Category Archives: Arts-Culture and Entertainment

Jewellery and artefact competition calls on local designers

WINDHOEK, A contest of jewellery and artefacts made in Namibia with the theme Namibian FairGems Jewellery and Artefacts will be held by the Namibian Coloured Gemstone Industry Sector. The ten best jewellery and artefact pieces will be rewarded

Massive job cuts loom in mining

WINDHOEK, The Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) said yesterday that more than 1,500 of their members are set to lose their jobs in the coming weeks in the mining industry.According to the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW), the country's

Accusation that public procurement impedes project execution not valid Schlettwein

WINDHOEK, Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein has come out in full support of the new public procurement dispensation which has been crafted to increase transparency and accountability. The Public Procurement Act, which came into effect April 1, 2017, i...

Erongo RED pays out more than N$48 million in dividends

WALVIS BAY, The Erongo Regional Electricity Distributor, Erongo RED, has paid out royalties to the tune of N$48.3 million to its shareholding local authorities for the period July 2017 until April 2018.The shareholders are Walvis Bay (57 percent) Swako...

Teachers Exercise: Peace

There are various factors to be considered when one is contemplating the standard of education in our beloved motherland. However, if you concentrate long enough, then you will see that it all boils down to two pillars: the teacher and

SADC-PF gravitates towards regional parliament

WINDHOEK, Conspicuous efforts are being made to transform the SADC Parliamentary Forum (SADC-PF) into a regional parliament.One of those efforts was the recent convergence of SADC national speakers in Angola, who lobbied that country's president Joao M...