Government

Civil servants answer to citizens

2 days ago - 02 July 2020 | Government

Minister of home affairs, immigration, safety and security Frans Kapofi implored civil servants in his ministry to deliver service with integrity and efficiency.Speaking at the ministry's management meeting in Windhoek today, Kapofi said civil servants...

Swapo MPs choose 62-day NA break over work

3 days ago - 02 July 2020 | Government

An attempt by the leader of official opposition to extend the current National Assembly (NA) sitting beyond its envisaged recess date on 8 July fell flat on Wednesday.McHenry Venaani, who leads the Popular Democratic Movement,...

Focus abortion debate on rights, not religion

4 days ago - 30 June 2020 | Government

Windhoek • [email protected] woman who revived Namibia's abortion debate this month has written an open letter to parliament asking that the debate on abortion law reform slated to take place later this week, be grounded...

NC to resume in capital today

3 weeks ago - 08 June 2020 | Government

The National Council (NC) resumes sessions today to consider Bills referred to it by the National Assembly (NA) and any other business.In a media statement issued on Friday, the NC said the sessions would abide...

Leaders discuss way forward

1 month - 03 June 2020 | Government

The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Tradeau and President Hage Geingob discussed the latest developments in the Covid-19 pandemic in a teleconference. In a statement from the Office of the Prime Minister in Canada, the two...

Children forced to live on streets

1 month - 26 May 2020 | Government

Gobabis • [email protected] are currently 41 children known to be living on the streets in the Omaheke region, of which 31 are from Gobabis and...

Women’s issues not considered

1 month - 15 May 2020 | Government

An online poll that was conducted on Wednesday showed that 47% of participants do not think that African governments are taking women’s issues into consideration...

Infighting continues at CoW

1 month - 14 May 2020 | Government

The City of Windhoek’s chief executive Robert Kahimise has written to President Hage Geingob, asking him to intervene in City Police chief Abraham Kanime’s contract...

Stronger together

1 month - 08 May 2020 | Government

Celebrating Europe day on Saturday, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement will be implemented to bring development for all and to...

Okahandja progress report

1 month - 07 May 2020 | Government

Most local authorities in Namibia would be run prudently and effectively if politicians stuck to the oversight role instead of meddling in municipalities’ day-to-day operations,...

Protecting the health of women and girls across the...

1 month - 06 May 2020 | Government

Namibia, together with Canada and 35 countries, issued a joint statement on behalf of the peopleand governments of 58 countries, regarding the impact on health...

Kahimise questions illegal council meeting in court

2 months ago - 05 May 2020 | Government

Windhoek • [email protected] urgent application brought by Windhoek municipality CEO Robert Kahimise accusing councillors and management committee members of holding illegal meetings last week and...

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PDM, RDP approach police over...

2 months ago - 29 April 2020 | Government

Windhoek • [email protected] Windhoek city councillors this morning opened a criminal case against Windhoek mayor Fransina Kahungu and acting city CEO Pahukeni Titus for violating...

Kanime contract extension under fire

2 months ago - 21 April 2020 | Government

Windhoek • [email protected] Democratic Movement (PDM) Windhoek city councillor Ignatius Semba has turned to the Windhoek High Court to ask that the court on an...

Nganate takes over the reigns

2 months ago - 17 April 2020 | Government

Newly-appointed Omaheke governor Pijoo Nganate officially took over the governor’s office on Wednesday.Nganate was appointed governor of Omaheke by President Hage Geingob earlier this month,...

Water consumption down due to...

2 months ago - 15 April 2020 | Government

The City of Windhoek announced that resident’s water consumption was 13% below target last week. However, Windhoek is still challenged by a severe water scarcity...

Home affairs spells out services

3 months ago - 30 March 2020 | Government

The Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration (MHAI) offices in Erongo and Khomas are closed for general operations until 16 April 2020, in response to...

Time of change at BoN

3 months ago - 24 March 2020 | Government

The Bank of Namibia (BoN) is undergoing transitional arrangements after the appointment of the bank’s former governor, Ipumbu Shiimi (pictured), as minister of finance by...

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