Government

National census postponed

2 weeks ago - 15 July 2021 | Government

The Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) announced that the 2021 Population and Housing Census that was scheduled for August this year, has been postponed to August 2022, due to competing priorities such as the current COVID-19...

Decongestion hoped for at home affairs

2 weeks ago - 13 July 2021 | Government

Windhoek • [email protected] home affairs ministry has asked members of the public that only one person visits their offices when registering a death and that they should not come in groups. The ministry’s executive director,...

Khomas in need of more classrooms

1 month - 01 July 2021 | Government

Learner enrolment in the Khomas region increased from 94 999 in 2020 to 97 176 in 2021, and if the trend continues, enrolment for 2022 will be around 99 411, which will require an additional...

Okahandja municipality fails to balance the books

1 month - 14 June 2021 | Government

Okahandja local authority councillors were bypassed when the municipality presided over transactions amounting to at least N$90 million in 2019, a direct contravention of the Local Authorities Act.The findings are recorded in the municipality’s 2018/19...

National documents: Only apply if urgent

1 month - 07 June 2021 | Government

The Ministry of Home Affairs has urged the public to delay application for national documents that are non-urgent to avoid visiting its office as the ministry continues to record Covid-19 cases.In a statement, the ministry...

‘Stop with the tenders’ – Amupanda

2 months ago - 23 May 2021 | Government

City of Windhoek (CoW) Mayor, Job Amupanda said the City spends N$20 million on private security company tenders a year – a practice that should...

Gobabis muni in the red

3 months ago - 02 May 2021 | Government

Gobabis mayor Elvire Theron said the town currently owes NamPower N$13 million in arrears.Theron, in a media statement, stated that the arrears inherited by the...

‘Bring a buddy to parly!’

4 months ago - 17 March 2021 | Government

The office of the Speaker and the Namibia Nature Foundation launched the ‘Bring a buddy to parly’ initiative earlier this week, which is aimed at...

On death and taxes

4 months ago - 14 March 2021 | Government

Despite the dire economic situation caused by Covid-19, government plans to honour financial obligations towards creditors, suppliers and employees, as well as statutory obligations including...

Local procurement pushed

4 months ago - 14 March 2021 | Government

Government has in the past three years pumped in N$1 billion into the public procurement process to promote locally registered companies and hopes to continue...

Doing it for themselves

4 months ago - 09 March 2021 | Government

Gobabis mayor Elvire Theron said that her municipality is reverting to internal debt collection measures and will no longer be seeking external services to handle...

CoW cuts electricity

5 months ago - 26 February 2021 | Government

With N$1 billion owed to the City of Windhoek (CoW), the municipality last night announced that it will disconnect all accounts that are in arrears...

Government

CoW, GRN debt swap deal...

5 months ago - 12 February 2021 | Government

The City of Windhoek (CoW) has offered government a N$350 million debt swap deal.A debt swap is a refinancing deal in which a debtor gets...

Gender ministry visits Omaheke

9 months ago - 20 October 2020 | Government

Deputy minister of gender equality, poverty eradication and social welfare, Bernadette Jagger, yesterday paid a courtesy call on Omaheke governor Pijoo Nganate as part of...

SWAFT/Koevoet members repatriated

9 months ago - 12 October 2020 | Government

The 41 former South West Africa Territorial Force (SWATF) members who have been camping at Herero Commando Hall in Katutura for the past six years,...

Land remains a hot potato

9 months ago - 08 October 2020 | Government

Windhoek • [email protected] scorecard on how the country has fared in terms of implementing the 40 resolutions taken two years ago at the second national...

Pay, or be cut off

9 months ago - 07 October 2020 | Government

The Windhoek municipality has announced that it is noticing an alarming and unsustainable increase of accounts in arrears. In this light, the City of Windhoek...

Constituency change for Eros residents...

10 months ago - 14 September 2020 | Government

The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) called on residents in Windhoek’s Eros suburb who previously registered in Windhoek Rural to change their current constituency to...

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