Swapo party President Hifikepunye Pohamba has continued to show confidence in President Hage Geingob. His apparent decision to step down as Swapo party president appears to confirm this, and is clear evidence of the consistency he has shown from the point he selected Geingob as his successor in 2012.
TransNamib management has entered into an agreement with a shelf company to lease ten locomotives without complying with the company’s purchasing policy. Documents in the Windhoek Observer’s possession show that management at the railway parastatal approached the company’s board on 09 March 2015 seeking a mandate to initiate negotiations with several suppliers for a full maintenance lease of locomotives after receiving unsolicited proposals from four companies.
Power utility NamPower said this week that it plans to issue bonds on the local and South African markets to fund part of the N$40 to N$60 billion needed by the country’s electricity sector over the next five years.
Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has denied reports suggesting that Government had fired the permanent secretaries of agriculture and gender (PSs) who both filed a case at the labour court against their employer on Tuesday.
THE Namibia Premier League (NPL) is struggling to secure funds to hire a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chairman Johnny Doeseb disclosed this week.