Firm Fails to Repay Millions
[Namibian] A COMPANY that pocketed a N$3,6 million fee after it helped fishing firm Namsov net a horse mackerel quota allocated to the Fish Consumption Trust has finally failed in its attempts to wriggle off the hook of an arbitrator's order to repay more than N$11 million to Namsov.
Airport Tender Award Falls
[Namibian] A PLAN to upgrade and expand Namibia's main airport at a cost of billions of dollars has suffered a body blow in the Supreme Court, with the award of the airport project contract to a Chinese company set aside by three judges of the country's top court yesterday.
Cyclists Vorster, Adrian Excel in Cape Epic
[Namibian] NAMIBIAN female cyclists Michelle Vorster and Vera Adrian did their country proud by excelling in the grueling Cape Epic which was concluded on Sunday.
Woman Threatened Before Murder-Suicide
[Namibian] DEATH threats clouded Elizabeth Mwahalandaya Haimbodi's life from the moment she met Festus Nghitiwa until he killed her last Thursday in Katutura, Windhoek.
Suspected Local Rhino Horns Seized in China
[Namibian] A MAN suspected of having travelled from Namibia was arrested at the Hong Kong International Airport on Friday in connection with 12 rhino horns found in express air parcels.
Govt Effects 9% Salary Increases for Civil Servants
[Namibian] TEACHERS and all civil servants will get their promised 9% salary increases as of 1 April 2017.
Global United Beat Omaheke Legends
[Namibian] GLOBAL United recently faced the Omaheke Legends in Gobabis in a highly entertaining game played in front of a capacity crowd of eager fans.
Green Scheme Initiative Posts Promising Results
[Namibian] THE Green Scheme programme, a government initiative under the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, has recorded good performances.
Buchters Embrace Harders Cup
[Namibian] THE Harders Cup's first offering was a colourful festival with an avalanche of goals, vociferous supporters and a touch of European flair.
Minister Jooste to Investigate Social Security Commission
[Namibian] PUBLIC enterprises minister Leon Jooste on Saturday said he will investigate how the Social Security Commission overpaid a middleman for land in central Windhoek last year.
Police Award Woman for Fighting Crocodile
[Namibian] A RUNDU woman who fought a crocodile off her husband last year in the Kavango River was awarded a trophy for bravery by the Kavango East police.
Eskom Signs Electricity Sales Agreement With Nampower
[Namibian] Eskom yesterday signed a five year firm electricity sales agreement with Namibia's national electricity utility NamPower, at the 42nd Southern African Power Pool executive committee meeting in Maseru, Lesotho.
Four Hospitalised After Pick N Pay Robbery
[Namibian] FOUR employees of Pick n Pay in Windhoek's Eros area are recovering in hospital after an armed robbery at the store this morning.
Grown Up After a Generation Into Independence, but Not Yet Mature
[The Conversation Africa] Visitors to "the land of wide open spaces", as Namibia is successfully promoted to tourists, will be impressed by what they see. Besides the beauty of the nature and abundant wildlife, the urban face of inner cities appeals to foreigners who treasure security and comfort amid the wilderness.
NGT to Host Trials for Amateur Golfers
[Namibian] The newly established Namibia Golf Tour (NGT) will host its first ever trials this weekend for amateur golfers who want to turn professional and become part of the club.
Public Taxis Fail Roadworthy Test
[Namibian] IN JUST two hours yesterday morning, Keetmanshoop traffic officers found 19 taxis unroadworthy while conducting safety spot checks.
Eskom, Namibia Sign Power Agreement
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Eskom has signed a five-year electricity sales agreement with Namibia's national electricity utility, NamPower, which will supplement generation capacity for South Africa's neighbour.
Call It Quits, President Pohamba
[Namibian] JUST who is forcing our elder statesman, President Hifikepunye Lucas (aka Kandishishi) Pohamba, out of his retirement slumber? The poor man could not wait to leave political and governmental office two years ago. But what is left of his good name is in danger of dissolving if he keeps being thrust into the public arena to make speeches.
Political Perspective ... When Talking Land, All Facts Should Be Tabled
[Namibian] THERE is time enough for Namibia to do its homework properly and well in advance of the land conference that is scheduled for later this year. This is a sensitive, emotive, even potentially inflammatory issue that could blow up in our faces if we do not have all the facts at our disposal before the summit even starts.
Is The Social Security Commission Cursed?
[Namibian] IF THE Social Security Commission (SSC) were someone's private house or even a church, its owners or stakeholders would probably have begun looking for divine intervention, going as far as organising exorcism to rid it of demons that appear to have beset the institution.