Otjiwarongo Police and NBC without electricity

  WINDHOEK-Otjiwarongo Police station and the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) in that same town are without electricity after distributor, CENORED pulled the plug over millions owed. Oshili24 has been informed the NBC in Otjiwarongo owes over N$10 million in water and electricity services and has been without electricity prompting employees to down tools temporarily. NBC news services from Otjiwarongo have not been broadcast on either radio or TV lately. The same applies for Otjiwarongo Police…

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Namibia appoints youngest Permanent Secretary

WINDHOEK-She just turned 39 this August and is the rising star of Namibian public administration after the being appointed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Youth, Sport and National Services, making her the youngest to hold this position in the current dispensation. Meet Emma Kantema-Gaomas former acting executive officer of the Social Security Commission and daughter to retired Kavango regional council chief regional officer, Sebastian Kantema. With effect from September 1, 2017, Kantema-Gaomas has replaced…

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Land Conference Cancelled

WINDHOEK—The Namibian government has cancelled the much-anticipated Land Conference, which was originally slated for September this year. Minister of Information, Tjekero Tweya confirmed the latest developments saying not enough consultations were done. This would have been Namibia’s second land conference which seeks to address the country’s land imbalance. The cancellation of this conference, however, puts in limbo the controversial Land Bill which was withdrawn last November to allow for further consultations within the Land Conference.…

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SCARY: Friday night breathalyzer tests show 27% of Eveline Street drivers drunk

WINDHOEK—Friday night was an average patrolling night for Windhoek’s first responders and policing officials. But the results from the random breath testing report for that night is scary to many, considering this was not even month-end or any of the typical ‘busy’ nights. Namibian police are targeting to conduct 5000 random breath testing (RBT) exercise across the country in a bid to curb driving under the influence (DUI). A summary report obtained by Oshili24 from…

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Why Namibia has reduced Repo Rate & how you benefit from it

Story Highlights: Low food inflation AfDB’s N$3 billion rescue The Angolan N$5 billion plan WINDHOEK—The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Namibia has cut the Repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.75 percent, with effect from today, August 16, 2017. Deputy Central Bank Governor Ebson Uanguta says the Bank of Namibia (BON) was mindful of the lower inflation rate realized, and projected for the Namibian economy, the strong fiscal consolidation drive as…

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BREAKING: Grace Mugabe still in SA – as Bob comes to the rescue

Sources in Harare close to the Mugabe family said the Zimbabwean president and his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma have been in contact over the embarrassing saga which threatens to complicate relations between the two countries. Picture: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters Johannesburg – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is travelling to South Africa today to attend the 37th summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), giving him the opportunity to come to the rescue of his embattled…

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Esau suspends controversial fishing permit fees

WINDHOEK—Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernard Esau, has announced that notice 158 regulating recreational fishing permit fees has been recalled for the time being. “As a Minister, I want to see democracy take place. A new pricing structure for fees will be formed only after a process of consultation with all stake holders.” Esau said he signed the document before travelling to Walvis Bay to launch the Namibia Fish Consumption Trust Annual Fish Consumption…

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Swapo Party Congress’ N$32m stuck in SME Bank

Story Highlights  Ministry of Mines Energy Fund can’t get N$400m Dilemma for Mungunda as bank paying 65cents/dollar of SSC’s N$150m Monitronics students’ N$500k NSFAF money also gone WINDHOEK—Swapo owned Kalahari Holdings faces a huge dilemma over the funding of this year’s November elective congress after the company failed to retrieve its N$32 million before the closure of the SME Bank earlier this month. Oshili24 has it on record that Kalahari Holdings which usually bank-rolls Swapo…

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