The Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Council faces the chop after angering Higher Education, Training and Innovation Minister, Dr Itah Kandjii-Murangi,  when it refused to follow a directive to cancel an advertisement for a new Vice Chancellor.
Namibia has resorted to wildlife auctions to raise funds to save animals that are perishing in the country’s national parks due the persistent drought, the Windhoek Observer can reveal.
Official opposition leader, McHenry Venaani, has come out guns blazing accusing the Geingob Administration of hypocrisy by living a life of opulence while holding out the begging bowl.
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I saw this great man in 2014 vividly close-up, well-groomed and advanced in age, with clenched first in the air, epitomising his never surrender spirit making the revolutionary ‘power salute.’ 
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My first contact with the late former Vice President, Dr Nickey Iyambo, was in 1989.  I was a student at Döbra Secondary School just outside Windhoek.
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Like the rest of the nation, I received the news of the untimely passing of our former Vice President with utter sadness.  In honouring his rich legacy, I thought it befitting to pen a special tribute to a man held in the highest esteem by every soul he touched.
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Government, through the Namibia Post and Telecommunication Holdings, plans to retain a controlling stake in MTC when the mobile operator lists on the Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX) in 15 months’ time, the Windhoek Observer can reveal.
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At least 29 workers at QKR Namibia Navachab Gold Mine have accepted voluntary separation packages offered to employees as the miner tries to streamline and rationalize its operations in order to become viable.
Angelina Immanuel who is running as an independent candidate in the Ondangwa Urban by-election scheduled for June 15 has made a case for the abolishment of the country’s political party system which she says has not worked in the last 29 years.
Mines and Energy Minister, Tom Alweendo, said Tuesday that government has no objection to Rio Tinto’s sale of its stake in Rössing Uranium Mine to a Chinese company provided it respects Namibian regulations and laws.
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