Ministries

Reducing the threat of terrorism

1 week ago - 07 July 2019 | Ministries

Irene-Mari van der Walt Nigerian and Namibian law enforcement officials attended a Chemical Awareness and Scene Management (CHASM) training course at The Dome in Swakopmund. The 5-day Train the Trainer course designed by...

Hope for housing backlog

1 week ago - 07 July 2019 | Ministries

Walvis Bay • Adolf Kaure The urban and rural development ministry recently held a high level consultative retreat in Walvis Bay, bringing together regional governors, chairpersons of regional councils and local authorities, mayors and chief...

Sustainable Blue Economy policy takes shape

3 weeks ago - 23 June 2019 | Ministries

Walvis Bay - Otis Finck The technical committee on Blue Economy hosted a public consultative meeting on the Sustainable Blue Economy Policy at the Walvis Bay Municipal Hall on Monday, 17 June 2019....

Maritime officers association welcomed

4 weeks ago - 16 June 2019 | Ministries

Walvis Bay - Otis Finck Ministry of works and transport executive director Willem Goeieman has commended the Namibian Maritime Officers and Shipping Association (Namosa) for responding positively to the plight of Namibian seafarers....

Ocean under threat

4 weeks ago - 16 June 2019 | Ministries

Walvis Bay - Otis Finck Minister of fisheries and marine resources ­Bernard Esau told atten­dees at World Oceans Day ­celebrations in Kuisebmond the ocean was in danger and under threat from climate change...

Impacting cross border trade positively

1 month - 20 May 2019 | Ministries

Namibia’s newly formed Revenue Agency (NamRA) aims for faster clearance times for legitimate trade and increased transparency in regulatory processes and decision-making in support of...

Spotlight on explosives

4 months ago - 11 March 2019 | Ministries

Experts from 14 countries including the host Namibia will converge in Swakopmund for the 19th International Conference of Chief Inspectors of Explosives (ICCIE). Safety and...

Nothing sinister about new auto plant

6 months ago - 17 December 2018 | Ministries

Otis Finck - The ministry of industrialisation, trade and SME development will not respond to allegations made by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of...

Fisheries inundated with rights applications

10 months ago - 10 September 2018 | Ministries

Otis FinckThe minister of fisheries and marine resources, Bernard Esau, says successful fishing rights applicants will know who they are by the end of the...

Fisheries cannot accommodate everyone

10 months ago - 10 September 2018 | Ministries

Otis FinckThe minister of fisheries and marine resources Bernard Esau says there is simply not enough fish around to give all Namibians fishing rights. “I...

Fishermen widows’ saga drags on

10 months ago - 03 September 2018 | Ministries

Otis FinckFisheries and marine resources minister Bernard Esau says he will pronounce himself on the ongoing saga between the Fishermen Widows Trust (FWT) and Ehika...

Well-coordinated data collection system a must

10 months ago - 27 August 2018 | Ministries

Otis FinckFisheries and marine resources minister Bernard Esau urged delegates attending a statistical data-flow workshop to come up with a well-coordinated data collection system. Easu...

Ministries

Fishing industry not an ATM...

11 months ago - 14 August 2018 | Ministries

Successful fishing right applicants should not use the industry as an ATM, cash cow or a get rich quick scheme, says the chairman of the...

Fishing rights application deadline extended...

11 months ago - 27 July 2018 | Ministries

Leandrea Louw The deadline for applications for fishing rights has been extended from 31 July to 31 August 2018.The minister of fisheries and marine resources,...

Erongo Marine lauded

1 year - 03 May 2018 | Ministries

Otis Finck- Minister of fisheries and marine resources Bernard Esau says the establishment of the Erongo Harambee Workers Trust by Erongo Marine Enterprises (EME) signifies...

Invest or face consequences

1 year - 27 April 2018 | Ministries

Otis Finck - Right holders who do not sufficiently invest or participate in the socio-economic objectives of the fishery sector can expect reduced quota allocations,...

Marine Spatial Plan for sustainable...

1 year - 27 April 2018 | Ministries

Erwin Leuschner - What human activities may take place where and when in Namibia’s marine space? As this question has no simple answer, about...

Tax policies could aid economy

1 year - 24 November 2017 | Ministries

Finance minister Calle Schlettwein says that Namibia's growth rate can improve if effective tax policies are introduced.Speaking at a 2017/18 mid-year budget review in Walvis...

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