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Namibia: 84 Doctors Linked to Fraud

THE Ministry of Finance has identified a list of 84 doctors who are accused of stealing millions of dollars through the government's medical aid scheme. The ministry has also instituted civil action against some providers and is contemplating slapping the alleged culprits with criminal charges. At least N$13 million has…
bubmag
April 30, 2021
Namibia

Namibia: AfDB Approves Over U.S.$.67 Million Loan for Namibia

The finance ministry yesterday confirmed that a N$1.5 billion loan for Namibia has been approved by the African Development Bank (AfDB) to finance the Namibia Governance and Economic Recovery Support Programme (GERSP). Government requested financial support from the AfDB in June last year through a Covid-19 Rapid Response Facility (CRF)…
bubmag
April 15, 2021
Namibia

Namibia: Committee Criticises Genocide Talks

A little-known committee under the banner, Otjisuta Otjetu Oveni, has criticised the ongoing genocide negotiations between Namibia and the German government, saying talks will fail because it is taking place in contravention of international conventions on human rights in relation to genocide. The Australian-based committee president Jeremia Tjatindi this week…
bubmag
March 30, 2021
Namibia

News24.com | Proteas remain unbeaten in netball Tri Nations

SPAR Proteas head coach Dorette Badenhorst The Proteas continued their unbeaten run in the netball Tri-nations tournament at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Saturday with a convincing 66-31 win over Namibia, after leading 39-15 at halftime. Proteas coach Dorette Badenhorst started with a blend of younger and more…
bubmag
March 28, 2021
Namibia

What Namibia’s breweries tell us about the nation’s past

A concise history of the beer industry in Namibia written by history scholar Tycho Van der Hoog begins with the pithy observation by American singer-songwriter Frank Zappa to the effect that every nation worth its salt needs an airline and its own beer. As it happens, the first no longer…
bubmag
March 18, 2021