budget

MTC dismisses claims of spending 90% of budget on technical consultant

by editor1 / Dec 20, 2017 / 0 comments

-MTC has dismissed claims that it spend 90% of its budget on a South African technical consultant.

2017/2018 Mid-Year Budget Review to address accumulated spending arrears

by editor1 / Nov 02, 2017 / 0 comments

-The 2017/2018 Mid-Year Budget Review mainly seeks to address the settlement of accumulated spending arrears.

N$1,7 billion needed to complete Neckartal Dam

by editor1 / Apr 16, 2017 / 0 comments
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-The Agriculture, Water and Forestry Ministry needs N$1,7 billion to successfully complete the Neckartal Dam.

Government allocates N$1 billion for care and protection of vulnerable children

by editor / Apr 14, 2017 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Government has allocated N$1 billion for the care and protection of vulnerable children in Namibia.

MPs support health budget, appeal for improved service delivery

by editor / Apr 13, 2017 / 0 comments
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-Members of the National Assembly have given their support to the Ministry of Health and Social Services' budget of over N$6 billion, and have appealed for improved service delivery.

Alweendo urges transparency in state procurement functions

by editor1 / Mar 25, 2017 / 0 comments

-The Economic Planning Minister says government should promote accountability and transparency of state procurement functions.

Sin taxes increase

by editor / Mar 09, 2017 / 0 comments

-Tax payers can for now breathe a sigh of relief as there will be no tax increases this year as per the 2017/2018 financial year budget.

Mixed reaction from opposition after budget speech

by editor / Mar 08, 2017 / 0 comments

-Some opposition parties are still to analyse the budget, but feel that it is just a continuation of last year and did not meet the real expectations.

President Geingob should consider reducing the size of his administration - Economist

by editor / Feb 22, 2017 / 0 comments

An independent economist says President Hage Geingob should consider drastically reducing the size of his administration, to save money. Providing advice ahead of next month's tabling of the 2017 National Budget, economist Mally Likukela said apart from cutting non-essential expenditure, the government ought to reconsider the size of Cabinet, the Legislature and the Executive wings of State.

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