Daily Archives: October 16, 2020

ECB issues 15 IPP licenses in three years

The Electricity Control Board (ECB) issued 15 Independent Power Producer (IPP) licences in the last three years, its Chief Executive Officer, Foibe Namene has said. Namene, in an interview with Nampa on Thursday, said the ECB issued 10 IPP licences

Nossobville residents dismayed by Kalahari Constituency classification

Residents of Nossobville have expressed dissatisfaction with their suburb falling under the Kalahari Constituency instead of the Gobabis Constituency. In a petition submitted to Omaheke Governor Pijoo Naganate by members of the Nossobville Development Committee on Wednesday, the residents asked

Shiimi commends Agribank’s performance

Agribank has done well under very difficult circumstances as key financial metrics for the 2019/20 financial year show positive trends, Minister of Finance Ipumbu Shiimi has said. Shiimi made these remarks on Thursday during Agribank’s Annual General Meeting that took

HIPO and One Pencil donate towards education

The Hizetjitwa Indigenous People’s Organisation (HIPO) on Thursday donated stationery to the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture for dissemination to the Ondao Primary School, Otjomuru Primary School and Chitado Commune in southern Angola. The donations were made possible by

Nudo to forego Otavi and Grootfontein elections to preserve resources

The National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) has opted to forego the Regional Council and Local Authority elections in Otavi and Grootfontein as a way of preserving its limited resources. Nudo’s Otjiwarongo district organiser, Benestus Karokohe in an interview with Nampa

Namibian artists join global campaign to save wildlife

Local artists Elemotho, Lioness and Suzy Eises have teamed up with international organisations Conservation Music and Earthsong as the first contributors to the worldwide ‘Endangered’ campaign. The campaign is aimed at supporting the Cheetah Conservation Fund in its mission to

RDP to only contest local authority elections in Otjozondjupa

The Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) in the Otjozondjupa Region will only contest the local authority elections in November. RDP’s Otjozondjupa Regional Secretary, Stephanus Awarab in an interview with Nampa on Thursday said the management of the party had

Timber harvesters exploited loopholes in Forest Act: Shifeta

Minister of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta said it is regrettable that for years, timber harvesters have exploited loopholes in the Forest Act No. 12 of 2001, which prohibits the export of unprocessed rosewood. Shifeta said this in the