• 31
  • May
I saw this great man in 2014 vividly close-up, well-groomed and advanced in age, with clenched first in the air, epitomising his never surrender spirit making the revolutionary ‘power salute.’ 
  • 31
  • May
My first contact with the late former Vice President, Dr Nickey Iyambo, was in 1989.  I was a student at Döbra Secondary School just outside Windhoek.
  • 31
  • May
Like the rest of the nation, I received the news of the untimely passing of our former Vice President with utter sadness.  In honouring his rich legacy, I thought it befitting to pen a special tribute to a man held in the highest esteem by every soul he touched.
  • 31
  • May
Government, through the Namibia Post and Telecommunication Holdings, plans to retain a controlling stake in MTC when the mobile operator lists on the Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX) in 15 months’ time, the Windhoek Observer can reveal.
  • 31
  • May
At least 29 workers at QKR Namibia Navachab Gold Mine have accepted voluntary separation packages offered to employees as the miner tries to streamline and rationalize its operations in order to become viable.
Angelina Immanuel who is running as an independent candidate in the Ondangwa Urban by-election scheduled for June 15 has made a case for the abolishment of the country’s political party system which she says has not worked in the last 29 years.
Mines and Energy Minister, Tom Alweendo, said Tuesday that government has no objection to Rio Tinto’s sale of its stake in Rössing Uranium Mine to a Chinese company provided it respects Namibian regulations and laws.
Former cabinet minister, Kazenambo Kazenambo, has argued that independent candidate architect, Dr Panduleni Itula, should not be allowed to have his cake and eat it too by clinging on to his SWAPO membership while planning to contest against the ruling party’s candidate during the Presidential elections set for November. 
  • 24
  • May

Welwitchia Health Training Centre Rector, Dr Scholastika Iipinge, has said that students who are unhappy with the school’s mandatory medical aid scheme are free to join other colleges where medical insurance is not a prerequisite. 

  • 24
  • May

Political analysts say the idea of an independent candidate which has been popularised by SWAPO Party member, Dr Panduleni Itula, and 27-year-old teacher, Angelina Immanuel, represents an unprecedented threat to the ruling party’s dominance in local politics. 

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