Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2012-02-29 09:20
DG TO SORT OUT N$300 MILLION DEBT
The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has over the past few years failed to operate on sound business principles, while there are no clear-cut mechanisms on how to move the company to higher profit margins due to a poor financial management system.
The people responsible for the current debt of at least N$300 million at the NBC are, however, still employed at the parastatal.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2012-02-29 09:16
Augetto Graig - Windhoek
The Minister of Finance Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, in her speech outlining the 2012/2013 National Budget, announced that increases in the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) excise tax rates announced last week by the South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, are passed on to Namibian consumers as of February 23. Read more about Boozers, smokers to pay more
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2012-02-29 09:12
NOMHLE KANGOOTUI - WINDHOEK
Shishani’s performance at the NAMAs last year blew the audience away with her soothing voice, and the way she handled her guitar. The 24-year old’s distinctive music has once again reminded the audience there is more to music than just kwaito and Oviritje.
Today, comfortable in her blue jeans and a loose white top, she meets up with tjil! at the Blue Frog restaurant in Windhoek. She exudes confidence and vigour, as she walks up to us and introduces herself and her friend Bonne. Read more about SHISHANI GEARING FOR THE NAMAs
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2012-02-29 09:08
Fred Goeieman - Windhoek
Politics of the belly at play on the continent
Africans have shown little interest in fostering unity amongst themselves, political commentator Professor Joseph Diescho told a recent public lecture under the theme ‘Who is a Namibian’. According to Diescho, Africans are less interested in unity after obtaining independence.
Diescho said Africans never regarded themselves as being of different groupings, until the arrivals of European to the continent. He maintained that the word tribe does not appear in all African languages. Read more about African unity an elusive dream