Arandis 08 July Arandis Power has lost its High Court bid to have the tender for the construction of a 250MW stop-gap measure power plant awarded to Xaris Energy nullified.

front german 8 july 2016Germany has warned that the country’s federal elections next year could potentially scupper the genocide reparation talks with Namibia, if no conclusion is reached before the end of this year.
front joshua amukogo 8 july 2016A massive cash windfall that could have made a huge difference in the lives of the poorest of the poor has been gathering dust in the coffers of the City of Windhoek for up to four years.
front Netumbo 11 March 2016Government, through the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation, is set to spend N$10 million on hosting local and international delegates, who will be attending the country’s Foreign Policy Review Conference later this month.

Oscar 06 July 2016Paralympian and double-amputee Oscar Pistorius must serve six years in jail for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Brexit Nam 04 JulyThe most crucial and yet subtle impact of the Brexit on Namibia is the resultant increase in the total public debt driven by the growth in external debt component. Namibia’s external debt stock is set to increase further if the local currency continues to weaken as the result of uncertainty caused by the Brexit.

front 1 july 2016Questions are being asked how Octagon Construction passed a stringent security clearance process, and emerged as one of the shortlisted companies for the N$1 billion tender to construct new offices for the Prime Minister,
front mbumba1 july 2016The SWAPO-led government has been accused of discriminating against war veterans that were operating inside the country during the liberation war.
front shifeta 1 july 2016Environment and Tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta has ordered Environmental Commissioner Teofilus Nghitila to issue Rössing Uranium with an Environmental Clearance Certificate - one of two hurdles standing in the way of a plan by the miner to build an estimated N$200 million desalination plant at the coast.

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