front Nujoma 10 june 2016A storm is brewing at the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) over allegations that a decision has been taken by top management to dim the publicity around Founding Father Dr Sam Nujoma, so that his activities do not outshine the coverage of government programmes.
front 10 tweya June 2016Cabinet has resolved that construction of a N$2,7 billion new parliament building will go ahead, despite a huge public outcry over the enormous cost of the project and a demonstration planned by the Affirmative Repositioning movement for 16 June.

water 09 june Water management experts have called on the government to declare a hydrological crisis in the central regions, with dams expected to run dry by the end of November, if no intervention is made.

front NO ARThe Namibian police have banned all demonstrations in the capital from the 13th to the 18th of June, effectively ruling out approval of the planned Affirmative Repositioning protest against the planned construction of a N$2.7 billion parliament.

front SBN 07 juneStandard Bank Namibia says it has successfully sealed a five-year Namibia Dollar Bond issuance in the local capital markets.

front champ 07 juneWBA World Super Bantamweight titleholder Moises ‘Chucky’ Flores is confident of taking home both titles, when he faces IBO Super Bantamweight world champion Paulus ‘The Rock’ Ambunda in a unification bout on Saturday.

front 06 June 2016Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party Istanbul deputy Metin Külünk said on Monday that he will submit a proposal to the parliament to recognize Namibia Genocide committed by, then German Empire, against the people of Heroro and Nama in southwest Africa between 1904 and 1907.

front 3 June 2016Contrary to popular belief, formal negotiations for the sale of the Erongo desalination plant - owned by Areva - are yet to start, two years after government was given the preemptive right to buy the water purification plant for US$200 million, the Windhoek Observer can reveal.
front Mihe 3 June 2016Liberation struggle stalwart Mihe Gaomab 1 has lashed out at OvaHerero Paramount Chief Vekuii Rukoro, for failing to publicly disclose that the OvaHerero and Nama communities had collaborated with the colonialists to commit atrocities against other tribes, and were in fact the “Koevoets of yesteryear”.


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