front RECTOR 31 JulyCertain Polytechnic of Namibia council members were left disappointed when the Anti-Corruption Commission requested the institution to conduct its own internal investigation first into allegations against Rector Tjama Tjivikua.

front NTA 24 JulyThe Namibia Training Authority (NTA) has shortlisted former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Maria Nangolo-Rukoro for the vacant CEO position.

front Ngurare 24 JulyThe Swapo Party Central Committee (CC) yesterday upheld the decision by the party’s Politburo to expel the Swapo Party Youth League Secretary Elijah Ngurare and the three Affirmative Repositioning leaders.

front MASS LAND AMUPANDA 17JulyCracks are beginning to appear in the mass land applications under the Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement after it emerged this week that some of the applications might have been staged.

front GERMANY  17JulyThe German Government is preparing to recognise the extermination of the Herero and Nama people between 1904 and 1907 as genocide, according to the Press Officer of the German Embassy in Namibia Ullrich Kinne.

front AG10 JulyAttorney General Sacky Shangala has described as shocking claims by the Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement that there are no laws to prevent the planned mass land occupations later this month.

front DCA 10 JulyAir navigation charges as prescribed by the Civil Aviation Act of 1962 are so outdated that the Directorate of Civil Aviation is charging as little as N$40 to operators for flying a small plane and N$6,000 for bigger jets.

front Namases 3 JulyFormer Managing Director of Air Namibia Theo Namases has come out all guns blazing to defend her name.This follows media reports this week that accused her of illicitly extending Air Namibia’s contract with Paragon Investment Holdings.

front THL 3 JulyNamibian-based company THL Africa Distributors has signed a distribution agreement with THL Africa valued at N$8 billion.THL Africa, which forms part of Shenzhen Hongjiayuan Communication Technology,  is a high-tech enterprise specialising in smart phone research and development, production, sales and service.

front Fly Africa 26 juneThe Windhoek Observer understands that Air Namibia is pushing to have Flyafrica Namibia’s air licence issued by the Transport Commission revoked.


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