Daily Archives: January 26, 2017

Leading Nigerian Government Transparency Organization, BudgIT, Secures New $1.5 Million Grant from Omidyar Network

REDWOOD CITY, California, Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Omidyar Network announced today it is renewing and expanding its investment in the Lagos-based government transparency organization BudgIT. The new up to $1.5 million, three-year grant follows an initial grant from the Omidyar Network

Ambassador-designate hails China-Namibia relations

Windhoek-The new Chinese ambassador-designate to Namibia says the relationship between Namibia and China would feature in history books as an important factor in international relations.Ambassador Qiu Xuejun, who is still waiting to present his credent...

FNB available at NUST and UNAM registration

Windhoek-FNB Namibia has confirmed that they will be available at NUST and UNAM during registration and orientation to offer students account openings of student loans while also educating them about cell phone banking and the many advantages thereof. Elzita Beukes,

Nyae Nyae community combats veld fire

Windhoek-Due to the lack of rain over the last few years which has exacerbated the dryness of rangelands, the Nyae Nyae Conservancy has been battling with veld fires that destroy the little vegetation that survived the drought.

In 2012, 50 percent

Ondangwa to spend N$270 million on infrastructure

Ongwediva-Ondangwa Town Council will spend more than N$270 million to implement its five-year strategic plan that will include the upgrading of infrastructure such as roads and sewerage systems.In the five-year strategic plan that stretches from 2016 t...

Skorpion Zinc says outsourcing necessary to extend life of mine

Windhoek-The owner of the Scorpion Zinc Mine in the //Karas Region, Vedanta Zinc International, says it has officially notified the relevant stakeholder of its intention to restructure the mine and refinery by outsourcing mining operations to a Tier 1 ...

Bank Windhoek responds to unfair recruitment claims

Windhoek-Bank Windhoek yesterday responded to an angry job applicant accusing the financial institution of tribalism and unfair recruitment practices by clarifying that 1300 applications were received for a particular vacancy of which a mere 60 were sh...

NC urged to consult widely on PPP Bill

Ongwediva-The National Council Select Committee on public hearings on the Public Private Partnership Bill has been urged to consult the public widely and thoroughly before the house of review passes it into law.

The call came from members of public, public