• 17
  • May
In a boost to a depressed economy, Debmarine Namibia, a 50/50 joint venture between the government and De Beers Group, has announced a N$7 billion investment into a new vessel, AMV 3.
National Youth Council Executive Chairperson, Mandela Kapere, believes that 27-year-old teacher, Angelina Immanuel, who is contesting in the Ondangwa Urban Constituency by-election as an independent candidate, is being used as a pawn to further the political interests of the Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement.
Companies that lost out on the lucrative government diamond valuation deal are set to challenge the decision by the Central Procurement Board of Namibia, the Windhoek Observer has established.
  • 10
  • May
 “I did not do it, they got the wrong guy, I did not do it.”
These were the words of Ernst Litchenstrasser, the man accused of the Arandis murders of Namibian Institute of Mining and Technology (NIMT) Executive Director Eckhart Mueller and his deputy, Heimo Hellwig last month.
  • 10
  • May
The newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI), Charity Mwiya (CM), shares her vision with the Windhoek Observer (WO) answering questions posed to her regarding pertinent matters of the Chamber.
The two National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) Members of Parliament (MPs) who have been recalled from the National Assembly (NA) have vowed to challenge the decision.
Namibia’s bet on solar plants to argument the country’s existing power generation deficit could prove costly as it emerges the cost of electricity generated by Independent Power Producers (IPPs), is expensive compared to the cost of imports and power generated by NamPower’s power plants.
The cushy life of Namibian diplomats could soon subside, with government planning to review their packages as part of its on-going cost cutting measures and review of its bloated civil servant wage bill, the Windhoek Observer can reveal.
  • 03
  • May
On the 10th of April 2019, the new constitution of Cuba became operational after it was unanimously adopted by the Cuban National Assembly on 24 February 2019.
  • 03
  • May
(1) All persons shall have the right to: freedom of expression, which shall include freedom of the press and other media.

The main celebration of the UNESCO World Press Freedom Day 2019 (WPFD) takes place in Addis Ababa on 3 May.  It is therefore ironic that on the occasion of this annual milestone, the media in Namibia is struggling for its very existence.
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