Analysts Hope Second Tax Amnesty Will Improve On 6% Collected

[New Era] Windhoek -Analysts have welcomed what has been termed ‘a second and last tax amnesty’ by the Ministry of Finance but have expressed concern about the programme achieving its intended objective given the depressed state of the domestic economy.

[New Era] Windhoek -Analysts have welcomed what has been termed 'a second and last tax amnesty' by the Ministry of Finance but have expressed concern about the programme achieving its intended objective given the depressed state of the domestic economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Suspected Rhino Horn Smuggler Skips Bail

[New Era] Windhoek -Chinese national Zhi Geng, who was arrested for being in possession 100 kilogrammes of dried abalone and more than a kilogramme of rhino horn pieces, failed to make his mandatory appearance in court as scheduled on Monday, resulting…

[New Era] Windhoek -Chinese national Zhi Geng, who was arrested for being in possession 100 kilogrammes of dried abalone and more than a kilogramme of rhino horn pieces, failed to make his mandatory appearance in court as scheduled on Monday, resulting in the court issuing a warrant for his arrest.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Mugabe Opens the 5th Session of the 8th Parliament

[The Herald] President Mugabe this afternoon opens the Fifth Session of the Eighth Parliament in a joint sitting of the National Assembly and Senate at Parliament Building. The Fifth Session will be the last before the country goes for harmonised elect…

[The Herald] President Mugabe this afternoon opens the Fifth Session of the Eighth Parliament in a joint sitting of the National Assembly and Senate at Parliament Building. The Fifth Session will be the last before the country goes for harmonised elections in 2018 on a date yet to be set. President Mugabe is expected to set out the legislative agenda for the session, which is expected to mainly anchor on improving the business conditions in the country and re-aligning laws with the new constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Germany Funds New Wing At Ongwediva Engineering Campus

[New Era] Ongwediva -Namibia continues to benefit from the Namibia-German bilateral cooperation, which this time boosted the education sector when it co-funded the third wing of the five-star-shaped University of Namibia’s (Unam) José Eduardo dos Santos Engineering campus and two training workshops.

[New Era] Ongwediva -Namibia continues to benefit from the Namibia-German bilateral cooperation, which this time boosted the education sector when it co-funded the third wing of the five-star-shaped University of Namibia's (Unam) José Eduardo dos Santos Engineering campus and two training workshops.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

College Aims to Strengthen Practical Skills

[New Era] Windhoek -With the aim to contribute towards a better future for the youth a 30-year-old man has started a college to strengthen and impart practical skills to young unemployed people.

[New Era] Windhoek -With the aim to contribute towards a better future for the youth a 30-year-old man has started a college to strengthen and impart practical skills to young unemployed people.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Beitbridge Investment Not Recoverable – Report

[The Herald] The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) might never fully recover millions of dollars worth of investment into Beitbridge Hotel, now a white elephant after former tenant Rainbow Tourism Group vacated citing recurrent losses, the auth…

[The Herald] The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) might never fully recover millions of dollars worth of investment into Beitbridge Hotel, now a white elephant after former tenant Rainbow Tourism Group vacated citing recurrent losses, the authority's chairman Robin Vela said. Mr Vela in an interview, said that the investment was a bad decision that could have been avoided.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Football Body Millions for International Participation

[New Era] Windhoek -If the Namibia Football Association (NFA) is to ensure that all national teams – depending on who qualifies for which tournament – fulfill their various international obligations the NFA would at least need N$12 million from now unt…

[New Era] Windhoek -If the Namibia Football Association (NFA) is to ensure that all national teams - depending on who qualifies for which tournament - fulfill their various international obligations the NFA would at least need N$12 million from now until the end of March 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Land Meeting On or Off?

[New Era] Windhoek -By the time of going to print yesterday it has not been confirmed if a follow-up meeting by farmers following up on the first meeting held on August 19 which was scheduled for this Saturday will go ahead as scheduled or whether it h…

[New Era] Windhoek -By the time of going to print yesterday it has not been confirmed if a follow-up meeting by farmers following up on the first meeting held on August 19 which was scheduled for this Saturday will go ahead as scheduled or whether it has been postponed, especially in view of the indefinite postponement of the Second Naltional Land Conference.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Speaker Concerned About Climate Change

[New Era] Windhoek -Speaker of the National Assembly Professor Peter Katjavivi wants to see greater cooperation between Namibia and France, specifically between the legislatures, in pursuit of the implementation of the much-acclaimed Paris Climate Accord.

[New Era] Windhoek -Speaker of the National Assembly Professor Peter Katjavivi wants to see greater cooperation between Namibia and France, specifically between the legislatures, in pursuit of the implementation of the much-acclaimed Paris Climate Accord.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia