Out 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.
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.
Anti-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.
Bank 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.
The 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.
Specialty chemicals maker Israel Chemicals said on Monday it was looking to establish a phosphate operation in Namibia together with holding company Leviev Group.