A Windhoek man charged with having embezzled money from estates of the deceased which he was administering may soon face the music for a similar, yet unrelated case, if accusations leveled this week, hold up.
Alpha Namibia Industries Renewable Power Limited (ANIREP) was listed on the Namibia Stock Exchange (NSX) development board on Thursday. It has become the second Capital Pool Company (CPC) and the first Alternative Electricity Company on the bourse.
Air Namibia has suspended its process of appointing a new Managing Director. This was done as the practicality of the appointment will be heavily dependent on a cabinet pronouncement on the future of the airline.
  • 06
  • Sep
The Landless People’s Movement (LPM) is one of the new kids on the political block which has registered to contest this year’s National Assembly and Presidential Elections on 27 November 2019.  
  • 06
  • Sep
With corruption having permeated various spheres of society in many parts of the world, it has emerged that the land governance sector within the southern African region is not immune to this scourge. Many countries admit to having little or no counter-initiatives against its prevalence.
The Ombudsman has ruled that the decision by the government to accommodate the late former Vice President Nickey Iyambo in a state-owned villa in Eros following his retirement in February 2018 was not illegal despite the absence of a legal instrument backing the action.
Nahas Angula, who served as Namibia’s third Prime Minister between 2005 and 2012 has laughed at the current crop of Parliamentarians, whom he described as a disaster.
At least nine SWAPO members, including three current MPs, two regional governors and three regional co-ordinators have indicated that they will not contest for Parliamentary positions during the party’s electoral college to be held over this weekend, the Windhoek Observer has established.
  • 30
  • Aug
Long-standing land disputes and friction between community members of Dordabis and white farm owners in the area, exacerbated by the worsening drought and continuing scourge of poverty, hunger and hopelessness continue unabated in this sleepy eastern village.  Prospects for a solution are bleak.
Despite constant demonstrations and petitions to the government over the years in hope of a solution to their misery, the community of more than 1,000 inhabitants at Dordabis, some 90 kilometres from Windhoek, find themselves in disparaging circumstances.
  • 30
  • Aug
The provisional voters register for this year’s Presidential and National Assembly elections will be available for inspection at designated venues countrywide and abroad from the 2nd to the 6th of September 2019, the Electoral Commission of Namibia has announced.
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