Monthly Archives: January 2013

Pohamba to announce verdict

news nam 01 febPRESIDENT Hifikepunye Pohamba has invited all media houses for his first press conference of the year, which will he held today. The invitation however, does not

University applicants need savvy

IT is never too early for a secondary school student to start with the application process for tertiary studies, says Bridget Jenkins, head of Grade 12 at St. Paul’s College

Continuing the legacy

IN some cultures people see preserving a heritage as an onerous burden, but when Penda Nantinda’s father passed away and left the family business behind, Penda wanted to continue his

Plot thickens at NamWater

This week new revelations emerged about problems at NamWater concerning the mishandling of contract workers at NamWater, specifically maintenance staff. Speaking with this paper on Wednesday afternoon a contract worker at

Nation building comes before politics

THIS week the Windhoek Observer met the Governor of the Khomas Region Laura MacLeod-Katjirua, who is also the newly elected deputy secretary general of the Swapo party.

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Sioka declares health essential service

THE health sector and some services provided by the local authorities such as emergency services and water provision have been declared essential services, Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Doreen

Drivers’ licence scam hits Karas

THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has launched an investigation into a scam involving the corrupt issuing of driver’s licences in exchange for payment in the Karas region.

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NTA denies Okakarara favouritism

THE Namibia Training Authority (NTA) has refuted claims of favouritism and attempts to axe the deputy centre manager at the Okakarara Vocational Training Centre made by the staff and community