front  27 nov Sydney  novemberMinister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation Itah Murangi-Kandjii has informed members of The Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Council that their term of office will come to an end this month.

latest news RFA 23 novKreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau (Kfw) Development Bank has availed a N$447 million loan to the Road Fund Administration (RFA) for the Windhoek and Okahandja road rehabilitation and upgrade.

front  20 nov Sydney  novemberThe Norwegian beef quota allocation for 2016 has been consumed by controversy as it emerged this week that the Meat Board of Namibia has recommended that Witvlei Meats be allocated 225 metric tonnes (mt) of the 1600 mt on offer despite it not meeting the requirement of having an operational abattoir.

Government contractors and suppliers may face delayed payments after the Ministry of Finance internal payment system experienced problems since last Saturday.

latest news NUST 19 novThe Polytechnic of Namibia will now officially be known as the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Vice Chancellor (previously Polytechnic Rector) Tjama Tjivikua has announced.

latest news SSC 19 novThe Social Security Commission (SSC) says it paid out a total of N$119.8 million in benefits, a three percent increase year-on-year to August 2015.

latest news Banco 18 novThe Bank of Namibia has granted Banco Privado Atlântico Europa, a bank headquartered in Portugal with operations in Angola a banking licence.

latest news Fitch 16 novGlobal credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings has affirmed Namibia's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'BBB-' and 'BBB', respectively, with Stable Outlooks

front  13 nov katti novemberA top Swazi government official has raised concerns over plans to change the Southern Africa Custom Union (Sacu) revenue sharing formula.

front  13 nov festus i novemberNewly appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN), Festus Mbadeka has sued the Ministry of Works and Transport for breaching a 5-year rental agreement for his flat in Windhoek West.


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