front NGAVURE s 23 Sep 2016The Windhoek Observer understands that the Namibian delegation for the genocide talks was outsmarted by the German representatives, who questioned some of the facts presented by the Dr Zed Ngavirue led team.
Windfall front 23 Sep 2016Deputy Minister of Disability Affairs in the Office of the Vice President, Alexia Manombe-Ncube, has assured the 2016 Rio Paralympic medallists of a financial windfall, after their sterling performances at the recently concluded games.
front okahandja 16 Sep 2016Okahandja Chief Executive Officer, Martha Mutilifa, says that investors are ready to pump millions into the ‘Garden Town’, but the moratorium on land sales and leases, which has been in place since August last year, continues to stall efforts to spark a development boom.
front tweya 16 Sep 2016Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Tjekero Tweya, says that he will no longer be making utterances on media regulation and possible punishments for journalists, because President Hage Geingob is against this.
front Hage 16 Sep 2016President Hage Geingob has brewed a shocker saying his administration will not expropriate land without compensation, a  U-turn from his earlier pronouncement in April last year when he announced that his government was toying with the idea to address the increased demand for land in the country.
front nampower 9 Sep 2016The recruitment of a senior NamPower manager into the ranks of a South African based company that has emerged as the frontrunner for a substation tender worth hundreds of millions of dollars has raised suspicions that he may have passed on inside information on the bid, before leaving the parastatal.
front noah 9 Sep 2016Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Director, Paulus Noa has defended himself against accusations that he is a government puppet, amid calls by his detractors for him to be replaced.

front boss Schlettwein 6 SepFinance Minister Calle Schlettwein has moved to calm down nerves and to restore investor confidence following Friday’s decision by ratings agency Fitch to revise Namibia’s outlook from stable to negative.

front hosea kutako 2 sep 2016Uncertainty surrounding the construction of a new international airport could come back to haunt the country, as it emerged that the existing Hosea Kutako International Airport (HKIA) is inadequate to handle increased air traffic volumes, brought about by overseas airlines flocking into the Land of the Brave.
front Ministry of Works 2 sep 2016The Ministry of Works and Transport has been accused of putting itself at the mercy of unscrupulous local middlemen, by stating in a N$1,8 billion railway tender document that the contract will be awarded to a Namibian company, which in all likelihood would have to source the railway tracks from an overseas firm, at a highly inflated price.


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