South Africans arrested for photographing military equipment inside Grootfontein army base

Two South African nationals were arrested last week Tuesday after they were allegedly found photographing military equipment inside the Grootfontein Army Base. Namibian Police Force (NamPol) crime investigations coordinator for the Otjozondjupa Region, Deputy Commissioner Naukalemo Andreas in an interview with Nampa on Monday said the suspects are a couple from South Africa, who claimed…

/Goagoses lashes out at LAs for continuous maladministration

Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Natalia /Goagoses, has lashed out against regional and local authority councils for what she described continuous maladministration fuelled by political and individual aspirations and interests. This, she said, has resulted in the public having lost trust and faith in local authority councils uplifting their livelihoods, through sustainable community…

NHE workers say institution deteriorated and lost relevance

Disgruntled National Housing Enterprise (NHE) employees have alleged that the current administration under Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Gisbertus Mukulu and the board dismally failed to improve the performance of the institution both financially and operationally. The employees through the Public Service Union of Namibia are staging a countrywide peaceful demonstration which commenced on Monday and…

Theofelus receives UN Population Award

Member of Parliament and Deputy Minister of Information, Communication and Technology, Emma Theofelus has been named the 2022 United Nations Population Award individual laureate, making her the youngest-ever recipient of the award. The Committee for the United Nations Population Award in a virtual press conference Monday, said two laureates were chosen to receive the 2022…

‘Redline means colonialism’: Ulenga

The Veterinary Cordon Fence (VCF), infamously known as the Redline, is the symbol of colonialism in Namibia – “it must go” – says veteran politician Ben Ulenga. The former Congress of Democrats leader said this in an exclusive interview recently. It also touched base on what the politician has been up to since retiring from…

‘Tender swindler’ flagged in Kunene’s procurement

The Kunene Regional Council has been thrown into panic mode following allegations of falsification of procurement documents and official signatures related to awarding of medical tenders in the region. In documents seen by this agency, a faceless individual by the name ‘Moses Kamati’ issued a request for informal quotation for medical patient monitors for the…

‘CoD will never die’: Tjirera

Congress of Democrats (CoD) member, Natjirikasorua Tjirera, says the political party will never cease to exist for it is firmly rooted in principles and “principles don’t die.” In a recent interview with Nampa which covered a plethora of issues surrounding the CoD, ranging from its dormancy, leadership and future, Tjirera said although CoD has been…