Dust refuses to settle on the deal that saw Russian billionaire, Rashid Sardarov, acquire four additional farms measuring 17,000 hectares despite a public outcry about the sale of land to foreign absentee landlords, with workers at one of the farms alleging this week that former Presidential Affairs Minister, Frans Kapofi, might have played a role in their purchase.
Safety and Security Minister, Retired Major General Charles Namoloh, has told the Windhoek Observer that he is not afraid of being fired by President Hage Geingob following his perceived controversial statements about the welfare of ex-combatants in December.
  • 18
  • Jan
The Namibia National Students' Organisation (Nanso) says the 2018 matric results are worrying and very concerning.
This comes as only 9,524 pupils out of 23,594 who sat for last year’s Grade 12 examination qualified for tertiary education.
  • 18
  • Jan
The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) has joined the Chamber of Mines of Namibia in opposing plans by the University of Namibia (UNAM) to move the Geology Department to its Southern Campus in Keetmanshoop this year.
  • 18
  • Jan
The Ministry of Finance on Thursday replaced the old tax system known as Taxlive with a new system known as Integrated Tax Administration System (ITAS).
  • 18
  • Jan
Russian billionaire, Rashid Sardarov, is said to have lined up a bid to buy Erindi Private Game Reserve, which has been on the market for almost five years now.
Okahandja Deputy Mayor and mayoral aspirant, Sophia Uupitha, has lashed out at fellow council members and the SWAPO Party Okahandja District Executive Committee for blocking her ascendency to the town’s highest political office.
The cash strapped University of Namibia has announced a 6 percent increase in tuition fees and a 3 percent salary increase for senior staff.
Namibia’s economy is now in a state of depression following 10 quarters of consecutive negative growth, analysts said on Thursday.
  • 14
  • Dec
A record number of executives of parastatals and other State-owned institutions were suspended or dismissed from their positions this year amidst accusations of corruption, maladministration and gross misconduct.
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