Workers at the Bethesda Medical Centre in Soweto Katutura alleged this week that they have not been paid their salaries since June last year.

Retired Chief of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) Lieutenant General Martin Shalli says the public should not allow last week’s unfortunate killing of Zimbabwean taxi driver Talent Fambaune by an NDF soldier blind them from the wonderful work that the army and the police are doing in maintaining peace and stability in the country. 

Minister of Economic Planning and Director General of the National Planning Commission, Obeth Kandjoze, says he is not bothered by people who accuse him of being corrupt without providing the evidence. 

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Allegations of political interference continue to haunt the appointment of a new National Youth Service (NYS) Commissioner after the post was re-advertised recently following a six-month recruitment exercise that apparently failed to find a suitable candidate.
Sources close to SWAPO Councillors who were suspended by the party’s Otjozondjupa Regional Executive on Wednesday together with Governor Otto Ipinge for causing division and disunity in the region have dismissed the move as inconsequential.
The Zimbabwean community living in Windhoek has been left shell- shocked following the death of a fellow national who was shot and killed in cold blood by a member of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) at a mobile roadblock in Evelyn Street in the early hours of Thursday.
Although there are five candidates in the historic Ondangwa Urban by-election, Saturday’s vote is largely seen as a two-horse race with all eyes on 27-year-old Independent Candidate Angelina Immanuel and the 60-year-old SWAPO Party’s Leonard Negonga.
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Chinese Ambassador to Namibia, Zhang Yiming, has rubbished recent media reports suggesting that the Chinese government will fund construction of the new N$730 million SWAPO headquarters.
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The government alienation scheme, which was initially planned to take between three and five years to complete, has been dragging on for the past 19 years.
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  • Jun
The local pension fund industry appears to be struggling to comply with domestic asset requirements as contemplated under Regulation 13 of the Pension Fund Act.
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