Ministries

Maritime officers association welcomed

2 days 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

2 days 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

4 weeks ago - 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 Namibia’s Logistics Hub endeavours, says acting customs commissioner Thandi Hambira....

Spotlight on explosives

3 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 security minister major general (retired) Charles Namoloh will attend the...

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 SA (Naamsa) about the new Opel Peugeot assembly plant in...

Fisheries inundated with rights applications

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 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...

Communities warned against over-reliance on food banks

9 months ago - 20 August 2018 | Ministries

Fishing industry not an ATM for right holders

10 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

10 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,...

Ministries

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...

President commissions navy patrol vessels...

1 year - 03 November 2017 | Ministries

Otis Finck The Chinese ambassador to Namibia, Zhang Yiming, hailed the commissioning of two Chinese provided Submarine Chasers to the Namibian Navy - an important...

Namibian Navy sees first Change...

1 year - 06 October 2017 | Ministries

Otis Finck The chief of the Namibian Defence Force, Lieutenant-General John Mutwa, facilitated the first-ever Change of Command for the Namibian Navy at the Captain...

One-stop border posts bill welcomed

1 year - 20 July 2017 | Ministries

The Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) welcomed the one-stop border posts control bill which was recently passed without amendments in the National Assembly. The...

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