• 09
  • Nov
The Omusati Regional Director of Education, Laban Shapange, is under investigation for alleged tender irregularities which would have prejudiced government of about N$1.4 million had it not been detected.
  • 09
  • Nov
Walvis Bay Mayor, Wilfred Immanuel, is under fire after he allegedly abused the municipality’s credit card by buying cattle fodder, gifts and beauty products, alcoholic beverages and electronic devices for personal use.
  • 05
  • Nov

Management at the University of Namibia remained adamant on Thursday that the country’s premier institute of higher learning cannot afford to pay a six percent salary increment to its striking employees. Management at the University of Namibia remained adamant on Thursday that the country’s premier institute of higher learning cannot afford to pay a six percent salary increment to its striking employees. 

  • 05
  • Nov

Employees at the Central Veterinary Laboratory in Windhoek have complained that the public sector wide budget cuts due to a biting economic crisis currently facing the country are putting their health and safety at risk.

OvaHerero Paramount Chief, Vekuii Rukoro, has warned that government’s reluctance to address ancestral land claims would one day result in civil unrest. 

Sports, Youth and National Service Minister, Erastus Uutoni’s daughter, Auguste, this week divided public opinion after she posted racy pictures of herself on top of her father’s State-issued ministerial car on her Instagram account.

Head of Investigation at the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Nelius Becker, has told the Windhoek Observer that he is willing to leave his plush position at the anti-graft agency and return to Nampol’s Serious Crime Unit.
Becker, who resigned from the police force in October 2004 after nine years in charge of the specialist unit, said he misses police work. 

  • 02
  • Nov
Ovaherero Paramount Chief, Vekuii Rukoro, suspects that names of prominent politicians and others close to the ruling SWAPO Party were surgically removed from the newly-released resettlement list.
  • 02
  • Nov
Daniel Chipanga (25) never imagined that one day he would become an informal cross border trader, but economic woes in his home country of Zimbabwe, forced him to get involved in the trade, exposing him to the many challenges that come with this type of work.
  • 02
  • Nov
Public Enterprises Minister, Leon Jooste, said he plans to eradicate conflict between directors and management that has become a hallmark of State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) in the country by appointing “professional boards and executives”.
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