The Windhoek Observer was last week bombarded with calls from readers who were reacting angrily to last week’s editorial in which the paper called for the resignation of disgraced former Education, Arts and Culture Minister, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa, from the National Assembly in the wake of her conviction on corruption charges by the Windhoek High Court.
  • 12
  • Jul
Chairperson of the Okahandja Community Committee and Founder of Home Based Care, Kathleen Uri-Khos, has made sensational claims that she is being victimised by the Okahandja Municipality after her charity organisation was ordered to vacate the premises it has been leasing for free from council since 2005.
Chief of the Namibian Defence Force, Lt Gen John Mutwa, has been missing in action for the past four months due to ill-health, the Windhoek Observer has been told.
The future of the Roads Contractor Company (RCC) hangs in the balance with sources claiming this week that the Cabinet Committee on Treasury has recommended that the insolvent company be closed.
Ovaherero Traditional Authority Secretary General, Dr Mutjinde Katjiua, has described Thursday’s clash between soldiers and desperate communal farmers who were seeking grazing land for their starving animals on the corridors of Namibian Defence Force farms near Karibib in the Erongo region as “horrific.”
  • 05
  • Jul
As many farmers across the country continue to lose their livestock due to a crippling drought that has ravaged large parts of the country, Agritech Namibia has introduced a new technology that is being described as a game changer in animal husbandry through the production of fodder in seven days.
  • 05
  • Jul
Namibia is currently facing an unprecedented oversupply of poultry products in the market due to the flooding of imports mainly from Brazil, a position which has seen retail prices plummeting, threatening the sustainability of the local sector.
State sponsored heart patients have been left to the mercy of God after the Windhoek Central Hospital Cardiac Unit stopped performing lifesaving procedures in February due to a lack of funding and the absence of a cardiologist.
Ex-cabinet minister, Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana, has called on her comrades in the ruling SWAPO Party and former colleagues in government to stop blaming her for granting a waiver to the foreign owners of the N$2 billion Erindi Private Game Reserve. 
Former SWAPO Secretary General, Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana, has maintained that information carried in an article published by the Windhoek Observer last week regarding funding of the party’s new headquarters is correct despite objections by some party members.
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