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CEO of August 26 – Colonel Kaxuxwena dies at 63

CEO of August 26 – Colonel Kaxuxwena dies at 63

Retired Colonel George Kaxuxwena, the chief executive officer of the Namibian Government’s Ministry of Defense-owned August 26 Holdings has died. Col Kaxuxwena passed away on Tuesday night in a Windhoek hospital, at the age of 63. The late Colonel Kaxuxwena held a Master of Science in Defence Studies from the Department of Defence and Strategic […]

Governor Andre warns of action against those who committed acts of corruption with Covid-19 funding

Governor Andre warns of action against those who committed acts of corruption with Covid-19 funding

Sharlien Tjambari The Governor of Erongo, Cllr. Neville Andre, called upon the Anti-Corruption Commission of Namibia (ACC) this week to probe alleged corruption and other malpractices that occurred in the Erongo Region’s Covid-19 infrastructure funding projects. The investigation must target both public officials and private sector individuals. Governor Andre during January visited three schools in […]

Namibia Medicines Regulatory Council recalls Grand-Pa tablets and powders from Namibian Market

Namibia Medicines Regulatory Council recalls Grand-Pa tablets and powders from Namibian Market

Eileen van der Schyff The Ministry of Health and Social Services announced in a statement on 12 February 2021 the recall of Grand-Pa tablets and powders from the Namibian market. The Namibia Medicines Regulatory Council (NMRC) initiated the recall of this medicine manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). After the product failed stability studies at 30 degrees, […]

Namibia National Cancer Registry Needs Your Support

Namibia National Cancer Registry Needs Your Support

The Cancer Association of Namibia (WO30) manages the Namibia National Cancer Registry. This registry is a national, population-based, data-set of all Namibian citizens diagnosed with cancer since 1984. The aim of the registry is to capture all cancer cases to ensure quality data for planning purposes and advocating for better treatment programmes in our country. […]

The Position of NFCPT on the 2020/2021 Wage Increment Employee Strike

It is our established customs that wage negotiation for the upcoming financial year is considered based on the preliminary performance of the previous years. In this case, we have considered 0% increase on wage for 2020/21 financial year. This was done considering the performance of 2019/20 financial year where we recorded a decline in both […]

Deep Yellow proceeds with DFS in Erongo…after highly successful PFS

Deep Yellow proceeds with DFS in Erongo…after highly successful PFS

Uranium developer and explorer Deep Yellow Limited says it is advancing directly to a Definitive Feasibility (DFS) Study at its Tumas Project in the Erongo region, after completing a highly successful Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS). The Tumas Project comprises of Tumas 1, Tumas 1 East, Tumas 2, Tumas 3, Tumas 3 East and Tubas deposits in […]

MVA Fund – Child Road Safety Remains Priority During Covid-19

MVA Fund – Child Road Safety Remains Priority During Covid-19

The commencement of the 2021 school year warrants reinforcement of basic road safety education by road safety partners, parents/guardians and schools to support a safe return to school for all children. Taking centre-stage in awareness rai-sing initiatives at national level, Covid-19 has led to unprecedented changes in our lives and has placed other public health […]

Elamba Combined School Proud Recipient of a brand new administration block

Elamba Combined School Proud Recipient of a brand new administration block

The Namibian Ports Authority, through its Social Investment Fund (NSIF) recently handed over an administration block valued at N$740,000 to Elamba Combined School in Tsandi, Omusati Region. The school, which has been in operation since 1979, is home to 302 learners ranging from Grade 0 to Grade 9. Prior to the assistance from the NSIF, […]

Orano Mining Namibia donation handover release

Orano Mining Namibia donation handover release

Orano Mining Namibia has donated small material masks suitable for pre-school children and 10 sanitizer dispensers (tippi taps) to two kindergartens in Arandis. The Asser Kapere Pre-Primary School and Rainbow Kindergarten combined cater for 100 children, and their needs to keep the children safe during the ongoing Covid-19 challenge came to the attention of Orano […]

New coach at Blue Waters

New coach at Blue Waters

Former national team player and Black Africa coach, Paulus Shipanga has been appointed as the new coach of coastal giants, Blue Waters Football team. Coach Paulus Shipanga signed a three-year contract. The former Blue Waters player returns to his hometown to take charge of the club that birthed his successful football career. Despite being one […]