was a blatant act of betrayal. It went directly against the intended purpose of the amendment to the Fisheries Act, which was rushed through parliament.
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The Executive Director in the Office of the Prime Minister, I-Ben Nashandi, says Namibia continues to face a humanitarian emergency due to food insecurity as a result of the persistent drought amid serious resource constraints.
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HELA System, a Thuringian company based in the town of Greiz in Germany and a Namibian government and business delegation recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to affirm their contractual relationship.
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