Category Archives: Headlines

Skorpion helps expand health education

Skorpion Zinc made serious inroads into the country’s healthcare sector by spending approximately N$6 million on health-related projects in their 2013/2014 financial year. Present at the launch of the latest project are the Minister of Mines and

Sulphuric acid plant for Husab

Swakop Uranium, developers of the N$20 billion Husab mine, have confirmed plans to build a 500,000 ton sulphuric acid plant at the mine.
In an e-mailed response to questions, Grant Marais, Swakop Uranium’s Director for Communication and Stakeholder Involvement told the

No tenders to contractors not adhering to labour laws – MANWU

The Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union (MANWU) has called on the government and other private businesses not to give construction tenders to contractors violating the country’s labour laws.
In a joint statement issued by MANWU and the Construction Industries Federation

Trustco takes over Elisenheim property developers

Diversified group, Trustco Holdings has announced the acquisition of the Elisenheim Property Development Company for N$300 million subject to regulatory approval, and that of the company’s board and shareholders.
In a statement released on Thursday, Trustco said it had, through its

High Court Legal Year opening marks justice 2014

Chief Public Prosecutor, Advocate Daan Smal (centre front) addressing the judges of the High Court of Namibia at the High Court Legal Year Opening that was held on Thursday morning to mark the official beginning of the legal year. Advocate

New curriculum for schools

Plans are at an advanced stage to introduce a new curriculum for both primary and secondary schools, Education Minister Dr David Namwandi has said.
In an interview with the Economist after officially releasing the 2013 Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate Ordinary Level

School year kicks into gear

More than 12,000 new learners entered the Namibian educational system this week when they reported for the first timesin their lives to primary schools across the country, to start Grade 1.
According to a statement released by the Ministry of Education

Trade ministry warns businesses

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has warned banks and other credit providers not adhering to regulations under the Credit Agreement Act of 1980, that they risk being penalised.
The regulations contained under the Credit Agreement Act of 1980 prescribes the