front transl 6 FebruaryTWO of the five locomotives recently commissioned by TransNamib Holdings still stand parked at the company’s goods shed near the Simon De Witt Bridge.

front Tomasl 6 FebruaryBUSINESSES operating around Soweto in Katutura are counting their losses after spending four months without telephony and internet services due to stolen Telecom Namibia copper cables.

front nbl 23 JanTHERE have been fears of potential job losses at Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) as the company migrates some of its beer production to South Africa. According to the Bank of Namibia’s (BoN) December 2014 Quarterly Bulletin, beer production decreased by 3.6 percent year-on-year mainly due to a shift in NBL’s production strategy from the first quarter of 2014.

front-chris 23 JanAir Namibia has been accused of paying its absentee General Manager for Flight Operations Captain Chris Schroeder, an allegation that the airline has denied.

front ceill fonebA 22-year-old male inmate of the Windhoek Correctional Facility has mysteriously inserted a mobile phone into his body through his anal cavity.

front-kaumbi JanThe Roads Contractor Company (RCC) has short-listed two candidates for the vacant Chief Executive Officer (CEO) position, it emerged this week.

front RCC 19 decActing Chief Executive Officer of the Roads Contractor Company (RCC) and Chairman of the TransNamib Board of Directors Pieter Oosthuizen has been labelled a ‘fraud’.

front EPANGELO 19 decUNDERCAPITALISED state-owned mining company Epangelo Mining could fail to meet its target of acquiring N$5 billion worth of assets by 2015.

front Graft 12 decThe Roads Contractor Company (RCC) has been thrown into further turmoil following the company’s decision to suspend two of its senior managers

front oil 12 decAVIATION industry sources have attributed Air Namibia’s reported change in fortunes to a 40 percent drop in fuel price in the last six months.


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