front Hinda 13 May 2016Former Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) Chief Operating Officer Gottlieb Hinda has dragged Agribank to the Employment Equity Commission (ECC), for failing to appoint him as its new chief executive officer.
front amupanda 6 May 2016Affirmative Repositioning leader Job Amupanda has been labelled a hypocrite and an opportunist, after it emerged this week that he is involved in a joint venture with a Chinese company.
front ovarian cancer 6 May 2016A Windhoek Central Hospital nurse has broken the wall of silence around the growing cases of cancer among women from the Zambezi region, allegedly linked to the use of traditional vagina tightening herbs.
front saara 6 May 2016Beleaguered State-owned rail operator TransNamib is next week expected to start the process of recruiting a new chief executive officer, after parting ways with Sara Naanda, 16 months after her suspension.
front ERINDI 29 April 2016Government, through the Ministry of Land Reform, is moving ahead with plans to buy Erindi Private Game Reserve from its current owners Gert and Paul Joubert for N$265 million, 86 percent below their asking price of N$1,924 billion, the Windhoek Observer can reveal.
front Niekerk 29 April 2016A Namibian mother of two has been arrested in Brazil and faces years behind bars, after she was allegedly found in possession of drugs at an airport.
Melanie van Niekerk left Namibia earlier this month with a friend, Bernice on the pretext of looking for employment opportunities in South Africa, but mysteriously ended up in the South American country.
front ACC 29 April 2016The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has waded into the Kora All-Africa Music Awards scandal, amid indications that the decision by government to splash N$21 million of taxpayer money to host the ill-fated event had been influenced by individuals looking to benefit from the multi-million dollar payout.


The Windhoek Observer is an English-language weekly newspaper, published in Namibia by Paragon Investment Holding. It is the country's oldest and largest circulating weekly.

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