John Grobler

Namibia violates UN sanctions against North Korea

A military project between Namibia and North Korea is in defiance the UN Security Council. severely denting Namibia’s international reputation.

North Korea’s deals in Namibia a mystery

Just why the North Koreans have a headlock over all contracts to build national monuments in Namibia on a no-bid basis remains a mystery.

Namibia to table budget early as state runs out of cash

Namibia's ministry of finance has taken the unusual step of advancing the tabling of the next financial budget a month earlier than usual.

Namibia’s Geingob’s comeback paves way for Swapo moderates

Namibia's leader seems to be preparing the ground for a new political direction for the country's ruling party after reinstating Hage Geingbo.

Widespread strike rattles Namibia

Teachers have ignored a court order and they have joined forces with disgruntled nurses who were reined in by the state, writes John Grobler.

Swapo divisions come to a head

Divisions within Namibia's ruling Swapo deepened this week after Prime Minister Nahas Angula withdrew from the presidential race.

Battle for Namibian presidency heats up

The gloves have come off in Swapo in the increasingly acrimonious battle for the Namibian presidential nomination.

Suspected Namibian secessionist acquitted after 13 years

Rodwell Kasika Mukendwa was accused number 106 in the trial in which a remaining 110 men face 278 charges of high treason.

Namibian sterilisation case could open floodgates

A ruling by the Namibian High Court brought by women who alleged they were sterilised by state against their will could open door for similar cases.

Water-short Namibia strikes it rich

The discovery of a giant aquifer beneath the country's most populous region has been amazing news, writes John Grobler.

Questions over Namibian rhino hunt

With 251 rhinos poached so far this year in SA, the expectation is that rhino hunting, especially that of the black rhino, will be shut down.

TransNamib begs for state help

Namibia's partial privatisation of non-core state services appears to be heading up a dead-end track, writes John Grobler.

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