Urgent humanitarian assistance is needed in Namibia as the impact and effects of drought worsen, leaving people struggling to find food, suffering from malnutrition and selling their assets just to survive.
THE Ministry of Lands and Resettlement has finally started the process of transferring ownership of the Namibia Grape Company (NGC) to the National Youth Service (NYS).
The Windhoek Observer wish to apologise to its readers for an error in the 05-11 July edition. A wrong story was placed with the headline ‘Grape farm officially transferred to NYS’. Here is the correct story. We also apologise for running the expected animal feed price hike story twice in the same edition.
DAVID Namwandi, the Minister of Education is hell bent on conducting a forensic audit at the Polytechnic of Namibia it emerged this week. Furthermore, the demand for a forensic audit goes against the findings and advice by two reputable auditing firms, Ernst and Young and PriceWaterhouseCoopers that no grounds exist for carrying out such an audit.
THE Ministry of Defence does not provide any psychological or posttraumatic treatment to its soldiers, according to sources inside the ministry. Even soldiers who participated in the SADC joint force in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) over a decade ago were left to their own devices after returning from war the sources say.