The announcement comes in the wake of a recent visit to the City of Heilbronn in Germany by a Keetmanshoop mayoral delegation. The visit was part of the German-African Energy Excellence Initiative spearheaded by Namibian Ambassador to Germany, Andreas Guibeb.
Fraud accused Potifar Kazombiaze’s legal woes are far from over, following yesterday’s postponement of the case in which he is accused of stealing a record N$4 million from a businessman through identity theft.
Long-time basic income grant (BIG) campaigner, veteran politician and religious leader, Bishop Emeritus Zephania Kameeta, who also happens to be the Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare, says he does not have sleepless nights about whether or not he is reappointed to Cabinet, come March 2020.
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The US Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) in partnership with the US Department of State, conducted a successful Wildlife Trafficking Cybercrime Training Programme (WTCP) in Windhoek, Namibia.
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Local businesses are up in arms over what appears to be unwritten government policy to award a majority of its tenders to foreign companies, mainly Chinese, at their expense.
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The Namibia Transport and Taxi Union (NTTU) has called on the cabinet to speed up the process of approving the Road Public Passenger Transport Bill.  The union demands that the government ensure it is tabled in parliament, as a matter of urgency.
Samherji, the Icelandic company embroiled in the Fishrot corruption scandal says it is willing to fulfil all its obligations in Namibia.  This reassurance comes amid rising fears following the controversial departure of two of its vessels earlier in the week.
Barely two days after the failure of five opposition political parties to challenge the results of last year’s disputed presidential election, the country’s only two socialist parties are attempting a renewed High Court challenge of the results of both the Presidential and National Assembly elections held in November last year.  
The much-lauded Namibian Broadcasting Corporation’s (nbc) digital migration, which was launched amid tremendous fanfare five years ago, is proving to be a curse, rather than a blessing, while government funding for the broadcaster continues to dwindle.
Starting early February, a mobile planetarium full of astronomers from Radboud University will tour every Namibian school in the next five years. It’s an outreach program meant to get Namibian students and teachers excited about astronomy, in hopes that some will join a project known as the African Millimeter Telescope, or AMT someday as scientists and engineers.
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