front Govt  02 julyTHE Ministry of Finance has called on employers to follow the Government’s example by refunding their employees for the excess tax paid from March to June 2013 and then offset these amounts from their future tax amount due to the Receiver of Revenue.

front Hardap 02 julyGOVERNOR of the Hardap Region Katrina Hanse-Himarwa has announced that her region will host an education conference to address the high failure rate among Grade 10 students.

front Berliner launch 01 julyTHE Windhoek Observer launched its new-look Berliner format newspaper last week joining the likes of Le Monde in France, The Guardian and The Observer in the United Kingdom and the New York Times in the US.






front Schoolchildren 01 julyMORE than 100 learners out of the approximately 218 pupils at Baumgartsbrunn Primary School, situated approximately 50km outside Windhoek, are braving the cold barefooted and without any warm clothing.

front pohamba 28 june“We will give SPYL a second chance to apologise, but we remember that they have not only insulted but also sworn at us” These were the concluding remarks of President Hifikepunye Pohamba during the heated extraordinary central committee meeting that took place on Sunday morning in Swakopmund.

front oil 28 juneYou can liken Brazilian energy company HRT Participacoes em Petroleos’ (HRT) recent oil find to drilling for water on a farm, but finding it in the wrong spot, experts say. It is a good sign of existing water–you just need to find it in the spot where you want it.

front lands 27 juneTHE Ministry of Lands and Resettlement has prepared a decentralisation plan that now awaits approval from Cabinet.

front Zuma 27 junePresident Jacob Zuma has cancelled his scheduled state visit to Mozambique after visiting former president Nelson Mandela in hospital last night, amid reports that the ailing 94-year-old was on life support.

front Warriors 26 juneThe secretary general of the Namibia Football Association (NFA) expects the Brave Warriors to perform well in the Cosafa Castle Cup to be played in Lusaka, Zambia from 6-20 July.

front vote Nam 26 juneNamibia’s representatives in the 8th season of Big Brother Maria Nepembe and Dilish Mathews are both on the chopping block this week after being nominated for possible eviction.


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