Category Archives: Study

Geingob inaugurates NamPol Forensic Science Institute

President Hage Geingob on Wednesday officially inaugurated the Namibian Police Forensic Science Institute in Windhoek, which was constructed at a cost of close to N.dollars 350 million. In his remarks at the occasion, Geingob said the police must double their

Education Ministry to advertise 488 teaching posts

The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture on Wednesday announced that 488 teaching posts will be advertised through its respective regional directorates. Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Anna Nghipondoka in a media statement said part of the ministry’s efforts

Khorixas potable water runs low

The water levels of a potable water reservoir that supplies water to residents of Khorixas have been low since last Thursday due to technical problems, Khorixas Town Council Chief Executive Officer Andreas /Howoseb has said. /Howoseb in an interview with

The Ministry of Basic Education, Arts and Culture has been allocated an additional N.dollars 326.4 million from the Mid-Year Budget, the highest among other ministries and government agencies, apart from its N.dollars 14.2 billion allocated earlier this year. Finance Minister Ipumbu Shiimi, when tabling the mid-term budget in the National Assembly on Tuesday, said that from the N.dollars 326.4 million, a total amount of N.dollars 200 million is for educational infrastructure, while N.dollars 126.4 is allocated for the purpose of personnel-related expenditures. The Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare was allocated the second highest additional amount of N.dollars 157.7 million in order to strengthen the coverage of social grants, while the Ministry of Health and Social Services was given N.dollars 147.6 million for the procurement of pharmaceuticals, COVID-19 related expenditure and the required personnel. “The Electoral Commission of Namibia is allocated N.dollars 50 million for costs related to the conducting of the upcoming regional and local authority elections. The Ministry of Public Enterprises is allocated N.dollars 75 million to support the operations of Namibia Wildlife Resorts and TransNamib specifically for the maintenance of the railway,” said Shiimi. He added that the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform is allocated N.dollars 40 million for expenditure on water infrastructure, while the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs is allocated N.dollars 22.3 million specifically to meet the funding needs for the Veterans Subvention Programme. The Ministry of Home Affairs, Safety and Security is allocated N.dollars 11.9 million for the Visa Sticker Programme. Shiimi explained that the budget review averts deep expenditure revisions and protects spending “to enhance long-term growth and the provision of essential goods and services”. Source: Namibia Press Agency

The inaction and slow pace of implementing structural policy reforms will continue to weigh on economic activities and require a new robust approach for better results to be realised, Finance Minister Ipumbu Shiimi has said. Tabling the Mid-Year Budget Review

Students create awareness about prayer day

Students from various institutions in the Kavango East Region held a peaceful walk here on Friday to create awareness on a prayer day that will be held this Saturday. These institutions are the University of Namibia, International University of Management

Schools close 09 December for Pre-primary to Grade 10

The school closure dates of the academic year 2020 for the different grades will be 09 December and 18 December respectively, spokesperson of the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, Absalom Absalom said on Friday. In a statement, the ministry

Nored awards bursaries to three students

The Northern Regional Electricity Distributor (Nored) on Tuesday awarded bursaries worth N.dollars 270 000 to three students studying at the University of Namibia (UNAM) and Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST). The event was held at the company’s head

Geingob commends teachers on World Teachers Day

President Hage Geingob on Monday extended a congratulatory message to teachers on World Teachers Day, praising them for the important role they play in the society. The day, held on 05 October since 1994, commemorates the anniversary of the adoption