• 26
  • Jul
WESTAIR Aviation trading as FlyWestair made its maiden flight to the diamond town of Oranjemund on Wednesday as it pushes to become the airline of choice locally at a time when the flag carrier Air Namibia teeters on the brink.
President Hage Geingob has angered Ovaherero and Nama leaders due to utterances he made regarding claims for genocide and ancestral land at Omuthiya during a town hall meeting on Monday.
Government has come under fire for its lackadaisical approach to running public enterprises as it emerged that at least 13 entities are being run by acting chief executive officers.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s state visit this week to Namibia seems not to have evoked the same optimism and excitement as before for some of its citizens living here regarding future prospects of their country’s sinking economy.
  • 19
  • Jul
The Windhoek Observer News Editor Nyasha Francis Nyaungwa (NFN) had a rare sit down with Olthaver & List Group Executive Chairman Sven Thieme (ST) who shared the secret behind the success of the largest privately-owned Namibian company with over 6,000 employees at 12 subsidiaries spanning across different sectors in the economy.
  • 19
  • Jul
Namibia has maintained that any proposed changes to the existing Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Revenue Sharing Formula (RSF) will not be in the best interest of the country and other member states.
  • 19
  • Jul
SWAPO Party Youth League Secretary Ephraim Nekongo has denied claims that his recent visit to Jerry Ekandjo’s house was part of President Hage Geingob’s plan to unite the divided party.
  • 19
  • Jul
Plans by the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) to construct what appears to be a specialised campus in the harbour town of Walvis Bay hangs in the balance because of a lack of financial resources.
Okakarara Constituency Councillor, Vetaruhe Kandorozu, has made sensational claims that only Oshiwambo-speaking Namibian Defence Force (NDF) officers are being promoted to senior ranks at the expense of capable officers from other tribes in the country.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government have agreed to reserve up to 25 percent of the contract price for sub-contracting to Namibian SMEs in the event that a foreign entity wins a tender funded by the multilateral development finance institution.
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