Daily Archives: November 15, 2020

Higher Education minister weighs in on NUST VC appointment

Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation Itah Kandjii-Murangi has advised the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Council to confine itself to the outcomes of the institution’s vice-chancellor selection interviews as pre-determined. In a letter addressed to NUST

Masilingi shines at Track and Field games as Narib and Geldenhuys rivalry continue

Beatrice Masilingi is the star of the 2020 Namibia Track and Field Championships that took place at the Independence Stadium on Friday and Saturday, winning all four events she participated in. The 17-year-old who is currently number one in the

Namwandi officially inuagurates Chicco Mall in Ongwediva

Founder and Chairman of the International University of Management (IUM), David Namwandi officially inaugurated the ‘Chicco Mall’ belonging to business tycoon Erastus ‘Chicco’ Shapumba at Ongwediva in the Oshana Region on Saturday. The mall was established in 2018 at a

Rundu led like a village: RCCA

The chairperson of the Rundu Concerned Citizens Association (RCCA), Reginald Ndara said the town of Rundu is being led like a village under the leadership of the Swapo Party. “Residents of Rundu have suffered enough,” he said at the RCCA

Swapo charted a path towards continued development: Geingob

Swapo Party president Hage Geingob during a rally on Saturday in Mariental said through its election manifesto, the Swapo Party has charted a path towards the continued development and modernisation of Namibia, by 2030. Geingob said given its proven track

Nothing stopping Namibia from Fishrot part 2: IPPR

The absence of a system-wide framework that deals with assets and interests, disclosures and conflicts of interest in Namibia could establish leeway for Fishrot cases, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has said. Speaking during the launch of the

Ombudsman to get ‘power’ injection

For the first time in 30 years, the Ombudsman’s Act will be amended, the country’s incumbent Ombudsman John Walter has said. Walters, in a series of interviews with Nampa which covered his effectiveness, public perception and future plans, said the

COVID-19: Namibia records 59 new cases

Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula on Sunday announced that Namibia recorded 59 new positive COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 15 508. The health minister said Windhoek recorded 25 cases, Rehoboth 14,