schools 13 janOut of the 47 832 candidates that sat for the grade 12 Senior Secondary certificate ordinary level examination in October/November 2015, only 6 056 (29.8percent) qualify to be admitted for tertiary education, Education, Arts and Culture Minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa has announced.

front 18 dec 2015Cabinet is holding a crunch meeting today, in which the multi-billion dollar Kudu Gas to power project’s fate is likely to be sealed.

front 18 hage dec 2015The unwarranted attack on our newspaper on Monday by President Hage Geingob left more questions than answers for those that attended the press conference or watched from the comfort of their homes.

front Toyota 14 decA total of 1,721 new vehicles were sold in Namibia during November, with new vehicle sales decreasing 13.6 percent year on year and 2.6 percent month-on-month.

front 11 dec 2015President Hage Geingob risks turning Namibia into a failed state if his administration does not embark on a radical policy shift, axed NIPAM Executive Director and academic, Professor Joseph Diescho has warned.

A former PA to the then Minister of Public Works and Transport Erkki Nghimtina is refusing to move out from the government flat he was allocated as a part of his employment package after he lost his post when the new cabinet was announced earlier this year.

front Areva 09 decAnti-corruption NGO Sherpa has filed a case against French-based nuclear power multinational Areva, alleging corruption related to a mining deal involving assets in Namibia, South Africa and the Central African Republic.

front BoN 09 DecBank of Namibia has kept the repo rate unchanged for the last quarter of 2015 at 6.5 percent. The Bank announced on Wednesday that the decision was underpinned by the recent downward trend in the growth of instalment credit extended to households and the need to continue supporting the domestic economy.

front Education 09 DecThe Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture announced on Wednesday that provisional Grade 10 (JSC) and Grade 12 (NSSC) higher level results for full-time and part-time candidates would be released on 17 December 2015.

front Leviev  07 decSpecialty chemicals maker Israel Chemicals said on Monday it was looking to establish a phosphate operation in Namibia together with holding company Leviev Group.


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