Governance

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WHISTLEBLOWING: WE NEED A WATCHDOG NOT A LAPDOG

Published on July 26th, 2016 | by admin

PROPOSED WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTIONS SHOULD BE FULLY ENDORSED AND NOT ATTACKED BEFORE THEY’VE BEEN ENACTED If the Harambee Plan is implemented according to its target dates we will have a Whistleblower Protection Act in place by September ... Read More


Corruption Tracker

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Corruption Tracker

Published on July 26th, 2016 | by admin

 CASES RESOLVED -NONE NEW CASES 444 CHARGES IN WESBANK FRAUD CASE The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) uncovered corruption and fraud amounting to nearly N$6 million at Wesbank Transport at Walvis Bay, resulting in the arrest and prosecution ... Read More


Action

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STANDING ON THE RIGHT SIDE

Published on July 26th, 2016 | by admin

NAMIBIA RECENTLY STOOD AMONGST THE ‘GOOD GUYS’ ON A VERY IMPORTANT GLOBAL STAGE AND CRITICAL ISSUE At the end of last month – June 2016 – Namibia took part in a momentous vote at the UN ... Read More


Health & Science

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Health And Science Bulletin

Published on July 26th, 2016 | by admin

NATIONAL NEWS A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION: TRACKING CHEETAH FOOTPRINTS. Writing in the Journal of Visualized Experiments (the paper does indeed come with an accompanying video), Jewell et al (and including authors from the Na′an ... Read More


Leader

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Society And its Discontents

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by admin

Namibian political leaders ignore the slow burn in socity at their Own peril. The air is alive with the sounds of discontent and woebegone those who think it a temporary phenomenon. At this very moment, a ... Read More


Satire

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You Shall Know Them By Their Playlists

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by admin

Let’s not feel sorry for Donald Trump. It really is rather telling that no artist wants to let him use their music at his rallies. As soon as he filled his pre-speech playlist with Rolling Stones’ ... Read More


Month In Review

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Month In Review-May 2016

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by admin

BUSINESS > Government signed a new agreement with de Beers for the beneficiation of namdeb holdings’ diamonds. the value of the diamonds made available for local processing will be n$67 billion over the next decade. > ... Read More


Wide View

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The Wide View

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by admin

Global news affecting business in Namibia. CLEAVER TAKES OVER AMID FRAGILITY Global mining company Anglo American Plc has appointed Bruce Cleaver as Chief Executive of its unit, De Beers, after previous CEO Philippe Mellier stepped down. ... Read More


Cover

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Harambee Bellwether

Published on June 21st, 2016 | by admin

This month will show whether the administratin’s push for implementation under the new development plan has yielded any results, writes MAX WEYLANDT The best part of the Harambee Prosperity Plan is an inconspicuous table contained on ... Read More


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