front housing 05 june Sources have accused Government of trying to hoodwink the nation on the real reasons why it is putting the multi-billion dollar mass housing project on hold.

front Haufiku 29 mayGovernment blundered by removing doctor’s licenses to dispense medicines, Minister of Health and Social Services Dr Bernard Haufiku said this week. “I still believe it was an unwise decision, and I told the chief of the Medical Council that he must accept that together with his colleagues he made a mistake.

front angula 29 mayFormer Prime Minister Nahas Angula is against the idea of national leaders declaring their assets or wealth in public. Angula said in an interview that his culture would not allow him to make such a move whilst serving in public office or even after retirement.

front hage 22  mayThe declaration of personal assets by President Hage Geingob and First Lady Monica Geingos is not a declaration but rather a personal estimate of their assets, a leading local chartered accountant has said.

front nuyoma 22mayPresident Hage Geingob appears to have left founding President Sam Nujoma high and dry last Saturday. Geingob decided to fly to a funeral in Oshakati at the eleventh hour rather than attend the 12 May Movement celebrations in Otjiwarongo.It remains unclear why the Head of State had the sudden change of heart.

front power 15 mayThe planned 250MW gas fired power plant in Walvis Bay has been put on hold pending a Cabinet review of the project, the Windhoek Observer has established.

front Sacky 15 mayGovernment has spent close to N$50 million between the financial years 2008/2009 and 2014/2015 in legal fees defending civil suits mostly for unlawful arrests and detention.

front Leon 08 MayCabinet has approved an interim bail out to pay workers of the ailing Roads Contractor Company (RCC), the Windhoek Observer has learnt.

front NTA maria 08 mayChairperson of the National Training Authority (NTA) disciplinary committee Almery Engelbrecht resigned from her position two weeks ago, it emerged this week.

front Sophia 30 aprilPolytechnic of Namibia Rector Tjama Tjivikua has become the latest target of the ‘Shaningwa storm’. Well-placed sources said this week that the minister has called for Tjivikua’s removal from the panel which has been mandated to conduct interviews for the vacant position of Chief Executive Officer for the City of Windhoek.


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