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... the Inspector General of the Namibian Police, and the station commanders of the Windhoek, Katutura, Wanaheda and Seeis Police stations over the illegal ... That incompetence led to infringements of people's constitutional rights, exposed Namibia's government to claims for damages, and also put ...
PRECARIOUS work where people fill permanent job needs but are denied permanent employee rights seems to be on the increase in Namibia. ... secretary general Mahongora Kavihuha said "casualisation" of workers in Namibia is "very high", which he attributed to government's pro-business approach. jobs

Leaders have tremendous influence to build strong partnerships and commitment to end the TB epidemic at every level, said Brantuo. She further called upon the Namibian government to increase domestic funding for TB control and to take responsibility for essential medicines and laboratory supplies.
No corruption, whether from the Namibian side or this [Chinese] side," he said. Geingob's remarks were first reported by the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation, which sent a team to cover Geingob's visit to China. The President also defended Namibia's ties to China saying the government chose the ...
Dafeng introduced Huawei's business in Namibia and the fulfilment of corporate social responsibility. He said that Namibia has a relatively complete ICT infrastructure and Huawei is willing to further cooperate with local partners under the strategic guidance of the Namibian government to make full use ...
Leaders have tremendous influence to build strong partnerships and commitment to end the TB epidemic at every level, said Brantuo. She further called upon the Namibian government to increase domestic funding for TB control and to take responsibility for essential medicines and laboratory supplies.

The central bank last week said the government needs to address the causes of the increase in the wage bill through structural reforms. In its 2017 annual report, the Bank of Namibia advised the government to implement several short-term measures among them freezing salary increases, hiring ...
THE central bank last week said the government needs to address the causes of the increase in the wage bill through structural reforms. In its 2017 annual report, the Bank of Namibia advised the government to implement several short-term measures among them freezing salary increases, hiring ...
On behalf of the Namibian government and people, Hage Geingob firstly congratulated Xi Jinping again on his election as Chinese President, and congratulated China on its great achievements in economic and social development under the leadership of the Communist Party of China and the Chinese ...
The Namibian Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) has denied allegations on social media that the government will introduce a new regulation that will allow it to monitor communication platforms, including people's mobile phones, reports ITweb. The ministry's Acting Permanent ...
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), which represents trade unions worldwide, had urged Namibia to cancel the national clean-up ... The workers' confederation urged the Namibian government to withdraw the clean-up day proposal and to have May Day celebrations as usual, which are ...
... for the Namibia Tantalite Investment mine. The company has also received encouraging preliminary drilling results from boreholes at Lepidolite and Homestead. Kazera said the water clearance was a significant step forward for mine operator Aftan and a major endorsement by the Namibian government ...
Stanlib Namibia held their annual economic roadshow in Swakopmund and Windhoek this week. This occasion provided invited guests with a perspective on the current economic situation globally as well as in Sub-Saharan Africa and Namibia. Kevin Lings, Chief Economist of the Stanlib Group opened his ...
THE Namibia government signed several agreements with China on Thursday. This is according to a report published by ... The national broadcaster reported that Namibia agreed to renew the deal to allow the operation of China's Aerospace Centre at Swakopmund. “The two countries also included talks ...
Even though the deal to build the new airport is likely to be between the two governments, the presence of Namibia Airports Company (NAC) leaders shows that the airports parastatal is crucial to this deal. ... A booklet on the trip to China produced by the Namibian government provides a hint of the agenda.
The vast majority of German speakers in Namibia are not descendants of German colonialists, since a large section had to leave the country after the First ... My goodness, stop your negativity of false superiority, my people of Namibia. .... TELECOM Namibia is wholly owned by the Namibian government.
THE director general of the Anti-Corruption Commission, Paulus Noa, has expressed concern over negative public perceptions that the anti-graft agency was not doing its work properly. Speaking at a sensitisation seminar on the national anti-corruption strategy and action plan, approved by Cabinet in ...

MANY Namibians end up spending a lot of money to access health services, and government needs to do more to make quality healthcare accessible to everyone. Speaking to The Namibian recently, World Health Organisation representative to Namibia Charles Sagoe-Moses said while 9% of the ...
Government last year announced that there were no jobs for most of the student nurses graduating next month because of financial problems. The group ... Group spokesperson, Junias Shilunga, showed The Namibian a letter they sent to the health minister last Monday to notify him of the demonstration.
The Zambezi Regional Governor Lawrence Sampofu has expressed great concern over the misuse and mishandling of government vehicles in the region. Sampofu told New Era it has come to his attention that officials from various ministries are using government vehicles for personal use. He said some ...
KEETMANSHOOP Electricity Business Unit (Kebu) last Friday suspended supplies to several government offices over an outstanding combined electricity ... The affected government entities include the education ministry, correctional services, the health ministry, the Ombudsman's office, Namibian Defence ...
However, the high rent bill could be an indicator of government paying the price for a bloated public service. News of the rental allocation comes at a time when top politicians are reportedly complaining about sharing offices at parliament. The budget of the National Assembly shows that parliamentarians ...
Government has been paying the salaries of more than 400 workers at RCC since September with money coming from the government's emergency fund. Provision for RCC salaries has only been made until the end of March 2018. The fund has extended N$42 million since that time to service the RCC ...
Namibia National Teachers' Union (Nantu) leadership wants government to urgently address the unequal pay in the public service, which is especially ... block in our quest for equitable deployment of teachers, hence the lack of the provision of equitable education for all in the Namibian education system.
However, the government of Namibia has since expropriated it from the traditional authority and bestowed it to the council. ... Following this judgment, a huge outcry erupted on social media attacking the judge, which prompted the Namibian Lawyers Association (NLA) to jump to the defense of the judge ...
... “It has been a rewarding experience for the U.S. Forest Service instructors to work with such a cadre of Namibian professionals who are so dedicated to ... The U.S. Embassy continues to support the Government of Namibia in enhancing their emergency management capabilities and has been a willing ...
UAZ has unveiled their new drop-top based on the "Patriot" off-roader late last year, and the first car went to Namibia's government to be used at official ceremonies. The country's president Hage Geingob just used his new toy for the first time at Thumb's Oscar Norich stadium during the 28th Independence ...
The Namibian understands that one of government's criteria was that as many local manpower, services and products be included in the operation as ... So, the salvage team is quite aware of government's expectation to ensure that any further pollution is contained and stopped,” the source stressed.
The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) in Namibia has refuted allegations communicated in WhatsApp messages and on other social media platforms that the Namibian government will introduce a new regulation that will allow it to monitor communication platforms, including ...
... the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) through the Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business, and which was commissioned by the Office of the Prime Minister in 2017, indicated that many of the respondents were not impressed with service delivery by most of the 19 government ...
I direct our security services to ensure that the safety and security of the people of Namibia, as well as that of our friends and visitors is guaranteed,” the president stressed. Furthermore, Geingob reiterated that one of the primary points of his government has been to address the scourge of poverty. Geingob ...
She said Namibia believes that with the same government Russia will continue to play a pivotal role on the international front and at multilateral level as a ... Furthermore, Nandi-Ndaitwah expressed satisfaction with the steady development of the trust-based Russian-Namibian political dialogue and ...
Information from the International Monetary Fund's world economic outlook report of 2018, contained in the NPC report, show that Namibia also ... The wholesale and retail sector suffered from weaker spending power of customers and government and weaker growth in the public sector credit extension.
SOME farmers who have failed to pay back loans acquired from Agribank last week said they can only pay when “the conditions are right”. About 60 farmers petitioned Agribank, which is owed more than N$500 million, and the finance ministry after several reports stated that the bank would repossess and ...
ANDIMBA Toivo ya Toivo's widow, Vicki, yesterday said she wished her husband was alive to enjoy and be part of the activities at the new family farm that they have been allocated by government. Ya Toivo spoke yesterday amid a public outcry over the farm. The outcry erupted last week when information ...
In his congratulatory message President Xi stated: “On the occasion of the 28th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Namibia, I have the honour, on behalf of the Chinese government and people and in my own name, to express to Your Excellency and through you to the Namibian government ...
OPPOSITION political parties in the National Assembly said government must stop deceiving the nation with unrealistic budget projections, and start addressing fundamental impediments hampering economic growth. Making his contribution towards the appropriation bill on Thursday last week, Popular ...
Even in terms of the windfalls from the government, or any other source like the Meat Board of Namibia levies, it has not been able to benefit falling between the NNFU and the NAU. Thus, it is working on assuming its own identity, as an emerging commercial farmers union – a category warranting own ...
Poverty in Namibia is acute in the northern regions of Kavango, Oshikoto, Zambezi, Kunene and Ohangwena, where a third of the population lives in poverty. While President Hage Geingob likens inequality in the country to what hypertension is to the human body – weakening the functioning of government ...
various consultancies and training assignments with the Namibia Democracy Institution (NDI). She was a member of the Namibian Government delegation that went to observe elections in Madagascar in 2013 and also served as a member of a number non-governmental organisations (NGOs) chairing the ...
But what is really the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and how important is it to countries such as Namibia, which is set to be hard hit by the adverse impacts ... is that the EIF has been given the right by the GCF to apply for funding for climate change and adaptation from it on behalf of the Namibian government.
The Namibian government, through the Namibia Financing Trust, has 65% of the shareholding in the SME Bank. ... shareholder of Metbank and the chairperson of Worldeagle Properties, and also was a director of the SME Bank until the Bank of Namibia took control of the bank at the start of March last year, ...
Hence the government of Namibia established youth institutions such as NYS to address the plight and challenges faced by the Namibian youth,” states Kambala. Since NYS inception, Kambala says they were able to recruit 5 206 young people in their training programmes. And a total of 899 of these youth ...
However, The Namibian has been receiving complaints from contractors about government not having paid them to date, since Schlettwein ... last year, the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) said around 10 000 people had lost their jobs due to non-payments for projects by government in 2016.
Nghifikwa said government decided to meet the churches after receiving complaints from some pastors on why schools were encouraging sex among pupils by promoting the ... Nghifikwa said in turn that it would not be fair to allow pastors to speak to pupils at schools because Namibia is a secular state.
SWANU of Namibia's land and agriculture secretary called on Namibia to learn from Zimbabwe when it comes to land redistribution. Alpha Kangueehi ... Kangueehi said government's resettlement programmes have only managed to settle over 5 000 people thus far since it was set up. “The act of buying ...
FINANCE minister Calle Schlettwein says Namibia needs to fine-tune its national strategy to realise increasing value shares within the Southern African ... in the process of implementing a coordinated border management concept, with the technical support of the Finnish government,” Schlettwein said.
The report, titled 'Housing in Namibia: Rights, challenges and opportunities', was launched yesterday in Windhoek, and focused on the urban areas of ... He added that government needed to not only allocate more funding to the housing sector and urban development, but should also focus on housing for ...
Namibia's small army is in trouble. In February 2018, the army sent at least 1,000 of its soldiers home, with the initial reason given that the government had run out of money to feed them and to pay for the water and electricity for seven military bases. On Feb. 20, the government insisted with different ...
The Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) called on government to develop a national integrated spatial planning framework, coupled with the ... This was highlighted in a IPPR recently published a report by its research associates, Dietrich Remmert and Pauline Ndhlovu: 'Housing in Namibia- Rights, ...


 

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