Ministries

Fisheries inundated with rights applications

1 week 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 year. “The process of receiving applications for 2018 fishing rights...

Fisheries cannot accommodate everyone

1 week 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 know all Namibians want fishing rights while some think fisheries...

Fishermen widows’ saga drags on

2 weeks 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 Fishing before the end of this year. When asked for...

Well-coordinated data collection system a must

3 weeks 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 said the envisioned system should enable the ministry to accurately...

Communities warned against over-reliance on food banks

1 month - 20 August 2018 | Ministries

Fishing industry not an ATM for right holders

1 month - 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

1 month - 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

4 months ago - 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

4 months ago - 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 ocean development

4 months ago - 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

9 months ago - 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

10 months ago - 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...

Ministries

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...

Planning of marine usage underway

1 year - 08 December 2016 | Ministries

Jessica BotesIn an effort to facilitate the sustainable human use of marine resources in national and international ocean space, Namibia will be implementing a Marine...

New offices for MICT

2 years ago - 01 September 2016 | Ministries

With the opening of its new office in the Erongo region, the ministry of information and communication technology (MICT) can now offer its services and...

Navy can handle threats

2 years ago - 11 August 2016 | Ministries

The simulation exercise preceded the commissioning of the Naval Training School at Tashiya Wilbard Nakada Barracks. All components of the armed forces (air, army and...

Walvis Bay

2 years ago - 28 July 2016 | Ministries

Leandrea Louw – Commander-in-Chief of the Namibian Defence Force, President Hage Geingob, commissioned a trained marine corps battalion at the Wilbard Tashiya Nakada Military Base...

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