• 08
  • Feb
Namibia’s biggest mobile carrier, MTC, has announced that it will soon roll out a national internship programme together with partners in the corporate world and academia in an effort to alleviate the plight of thousands of students who struggle annually to find internship positions.
  • 08
  • Feb
Information and Communication Technology Minister, Stanley Simataa, has chastised media organisations for reporting on the number of trips President Hage Geingob undertook last year, saying Namibia is a member of the global community.
Namibia Football Association (NFA) Secretary General, Barry Rukoro, has accused businesswoman and co-publisher of The Patriot, Hilda Basson-Namundjebo, of using her newspaper to settle old scores after she lost out on a tender to provide catering services in 2016 when Namibia hosted the regional COSAFA Cup tournament.
An employee of the Global Fund who allegedly shot dead a female colleague and wounded another during a shooting incident inside a Windhoek city centre building on Monday has been as a regular absentee from work without informing his superiors, a colleague said on Thursday.
Windhoek City Police Chief, Abraham Kanime, remains suspended despite Wednesday’s intervention by President Hage Geingob who ordered that he be reinstated and charges against the Chief Executive Officer, Robert Kahimise, be dropped.
  • 01
  • Feb
Mines and Energy Minister, Tom Alweendo, announced this week that fuel prices for the month of February will remain unchanged.
  • 01
  • Feb
The newly-constituted ruling SWAPO Party Think Tank has members who are clearly conflicted as some of them are employed by the state, political analyst Henning Melber said this week.
  • 01
  • Feb
Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare, Zephania Kameeta, says plans are in the pipeline to expand social protection systems in the new financial year by targeting vulnerable groups such as women and children with the envisaged introduction of the Basic Income Grant (BIG).
  • 01
  • Feb
The largest and oldest employers' organisation in the country, the Namibian Employers' Federation (NEF), has urged companies not to lay off staff, but to find other alternatives to cut costs in a bid to rein in the country’s runaway unemployment rate.
The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) is under pressure from opposition political parties to acquire the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) as stipulated by the law or during this year’s national elections set for November.
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