• 15
  • Nov
The shortage of vaccines, antibiotics and selected ARVs across the country’s public health system is expected to ease in four weeks, Ministry of Health and Social Services Executive Director Ben Nangombe has told the Windhoek Observer.
  • 15
  • Nov
Þorsteinn Már Baldvinsson is temporarily stepping down as director of Samherji while the company waits for the results of its internal investigation into the workings of its subsidiaries in Namibia.
Investec Asset Management Namibia Managing Director, James Hatuikulipi has resigned from the asset manager after he was fingered in a corruption scandal involving fishing quotas worth millions of dollars.
Press Secretary in the Office of the President Dr Alfredo Hengari has revealed that President Hage Geingob had already written letters to dismiss disgraced ex-Justice Minister Sakeus Shanghala and former Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister Bernard Esau.
SWAPO Secretary-General Sophia Shaningwa has told the Windhoek Observer that the party’s leadership is still to meet to deliberate on the political future of disgraced former ministers Bernhard Esau and Sakeus Shanghala.
  • 08
  • Nov
Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein says the government is taking the necessary steps to ensure that Namibia has enough water and will never run dry.
Namibia is currently facing its worst drought in close to a century, and there are fears that the water supply situation will only get worse as there have been no concrete plans by the government since independence to ensure the security of supply.
  • 08
  • Nov
President of the Republican Party, Henk Mudge has abandoned plans to vie for the country’s presidency.  Instead, he announced that his party will rally behind independent presidential candidate, Dr Panduleni Itula.
  • 08
  • Nov
About 130 Tsumeb Municipality employees are set to go on an indefinite strike as early as this Friday if the Ministry of Urban and Rural Development does not rescind its earlier decision not to grant them an annual salary increase for a second year running.
The anticipated 2019 Presidential Candidate Debate featuring all 11 presidential hopefuls was in the balance Thursday night after some of the candidates including frontrunner, President Hage Geingob, refused to take part.
Government has maintained that the three shortlisted candidates for the position of Commissioner/CEO of the Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRa) were not suitable to be appointed for the top job and now plans to re-advertise the post.
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