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Namibia still “searching” for “correct” land reform trajectory 32 years after?

Kae Matundu-Tjiparuro “This Eurocentric [capitalist] approach to land reform will never get us anywhere. It continues to protect the interests of foreigners. It continues to protect the background...
Swapo won’t betray liberation friends: Geingob

Swapo won’t betray liberation friends: Geingob

Obrein Simasiku Swapo Party President Hage Geingob has come out strongly against those expecting Namibia to turn its back against Russia in its fight against Ukraine. ‘’Namibia will not betray ...
NamRa tax fraud increases to N$36 million…10 criminal cases registered

NamRa tax fraud increases to N$36 million
…10 criminal cases registered

Obrein Simasiku About N$36 million has been discovered through a high level 90-day investigation to have been defrauded from the Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA) through provisional tax refunds, a d...
Health ministry makes double payments to suppliers

Health ministry makes double payments to suppliers

Staff Writer Auditor general, Junias Kandjeke, found that the Ministry of Health and Social Services has made payments to suppliers amounting to N$155 533.28 during the 2020/21 financial year. ...
NCA beef and meat products find market in Ghana

NCA beef and meat products find market in Ghana

Staff Writer Meatco’s first consignment of the Namibian beef from the Northern Communal Areas (NCA) has arrived at Tema Port in Accra, Ghana. Executive Director of the Ministry of International...
MWT distances from NABTA factional squabbles

MWT distances from NABTA factional squabbles

Martin Endjala The Ministry of Works and Transport has distance itself from the Namibia Bus and Taxi Association ongoing factional leadership squabbles and would not favour one over the other. ...
Tweya questions Hambukushu treatment

Tweya questions Hambukushu treatment

Martin Endjala Swapo backbencher and member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs, Tjekero Tweya questioned why only the Hambukushu people cannot access the B...

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Swapo won’t betray liberation friends: Geingob

Obrein Simasiku Swapo Party President Hage Geingob has come out strongly against those expecting Namibia to turn its back against Russia in its fight against Ukraine. ‘’Namibia will not betray ...

NamRa tax fraud increases to N$36 million
…10 criminal cases registered

Obrein Simasiku About N$36 million has been discovered through a high level 90-day investigation to have been defrauded from the Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA) through provisional tax refunds, a d...

Health ministry makes double payments to suppliers

Staff Writer Auditor general, Junias Kandjeke, found that the Ministry of Health and Social Services has made payments to suppliers amounting to N$155 533.28 during the 2020/21 financial year. ...

NCA beef and meat products find market in Ghana

Staff Writer Meatco’s first consignment of the Namibian beef from the Northern Communal Areas (NCA) has arrived at Tema Port in Accra, Ghana. Executive Director of the Ministry of International...

MWT distances from NABTA factional squabbles

Martin Endjala The Ministry of Works and Transport has distance itself from the Namibia Bus and Taxi Association ongoing factional leadership squabbles and would not favour one over the other. ...

Tweya questions Hambukushu treatment

Martin Endjala Swapo backbencher and member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs, Tjekero Tweya questioned why only the Hambukushu people cannot access the B...

Observer Money

Small retail importers not protected from counterfeits confiscation

Small retail importers not protected from counterfeits confiscation

Tujoromajo Kasuto The Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA), yesterday destroyed counterfeit goods valued at over N$5 million, which were confiscated following their illegal importation into the country. ...

Mining sector prone to Illicit Financial Flows

Obrein Simasiku The extraction or mining sector is one of the most vulnerable to Illicit Financial Flows (IFF), because African authorities lack the expertise and the skills to seal loopholes, whic...
Namibia, SA selected on IPU Russia/Ukraine task force

Namibia, SA selected on IPU Russia/Ukraine task force

Martin Endjala The Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) has elected Namibia and South Africa, as the only African countries to form a task force mandated to resolve the ongoing Russia and Ukraine confli...
LPM wants corporates to develop communities

LPM wants corporates to develop communities

Martin Endjala The Landless People’s Movement is questioning the level of commitment of corporates to develop local communities where they operate. LPM says businesses, particularly mining compani...
Nekongo warned not to neglect SPYL ……breaks silence on youth league endorsement

Nekongo warned not to neglect SPYL ……breaks silence on youth league endorsement

  Obrein Simasiku The Secretary of the Swapo Party Youth League may lose his influence over the organ when he goes to the National Assembly, after his appointment as a member of Parliament ...

Government accused of “greenwashing”

Tujoromajo Kasuto A survey conducted by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) Research Associate Dietrich Remmert, has accused the Namibian government of ‘’greenwashing’’ as a global lead...

Observer Sports

Summit looks at how women overcame difficulties

Summit looks at how women overcame difficulties

Staff Writer The 12th Women Summit held over the weekend in Swakopmund focused on how women overcame various adversities and life event that enabled them to be the people they are today. The su...
Mushelenga concerned about illegal surveillance of journalists

Mushelenga concerned about illegal surveillance of journalists

Martin Endjala Information, Communication and Technology Minister has urged journalists to continue putting more effort in their work and exposing sensitive information, despite the growing trend o...
Youth urged to take charge of their future

Youth urged to take charge of their future

Martin Endjala Young people are urged to take charge of their future and to empower their vision by ensuring that they fulfill it. “Each generation must discover their own mission to fulfill it or ...
ECB hikes bulk power price

ECB hikes bulk power price

Staff Writer The Electricity Control Board has announced an increase in the average bulk price by 7.3 percent from the current approved tariff of N$1.6982 per kilowatt-hour to N$1.8222 per kilowatt...

Oshikoto prioritises financial transparency ….internal audit committee coming

The Oshikoto Regional Council has set aside N$1 000 000 for the Rural Sanitation Project. The regional council revealed this during its Annual Plan and Review Workshop for the 2020/21 financial year ...

NDF soldier threatens to kill family

Tujomajo Kasuto A member of the Namibian Defence Force Member (NDF) was arrested on Monday after he threatened to burn the house, kill his mother, children in his homestead and then take his own li...
LPM ordered to reinstate, pay legal cost of councillors

LPM ordered to reinstate, pay legal cost of councillors

Staff Reporter The Landless People’s Movement has lost its case in the High Court against two of its Mariental local authority councilors on Friday, April 29. LPM wanted an earlier judgement to ...

NEFF’s action a bold class conscious progressive step in support of workers

Only after the Namibia Economic Freedom Fighters (NEFF) raised the illegal employment of some Chinese nationals boldly by entering the premises of Cheetah Cement were these nationals deported. It i...

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