• 23
  • Nov
Former Namibian Sports Commission (NSC) Acting Chief Administrator, Walter Haseb (46), and Ivonne Nande (35), a former development officer at the commission, who are accused of misappropriating N$4.9 million from their employer have seen their case provisionally withdrawn from the court roll pending the Prosecutor-General’s decision.
  • 23
  • Nov
State-owned tourism, hospitality and service company, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR), has increased its revenue to N$361 million in the 2017/18 financial year, up from N$339 million in prior year, the company announced on Thursday.
  • 23
  • Nov
Finance Minister, Calle Schlettwein, has defended government’s participation in the economy after Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) Member of Parliament, Nico Smit, recently complained that the State is over-regulating the economy making it difficult for people to do business.
  • 23
  • Nov
The Chamber of Mines of Namibia (CMN) says it is opposed to plans by the University of Namibia (Unam) to move its geology department from the Windhoek campus to Keetmanshoop.

Nampol Inspector General, Sebastian Ndeitunga has allegedly been fingered as having engineered the suspension of Windhoek City Police head Abraham Kanime.

The Namibia Water Corporation (NamWater) is eyeing to acquire the Orano Resources owned, Orano Desalination Plant near Swakopmund, it emerged this week. 

A weak economy, which has seen the country facing negative growth for nine consecutive quarters has driven Namibians to borrow over N$5 billion from cash loans to make up for reduced disposable income. 
The number of payday lenders rose to 600 308 in 2017 compared to 578 858 in 2016. 

  • 16
  • Nov
The Speaker of National Assembly Peter Katjavivi has accused absentee Members of Parliament (MPs) for delaying the agenda and work of the National Assembly.
  • 16
  • Nov
Namibia National Students’ Organisation (NANSO) Khomas regional secretary, Epaphras Shejavali Ngolo has written to the Anti-Corruption Commission requesting the Commission to probe the organisation’s top leadership.
  • 16
  • Nov
Member of Parliament and Rally for Democracy and Progress Secretary General Mike Kavekotora has complained about government’s continuation to fund government institutions despite receiving negative audits from the Auditor General.
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