Daily Archives: October 29, 2020

Venaani slams Ombudsman over MoD’s August 26 company

Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) leader McHenry Venaani has expressed disappointment in the ability of the Office of the Ombudsman in dealing with high profile corruption cases. Venaani’s frustrations stem from a legal opinion that PDM sought from Ombudsman John Walters

RA opens three road projects at Swakopmund

The Roads Authority (RA) on Wednesday opened three road projects at Swakopmund for use by traffic, which forms part of several ongoing road projects in the Erongo Region. The projects opened include a 33 kilometre portion of the 46km road

Barax five tournament scheduled for weekend

The annual Barax five football and netball tournament is scheduled to take place on Saturday and Sunday at the Etoshapoort Stadium in Outjo, Kunene Region. According to a statement availed to Nampa on Wednesday, tournament organiser Cristebela Mbarandongo said all

Toddler dies in burning flat

A three-year-old child died after the flat he and his 29-year-old father were sleeping in caught fire on Wednesday morning. A crime report issued by Namibian Police Erongo Region crime investigations coordinator Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikiuyu, said the incident which

Bank Windhoek employee suspended for racial social media post

A Bank Windhoek employee that reportedly made racist remarks on social media platforms this week has been suspended with immediate effect. A media statement by the bank late on Wednesday said the post does not reflect the opinion of Capricorn

Ombudsman says August 26 must account for public funds

Ombudsman John Walters says August 26 must account for public funds that have been pumped into the institution since its inception. From 1998 to this day, the Ministry of Defence parastatal has never accounted for public monies. This forms parts

Land reform and agriculture key issues to determine Namibia future fortunes: Schlettwein

Minister of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform, Calle Schlettwein said if Namibia get land reform and agriculture right, Namibians can be confident that the future generation will have a better life. “If we do not do right with land reform

‘Prophet Babi’ pleading to bribery charges next week

A Windhoek-based self-proclaimed prophet and an acquaintance who face charges of offering a bribe of N.dollars 13 000 to police investigating officers, are expected to plead to the charges against them next week. Jackson Babi and Ananias Ananias made another