Front KAPOFI 10 oCTSECRETARY to Cabinet Frans Kapofi says that it was unethical for the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education Alfred Ilukena to preside over the awarding of a tender his wife would benefit from.

Front Willem 10 OctTHE Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy, Willem Isaacks (45) died in the Keetmanshoop State Hospital on Wednesday evening following a car accident.

Front Noa 03 Oct 2014THE battle between the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Bernard Esau and fishing giant Namsov has escalated following the launch of a criminal investigation by the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) into the actions of the minister.

front Nahas 3 OctINVESTIGATIONS this week have revealed that some ministers, members of parliament and governors who are still receiving generous salaries from Government are also claiming the N$600.00 old age pension.

Front Naapanda 26 sepTELECOM Namibia’s Chief Human Resource Officer Andrew Kanime has reportedly emerged as the frontrunner to take over the top job at the state-owned telecommunications company from incumbent Managing Director Frans Ndoroma.

front Oil  minin 26 sepEQUITY participation by Namibians in Exclusive Prospecting Licences (EPLs) has largely been opportunistic, speculative and short term due to the absence of venture capital, respected geologist turned investment banker Steve Galloway says.In an interview this week, Galloway, who is also the Managing Director of Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) Namibia, gave his views on the state of mining, and oil and gas sectors in the country.

front Naanda19 SeptIN a fashion similar to the removal of the Managing Director (MD) of Air Namibia Theo Namases, the new board of TransNamib appears to have adopted the same strategies to oust MD Sara Naanda.Barely four months after resuming office,  the new board has already started stripping the incumbent MD of certain powers, such as the signing rights to major contracts.

FURTHER investigations into the alleged loss of jobs by Namsov workers due to quota cuts have revealed that the company appears to have provided misleading information in order to depict a bogus crisis. Last week the company claimed that it had to lay off 120 workers from Trachurus Fishing, a subsidiary of Namsov Fishing, because of the way the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Bernard Esau allocated horse mackerel quotas.

front Rapamab 19 SeptemberThe late Governor of Omaheke Region and former Mayor of Grootfontein, Rapama Rehabeam Kamehozu left an estate worth N$5,795,790. Kamehozu passed away last year after succumbing to cancer.

front esau 12 augMINISTER of Fisheries and Marine Resources Bernard Esau has compared the tactics by Namsov to distribute a faceless newsletter attacking his ministry to a stunt pulled by the DTA to vilify Swapo leaders at Independence.In an interview on Wednesday, Esau expressed shock at the scathing attacks launched against him by some industry tycoons in a first-time publication titled Oshili Nashi Popiwe this week.


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