Daily Archives: October 9, 2020

Global Finance announces FNB as best bank in Namibia

Global Finance magazine recognised First National Bank (FNB) as the best bank in Namibia at its 27th annual awards for the World’s Best Banks. A media statement availed to Nampa on Thursday indicates that winners were chosen in more than

Oshana governor hands over seeds

The agricultural sector plays a strategic role in economic development and is a component of industry that presents greater opportunities for sustained growth, employment and poverty alleviation amongst the people. Oshana Region Governor, Elia Irimari made these remarks whilst handing

Grootfontein municipality’s finance executive resigns

The Grootfontein Municipality’s finance executive who is accused of paying out over N.dollars 768 000 to a contractor without council approval in 2019, has resigned. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Grootfontein Municipality, Kisco Sinvula in an interview with Nampa

Otjozondjupa Regional Council launches livestock distribution programme

A livestock distribution programme aimed at empowering small-scale rural farmers in the Otjozondjupa Region was on Thursday launched at Farm Rudenau in the Okahandja Constituency. The programme is an initiative of the Otjozondjupa Regional Council, and was officially launched by

Swapo’s Okahandja Constituency councillor not available for November elections

The Swapo Party’s Okahandja Constituency Councillor, Steve Biko Booys will not contest the position in the Regional Council and Local Authority elections set for 25 November 2020. Booys made this announcement on Thursday afternoon at a community meeting he held

No progress made in Havana cases: NamPol

The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) has not yet made any progress in tracing and arresting suspects in the Havana informal settlement rape and murder cases, Head of the Criminal Investigations Directorate, Moritz !Naruseb said. In an interview with Nampa on

Minor boy allegedly raped in Omaheke

A five-year-old boy was allegedly raped by a 39-year-old man on Tuesday at Farm Belavista in the Omaheke Region’s Talismanus area. An incident report issued by the Namibian Police Force on Friday said the incident allegedly occurred just before midnight.

JSC seeks new ways in appointing PG

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has said that going forward, it will no longer use the old process to fill the position of prosecutor general (PG) of Namibia. The JSC in a media statement on Thursday said in the past,