• 12
  • Oct
The Ministry of Urban and Rural Development returned N$300 million to treasury last year despite a national housing crisis that has at times threatened to boil over.
  • 12
  • Oct
President Hage Geingob has told Cabinet that he wants a “proper” audit of the Mass Housing Project which was put on ice in 2015 after the National Housing Enterprise was unable to secure the N$2 billion needed to bankroll the first phase of the N$45 billion programme following government’s refusal to provide guarantees to secure the loans required.
  • 12
  • Oct
Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) parliamentarian, Nico Smit, has called the Education Amendment Bill, currently under discussion in the National Assembly, draconian rubbish as it does not protect the rights of teachers, among other issues.

The Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Council has extended outgoing Vice Chancellor Tjama Tjivikua’s contract by three months, the Windhoek Observer has established. The Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Council has extended outgoing Vice Chancellor Tjama Tjivikua’s contract by three months, the Windhoek Observer has established. 

The Namibia Airports Company (NAC) says it has a plan which will avert a possible downgrade of its flagship airport, Hosea Kutako International.The Namibia Airports Company (NAC) says it has a plan which will avert a possible downgrade of its flagship airport, Hosea Kutako International.

Economist Rowland Brown has warned of dire consequences to the Namibian economy if government goes ahead with its proposed tax changes announced recently by the finance minister. Economist Rowland Brown has warned of dire consequences to the Namibian economy if government goes ahead with its proposed tax changes announced recently by the finance minister. 

Officials in the Ministry of Land Reform have been accused of inflating farm prices in cahoots with white farmers after statistics presented at the Second National Land Conference showed that government has on average spent double the amount offered by Agribank and other private buyers.
The cash strapped Namibian Student Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) has splashed close to N$3 million on a forensic audit aimed at securing evidence against its suspended Chief Executive Officer, Hilya Nghiwete, ahead of her hearing conducted this week.
The late national hero Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, who died last year in June aged 92, was worth  N$43,5 million, a leaked copy of the liberation struggle stalwart’s will with FNB Trust Services has revealed. 
  • 05
  • Oct
President Hage Geingob has joined the nation in mourning the late New Era Associate Editor, Desie Heita, who died in the early hours of Thursday after a freakish accident.
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