front race 27 novAS voters head to the polls for the one day Presidential and National Assembly elections – a first for the country - the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) has committed to announcing the results within 24 hours of the election start.

front city 21 novemberPrime Minister Hage Geingob has come out strongly against what he termed a culture of targeting women in key leadership positions. In an exclusive interview on Thursday Geingob, who is also the chairperson of the State Owned Enterprises Governing Council (SOEGC), spoke for the first time at length about problems at Air Namibia, TransNamib and Namibia Wildlife Resorts.

front calle 21 NOVWitvlei Meat Abattoir has temporarily closed its doors as it anxiously waits to see whether the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) will reinstate its 50 percent Norwegian beef export quota. 

Front Hage 14 Nov 2014DISCONTENT continues to brew among members of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) as it emerged this week that some members were plotting to burn down State House.

front leevi 14 novPERMANENT Secretary of the National Planning Commission (NPC) Levi Hungamo faces accusations of secretly sabotaging the US$2.5 billion Kudu gas to power project.

Front Naanda 07 NovSUSPENDED TransNamib Managing Director Sara Naanda has not only challenged her suspension through her lawyers, but has also reported the turnaround project manager Johan Piek to immigration authorities.

Front KAFULA 107 NovCity of Windhoek Mayor Agnes Kafula allegedly bought a plot in Kleine Kuppe at N$ 600,000 whilst the average price of 400 square metre plots sold at a recent auction in Academia Extension 1 was N$1.2 million.

Front Roads Authority 31 OctROADS Authority CEO Conrad Lutombi has defended the awarding of a N$100 million road rehabilitation tender to Kata Investments.

FRONT naanda 31OctTransNamib Managing Director (MD) Sara Naanda has been suspended for insubordination, the company’s Board said Thursday.

Front Russian 24 OctTHE Ministry of Lands and Resettlement has confirmed that it will consider granting a Russian-owned company permission to purchase agricultural land provided it meets all the requirements set out in the Land Reform Act of 1995.


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