Some lecturers at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) were left fuming this week after council announced the appointment of a “junior” member of staff as Acting Vice Chancellor.
Political analyst Professor Joseph Diescho, who recently went on a self-imposed exile to Germany, said it is important that we redirect African politics from people or egos to issues and ideas in order to move forward.
President Hage Geingob believes Namibia has made significant progress over the past 29 years following independence from apartheid South Africa.
Outgoing Namibia University of Science and Technology Vice Chancellor, Tjama Tjivikua, who over the last 24 years has built a reputation as an educator and administrator of note, stands accused of trying to wiggle his way out of paying more than N$1.4 million in brokerage fees he allegedly owes to young entrepreneur, Tommy Tjarondo.
Official opposition leader, McHenry Venaani, has promised Namibians a land of milk and honey once his party is elected into power in the National Assembly and Presidential elections slated for some time in November this year.
Delays in tabling the 2019/20 national budget have raised suspicions amongst economists, who strongly suspect that the economy might be in turmoil than widely thought.
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A former long-distance bus driver, who stands accused of killing his girlfriend, International University of Management (IUM) student, Iyaloo Ndapandula Hainghumbi, in January 2017, is now left without legal representation.
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Ovaherero Paramount Chief, Vekuii Rukoro (VR), this week fielded questions from the Windhoek Observer News Editor, Nyasha Francis Nyaungwa (NFN).
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Government has appealed for fish donations from the fishing industry to feed the tens of thousands of people that are expected to throng the Independence Stadium in Windhoek as Namibia celebrates 29 years of self-rule.
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State-owned New Era Publication Corporation (NEPC) has recorded accumulating losses amounting to N$42.5 million, while its total liabilities exceed its assets by N$21.1 million, according to its audit report for the 2016/17 financial year.
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